Family Trees

Af March & Kerstin
  • Kensington Books
  • 2015
  • 302
  • eng
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9781617735257

';March writes lyrically about the orchard and Lake Superior . . . [a] story of love, forgiveness, and growing into adulthood.'St. Paul Pioneer Press Sensible and self-reliant, Shelby Meyers knows exactly what she wants. She'll never again depend on her errant mother, Jackie, who abandoned Shelby when she was a babyand is forever searching for an elusive, glittering life. All Shelby needs is her beautiful, windswept Lake Superior, her loving grandparents, and the treasured-but-struggling family apple orchard she helps rununtil a new love, Ryan Chambers, opens her heart to chance, and her eyes to a wider world than she ever imagined. But just as Shelby is looking toward an exciting future, Jackie unexpectedly returnsdetermined to make up for the past and ';help' her daughter get everything she never could. Her confidence shaken, Shelby finds herself at odds with Ryan, and with his wealthy family's overbearing expectations. Now, through wrenching change and sudden loss, Shelby must find a way to see herself, and her mother, in a new light, forge an all-too-fragile understandingand risk the kind of freedom that brings its own unexpected, enduring rewards . . . ';[An] impressive setting . . . March is skillful not only at rendering her setting, but also at raising questions in the reader's mind about Shelby's fate and withholding answers for many chapters.'Minneapolis Star Tribune ';March's debut novel visits the charming, idyllic town of Bayfield, Wisc., nestled on the shore of Lake Superior . . . March's setting is lovingly drawn.'Publishers Weekly ';A wonderful debut novel . . . March is a stellar new author.'RT Book Reviews