This is a compelling, mesmerizing novel about the most important things in life - love, family, friends, hopes, and dreams. Dorothea Benton Frank did an awesome job of telling a story that will touch countless hearts and souls around the world, and she did that with a smile on her face and an incredible sense of humor that will have you laughing and enjoying yourself on pretty much every single page.
One fine summer day, two lovely couples form a friendship that lasts for more than two decades and completely changes their lives. A chance encounter brings all the forgotten feelings back for Eve and Adam, ex-lovers. They're all grown-up and have their own families, but the fire is still there.
Now, as they bring old memories back and fight the urge to tear each other's clothes off and give in to the passion, their life partners, Carl and Eliza, do everything in their power to put jealousy aside and trust their loved ones. However, soon they find themselves drawn to each other. What starts as a friendship turns into an all-consuming attraction that could result in a catastrophe.
So, each year, both couples can't wait to get together again and become even closer than they were before. This friendship and strong bond allow them to beat family tragedies, betrayals, heartbreak, and everything in between. The love and respect they have for each other help them deal with the ever-changing world and stay positive and happy after their kids leave home and they turn into old men and women. Same Beach, Next Year is one of those romantic novels that you can enjoy while sitting on your cozy couch or lying in the middle of a beautiful beach.