About the Book
An emotional novel of family, friendship and forgiveness from Courtney Walsh, the New York Times bestselling author of Hometown Girl.
Lyndie St. James is thrilled that her best friend, Elle, is getting married but unprepared for the emotional storm of the wedding week and returning to her childhood summer home of Sweethaven. The idyllic cottage community harbors some of her best—and worst—memories. It’s not only the tragic death of her childhood friend Cassie that has haunted her for ten years, it’s the other secrets she’s buried that have kept her from moving on.
But Lyndie isn’t the only one with secrets.
Cassie’s mother, father and brother, still struggling with the loss, have been drifting further and further apart. And Elle herself, the last to see Cassie alive, carries an impossible burden of guilt. Now reunited, each of them has a choice: to reveal the truths of that night or continue to live in its shadow. That means embarking on a personal journey of the heart—to escape the darkness and all its regrets and to finally come to terms with the past and, especially, with each other.
About the Author
Courtney Walsh is a novelist, artist, theater director, and playwright. Change of Heart is her fifth novel and is set in the same town as Paper Hearts. Her debut novel, A Sweethaven Summer, hit the New York Times and USA Today e-book bestseller lists and was a Carol Award finalist in the debut author category. She has written two additional books in the Sweethaven series, as well as two craft books and several full-length musicals. Courtney lives in Illinois where she and her husband own a performing and visual arts studio. They have three children.
Author Courtney Walsh has written an inspiring, powerful, and emotional story in her novel Things Left Unsaid. This story focuses the relationships between friends and family and overcoming the death of a loved one. This beautiful and stirring story is written from multiple points of view as it comes to life from the eyes of those grieving the loss of a daughter, sister, and best friend; those that have drifted apart and are trying to come back together again. This story will stir the heart, soul, and mind, causing readers to reflect on their own lives and the relationships of those around them. This haunting and heart wrenching story will draw the attention of readers and leave them wanting more from an astounding author. This is one of those stories that will be on the mind long after a reader turns the last page. Readers that enjoy contemporary, women’s fiction will not want to miss this fabulous story!
Genre: contemporary, women’s fiction
Publisher: Waterfall Press
Publication date: October 30, 2018
Number of pages: 349
A review copy of this book was provided by the author via NetGalley and the author’s street team. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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