Written by a writer who excels at the craft, the plot twists and turns never predictably, but always logically. Characters are engaging and memorable. My new favorite writer, I will buy more of her books. Well read as well.
I am retired from real estate and antiques. Currently teaching classes in a drug addiction rehab program. Am a wannabe writer. Love Audible!
Yes definitely. Well written - nineteen hours and still wanted more.
There were many, but one was when Laura realized the true identity of her mother.
Excellent narration for all the characters, but would have to say Dolly was my fave, with Jimmy being a close second.
I wouldn't say extreme, but toward the end I did have to reach for my Kleenex box.
I had no idea what to expect - wanted to try something different and was pleasantly surprised. it was a bit difficult in the first few chapters getting all the characters sorted out and the time line changing from past to present, but once familiar with them, I was totally engrossed in each of the characters and how their roles interacted throughout the story. br/>I have 'Riverton House' on my wish list, also by Kate Morton. It will most likely be my next choice.
I listened to this book for a book club. I have the digital version also, and read this with my mom. I must say what an enrapturing story it became. I had trouble getting into it, but once I allowed myself, towards the end, I couldn't turn it off. It surprised me right up to the very end.
Well worth the listen!
Loved this book. A compelling story that captures all of the human emotions and even some mental illness is a sensitive and authentic way. All the kindness and meanness interacting as they do in real life creates a sense that you are watching a real family come to terms with its history.
Yes. It was a good read.
Not that I know of.
I liked this book and I have to say that I was a little surprised by the end. This was on the list of books to read for my mystery and crime book group and I don't think that I would really classify this as that but it was an interesting read/listen and I enjoyed the characters and the rich accents that I thought the reader did an excellent job of portraying.
Yes. It is complex with fully realized characters and a whopping good mystery, too!
Caroline Lee was outstanding but not distracting in her performance. I knew each of the characters' voices quickly.
I was fascinated by the scene presented at the beginning of the book that I always knew would be pivotal. I loved the end explaining that scene in greater detail.
When Laurel described her relationship with her brother and how it had changed over the years because of the secret they were both keeping, I was reminded of how often relationships morph due to widely different reasons. In fact, I think this was a major theme of the book.
This is a great read! I'd give it 6* if I could!
The twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat!
Her voices are wonderful!
I would like to reread it because there were some things early in the book which I missed.
Vivian was my favorite character in the way how her story evolved in the book.
She is the detective who brings the history behind the story to light.
Vivian because her story is both tragic and enchanting.
Thank you Mary (my wife for recommending this story.
Yes, I would recommend this book to a friend because the story line keeps the reader predicting and correcting the predictions throughout the book. I thoroughly enjoy a book that pulls me in and doesn't let me out until the end.
I haven't seen the print version. The audio version was hard to follow at first. It jumped from character to character, but once you figured out the flow of the book it got much easier to follow.
The second I realized exactly what was going on. I usually have books and movies figured out rather quickly, but I didn't suspect this one until that exact moment the writer wanted the reader to.
Yes. It was amazing how it all came together. I was very moved by the end.
Great book. I was ready to quit the book in the first part, but I am very glad I kept going. It was worth it.