Hardcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of DJ and covers. Pages tight and clean. 276 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1997. ISBN: 1568653026. After the death of her husband, Kestra returns to her hometown of Port Star to seek peace and healing. With the purchase of her childhood dream house-a stone mansion along the rocky Oregon coast-it appears she has found the stability she desires. Soon Kestra begins to transform the old house into an elegant, yet charming restaurant. But as renovations begin, a mysterious stranger moves into her caretakers cottage...and into her heart. Suddenly life is full of promise. But when her contractor's jealousy threatens to ruin it all, will Kestra lose out once more?