About the Book
Decades of loss, an unsolved mystery, and a rift spanning three generations.
Hazel DeFord is a woman haunted by her past. While berry picking in a blackberry thicket in 1943, ten-year old Hazel momentarily turns her back on her three-year old sister Maggie and the young girl disappears.
Almost seventy years later, the mystery remains unsolved and the secret guilt Hazel carries has alienated her from her daughter Diane, who can't understand her mother's overprotectiveness and near paranoia. While Diane resents her mother's inexplicable eccentricities, her daughter Meghan-a cold case agent-cherishes her grandmother's lavish attention and affection.
When a traffic accident forces Meghan to take a six-week leave-of-absence to recover, all three generations of DeFord women find themselves unexpectedly under the same roof. Meghan knows she will have to act as a mediator between the two headstrong and contentious women. But when they uncover Hazel's painful secret, will Meghan also be able to use her investigative prowess to solve the family mystery and help both women recover all that's been lost?
About the Author
Kim Vogel Sawyer is a highly acclaimed, best-selling author with more than one million books in print, in several different languages. Her titles have earned numerous accolades including the ACFW Carol Award, the Inspirational Readers Choice Award, and the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence. Kim lives in central Kansas with her retired military husband Don, where she continues to write gentle stories of hope and redemption. She enjoys spending time with her three daughters and grandchildren.
Bringing Maggie Home by Kim Vogel Sawyer is a beautiful, powerful, and inspiring novel that readers will fall in love with and will not want to put down! It is about a rift spanning three generations of women, grandmother and mother, mother and daughter, daughter and granddaughter. It is about a past unsolved mystery that continues to haunt and cause issues in future generations of the family. It is about the relationship and bond between women, especially blood relations. This story is intriguing, suspenseful, emotional, and inspiring. Readers will not want to miss this excellent story from Sawyer!
Genre: historical, mystery, family, Christian
Publication date: September 5, 2017
Number of pages: 352
A review copy of this book was provided by the LitFuse. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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