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Ally D'Aplièse is about to compete in one of the world's most perilous yacht races, when she hears the news of her adoptive father's sudden, mysterious death. Rushing back to meet her five sisters at their family home, she discovers that her father - an elusive billionaire affectionately known to his daughters as Pa Salt - has left each of them a tantalising clue to their ...more
Kindle Edition, 513 pages
Published March 22nd 2016 by Atria Books (first published October 20th 2015)
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Lucinda Riley Hi Hannah! You don't have to read them in order, as each sister's novel is a standalone story. However, there is a hidden plot line running through…moreHi Hannah! You don't have to read them in order, as each sister's novel is a standalone story. However, there is a hidden plot line running through out each of them, with clues in each book! X(less)
Lucinda Riley Hi Laura,
What an interesting question! All the books in the Seven Sisters series begin with the sisters finding out about the death of their adoptive…more
Hi Laura,
What an interesting question! All the books in the Seven Sisters series begin with the sisters finding out about the death of their adoptive father Pa Salt. In his will, he gives them clues to the truth of their heritage, and this galvanises them to find out more about where they come from.
I think that the death of a parent is something that is often explored in literature, because it is sadly a universal thing that brings up a depth of emotions. X(less)

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Anniebananie
Jun 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Auch Band 2 hat mir gut gefallen, allerdings kam er für mich nicht ganz an Band 1 heran. Obwohl ich Ally genauso sympathisch fand wie Maia, hätte ich doch ein bisschen meine Probleme um mit Anna warm zu werden...
Die Geschichte an sich setzt wieder in der selben Zeit an wie Band 1, was vermutlich vor allem gut ist, wenn zwischen dem lesen der einzelnen Bücher etwas mehr Zeit liegt als bei mir dieses Mal 😇😅
Wieder sehr genial fand ich wie schmackhaft Lucinda Riley einem klassische Musik gemacht hat
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Lori
Jan 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
The second novel in Riley's Seven Sisters series has taken me on another amazing journey. I love that each story explores a new historical figure... in this novel that person is Norwegian composer Grieg. Also, the mystery of Pa Salt and the overall part he plays in the girls pasts is again touched upon. I'm not sure that I enjoyed Ally's story as much as Maia's, but this is still very solid and entertaining. I am looking forward to continuing this series with the D’Apliese sisters and seeing wha ...more
Aditi
“We do not have to be ashamed of what we are. As sentient beings we have wonderful backgrounds. These backgrounds may not be particularly enlightened or peaceful or intelligent. Nevertheless, we have soil good enough to cultivate; we can plant anything in it.”

----Chögyam Trungpa

Lucinda Riley, an Irish international bestselling author, pens her second book, The Storm Sister in her series called The Seven Sisters. This soul-touching and engrossing book narrates the story of the second eldest si
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Inés
Nov 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
En realidad 4'5 ⭐ Me ha gustado aún más que el anterior
El Librero de Valentina
Me gusto mucho esta segunda parte de la historia de Las 7 hermanas.
El escenario en el que se desarrolla, hermoso y ni que decir de la música en la que se basa gran parte de la trama, simplemente ¡espectacular!

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Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
The Storm Sister is the second book in the Seven Sisters series by Lucinda Riley and the book is amazing! All the books in the series are written in a way that does not matter if you read them in whatever order you want. However, I would say that it's a good idea to read them from the beginning, in order to follow the seven adopted sisters while each of them finds their roots. There are some things happening in their lives in the books that may be interesting to follow chronologically.

In The S
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Jaksen
Jan 29, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Got to page 100 and gave up, because meh, does nothing for me. Empty characters, predictable plot, and as the great Will might say, 'Much ado about nothing.'

A woman who is young gorgeous and nautically talented falls in love with a guy who is the same, but no no no, no sex until wait - she HAS to HAVE him.

I should have put the book aside at that moment because this is taking romance WAY over the top. I don't necessarily 'hate' romance; it was my mother's fav. genre and I read Phyllis Whitney and
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Claire Robinson
Feb 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shit-hot-series
4.5 - The moment is all we have. Stars!

The Storm Sister is the second book in Lucinda Riley’s The Seven Sisters series. Having read and enjoyed the first book, I have to say I was eagerly awaiting Ally’s story. But be warned this isn’t a book you pick up and read in a couple of hours, it’s one of those stories that demands you pay attention but at the same time you get lost in its pages.

In moments of weakness you will find your greatest strength.

We begin in 2007 with Ally discovering the dea
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La Talpa
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wieder mal ein wundervolles Buch von Lucinda Riley, das einfach zum träumen und verweilen einlädt!

Meine Erwartungen bei diesem Teil der Sieben-Schwestern-Reihe war nicht ganz so hoch, da mir Ally, deren Vergangenheit und Geschichte in diesem Teil beleuchtet wird, im ersten Band so gar nicht sympathisch war. Auch die von mir erwartete Thematik rund ums Segeln fand ich vorher nicht wirklich spannend, aber es ist nicht das eigentliche Grundthema dieses Buches. Und deshalb muss ich sagen, dass sich
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Maricarmen Mar
Nov 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: leído, leído-2017
¡Me ha encantado!

