Friday's Daughter (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Mar 1, 2011 - Fiction - 432 pages
11 Reviews
A contemporary novel of sisterhood, the South, and matters of the heart.

Teensie MacAllester's two elder sisters consider her an insignificant appendage to their illustrious family. For fifteen years they have been delighted to let her care for their ailing relatives. After all, Teensie is both a nurse and a Friday's child, naturally loving and giving.

As Teensie deferred her life, a dream sustained her: autocratic King MacAllester promised her the bulk of his estate. But when King's will is read it divides his property equally among his daughters. Teensie's share is scarcely enough to make a new start. Her sisters have a solution: Teensie can continue to serve as the family care-giver. But Teensie is determined to claim a life of her own. Throwing off the yoke of family expectations, Teensie sets in motion some surprising changes.


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User Review  - Tarah Wyatt - Goodreads

I thought this was a grown up Cinderella story and I really enjoyed it. It has a happy ending and everything. Read full review

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User Review  - Betty Woodrum - Goodreads

This was an interesting read although predictable in some ways. Teensie is the youngest of three sisters and the daughter of a college president. Since Teensie trained as a nurse and is single, her ... Read full review


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Patricia Sprinkle grew up in North Carolina and northern Florida, graduated from Vassar College, and spent a winter writing in the Scottish Highlands before settling in Atlanta. Although as an adult she has also lived in Chicago and Miami, her mysteries and novels reflect her love for and the strength of her Southern roots. Sprinkle is a member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America. Contact her at

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