Newspaper columnist Faye Greene hopes her daughter, Pat, will not let the loss of her father keep her from marrying the man of her dreams. When Faye’s husband dies in an auto accident, also leaving Pat with traumatic injuries, Pat is so stricken with grief that she continuously delays her wedding. It is Faye’s discovery of a pearl necklace, from a recently purchased box of mementoes, that connects Pat to a love story of two teenagers, sixty-three years ago, that might bring her the hope she needs to walk down the aisle.
This necklace takes the reader back to 1952, when seventeen-year-old Daniel Rogers is love-struck by the popular Charlotte Baker. Though Charlotte may not be ready for a serious commitment at her young age, Daniel knows that she is the only one for him. His unwavering love is symbolized in his gift to Charlotte on her sixteenth birthday…a pearl necklace.
Fans of The Notebook will revel in this timeless story of love that is inspired by true events. Stringing the past and the present together, a pearl necklace will bring meaning and hope to two couples at different stages in life and in love.
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