thematchmaker

Weekend Reading: THE MATCHMAKER by Elin Hilderbrand

It’s no secret that today, author Elin Hilderbrand’s life is unfortunately imitating her art. After writing over a dozen heart-warming, page-turning beach reads, including The Island, Barefoot, and The Castaways – many of which deal with the issue of mortality as well as love and romance – Hilderbrand herself is now battling breast cancer. Our thoughts are with her, especially as this week brings the publication of her new novel The Matchmaker – in which a forty-something woman finds herself diagnosed with cancer just as she is faced with the return of “the one who got away” — at the same time that her daughter becomes engaged to the wrong man. The Matchmaker has all of the elements that make Elin Hilderbrand novels so compulsively readable. Dabney Kimball Beech is a warm, lovable,… Continue