You have to admire a woman who decides to take control of her life no matter what...uses what skills she has and learns to follow her instincts. That's Nell's story in the first of this series. She runs from an abusive marriage and is drawn to Three Sisters Island. Nora Roberts has done a commendable job of weaving the paranormal with ordinary circumstances in a beautiful setting off of the East Coast. Zack, the Island's sheriff and Nell's romantic interest, is a well defined and interesting character, even though he's lived his entire life on Three Sisters. You salivate over Nell's cooking creations and marvel at her ability to create home and serenity.I loved this story and it's mix of characters, as well as the idyllic setting in Massachusetts. Highly recommend this book.