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Number of Pages: 328
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2019
|Dimensions: 7.17 X 4.71 (inches)|
Brought together by a charming bookstore in England, three women fight to defy expectations, dream new dreams, and welcome love into their lives.
As a counselor, Sophia Barrett is trained to help people cope with their burdens. But when she meets a new patient whose troubles mirror her own, she realizes she hasnt dealt with the pain of her recent past. After making a snap decision to get away for the summer, Sophia moves overseas to an apartment above a charming bookstore in Cornwall, England. She is hopeful she will find peace there surrounded by her favorite thing: great literature.
Bookstore owner Ginny Rose is desperate to save her business without asking for help from a husband whos decided to take a break from their marriage. Ginny never imagined shed be solely responsible for keeping afloat her husbands dream, but the unexpected friendship with her new renter has her feeling more optimistic. Between the two of themand Ginnys brother-in-law, Williamthe bookstore might stand a chance.
Then Sophia finds a notebook in the bookstore that contains journal entries from Emily Fairfax, a governess who lived in Cornwall more than 150 years ago. Sophia learns that Emily harbored a secret passion for becoming an authoressas well as a deep love for her childhood friend, Edward, whose station she dared not dream to touch.
Eager to know more of Emilys story, Sophia goes on a questdragging Ginny and William with herto discover the heart of the woman behind the beautiful entries. Soon Ginnys need to save the bookstore becomes more than a way to save her marriage, and Sophia finds new purpose of her own. Together they find that sometimes both heartache and hope can reach across the centuries.
Lindsay Harrel is a lifelong book nerd who lives in Arizona with her young family and two golden retrievers in serious need of training. Shes held a variety of writing and editing jobs over the years and now juggles stay-at-home mommyhood with writing novels. When shes not writing or chasing after her children, Lindsay enjoys making a fool of herself at Zumba, curling up with anything by Jane Austen, and savoring sour candy one piece at a time. Connect with her at LindsayHarrel.com.
'this is a charming story of female strength, friendship, and forgiveness.'
'. . . an engaging story perfect for readers who enjoy strong women of faith, budding romantic relationships, and historical and contemporary English settings.'
'. . . a charming story about finding one's voice after letting go of the past.'