New York Times bestselling author Darcie Chan returns to the enchanting town of Mill River in a heartwarming novel of family, self-discovery, and forgiveness. Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy.
Josie DiSanti is starting over. Recently widowed, she has fled her New York City home with her two young daughters--spirited Rose and shy Emily--in tow. She takes refuge in Mill River, Vermont, to live with her only remaining relative, Ivy Collard, the local bookstore owner and a woman Josie barely knows. There, the young mother and her girls build a new life for themselves--until a shocking tragedy tears the sisters apart.
"Delving into the complicated roles of siblings, parents, and neighbors, Darcie] Chan gives each Mill River character a powerful role in refining and influencing these dynamics."--New York Journal of Books "Darcie Chan paints a vivid and loving portrait of the kind of small town we all wished we lived in. This layered tale of two estranged sisters brought together by a mother's love will make you laugh, cry, cheer, hug your loved ones a little tighter. An enchanting storyteller, Chan is one of those rare authors who make you feel more fully alive."--Elizabeth Letts, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion
"Readers looking for a feel-good book about small towns and family bonds won't be disappointed by Chan's latest."--Kirkus Reviews
"An engrossing page-turner, reeling readers in further with each layer that's revealed . . . a satisfying read with sympathetic and relatable characters that will be good for book group discussions and vacation reading."--Library Journal "Charming . . . compelling . . . Slow reveals and dramatic twists proliferate."--Booklist Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author chats and more.
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- ISBN-13: 9780345538239
- ISBN-10: 0345538234
- Publisher: Ballantine Books
- Publish Date: August 2014
- Dimensions: 8.24 x 5.32 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.67 pounds
- Page Count: 416