Brooke Lea Foster, "All the Summers In Between"

Friendships and Secrets: An Evening with Brooke Lea Foster


Join us for an engaging evening with acclaimed author Brooke Lea Foster as she discusses her latest novel, All the Summers In Between. Set against the rich backdrop of the Hamptons in the 60s and 70s, this page-turning story explores themes of friendship, secrets, and self-discovery. Don’t miss this chance to meet Brooke Lea Foster and hear more about her captivating historical fiction.

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“If you’re looking to dive into historical fiction this summer, look no further than” (Town & Country) the acclaimed author of Summer Darlings and On Gin Lane and her latest page-turning novel about two estranged friends whose unexpected reconnection in the Hamptons forces them to finally confront the terrible event that drove them apart.

When wealthy, impulsive summer girl Margot meets hardworking and steady local girl Thea in the summer of 1967, the unlikely pair become fast friends, working alongside one another in a record store and spending every spare moment together. But after an unspeakable incident on one devastating August night, they don’t see one another for ten years…until Margot suddenly reappears in Thea’s life, begging for help and harboring more than one dangerous secret. Thea can’t bring herself to refuse her beloved friend—but she also knows she can’t fully trust her either.

Unfulfilled as a housewife, Thea enjoys the dazzling sense of adventure Margot brings to her life, but will the truth of what happened to them that fateful summer ruin everything? Testing the boundaries of how far she’ll go for a friend, Thea is forced to reckon with her uncertain future while trying to decide if some friends are meant to remain in the past.

Set in the dual timelines of 1967 and 1977, All the Summers In Between is at once a mesmerizing portrait of a complex friendship, a delicious glimpse into a bygone Hamptons, and a powerful coming-of-age for two young women during a transformative era.

Brooke Lea Foster is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post Magazine, The Atlantic, The Boston Globe Magazine, and People, among others. An alumna of The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, she is the author of three nonfiction books and the novels Summer Darlings, On Gin Lane, and All the Summers In Between.

Brooke Lea Foster
Event date: 
Saturday, June 22, 2024 - 5:00pm EDT
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41 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937
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ISBN: 9781668034378
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Published: Gallery Books - June 4th, 2024

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