As Molly Watts balances her relationship with Zack Preston and life as the sole owner of Moose Pond Lodge, an approaching storm threatens to leave irreparable damage in its wake. The storm not only threatens all she has created at the Maine resort that was her childhood home, it threatens to destroy three relationships, including Molly and Zack’s. With a successful season underway as the storm approaches, Molly becomes enveloped in the secrets and lies of two couples who’ve come to the resort to escape everyday life and rekindle romance. Molly tries to help both women as they weather storms of their own making. At the same time, she is forced to face newly revealed truths about her parents’ marriage, further complicating her own expectations for love. As the storm clouds swirl and lightning strikes, truths are unearthed–truths that may uproot the foundations of all three couples.The aftermath of the storm and the secrets it unleashes leave all three couples wondering if the damage is too great to repair. One thing is certain when the sun comes out-the landscape and their relationships are changed forever as each woman is forced to make a life-altering decision. The Thriving of Willows, the sequel to Moose Pond Lodge, is a story of resilience, strength, and love. The three women-Molly, Allie, and Simone—mirror the willow trees that play a role in their lives. They fight to withstand what nature and life throw their way. They bend without breaking. Their deep roots and their ability to adapt gracefully fuel their resilience. They vow not only to survive any storms in life and love but to thrive.
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