The Peach Keeper
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s the dubious distinction of thirty-year-old Willa Jackson to hail from a fine old Southern family of means that met with financial ruin generations ago. The Blue Ridge Madam—built by Willa’s great-great-grandfather and once the finest home in Walls of Water, North... show more
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s the dubious distinction of thirty-year-old Willa Jackson to hail from a fine old Southern family of means that met with financial ruin generations ago. The Blue Ridge Madam—built by Willa’s great-great-grandfather and once the finest home in Walls of Water, North Carolina—has stood for years as a monument to misfortune and scandal. Willa has lately learned that an old classmate—socialite Paxton Osgood—has restored the house to its former glory, with plans to turn it into a top-flight inn. But when a skeleton is found buried beneath the property’s lone peach tree, long-kept secrets come to light, accompanied by a spate of strange occurrences throughout the town. Thrust together in an unlikely friendship, united by a full-blooded mystery, Willa and Paxton must confront the passions and betrayals that once bound their families—and uncover the truths that have transcended time to touch the hearts of the living.Look for special features inside.Join the Circle for author chats and more.RandomHouseReadersCircle.com
Publish date: January 10th 2012
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I've thoroughly enjoyed all the Sarah Addison Allen books I've read, but I stayed away from this one for a long time because, frankly, I don't like peaches*. As reasons go to not read a book, it's a pretty stupid one, so when I saw the title at a library sale for $1 I did the mature thing and ...
Reread by audiobookI enjoyed listening to the book. Karen White did a great job with the narration. Usually when I re-read a book by audiobook I pick up on something that I either forgot or didn't notice before. However, this didn't happen this time. The story was good. The ending was an extreme HEA...
Paxton Osgood and Willa Jackson come from two different social strata in the little town of Walls of Water, North Carolina. The Osgoods are well-to-do; the Jacksons have come down in the world. Yet, they are both connected to a mansion called the Blue Ridge Madam, which the Osgoods are restoring to ...
I really enjoy Sarah Addison Allen. It's Chicklit, but I love it. I love her strong women and the magic that is peppered in her books. The Peach Keeper was my second book I've read of hers and I enjoyed them both this one a less because of two main things 1) I didn't think that the characters where ...
I almost never read a book in one sitting anymore, which is sad, but a part of my life I’ve grudgingly accepted. Last night I picked up The Peach Keeper with the intention of reading a couple of chapters, and I didn’t put my Kindle down until I finished it. When this book came out, I ignored it beca...