Runnymede

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 44 ratings

The Sand Castle Publisher's Summary

It's August 1952 and seven-year-old Nickel sets off for a day at the seashore with her mother, aunt, and cousin Leroy. Everyone is excited when they reach Chesapeake Bay - everyone except for Leroy, who is recently motherless and frightened of the world around him.

Nickel delights in tormenting her cousin, but, as the group lounges on the beach and begins work on a magnificent sand castle, the sisters try to coax him out of his shell by telling stories about their own childhood trips to the shore.

However, Nickel's taunting of Leroy escalates, and the family history between her mother and aunt rises to the surface. And then a crab bites Leroy, and they must all come together. Only years later can Nickel see that day for what it truly was: a life-changing lesson about family and the pleasure and heartbreak that comes with it.

©2008 American Artists, Inc. (P)2008 Tantor
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  • Book 1

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  • Book 4

    • The Sand Castle

    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    It's August 1952 and seven-year-old Nickel sets off for a day at the seashore with her mother, aunt, and cousin Leroy. Leroy is recently motherless and frightened of the world around him. Nickel delights in tormenting her cousin, but the sisters try to coax him out of his shell by telling stories about their own childhood trips to the shore. Only years later can Nickel see that day for what it truly was - a life-changing lesson about family and the pleasure and heartbreak that comes with it.

    Regular price: $13.99

  • Book 5

    • Cakewalk

    • A Novel
    • By: Rita Mae Brown
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Set against the backdrop of America emerging from World War I, Cakewalk provides an entertaining look at a small town straddling the Mason Dixon line, where the townsfolk remain split between good and bad, or love and sex, or male and female, or politics and sobriety, and the inimitable, irrepressible, distinctly free-thinking Hunsenmier sisters, Louise and Julia - otherwise known as Wheezie and Juts - and their wide circle of equally indelible friends are coming of age.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • These fans of Six of One will be delighted.

    • By Tamara J. Croll on 04-01-18

    Regular price: $27.99