New York Times bestselling author Sarah Jio imagines life on Boat Street, a floating community on Seattle’s Lake Unionhome to people of artistic spirit who for decades protect the dark secret of one startling night in 1959 Fleeing an East Coast life marred by tragedy, Ada Santorini takes up... show more
New York Times bestselling author Sarah Jio imagines life on Boat Street, a floating community on Seattle’s Lake Unionhome to people of artistic spirit who for decades protect the dark secret of one startling night in 1959 Fleeing an East Coast life marred by tragedy, Ada Santorini takes up residence on houseboat number seven on Boat Street. She discovers a trunk left behind by Penny Wentworth, a young newlywed who lived on the boat half a century earlier. Ada longs to know her predecessor’s fate, but little suspects that Penny’s mysterious past and her own clouded future are destined to converge.
Publish date: November 26th 2013
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Penny is a newlywed in the 1950s, married to the famous artist Dexter Wentworth living in a houseboat in Washington State; Ada is a young widow grieving her husband and daughter about 50 years later who moves from New York City to that same houseboat to help move on with her life away from the pitif...
Another book I loved by this author!
Morning Glory by Sarah JioHave read many of the author's other works and really appreciated the feeling that she knows me and what I'm going through.This story is about Ada who's left NYC and arrived in Seattle. The houseboats we had visited ourselves a few years ago and love the descriptions of not...
This book had so much potential, but a few easily-corrected flaws knocked it back. The author is a talented writer (I hope they corrected all those errors in the foreword from my preview copy) and the setting is beautiful (the book directly mentions Sleepless in Seattle’s inspiration). Mix in myster...
3.5 star readI have read and enjoyed numerous other books by Ms. Jio and MORNING GLORY is no exception. I constantly enjoy the way the author weaves the stories from the past and present into one cohesive storyline. For awhile I actually thought this story could have been titled MOURNING GLORY and ...