Shine Like the Dawn
In a quiet corner of northern Edwardian England, Margaret Lounsbury diligently works in her grandmother s millinery shop, making hats and caring for her young sister. Several years earlier, a terrible event reshaped their family, shattering an idyllic l ...more
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Giveaway dates: Jan 07 - Feb 07, 2017
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This was a beautifully written historical with Maggie's story being my favorite. I love following characters that are among the normal citizenry. The story is a difficult one, but a sweet and loving coming of age story with a bit of mystery/suspense as well.
Nate is easy for the re ...more
"Lovers of English drama set during any era will certainly enjoy Carrie Turansky's latest novel! With a mix of themes from both Downton Abbey and North & South, Shine Like the Dawn will intrigue and enthrall readers until the very last page!" --Dawn Crandall, award winning author of The Hesitant He ...more
**Update** wow! if there is one thing this author is fantastic at, it's character development! I loved this book, and enjoyed the n ...more
The author does a wonderful job researching for her novels and in Shine Like the Dawn she brings to her readers life in Edwardian England during the Industrial Age. We are given a glimpse of not only the life of the privileg ...more
Time and distance separate them until tragedy ...more
Carrie Turansky did a masterful job of creating Edwardian Northumberland. From the very first pages, I was drawn into Maggie, Nate, and Lilly's world and instantly engaged in their stories. And of course, every page that included an appearance by Violet was an absolute joy to read!
I really enjoyed this story and can't wait for future books in the series! I highly recommend Shine Like the Dawn!
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