Dancing by the Moonlight (Carlisle Bay Book 1)

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Olivia Shields is back in Carlisle Bay, Connecticut, after having traveled the world as a professional ballet dancer. Dancing was her life. Chasing performance dreams is all she’s ever known or planned for. One summer she spent in Carlisle Bay before heading to Juilliard left her both heartbroken and more focused on her career than ever. A back injury has forced some changes. She’ll take on a new role as the manager of her aunt’s coastal boutique. After all, she’s completely over the boy who broke her heart forever ago.

Brady Carlisle has recently returned to Carlisle Bay; the hometown of his family’s namesake. He’s spent the last decade in California, designing and patenting surfboards. Becoming his own man without relying on the Carlisle name is all he’s ever wanted.

Just as life seems to be getting on track, the boutique could be lost. The Shields women have got a few storms to weather. They aren’t the only ones. The Carlisle family has held on to secrets for over a decade.

Starting over isn’t always simple. Will they try and recapture a summer love swept out at sea thirteen years earlier.. Will secrets and heartache of the past keep them apart? Life may not always be smooth sailing along the shores of Carlisle Bay, but fireworks are sure to be found.


Clean Romance (no swearing or sex)– includes innuendo
Second Chance Romance
Humorous Friendships
Family Relationships
Holiday Celebrations
Seaside/Beach Series

Paula W-Audible Review

Angie Ellington never disappoints and Meg Price is the perfect narrator! 

I just love Angie Ellington. She is one of my favorite authors. Every book of hers is a feel-good romance that makes me feel like I’m reading a Hallmark movie, or in this case, listening to one! I especially love audiobooks and getting to listen to this one in audio version was perfect to refresh my memory of this fantastic story before I read its sequel, that’s about to come out! Brady Carlisle and Olivia Shields have such a sweet story and supporting characters are lovely. Ellington shines best when combining all the details of characters with the appealing setting and happily ever after story. To top off this heartwarming story, Meg Price’s narration ties it up warmly. She’s a perfect voice for this Carlisle Bay introduction!


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