New York Times bestselling author Karen White delivers a novel of two generations of sisters and secrets set in the stunning South Carolina Lowcountry. Eleanor Murray will always remember her childhood on Edisto Island, where her late father, a local shrimper, shared her passion for music. Now her memories of him are all that tempers the guilt she feels over the accident that put her sister in a wheelchairaand the feelings she harbors for her sisteras husband. To help support her sister, Eleanor works at a Charleston investment firm during the day, but she escapes into her music, playing piano at a neighborhood bar. Until the night her enigmatic boss walks in and offers her a part-time job caring for his elderly aunt, Helena, back on Edisto. For Eleanor, itas a chance to revisit the place where she was her happiestaand to share her love of music with grieving Helena, whose sister recently died under mysterious circumstances. An island lush with sweetgrass and salt marshes, Edisto has been a peaceful refuge for Helena, who escaped with her sister from war-torn Hungary in 1944. The sisters were well-known on the island, where they volunteered in their church and community. But now Eleanor will finally learn the truth about their past: secrets that will help heal her relationship with her own sisteraand set Eleanor free....She flushed, thensent a glance over to Gigi, who was busy studyingthe origami book. ... Her chest rose andfellin anattempt to dispelher anger, or maybeshewas simply tryingto decide who would getin thelast ... And she left instructions thatthey would beheld for heruntil shecame to collect themathat under nocircumstancesanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Time Between|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2013-06-04|