Chance Harbor

Chance Harbor

Paperback - 2015
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"Catherine and Zoe are sisters, but even their mother, Eve, admits her daughters are nothing alike. Catherine is calm and responsible. Zoe is passionate and rebellious.a Nobody is surprised when Zoe gets pregnant, drops out of college, and spirals into drug addiction. a One night Catherine gets a call from Zoe's terrified daughter, Willow, saying her mother has abandoned her in a bus station and disappeared. Eve blames herself, while Catherine, unable to have children, is delighted to raise Willow as her own.a a Now, five years later, Eve is grieving her husband's death and making reluctant plans to sell the family's beloved summer home on Prince Edward Island. But a series of unexpected revelations will upend the family and rock three generations of women. Conversation guide included. 'Oh the sneaky wonder ofa Chance Harbora by Holly Robinson. This book has the heart, intrigue, and secrets of Shakespeare but is written with the sensual prose or our time. If you are looking for a book that surprises all the way through, this is the book for you.' Ann W. Garvin, author ofa The Dog Year a ' Chance Harbor ais a genuine, moving portrayal of the intricacies of relationships between sisters, mothers and daughters. Robinson's skillful storytelling, smooth pacing and vivid characters combine to show us that no matter our secrets, misgivings and mistakes, compassion is the most precious human virtue. A truly authentic, engrossing story.' Sonja Yoerg, author ofa House Broken aanda Middle of Somewhere 'Both heartbreaking and hopeful,a Chance Harbor aexplores the depth of loyalty, commitment, and family bonds . . . Beautifully written and full of real-life struggle, athis is a first-class novel.'a RT Book Reviews 'Robinson specializes in emotionally potent ensemble fiction, featuring realistic characters in dramatic situations. The plot is intricate, with numerous narrators presenting their points of view, and the characters areasympathetic and realistically flawed . . . Robinson's writing keeps getting better, and this exploration of family bonds and love in its many forms will appeal to mainstream-women's-fiction fans.' a Booklist Praise for Holly Robinson's Novels '(An) absorbing, big-hearted novel.' Elizabeth Graver, author ofa The End of the Point 'A triumphant family saga filled with heart and hope. I couldn't put it down!' Amy Sue Nathan, Author of The Glass Wives 'Sparkles with warmth and wit while tackling the prickly sides of a mother-daughter relationship . . . With deeply emotional passages tempered by humor and some surprising romance, Robinson's portrayal of family members striving to forge deeper connections after self-imposed absences is compelling. (A) full-hearted tale of quiet triumphs, mended fences, and new connections.'a Booklist '(A) luminous novel of buried secrets.' Caroline Leavitt,a New Yo
Publisher: New York : New American Library, [2015]
ISBN: 9780451471505
0451471504
Characteristics: pages ; cm

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