The Edge of Winter

  • by Luanne Rice
  • Narrated by Blair Brown
  • 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

With her unmatched gift for illuminating the joys and challenges of love and family, New York Times best-selling author Luanne Rice now gives listeners a mesmerizing new novel that reaches back into the past to find the key to a boundless future. Neve Halloran and her daughter have shared a fierce love for the austere beauty of Rhode Island's South County ever since Neve guided Mickey's first baby steps along the sandy shore. Now, with Mickey a teenager and Neve's last hope for happiness with her daughter's loving but unstable father gone, both will struggle to make a new life together amid the windswept landscape that sustains them.
As winter gives way to spring, and spring to summer, a secret will emerge that has lain buried in the depths just offshore for decades, a secret that will galvanize the small seaside community. For the waters bear their own vestige of the past, and their ceaseless rhythms may point the way to hope and new beginnings.
Lyrical, luminous, and utterly captivating, The Edge of Winter is Luanne Rice at her most penetrating and insightful, in a moving exploration of the bonds that shape us and set us free.

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What the Critics Say

"An involving tale of love, loss, and redemption, then deepens the story with a resonant appreciation for nature." (Booklist)
"Rice...draws her cast of appealing characters sharply...and her significant storytelling skills are fully deployed." (Publishers Weekly)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-23-2007
  • Publisher: Random House Audio