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The Trouble with Jake

by Sue Nelson Buckley
Category: Young Adult, Romance

After catching her boyfriend cheating on her, Kathryn drives all night. Finally, in the wee early hours of the morning she parks on the wharf at White's Bluff. Jake, watches her even though she can't see him. He's been a ghost for over a century and over the years has developed a fondness for Kathryn and her family as they vacationed at White's Bluff each summer. After sunrise, Kathryn leaves her car to stand on the wharf. She is shocked to discover the imaginary protector of her childhood fantasies is real. The more she learns about Jake's identity the more he worries she's getting too attached. A storm is brewing, can they survive it.

Set in White's Bluff,a lovely community overlooking the Saint John River in New Brunswick, 'The Trouble with Jake' is the product of Sue's imagination as she spent her summers on her family's boat. The wharf at White's Bluff was one of their favourite weekend stops. See pictures and learn more about Sue's memories of White's Bluff in her 3-part blog The making of Jake.

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Got a book club? Check out the Dual Version (which also includes the adult romance edition The Problem with Jake)to compare the different styles and how the story changed to fit the requirements for each genre.


I was having lunch at a Chinese restaurant a day after I started writing this review. My fortune cookie read: Love because it's the only true adventure. The Trouble With Jake expresses that desire for true adventure in this spirited story. Read the full review by Nirmal Gerow.