Si la historia de Maia me gustó, esta de Ally la ha superado con creces. Una historia preciosa, con muchos sentimientos y que a mí me ha conmovido muchísimo. La primera parte es un poco triste, pero está tan bien contada y te llena tanto que es imposible dejar de leer.

Con Ally nos vamos a Noruega para descubrir sus orígenes y nos encontramos sus raíces con la música. De compositores, cantantes, dramaturgos, ópera, etc, trata la documentación e investigación en esta segunda novel
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Freda Malone
Feb 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Without a doubt this series is going to be one that will go above and beyond a mere existence. The second sister, Ally (Alcyone), one of the 7 sisters of the Pleiades, is just as confused as she learns that each of her siblings as well as herself, have been left clues by their adopted father, Pa Salt, to learn where they come from. Ally's corner of the globe exists in the Norwegian area where music is the epitome of an artistic and orchestrated story. Ally's biological history lies here, and tho ...more
Ioanna Bouna
Mar 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Εξαιρετικο και το δευτερο βιβλίο της Ριλευ...Αυτη την φορά ταξιδευουμε στην Νορβηγια ,ενας τοπος με απεραντο σκοτάδι αλλα και απέραντο φως .Η ιστορια για άλλη μια φορα ειναι εξαιρετική .Γεμισε το μυαλο μου χρωμα , αρωμα και προπάντων μουσικη απο την Νορβηγια .Η ηρωίδα ,η δεύτερη απο τις αδελφές , αναγκάζεται μετά απο δύσκολες συγκυρίες να ανακαλύψει το παρελθόν της αλλα και το μέλλον της .Το ταξιδι αυτο τοσο στο τοτε όσο και στο τωρα ειναι μαγευτικο ..Ανυπομονω για την ιστορια της τρίτης αδελφης ...more
Aleksandra
Jun 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Vrlo lijepa priča o drugoj, olujnoj sestri, dopala mi se čak i malo više nego prva iz serijala o sedam sestara. Sa radnjom iz prošlosti smještenom u muzičke krugove Norveške krajem 19. i u 20. stoljeću, te savremenom pričom jednako dirljivom i zanimljivom, ali i misterijom u tragovima za koju treba nastaviti čitati serijal, Lucinda je napravila dobar posao. Nastavljam stoga odmah sa otkrivanjem tajne porijekla i treće sestre, sestre iz sjenke!
Frau G.
Mar 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4,5 Sterne

Der zweite Band der "Sieben Schwestern"-Reihe von Lucinda Riley war für mich definitiv stärker als der erste. Ich hatte zwar echt Probleme mit den ersten 150 Seiten, die man fast 1:1 schon so im Band um Maia gelesen hat und war wirklich kurz davor, es wieder zur Seite zu legen. Mir ist schon klar, dass die Autorin dies schreibt, um die Alleinstellung der einzelnen Bände zu gewährleisten, aber mal ehrlich... entweder ich schreibe eine Reihe oder ich schreibe Einzelbände... Wenn immer wi
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Lena Papanikolaou
Jul 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing

Ο τρόπος γραφής της συγγραφέως γνωστός πλέον σε όλους. Πρόκειται για την συνέχεια της επιτυχημένης σειράς οι κόρες των αστεριών.Είναι το δεύτερο βιβλίο που κυκλοφορεί στη χώρα μας .Κάθε βιβλίο και μια αυτοτελή ιστορία γραμμένη με τέτοιο τρόπο που να μην αφήνει κενά αλλά ούτε να αναλώνεται σε επαναλήψεις για να γεμίσει τις 743 σελίδες !!!.Στην κόρη του κεραυνού παρακολουθούμε από κοντά τη προσωπική ζωή της Άλι Μετά από ένα παιχνίδι της μοίρας έρχονται τα πάνω κάτω στη ζωή της και αυτό της δίνει
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Anneta
Sep 29, 2017 rated it liked it
Story within a story,within a story.It could have been great but all this separate narratives comfused me.Five generations of Hallvorsen all mixed up in a huge book.Pip's story was absolutely useless.Anna's story was the one i mostly enjoyed.An interesting book which i would prefer much more had it been shorter and not so detailed.The first book of the series,the storm sisters,is much more interesting than this but ok i give it three stars since it wasn't that awful,in fact quite enjoying!!!!
Laura
Nov 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4,5 stars
Me ha gustado muchísimo más que su anterior. Y espero con ansia viva la 3ª parte (con Star!!)
readingistherapy
Another Masterpiece by Lucinda Riley! This book took me on an adventure and has totally blown me away.

I really liked the maincharacter Ally and 100% enjoyed this book!
Thebooktrail
1875, 2007: The epic second tale about the second of the Seven Sisters taking you from the shores of Lake Geneva, via Greece, Bergen/Oslo and Liepzig

Ally D’Aplièse is about to compete in one of the world’s most exhilarating but dangerous yacht races in the middle of the Aegean sea when she learns that her adoptive father has died suddenly. When she returns home to Geneva, she finds that along with her sisters, Pa Salt as he was affectionately known has left each of them a clue as to their true h
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Elizabeth
Jan 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle, netgalley
Absolutely amazing! I was bound to this book for days. I read a little each day trying to digest it before moving on.

