Silversword Author:Phyllis A Whitney Caroline Kirby, raised by her grandmother in San Francisco, returns after an aimless life and a divorce, to her childhood home in Hawaii, seeking the truth about her father's death. She finds that her mother, Noelle, is alive but trapped in the past by a mind unwilling to confront her part in her husband's death. Caroline's grandmother and aunt ... more »are willing to live with Noelle's amnesia, but Caroline is not, feeling her mother is being cheated of a real life. She pressures Noelle to remember. Meanwhile, Caroline is learning that her father was not a paragon, and this makes it easier for her to resist her ex-husband (who is very like her father) and reach out for love and a fuller life in her new home, Hawaii.
The last time Caroline Kirby saw handsome David Reed, she was only a child, back in the exotic days on Maui, where she lived with her parents before they were killed in a terrible accident. But she has never forgotten his voice, his eyes, or his kindness. Now, an adult, recently divorced, Caroline discovers her life has been built on deception, and to find the truth she must return to Maui -- and to the man she has never gotten out of her mind . . .« less