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MARIE BOSTWICK: THE IDEA OF THE SECOND SISTER CAME FROM A FUNNY CONVERSATION

After a short summer vacation at the beautiful Black Sea, Land of Books is returning with interviews with hot authors.
Marie Bostwick gained serious popularity among contemporary fiction readers with her Cobbled Court Quilts series. Her last release The Second Sister premiered in March and already become one of her best novels. So far the story received huge positive feedback averaging 4,6 Amazon stars from 175 plus reviews. Our next guest is preparing her next project and you will find more about it in the following interview.

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– Marie, What is your book The Second Sister about?
– Years of long workdays and little sleep as a political campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey’s boss is entering the White House. But when her estranged older sister, Alice, unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to Nilson’s Bay, her small, close-knit, Wisconsin hometown.
An accident in her teens left Alice mentally impaired, and she was content to stay in Nilson’s Bay. Lucy, meanwhile, got out and never looked back. But now, to meet the terms of Alice’s eccentric will, Lucy has taken up temporary residence in her sister’s cottage–and begins to see the town, and Alice’s life, anew. Alice’s diverse group of friends appears to have little in common besides an interest in quilting. Yet deep affection for Alice united them and soon Lucy, too, is brought into the fold as they share problems and stories. And as she finds warmth and support in this new circle, Lucy begins to understand this will be her sister’s enduring gift–a chance to move beyond her difficult past, and find what she has long been missing. . .
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