The Morgan Sisters
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  • 1
    Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night | Barbara J. Taylor

    Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Barbara J. Taylor
    • Narrated By Tavia Gilbert
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night opens on September 4, 1913, two months after the Fourth of July tragedy. Owen, the girls' father, "turns to drink" and abandons his family. Their mother Grace falls victim to the seductive powers of Grief, an imagined figure who has seduced her off-and-on since childhood. Violet forms an unlikely friendship with Stanley Adamski, a motherless outcast who works in the mines as a breaker boy.

    1913 PA Mining Town, Lives Marked by Tragedy

    Grace and Owen Morgan live a hard scrabble life in the mining town of Scranton, Pennsylvania in the early 1900s . . . having already lost children to ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 27 2016 by Debbie (Toney, Alabama)
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    All Waiting Is Long | Barbara J. Taylor

    All Waiting Is Long

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Barbara J. Taylor
    • Narrated By Tavia Gilbert
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    In 1930, 25-year-old Violet travels with her 16-year-old sister Lily from Scranton, Pennsylvania, to the Good Shepherd Infant Asylum in Philadelphia, so Lily can deliver her illegitimate child in secret. In doing so, Violet jeopardizes her engagement to her longtime sweetheart, Stanley Adamski. Meanwhile, Mother Mary Joseph, who runs the Good Shepherd, has no idea the asylum's physician, Dr. Peters, is involved in eugenics and experimenting on the girls with various sterilization techniques.

    Barbara Taylor wrote a perfect sequel I Loved it!

    I absolutely loved the characters in their new roles as young adults going through the most difficult of times. Mostly Violet as she always fought to ..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 23 2016 by john moser ()