Maggie Graham's life is a mess. First, she loses her job. Then, her bathroom ceiling collapses. Hoping a weekend getaway will restore her spirits, she drives to Vermont and stumbles upon the Crossroads Theatre. Although she has no intention of auditioning, she soon finds herself part of a very... show more
Maggie Graham's life is a mess. First, she loses her job. Then, her bathroom ceiling collapses. Hoping a weekend getaway will restore her spirits, she drives to Vermont and stumbles upon the Crossroads Theatre. Although she has no intention of auditioning, she soon finds herself part of a very odd summer stock company that includes moody and mysterious director Rowan Mackenzie, a man with the uncanny ability to transform a train wreck of a show into something magical. Before the season ends, Maggie is determined to discover the truth about the Crossroads. She never imagines that she'll discover secrets about her past - and Rowan's - that will change their lives forever.Read Barbara Ashford's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community.
Publish date: May 3rd 2011
Pages no: 433
Edition language: English
Series: Maggie Graham (#1)
A very intriguing story about redemption, love and friendship all wrapped up in a musical theater setting. I just love, stories that can be described as dwelling on the magical realism theme, stories where the fantastic mingles with the everyday life. And this one sure did accomplish that reality. ...
My mom and I picked this book up on a whim at our local used bookstore because we laughed when we read the first couple pages. The writing style is great. It's written in first person. The main character Maggie quickly summed up people and places in such wonderful biting and vivid descriptions that ...
You know those books that you pick up off the shelf and think "Hmm, this sounds somewhat interesting, but I'm not sure..." but you buy it anyway? And then you go home and decide to read it and the next thing you know you're unable to put it down and not long after that you're demanding that your hus...
After hearing so many good things about Spellcast by Barbara Ashford I knew I had to read it, I was waiting for the perfect moment and it came during my vacation, a vacation in which I vowed not to read (much) or do anything book related. But Spellcast had another idea; after reading just couple of ...
One of the best discoveries of 2011! I finished Speelcast and I'm still speechless. I got curious about this book when I saw some reviews stating wonders about this novel by Barbara Ashford. I have to admit the title and the cover did some convincing too but how could I resist to such marvellous rev...