Waiting On Wednesday – May 5

The House on Oyster Creek

The House On Oyster Creek
A Novel
Heidi Jon Schmidt

Pub. date: June 1, 2010

Sensitive but practical, Charlotte Tradescome has come to accept the reticence of her older, work-obsessed husband Henry. Still, she hopes to create a life for their three-year-old daughter. So when Henry inherits a home on Cape Cod, she, Henry, and little Fiona move from their Manhattan apartment to this seaside community. Charlotte sells off part of Tradescome Point, inadvertently fueling the conflict between newcomers and locals. Many townspeople easily dismiss Charlotte as a “washashore.” A rare exception is Darryl Stead, an oyster farmer with modest dreams and an open heart, with whom Charlotte feels the connection she’s been missing. Ultimately he transforms the way she sees herself, the town, and the people she loves…

17 thoughts on “Waiting On Wednesday – May 5

  1. Too bad this isn't coming out a little earlier; it looks like something my mom would love. If nothing else, she'd stare at the cover all day!


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