The Sound of Glass

The Sound of Glass

Book - 2015
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"It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward's husband Cal, when she receives unexpected news--Cal's family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal's reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Charting the course of an uncertain life--and feeling guilt from her husband's tragic death--Merritt travels from her home in Maine to Beaufort, where the secrets of Cals unspoken-of past reside among the pluff mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff"
Publisher: New York :, New American Library,, [2015]
ISBN: 9780451470898
Branch Call Number: Fiction
Characteristics: 419 pages ; 24 cm


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Bosher Apr 16, 2018

The Sound of Glass is a great book to show the inner strength of women. It is the story of Merritt, who moved from Maine to South Carolina. She moves into a home that was left to her late husband. Also in the story are Loralee, her father's widow, and Loralee's sone Owen, as well as Gibbs- Merritt's brother in law. It has several plots.
Karen White is a great storyteller. The book has tangled secrets, a mystery, a crime, a romance, and eventually a healing. It has great character development. It made me want to read other books by her.

coroboreefarm Mar 16, 2016

Karen White is a masterful storyteller, and The Sound of Glass is no exception to her past successes with its tale of tangled secrets, mysteries, crime, guilt and eventual healing.
I enjoyed both the contemporary and historical story lines featured in the novel, and loved the characters. The setting, South Carolina's beautiful coast near Beaufort, provided a superb backdrop for the story, and the tale of complex relationships, mystery and a little romance make this an ideal candidate for holiday and beach reading.

Feb 27, 2016

This was my third Karen White book to read. Absolutely loved it......but I am a romantic at heart, and enjoy happy endings.

Oct 29, 2015

This was my first read by this author and I really enjoyed the character development and story. Will read more by this author!

Sep 18, 2015

Mediocre. Could have easily quit it half-way through and unfortunately cannot say I was glad I didn't. Story about a New England woman who inherits house in SC.

karcoldelharvic5 Jul 20, 2015

very good book with twisting plot


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