A Single Thread by Marie Bostwick

By Marie Bostwick

Marie Bostwick weaves the unforgettable tale of 4 very diversified girls whose paths go, altering their lives ceaselessly . . . it is a good distance from citadel worthy, Texas, to New Bern, Connecticut, but it purely takes an afternoon within the fascinating Yankee city to make Evelyn Dixon observe she's came across her new domestic. The abrupt finish of her marriage was once Evelyn's serious warning call to get busy chasing her dream of beginning a duvet store. discovering a storefront is straightforward adequate; beginning a brand new existence is not. Little does Evelyn think it is going to carry a trio like Abigail Burgess, her niece Liza, and Margot Matthews via her door . . . and offended after her mother's loss of life, Liza threatens to embarrass her Aunt Abigail in all places city except she joins her for quilting sessions. A sufferer of downsizing on the top of her profession, Margot hopes an occasion hosted by means of the duvet store can be a nice likelihood to network-and preserve from loss of life of boredom . . . As they sew their particular creations, Evelyn, Abigail, Liza, and Margot shape a sisterhood they by no means sought-but one who they will be glad about while the unforeseen presents a poignant reminder of the only thread that binds us all . . . compliment for the Novels of Marie Bostwick Fields of Gold "A touching story"-Patricia Gaffney "Gripping, heartwarming"-Dorothy Garlock On Wings of the Morning "Will set your center to hovering" -Debbie Macomber

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I was . ” I frowned. What was this? Had she dropped out of school? Franklin answered for her. “Your Honor, until recently, Miss Burgess was working toward her degree in art. ” “Meaning, I left school,” Liza said. “I flunked out, your Honor. That’s why I’m here. Yesterday I had to move off campus and . ” Her voice began to quaver, threatening to give way to tears but she choked them back. In spite of my irritation at being forced to play a role in this family drama, I felt a grudging respect for the way in which my niece refused to get carried away by emotion.

Now it was my turn to be direct. “Actually, I have to do no such thing, Franklin. The girl may be my niece, but that’s simply an acci- A Single Thread • 33 dent of biology. I’ve had nothing to do with her before, and I don’t see why her arrest changes that. It’s not my responsibility. After all, I didn’t steal anything. ” “You don’t? Well, how about this? In about forty-one minutes, your niece, Liza Burgess, is going to appear in front of a judge for shoplifting a sweater from a local boutique—a sweater, by the way, that she had more than enough money in her purse to pay for—and about five minutes after she walks into the courtroom, whatever bright, eager cub reporter is covering the crime beat in New Bern is going to figure out that the two of you are related.

I was . ” I frowned. What was this? Had she dropped out of school? Franklin answered for her. “Your Honor, until recently, Miss Burgess was working toward her degree in art. ” “Meaning, I left school,” Liza said. “I flunked out, your Honor. That’s why I’m here. Yesterday I had to move off campus and . ” Her voice began to quaver, threatening to give way to tears but she choked them back. In spite of my irritation at being forced to play a role in this family drama, I felt a grudging respect for the way in which my niece refused to get carried away by emotion.

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