When the Cypress Whispers: A Novel P.S. Paperback

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Harper #ad - Caught between her family’s old-world traditions and the demands of a modern career, she cannot seem to find her place. Only her beloved grandmother on Erikousa, a magical island off the coast of Greece, knows her heart. Daphne’s fondest memories are of times spent in the kitchen with Yia-yia, cooking and learning about the ancient myths.

But across the ocean, yia-yia can see through the storybook perfection of Daphne’s new life— and now she is calling her back to Erikousa. It was the thought of yia-yia that consoled Daphne in the wake of her husband’s unexpected death. After years of struggling to raise her child and pay the bills, a growing reputation as a chef, Daphne now has a successful restaurant, and a wealthy fiancé—everything she’s ever wanted.

When the Cypress Whispers: A Novel P.S. Paperback #ad - She has secrets about the past to share with her granddaughter— stories from the war, of loyalty and bravery in the face of death. On a beautiful greek island, yvette manessis corporon’s lushly atmospheric story about past and present, myths, magic, and a colorful cast of characters come together in When the Cypress Whispers, family and fate, love and dreams that poignantly captures the deep bond between an American woman and her Greek grandmother.

The daughter of greek immigrants, Daphne aspires to the American Dream, yet feels as if she’s been sleepwalking through life. She also has one last lesson to teach her: that security is not love, and that her life can be filled with meaning again.  .

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The Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted: A Novel

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Bantam #ad - Every good love story has another love hiding within it. Brokenhearted and still mourning the loss of her husband, heidi travels with Abbott, her obsessive-compulsive seven-year-old son, her jaded sixteen-year-old niece, to the small village of Puyloubier in the south of France, and Charlotte, where a crumbling stone house may be responsible for mending hearts since before World War II.

There, charlotte confesses a shocking secret, and Heidi learns the truth about her mother’s “lost summer” when Heidi was a child. Can the magic of the house heal Heidi’s heart, too? As three generations collide with one another, and abbot journey through love, Charlotte, Heidi, and healing amid the vineyards, with the neighbor who seems to know all of their family skeletons, and with an enigmatic Frenchman, loss, warm winds and delicious food of Provence.

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The Hills at Home: A Novel

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Anchor #ad - Brother harvey arrives first, with his wife becky, thrice-widowed and eager for company; then perennially self-dramatizing niece Ginger and her teenaged daughter Betsy; then Alden, just laid-off from Wall Street, and their rowdy brood of four . But just as lily’s industrious hospitality gives way to a somewhat strained domestic routine, the Hill clan must face new challenges together.

Brimming with wit and a compendium of Yankee curiosities, The Hills at Home is an irresistible modern take on an old-fashioned comedy of manners. From the Trade Paperback edition. As summer fades into fall, it becomes clear that no one intends to leave. At least not in the numbers that descend upon her genteely dilapidated New England ancestral home in the summer of ’89.

The Hills at Home: A Novel #ad - While always well-stocked with clean sheets, Lily Hill is not expecting visitors.

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The Runaway Midwife: A Novel

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Deciding to reinvent herself, Clara takes a new identity—Sara Livingston, a writer seeking solitude. The residents are friendly, and draw “Sara” into their lives and confidences. She volunteers at the local medical clinic, using her midwifery skills, and forms a tentative relationship with a local police officer.

But there’s no avoiding the outside world. Well, almost. But what will happen if she lets down her guard and reveals the real reason why she left her old life? One lesson soon becomes clear: no matter how far you run, you can never really hide from your past. She left her passport back home, and the only way she can enter Canada is by hitching a ride on a snowmobile and illegally crossing the border.

From the usa today bestselling author of the Hope River series comes a new contemporary midwife novel. Say “goodbye” to your old life, and “hello” to the life you’ve been waiting for…Midwife Clara Perry is accustomed to comforting her pregnant patients…calming fathers-to-be as they anxiously await the birth of their children…ensuring the babies she delivers come safely into the world.

The Runaway Midwife: A Novel #ad - But when clara’s life takes a nosedive, she realizes she hasn’t been tending to her own needs and does something drastic: she runs away and starts over again in a place where no one knows her or the mess she’s left behind in West Virginia. Heading to sea gull island—a tiny, remote Canadian island—Clara is ready for anything.

