The Second Sister

  • by Marie Bostwick
  • Narrated by Angela Brazil
  • 12 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From New York Times best-selling author Marie Bostwick comes an emotionally rich, inspiring new novel about family, second chances, and the connections that bring women together in hope and healing.
Years of long workdays and little sleep as a political campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey's boss is entering the White House. But when her estranged older sister, Alice, unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to Nilson's Bay, her small, close-knit Wisconsin hometown.
An accident in her teens left Alice mentally impaired, and she was content to stay in Nilson's Bay. Lucy, meanwhile, got out and never looked back. But now, to meet the terms of Alice's eccentric will, Lucy has taken up temporary residence in her sister's cottage - and begins to see the town, and Alice's life, anew. Alice's diverse group of friends appears to have little in common besides an interest in quilting. Yet deep affection for Alice united them, and soon Lucy, too, is brought into the fold as they share problems and stories. And as she finds warmth and support in this new circle, Lucy begins to understand this will be her sister's enduring gift: a chance to move beyond her difficult past and find what she has long been missing.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Ho-Hum

I found it strange that the main character didn't seem very affected by her sister's death. Ok story overall, would be good to read around Christmas time. imagery and setting were well done.
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- Sarah Shoup

Not my favorite

A nice story but a bit predictable. Seems like it is written for a young audience and the narrator who is supposed to be in her 30's talks like a teenager. A bit disappointing.
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- amieknits

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-31-2015
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.