Such Devoted Sisters Author:Eileen Goudge The moment Dolly let the envelope slip into the mailbox, she knew she'd made an unforgettable mistake. Thus, with a shattering act of betrayal, a jealous sister spurs a chain of events that will shape the destinies of two generations. — Dolly, now a successful chocolatier, will spend a lifetime trying to make up for the vengeful act that cost he... more »r sister, Eve, her life...and forced Eve's two daughter's to flee from their Bel Air home.
Annie, arriving in New York City at age seventeen, broke but undaunted--and determined to take care of her little sister--is strong enough to make it on her own...if she can keep one step ahead of her coniving stepfather.
Laurel, sensitive and fragile, spends years struggling to free herself from her sister's shadow...only to discover there's someone she loves even more than her sister--the man Annie also loves.
Joe, torn between the two sisters he loves equally, but for different reasons, is faced with the toughest decision of his life. Which sister he chooses--and why--casts the die that will influence all their lives in the decade to come, as they are swept from the haute chocolateries of Paris to the steamy cacao plantations of Grenada and, at last, to a glittering gala at New York's Plaza Hotel, where Annie, Laurel, and Dolly come face-to-face with the dark secret--and the love--that binds them.« less