Olivia, blinds herself by staring at the sun, a synesthete who can taste words and see sounds, then decides to walk to the remote setting of her mother's unfinished novel to resuscitate her hopes and dreams. Their disaster-prone journey through the wilds of West Virginia takes a turn when they meet two train-hoppers with dangerous secrets, and Jazz learns that Olivia holds a dark secret of her own in the form of their mother's final unread letter.
The Moon Sisters: a novel #ad - What to do with that letter—and what to believe about their mother's death, her dreams, and hope itself—hinges upon an unlikely shift in perspective for both sisters, until a final catastrophe changes everything. This mesmerizing coming-of-age novel, with its sheen of near-magical realism, is a moving tale of family and the power of stories.
The Promise Between UsLake Union Publishing #ad - Despite longing for maisie, Katie honors an agreement with the husband she left behind—to change her name and never return. But when she and maisie accidentally reunite, Katie can’t ignore the familiarity of her child’s compulsive behavior. This is an eye-opening and realistic exploration of mental illness—a topic that greatly deserves to be front and center.
Jodi picoult, new york times bestselling author of Small Great ThingsMetal artist Katie Mack is living a lie. Over time she’s come to grips with the mental illness that nearly destroyed her, and now funnels her pain into her art. Katie has the power to help, katie must face the fears that drove her from home, accept the possibility of love, but can she reconnect with the family she abandoned?To protect Maisie, and risk exposing her heart-wrenching secret.
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What's Become of Her: A NovelBantam #ad - From national book award finalist deb caletti comes an emotionally riveting story of a woman falling for a man who may be hiding a dangerous secret—perfect for readers of Jodi Picoult and Kristin Hannah. Suddenly isabelle is caught between love and suspicion, paranoia and passion, as she searches for the truth she may not want to find—and is swept into a dangerous game she may not survive.
Praise for what’s become of Her“A darkly enchanting romance sinks into a thrilling cat-and-mouse game. Kirkus reviews “caletti elevates reader discomfort to the maximum in this nuanced suspense novel. . Guilty people keep secrets. Isabelle austen returns to her hometown on a small, isolated Pacific Northwest island to take over the family tourism business after the death of her mother, a disapproving parent and a hard woman to love.
What's Become of Her: A Novel #ad - Then her life takes a surprising turn: The mysterious Henry North arrives on Parrish Island, steps off a seaplane, and changes Isabelle’s world forever. From the beginning, their relationship is heady and intense—then Isabelle learns of Henry’s disturbing past, involving the death of a fiancée and the disappearance of a wife.
. The plot builds to a surprising and well-developed conclusion. Publishers weekly starred review “As Caletti combines literary fiction with suspense, she keeps readers guessing until the last page.
The Silver Boat: A NovelPenguin Books #ad - Bestseller luanne rice returns with a novel as timeless as the sea on which it's set. The silver boat is luanne rice at her very best, complete with her singular talent for capturing a family in all its flawed complexity. Their mother's beach house is the only place any of them ever found true happiness and they need to begin the difficult process of letting go.
. Memories of their grandmother, mother, and their irish father, who sailed away the year Dar turned twelve, rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth-especially when a cache of old letters reveals enough truth to send them back to their ancestral homeland. But how do they let go of a place that contains the complicated love of their imperfect family? without the house, including one wildly off-the-grid Zen genius; passionate love in the surf; and three very different sisters with lives filled with beauty, sorrow, where will they be together? The novel is a season on Martha's Vineyard; a mission to Ireland; a cast of friends, and deep love they'd never been quite sure they could trust.
The Silver Boat: A Novel #ad - Transplanted into the unfamiliar, each sister sees life, her heart, and her relationship to home in a new way. From the beloved new york times bestselling Luanne Rice comes a heartwarming yet heart-wrenching portrait of three far-flung sisters who come home to Martha's Vineyard one last time.
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Along the way to nowhere in particular, becomes friends with a remarkable octogenarian, she buys a camper, and starts to believe that good luck might also come in threes. Or does it? that depends on how she defines good luck. You're never too old to run away from homeEllie Dwyer, is convinced bad luck comes in threes, 61, and not just garden-variety, oh-well bad luck.
The Fifth LetterWilliam Morrow #ad - A harrowing addiction. But the fun game meant to bring them closer together turns painfully serious, exposing cracks in their lives and their relationships. Nicola moriarty makes her us debut with this stunning page-turner for fans of Jojo Moyes, about four best friends on a relaxing vacation that turns devastating when old secrets are revealed, long-held grudges surface, Emily Griffin, and Jessica Knoll, Kate Morton, and a shattering betrayal is discovered that shakes the foundation of their lives.
And none of them will ever be the same. A heartbreaking diagnosis. Days later, joni notices something in the fireplace—a crumpled and partially burned fifth letter that holds the most shattering admission of all. Best friends are supposed to keep your darkest secrets. A hidden pregnancy. But the revelations joni, Deb, Eden and Trina have shared will have unforeseen consequences.
The Fifth Letter #ad - . Best friends from high school, Eden, Deb, Joni, and Trina had always looked forward to the vacations they spent together. A rocky marriage. But the demands of careers, and babies gradually pulled them apart, husbands, and now their annual getaways may be a thing of the past. Each letter is a confession revealing disturbing information.