First of all, this is second in "The Seven Sisters series." I highly recommend you read the first book in the series before moving on to "The Storm Sister" because you get so much background from the first book. "The Storm Sister" is a beautifully written novel about Ally, the second sister. She is an adventurer (at least to me). She crews on racing yachts all over the world and
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RoseMary Achey
Feb 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The sheer size of this book caused me to set it aside for a couple months…this was a mistake. Once I started reading, the 683 pages flew! There is a story within the story in this well crafty dual-time novel and both are equally compelling. After reading much of the book twice, I am still unable to solve the Pa Salt mystery….Book Club and Goodread friends-where did Pa Salt get the frog?
pleasureofreading
Letztendlich fand ich die Geschichte von Ally doch ganz nett. Leider kommt dieser Teil bei weitem nicht an die Geschichte im ersten Teil ran. Die Geschichte hat an vielen Stellen einfach nur dahingeplätschert und die Charaktere waren mir zu oberflächlich gezeichnet. Lucindas Rileys Schreibstil hat mich aber das Buch zu Ende lesen lassen, den dieser ist wie immer toll. Ich werde bald mit dem dritten Teil weitermachen, hoffentlich spricht mich dort Setting und die Charaktere mehr an.
Carmen
May 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, 5-estrellas
4,5 estrellas para la segunda entrega de la serie. Le he dado más puntuación de la que pensaba porque la autora ha conseguido que me emocionara un par de veces.
En la misma línea que la novela anterior y que la siguiente, tenemos una historia a varios tiempos y con personajes de épocas distintas pero cuya existencia está unida a través de la sangre.
Es fácil engancharse a esta serie

Opinión completa: https://millibrosenmibiblioteca.blogs...
Anna
The Storm Sister is the second installment of the planned Seven Sisters series, each book focusing on one sister. Pa Salt was a wealthy man who adopted six baby girls (yes six, not seven - why?) from all over the world and brought them up with love, luxury and opportunity at his lakeside castle in Geneva. Now he's dead and has bequeathed an envelope of clues for each daughter should they wish to trace their roots. The second sister is Ally....

Growing up, Ally had two big passions: sailing and mu
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Diane Lynn
4.5 stars

This was a very satisfying addition to the Seven Sisters series. It appears all the books will start at about the same point, the death of Pa Salt. I found that a good way to make everything fresh in my mind.

In this second book of the series we get Ally's (Alcyone's) story. Sailing is a big part of Ally's life. She grew up sailing with Pa Salt and has fond memories of the days spent on the lake with him. She is seriously into competitive racing and wants to try out for the Swiss Olympic
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Natàlia
Feb 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4,5 en realidad. Me ha encantado. Deseando saber de Star..
Mi reseña completa: http://perdida-entrelibross.blogspot....
Alisha
Another fantastic story from Lucinda Riley. Her stories and characters are so vivid and I appreciate all the research she does that goes into the plot.

I love when a book makes me want to do further research on a topic and I definitely did with this one, I was listening to the beautiful music of Peer Gynt as I devoured this wonderful story.


My only gripe with this book is it didn't provide anymore details on the mysterious Pa Salt and that I have a long wait before till the next book, The Shadow
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beloved books by Tine
Es hat mich so sehr berührt. Es ist sagenhaft. Immer wieder hatte ich Tränen in den Augen. Und ich bin froh, dass ich dieses Buch lesen durfte.

Meine Rezension:
http://lovelybooksbytine.blogspot.de/...
Gabrielė Sabaliauskienė

Ilgai nelaukdama perskaičius pirmosios sesers istoriją,nusprendžiau griebtis ir antrosios. 🤓 Ši istorija buvo taip pat kupina paslapčių,intrigų,meilės. Buvo įdomu skaityti ir sužinoti,kaip klostysis toliau Alės likimas.Sužinojau daugiau apie Norvegiją,skaitant knygą kilo noras apsilankyti šioje šalyje. Skaitysiu ir likusias knygas. Vertinčiau 4/5 ⭐
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Audrey Dry
Jun 23, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"El momento presente es lo único que tenemos, Ally. Nunca lo olvides".

¡Segundo libro de Las Siete Hermanas completado! Le he dado 4,5 estrellas porque el final se me ha hecho eterno, y es que realmente lo era. El nudo se resuelve más o menos en el 80-85%, lo que deja prácticamente un 15% al final sin que ocurra "nada". Sí es cierto que había ciertos aspectos menos importantes en la trama que aún no estaban del todo cerrados y es en ese 15% del final donde se resuelven, pero lo hace de una forma
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Lucinda Riley was born in Ireland, and after an early career as an actress in film, theatre and television, wrote her first book aged twenty-four. Her books have been translated into over thirty languages and sold thirteen million copies worldwide. She is a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller.

Lucinda is currently writing The Seven Sisters series, which tells the story of
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