Veronika, a young writer, moves to a small village in Sweden to come to terms with the tragic loss of her fiance and complete her novel. Veronika meets Astrid, her elderly and reclusive neighbor, and an unlikely friendship begins. Astrid helps Veronika through her grief and reveals her own secrets to Veronika. This a beautifully written story of the sustaining power of female friendship.
Another true mystery story by John Berendt, the author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. This story centers around the burning of the Fenice Theater in Venice, Italy. It reads like "lifestyles of the rich and famous."
Maggie McIntyre, dumped by her husband of 20 years, returns to Little Bear Lake to reopen the Harvest Moon dance hall and recapture the woman she was--where she met and fell in love with Robbie McIntyre all of those years earlier--where she meets her new love.
Wonderful book about four sisters growing up in the Dominican Republic during the reign of the dictator Trujillo. They grow from young girls to revolutionaries to heroes to martyrs during the course of the novel.
A story of betrayal, secrets, and guilt. Dr David Henry delivers his own twins on a snowy night. His son is perfect and healthy. His daughter has Down's Syndrome. He gives his daughter to his nurse Caroline to put in an institution, and she disappears to raise the child as her own. Great book!
This is the story of friendship between two 15-year-old girls that continues through college and ends abruptly when one of the girls betrays the other. They are separated for a decade, but circumstances lead one of the girls to search for the other. As Cameron searches for her long lost friend, Sonia, she learns that there were many things that she never knew about her friend.