The Last Will of Moira Leahy: a novel of psychological suspenseTherese Walsh (previously published with Random House) #ad - Until a childhood relic and series of anonymous notes resurrects her long-dead dreams, a lost language, her most painful recollections, and prompts her to cross an ocean in search of ancient history. There, maeve will learn new truths about her past, and come face to face with the one thing she truly fears.
The Last Will of Moira Leahy: a novel of psychological suspense #ad - . Sarah addison allen, new york times bestselling author of Garden SpellsMaeve Leahy is a busy professor of languages at a university in upstate New York. A magical debut. So busy that she leaves little time for memories of her lost twin, Moira; her fractured family in Castine, Maine; and the music she left behind in the wake of tragedy nine years ago.
Wrapped in luscious, dark atmosphere. Only then can she choose between the safe life she’s built for herself and one of risk, with bonds she knows can be wrenchingly delicate and more enduring than time.
Summer with My SistersKensington Books #ad - Once a happy, the higginses seem adrift, united family, and Poppy longs to escape her responsibilities. But when daisy befriends evie, an enigmatic newcomer to Yorktide, the young woman will be an unlikely catalyst in the sisters’ journey back to each other. Fate had different ideas, and at twenty-five, Poppy has been called back to care for her two younger sisters following their father’s death.
Sixteen-year-old daisy resents Poppy’s long absence and chafes under her sometimes fumbling efforts to be a parent. For as poppy discovers the deep loss in evie’s life, she awakens to the truth about her own, and about the town, and the people, she’s tried to leave behind. Filled with the candid warmth of real sisterhood, and the unspoken ties that endure, Summer with My Sisters explores the many forms a family can take, season after season… .
Summer with My Sisters #ad - Violet, now thirteen, is a virtual stranger to her oldest sister. Bestselling author holly chamberlin’s heartfelt novel, tells of three sisters—and one summer filled with revelations…When Poppy Higgins left Yorktide, Maine, set in a beautiful Maine beach town, for Boston, she pictured future visits home as brief diversions from her real life in the big city.
Women and Children First: Bravery, love and fate: the untold story of the doomed TitanicAvon #ad - On the boats are four survivors. Reg, a handsome young steward working in the first-class dining room; Annie, and George, an Irishwoman travelling to America with her children; Juliet, a titled English lady who is pregnant and unmarried, a troubled American millionaire. In the wake of the tragedy, each of these people must try to rebuild their lives.
But how can life ever be the same again when you’ve heard over a thousand people dying in the water around you?Haunting, emotional and beautifully written, Women and Children First breathes fresh life into the most famous disaster of the 20th century. Praise for gill paul: ‘A cleverly crafted novel and an enthralling story… A triumph.
Women and Children First: Bravery, love and fate: the untold story of the doomed Titanic #ad - Dinah jefferies ‘gripping, romantic and evocative of its time. Lulu taylor it is 1912. Against all odds, the Titanic is sinking. As desperate hands emerge from the icy water, a few lucky row boats float in the darkness. A gripping read from the bestselling author of The Secret Wife.
Sweet Salt Air: A NovelSt. Martin's Press #ad - Missing a genuine connection, Charlotte agrees. But what both women don't know is that they are each holding something back that may change their lives forever. And her chance may lie with a reclusive local man, with a heart to soothe and troubles of his own. For nicole, what comes to light could destroy her marriage, but it could also save her husband.
When nicole is commissioned to write a book about island food, she invites her old friend Charlotte back to Quinnipeague, for a final summer, to help. On quinnipeague, hearts open under the summer stars and secrets float in the Sweet Salt Air. Charlotte and nicole were once the best of friends, spending summers together in Nicole's coastal island house off of Maine.
Sweet Salt Air: A Novel #ad - Outgoing and passionate, charlotte has a gift for talking to people and making friends, and Nicole could use her expertise for interviews with locals. A successful travel writer, single Charlotte lives on the road, a food blogger, while Nicole, keeps house in Philadelphia with her surgeon-husband, Julian.
Bestselling author and master storyteller Barbara Delinsky invites you come away to Quinnipeague…. For charlotte, the truth could cost her Nicole's friendship, but could also free her to love again. But many years, and many secrets, have kept the women apart.
The Island Affair: Can one summer mend a broken heart? Love on the Island Book 1Newhurst Press #ad - He’s the only person who understands her. But secrets held by people close to Alicia give her life another surprising turn and she finds a new reason to live – and love – again. Read this new gripping family drama set in one of the most captivating holiday islands in Scandinavia today! For fans of liane Moriarty, Elin Hilderbrand and Jojo Moyes.
The Island Affair: Can one summer mend a broken heart? Love on the Island Book 1 #ad - Could one love affair mend your broken heart? In Helena Halme’s latest page-turner, the grief-stricken Alicia is about to find out. After the tragic loss of their 17-year-old son, journalist Alicia and surgeon Liam struggle to keep their marriage afloat. During their usual holiday to Åland, the Nordic islands where Alicia grew up, the rift between the couple deepens.
Enter tall, blonde Patrick, with the most piercing blue eyes Alicia has ever seen. When patrick confides in alicia about the near loss of his daughter and the breakdown of his marriage, Alicia is surprised to feel an affinity with the Swedish reporter.