The Beach Trees
The moving new novel from bestselling author Karen White. From the time she was twelve, Julie Holt knew what a random tragedy can do to a family. At that tender age, her little sister disappeared-never to be found. It was a loss that slowly eroded the family bonds she once relied on. As an adult... show more
The moving new novel from bestselling author Karen White. From the time she was twelve, Julie Holt knew what a random tragedy can do to a family. At that tender age, her little sister disappeared-never to be found. It was a loss that slowly eroded the family bonds she once relied on. As an adult with a prestigious job in the arts, Julie meets a struggling artist who reminds her so much of her sister, she can't help feeling protective. It is a friendship that begins a long and painful process of healing for Julie, leading her to a house on the Gulf Coast, ravaged by hurricane Katrina, and to stories of family that take her deep into the past. Watch a Video
Publish date: May 3rd 2011
Publisher: NAL Trade
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
The Beach Trees by Karen WhiteWhat first attracted me to reading this book are the words, beach and trees, 2 of my favorite things.This is a story about Julie Holt who has traveled to Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina with a 5 year old boy, Beau.Rayvon is the older woman who answered the door. Mon...
What a great book! Now officially my favorite by this author!Really enjoyed this book and the family mystery surrounding it. I also enjoyed both of the main characters and the way the author switched flawlessly between the two stories. Why did I give it four stars instead of five? Though I enjoye...
I listened to this on audio. There were 2 readers. One was really good the other drove me CRAZY.So much so, I had a hard time enjoying the story. Maybe I would have liked it more If I had read it myself?
I just loved this book. Being a huge fan of Karen White, I probably loved the book before I even read it. This author really knows how to do family drama and wonderful, draw you in scenic descriptions. A big bonus if you are a fan of southern fiction.
I enjoyed this book. It started out a little slow for me in the beginning and I found it difficult to keep track of the different characters due to the two different life stories being told but after the first few chapters I was fine. "The Beach Trees" is a story that takes place along the Katrina...