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Chloe (Women of Ivy Manor, Bk 1)
Chloe - Women of Ivy Manor, Bk 1
Author: Lyn Cote
Award-winning author Lyn Cote delivers the first story in her moving Women of Ivy Manor series about four generations of women, set against the sprawling tapestry of the twentieth century. — Chloe Lorraine Kimball is born at the estate of Ivy Manor in the wee hours of the twentieth century. She is the apple of her grandmother's eye, if not he...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780446694346
ISBN-10: 0446694347
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 304
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 36 ratings
Publisher: Warner Faith
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
Chloe Lorraine Kimball is born on her family's estate of Ivy Manor in the wee hours of january 1, 1990. The happiness surrounding her birth will not last long. For despite a home filled ith everything a young girl could want, Chloe lacks the one thing she desires above all else: love. She is young and beautiful, bright and kind, yet she is nothing more than a pretty decoration for her mother's social circles and a tool for her father's political career.
And so, with the help of friends - one of whom cares for Chloe more than she's prepared to acknowledge-Chloe strikes out on her own. escaping into New York City's bohemian world of the Roaring Twenties, she begins to live life on her own terms, determined to stand apart from her family. She embraces marriage and a career. But none of it-not even motherhood-brings her what she longs for.
In the end, as the Depression comes crashing into her life, Chloe must realize that peace comes from within-and that love can't be forced...or denied. Only then will she be able to find the joy that is waiting for her. But will she discover how to claim it once and for all before it's too late?
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Helpful Score: 2
A wonderful historical Christian book about a woman coming to age in the 1920's. The first in the series.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very good--couldn't put it down. I plan to get the next in the series.
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This is the first book in the series and it's wonderful. Great story line, heartwarming and leading us to God's grace and mercy. I'm anxious to read the next one!
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Absolutely loved it...so much so that I searched out the remainder of the series (of which this is the first). Chloe is born to a MD uppercrust eastern shore family. Of course she's beautiful and her parents want her to be content with this, but Chloe is also intelligent and compassionate. She rebels against them, becoming an advocate for the family's black servants. She also marries someone "not of [their] kind." And the storyline isn't as predictable as you might think.
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