Moon Over Edisto

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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 423 pages
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Edisto Island was where it all came apart.

Can the Bennett girls ever be whole again?

Once, they were the happiest family under the sun, crabbing and fishing and painting on beautiful Edisto Island in South Carolina's lowcountry.

Then everything went wrong, and twenty years later the Bennett family is still in pieces. Mary Ellen still struggles to understand why her picture-perfect marriage came apart. Daughter Meg keeps a death grip on her own family, controlling her relationships at a distance. And eldest daughter, Julia, left it all behind years ago, forging a whole new life as an artist and academic in Manhattan. She's engaged to an art dealer and has no intentions of returning to Edisto. Ever.

Then an emergency forces Julia back to Edisto to care for her three young half-siblings. She grudgingly agrees to stay a week. But there's something about Edisto that changes people. Can Julia and her fractured family somehow manage to come together again under that low-hanging Edisto moon?

"A rich, endearing, can't-stop-reading book about what matters most, the power of love to transform the human heart." --Dorothea Benton Frank, "New York Times "best-selling author, "Porch Lights"

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User Review  - mchwest - LibraryThing

Twice in one week, I've been blessed by the discovery of a brand new author to read, and onto the best summer reading I can remember in awhile! This book had everything you can want in a Southern ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookczuk - LibraryThing

Despite the fact that I sometimes get irritated when authors take liberties with my beloved lowcountry, I like reading books set in and around Charleston. When this AR copy of Moon Over Edisto fell ... Read full review

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