It is 1940 and a tragedy sends Lou and her little brother, Oz, along with their invalid mother, from New York City to the rugged mountains of Southwest Virginia to live with their great-grandmother. The story is told with both heartbreaking elegance and large doses of touching humor as the lives of Lou and Oz are changed forever.
"Not your usual Baldacci"
Summoned under mysterious circumstances to meet Jake Lawrence, one of the world's richest entrepreneurs, Angela Day may be on the threshold of a brighter future. But accepting the reclusive billionaire's tempting deal means taking a great risk. For with enormous wealth and power comes the ultimate price tag: enemies everywhere have marked the man for death. And anyone close to him, namely Angela Day, is fair game.
"Really enjoyed this book"
Hallie Greaves comes home to Ohio one hot week in July. She hopes to help her mother, who confines her life wholly to her bedroom. To enter her mother's room, however, is to face her own disappointments and yearnings. At an impasse in her painting and her marriage, Hallie confronts questions of love, memory, and sorrow. Ohio Angels is a moving portrait of the intricacies of marriage and friendship, and of the surprising possibilities for compassion and renewal.