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Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil

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Howard Books #ad - Years later, yvette couldn’t get the story of the Jewish tailor out of her head. But just days after she made the connection, her cousin’s child was gunned down in a parking lot in Kansas, a victim of a Neo-Nazi out to inflict as much harm as he could. As yvette and her family wrestled with the tragedy in their own lives, the lessons she learned from the survivors of the Holocaust helped her confront and make sense of the present.

She decided to track down the man’s descendants—and eventually found them in Israel. Seventy years after her grandmother helped hide a jewish family on a greek island during world war ii, a woman sets out to track down their descendants—and discovers a new way to understand tragedy, and one family’s harrowing tale of finding the lost pieces of its own history” Karen Abbott, forgiveness, and the power of kindness in “an engrossing peek into a little-known chapter of World War II, New York Times bestselling author of Liar Temptress Solider Spy.

Yvette manessis corporon grew up listening to her grandmother’s stories about how the people of the small Greek island Erikousa hid a Jewish family—a tailor named Savvas and his daughters—from the Nazis during World War II. Their tearful reunion was proof to her that evil doesn’t always win. Despite her best hopes, she was forced to confront the fact that seventy years after the Nazis were defeated, remainders of their hateful legacy still linger today.

Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil #ad - . Nearly 2, no one ever gave them up, 000 jews from that area died in the concentration camps, but even though everyone on Erikousa knew Savvas and his family were hiding on the island, and the family survived the war. In beautiful interweaving storylines, the past and present come together in a nuanced, heartfelt “story of compassion and collective resistance” with “undeniable emotional power” Kirkus Reviews.

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A Simple Thing: A Novel

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - It is a tale of family and friendship that Kristin Hannah fans will take into their hearts. A simple thing is a poignant and unforgettable novel in the vein of Jacqueline Sheehan’s Lost and Found and The Art of Saying Goodbye by Ellyn Bache. Susannah moves her family to remote sounder Island—a primitive retreat with no electricity—to escape television, the internet, and the dangerous, corrupting influences of the modern technological world.

A simple thing is a lovely, truly heartwarming novel about the drastic measures two mothers take to keep their families safe. Kathleen mccleary, the critically acclaimed author of House and Home, tells the intertwining stories of Susannah Delaney and Betty Pavalak. Decades earlier, Betty also came to the island to escape her demons.

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Some Women

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Berkley #ad - An engrossing novel that examines the intricacies of marriage, and the power of unexpected connections…Annabel Ford has everything under control, friendship, devoting her time to her twin boys and keeping her household running smoothly. And suddenly her world begins to unravel. Piper whitley has always done her best to balance it all—raising her daughter Fern by herself while advancing her career as a crime reporter.

But when her husband of a decade announces that he’s leaving, she’s blind-sided. Only now that she’s finally met the man of her dreams, Fern’s absentee father shows up, throwing everything into a tailspin. Married to the heir of a thriving media conglomerate, Mackenzie Mead has many reasons to count her blessings.

Some Women #ad - But with an imperious mother-in-law—who’s also her boss—and a husband with whom she can no longer seem to connect, something has to give. On the surface, these three women may not have much in common, their lives are thrust together, but just when they each need someone to lean on, forming unlikely friendships that help each woman navigate her new reality.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The House at the Edge of Night: A Novel

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Random House #ad - Don’t be surprised if you keep turning the pages long into the night, spellbound by its magic. The denver posta sweeping saga about four generations of a family who live and love on an enchanting island off the coast of Italy—combining the romance of Beautiful Ruins with the magical tapestry of works by Isabel Allende.

Named one of the best books of the year by npr • los angeles public library • Kirkus Reviews“Captivating. Catherine banner’s four-generation saga is set on an island near Sicily, where myths of saints get served up with limoncello at the Esposito family’s bar. An indiscretion tests their marriage, and their children—three sons and an inquisitive daughter—grow up and struggle with both humanity’s cruelty and its capacity for love and mercy.

The House at the Edge of Night: A Novel #ad - At the center of the island’s life is a café draped with bougainvillea called the House at the Edge of Night, where the community gathers to gossip and talk. At times, the island itself seems alive, a mythical place where the earth heaves with stories—and this magical novel takes you there. Praise for the house at the Edge of Night“A gorgeous, sweeping story set over four generations.

