A Week at the Shore
“A first-rate storyteller who creates believable, sympathetic characters who seem as familiar as your neighbors,” (The Boston Globe), Barbara Delinsky presents a captivating new novel about a woman whose unexpected reunion with her estranged family forces her to confront a devastating past.
One phone call is all it takes to lure Mallory Aldiss back to her family’s Rhode...more
Complex relationships, going back into the past to help
One go forward !
This is the story of Mallory and her daughter Joy and a family secret, that needs to be brought to light.
Mallory returns home after 20 years to hopefully finally get the answers to the disappearance of their neighbor, who just happens to be the mother of her childhood crush !
I enjoyed this book, the story, and I swear I could smell the salt air and hear the waves as I ...more
I received a temporary digital Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley, the publisher and the author in exchange for an honest review.
From the publisher, as I do not repeat the contents or story of books in reviews, I let them do it as they do it better than I do .
In A Week at the Shore, New York Times bestselling author Barbara Delinsky ...more
I had to admire her for building a life, having a child and becoming a successful photographer, despite being so detached from her home and family. Her relationship with her father had always been especially fraught and painful, yet it ...more
I enjoyed this book. The character of Anne was written a little too over-the-top in this story - the quintessential baby of the family, the caretaker of her ailing father, not including the other sisters in decisions surrounding his condition. There was also a decades-old mystery, the disappearance of a neighbouring woman who coincidentally was romantically linked to both the father AND mother of ...more
It took me a little while to get into this book, I'm not really sure why, usually Barbara Delinsky books hook me right away. However, once I got about 1/4 through it, I didn't want to put it down. The mystery began and the story sped up a lot.
I enjoyed this book and would recommend it.
*Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a complimentary ...more
Thank you to the publisher, author, and NetGalley for the opportunity to preview the book.
It is a definite buy me, re-read me novel-way above a five star rating.