The Sound of Glass

The Sound of Glass

Large Print - 2015
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It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward's husband, Cal, when she receives unexpected news -- Cal's family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal's reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Charting the course of an uncertain life -- and feeling guilt from her husband's tragic death -- Merritt travels from her home in Maine to Beaufort, where the secrets of Cal's unspoken-of past reside among the pluff mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff. This unknown legacy, now Merritt's, will change and define her as she navigates her new life -- a new life complicated by the arrival of her too-young stepmother and ten-year-old half-brother. Soon, in this house of strangers, Merritt is forced into unraveling the Heyward family past as she faces her own fears and finds the healing she needs in the salt air of the Low Country.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781410479532
Branch Call Number: LP F WHI
Characteristics: large print
675 pages (large print) ; 23 cm


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Mar 16, 2016

Karen White is a masterful storyteller, and The Sound of Glass is no exception to her past successes with its tale of tangled secrets, mysteries, crime, guilt and eventual healing.
I enjoyed both the contemporary and historical story lines featured in the novel, and loved the characters. The setting, South Carolina's beautiful coast near Beaufort, provided a superb backdrop for the story, and the tale of complex relationships, mystery and a little romance make this an ideal candidate for holiday and beach reading.

Feb 27, 2016

This was my third Karen White book to read. Absolutely loved it......but I am a romantic at heart, and enjoy happy endings.

Oct 29, 2015

This was my first read by this author and I really enjoyed the character development and story. Will read more by this author!

Sep 18, 2015

Mediocre. Could have easily quit it half-way through and unfortunately cannot say I was glad I didn't. Story about a New England woman who inherits house in SC.

karcoldelharvic5 Jul 20, 2015

very good book with twisting plot


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