. A perfect summer read that brims with heart.

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Magnolia Nights

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Kindle Press #ad - On her first night in the creepy, creaking mansion, as she’s perusing the titles in a dusty bookcase, she comes across her deceased mother’s leather-bound journal. Revelations about her childhood lead Ellie on a harrowing journey of discovery. Her mother’s words create more unanswered questions and send her on a quest to find more journals.

Standing in the entryway of her grandmother’s antebellum home on South Battery Street in Charleston, Ellie faces the first of many ghosts who will soon haunt her. As hurricane lorene bears down on the south Carolina coast, Ellie encounters Juan Hagood, a handsome architect who has the talent to restore her dilapidated mansion and the charm to mend her broken heart.

Magnolia Nights #ad - But as ellie reads her mother's diaries, they dislodge a stone in the wall that safeguards her memories, causing her world to come crumbling down. The sequel, releasing in april 2018, *Beyond the Garden*, will hold you spellbound until the dramatic conclusion. From the author of the bestselling Sweeney Sister Series and Sweet Tea Tuesdays comes a new novel of passion, intrigue and redemption.

. The time has come to face her past in person. Ellie pringle has spent endless hours and countless dollars working with a therapist to remember the lost years of her childhood. She’s baffled and more than a little intrigued when the grandmother she hasn’t seen in thirty-four years dies and leaves her a fortune.

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The Future's Not Ours To See: The Carmel Sheehan Series Book 2

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#ad - These characters feel like friends and I hate to leave them at the end. I love ireland and everything Irish, I can’t afford to go there, so this is the next best thing. Good old-fashioned storytelling at it’s best. No profanity or violence, just a great story well told. Her birth mother has offered her a lifeline from beyond the grave in the form of handsome, charming and kind Dr Sharif Khan.

He's offering her a new life in london, one he assures her that her birth mother Dolly would want her to take, but the decision must be hers. She didn’t even need to speak to him, in fact, he preferred that she didn't. But, as her fortieth birthday approaches, Carmel knows the change must be now or never.

A life filled with joy, friendship and the legacy of her mother’s enduring love for her awaits. But can carmel do it and scandalise the parish? can she finally realise her own worth and live her life on her own terms?The Future’s Not Ours to See is the next book in the Carmel Sheehan Story. What reviewers say:‘Jean Grainger is rapidly becoming my favourite author.

The Future's Not Ours To See: The Carmel Sheehan Series Book 2 #ad - I loved it. ’. In the style of maeve binchy and Frank McCourt, Jean Grainger is destined to become one of the great Irish storytellers. Roberta kagan, co offaly and get away from her husband, but she would love nothing more than to escape Birr, Bestselling author of With All My Love, DietrichAs someone raised in an orphanage, Carmel knows she should be grateful for a roof over her head and a respectable family, the monosyllabic Bill and his horrible sister forever.

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The Debutante: A Novel

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Until she suddenly disappeared entirely from view. Bright, and reckless, beautiful, Baby was the most famous debutante of her generation . There, and inside, hidden in the back of a dusty bookshelf, Cate discovers an old shoebox, including an exquisite pair of 1930s dancing shoes; a faded photograph of a handsome young sailor, a peculiar assortment of objects, and a rare Tiffany pearl and emerald bracelet.

Intrigued, cate sets out to learn more about the box and its contents, the younger of the infamous, Diana “Baby” Blythe, and becomes immersed in the mystery of its owner, glamorous Blythe sisters. As a shocking tale of love and betrayal begins to unravel, Cate finds herself being drawn deeper into Baby's tragic life story—one that will force Cate to confront some dark truths about her own choices.

The Debutante: A Novel #ad -  . Looking to escape new york for the summer, she takes a job in her aunt's London auction house and is soon sent on assignment to the English countryside to value the contents of Endsleigh House, the once gracious but now crumbling estate of a former Jazz Age socialite. A brilliant, unforgettable novel by the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume Collector.

Can the secrets of one woman's past change another woman's future?Cate Albion is a gifted young artist at a crossroads in her life.

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