Category Archives: Family sagas

“The Lake House” by Kate Morton – Book Review

An abandoned house in enchanting Cornwall coupled with a seventy year old cold case of a missing child.  Interest piqued?  Mine certainly was.  Add to that the author is Kate Morton and I knew I was in for a treat.  … Continue reading

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“Mrs. Sinclair’s suitcase” by Louise Walters – Book Review

Sometimes the cover really does sell the book.   Such was the case with Louise Walters’ “Mrs. Sinclair’s suitcase“.  A cover that is immediately attractive to bibliophiles – fitting because books play a role in the story. A blog post about … Continue reading

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“A place for us” by Harriet Evans – Book Review

Windows and families are alike in that the view from within is vastly different than the view from without. Harriet Evans has created a charming, realistic and heartrending novel set in a wonderful old home called Winterfold located deep in … Continue reading

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“In a vertigo of silence” by Miriam Polli

Just like a person’s memories are ‘snatches of time’ not in chronological order, so too is “In a vertigo of silence”.  Written as the collective memory of a family, the novel moves back and forth in time to reveal snatches … Continue reading

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“Hello from the Gillespies” by Monica McInerney

This charming family saga opens on December 1st.  Angela Gillespie is composing her annual Christmas letter as she has done for over thirty years.  But this year, after she types in her usual salutation “Hello from the Gillespies” she cannot … Continue reading

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