Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman

By Alice Hoffman

From the recent York instances best-selling writer of The Dovekeepers, a brand new York occasions Bestseller and remarkable e-book.

The braveness to stand the unthinkable is on the middle of this incredible new novel. How can we be able to confront the truths in our lives and locate forgiveness within the so much unforgiving of conditions? How can we love actually and deeply in a global that's as brutal because it is beautiful?

When Ethan Ford fails to teach up for paintings on a super summer season morning, none of his associates might bet that for greater than 13 years, he has been operating from his previous. His precise nature has been locked away, as hidden as his genuine identification. yet occasionally locks spring open, and the devastating truths of Ethan Ford's heritage shatter the small-town peace of Monroe, affecting friends and family alike.

This deeply felt and compelling novel makes it transparent why Alice Hoffman has been referred to as "one of the easiest writers we've today" —Cleveland simple broker
Honest, shattering, seductive, and eventually therapeutic, Blue Diary is an unforgettable novel through a author who tells "truths strong sufficient to wreck a reader's heart" (Time)

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My wife works,” Moldy said. “So does Abby,” Greg said. I slipped an arm out and waved it. ” The three of them stared at me. ” They continued to stare, like I was a talking pillow. I had no recourse but to flip the covers back altogether. ” Rob gasped, properly aghast. ” “Abby, I can’t believe you bared it all for the Feds,” Bob boomed. “I didn’t. Greg put me to bed, so I was still wearing a bra and panties. We’ve been married two years and he still can’t—never mind. ” Bob draped a brotherly arm around my shoulder.

Monet was the name of a bird my wife bought at an auction,” Greg explained. “It was stolen from her shop a few days ago. ” The Feds conferred briefly. ” “Kidnapping is in your jurisdiction,” Greg snapped. I had never seen him so angry. ” I never knew that Greg had a vein on his right temple, much less one that could throb. ” “We’ll have to turn this matter over to your local police,” Scowler said. Moldy was, hands down, the more compassionate of the pair. ” I nudged Greg. “But it hasn’t been anywhere near twenty-four hours,” I whispered.

That’s a common starling—Sturnus vulgaris. They were imported from England, you know. In 1890 about a hundred of them were released in Central Park by a group that wanted to have every bird mentioned in Shakespeare flying loose on this continent. ” I was also giving the so-called missing mynah a closer look. “Well, I’ll be! That is a regular old starling. How did that happen? ” I knew that was stupid of me, but seeing is supposed to be believing, and I was trying my darnedest to believe. To her credit, the big gal chuckled only briefly.

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