Carolyn Graves returns to her childhood home with purpose of settling her estranged mother’s estate. In the process, she discovers her mother’s disturbing past and the secrets she has kept hidden for decades.
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The lives of a sixteen-year-old Nigerian orphan and a well-off British woman collide in this page-turning #1 New York Times bestseller and book club favorite from Chris Cleave.
On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment’s flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant and Cecilia’s childhood friend. But Briony’ s incomplete grasp of adult motives–together with her precocious literary gifts–brings about a crime that will change all their lives.
Three generations of Indian and Indian-American women navigate the harsh slums of Chennai to the bustle of New York City, struggling through a cathartic generational collision to try to come together as a family.
Here and Again is about two people on the same path who are together in place but not in time. Ginger, an Iraq war widow, lives on a farm in the Shenandoah. which is the legacy of her late husband for his children. In trying to save the farm, Ginger finds Samuel E. Annanais, a soldier lost in a war long ago, and together they work to find a future from the ashes of the past.