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The Time Between
by Karen White

Published: 2013-06-04
Hardcover : 352 pages
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New York Times bestselling author Karen White delivers a novel of two generations of sisters and secrets set in the stunning South Carolina Lowcountry.

Eleanor Murray will always remember her childhood on Edisto Island, where her late father, a local shrimper, shared her passion for ...
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New York Times bestselling author Karen White delivers a novel of two generations of sisters and secrets set in the stunning South Carolina Lowcountry.

Eleanor Murray will always remember her childhood on Edisto Island, where her late father, a local shrimper, shared her passion for music. Now her memories of him are all that tempers the guilt she feels over the accident that put her sister in a wheelchair?and the feelings she harbors for her sister’s husband.

To help support her sister, Eleanor works at a Charleston investment firm during the day, but she escapes into her music, playing piano at a neighborhood bar. Until the night her enigmatic boss walks in and offers her a part-time job caring for his elderly aunt, Helena, back on Edisto. For Eleanor, it’s a chance to revisit the place where she was her happiest?and to share her love of music with grieving Helena, whose sister recently died under mysterious circumstances.

An island lush with sweetgrass and salt marshes, Edisto has been a peaceful refuge for Helena, who escaped with her sister from war-torn Hungary in 1944. The sisters were well-known on the island, where they volunteered in their church and community. But now Eleanor will finally learn the truth about their past: secrets that will help heal her relationship with her own sister?and set Eleanor free....

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by Mmanas (see profile) 02/05/18

 
  "the time between "by Sherrit (see profile) 01/13/18

Karen White is a wonderful writer; I enjoyed the novel from the first page to the last. The generation of the two sisters and their stories is great to read.

 
  "Another Must Read from Karen White"by FriendshipSisters (see profile) 10/21/13

Oh, how I loved this story. Karen White, once again you amaze me. I love the characters, they touch your heart and soul and become a part of you as you turn each page. Thank you for sharing this great... (read more)

 
  "Time Spent Between Cover Page to End Well Worth the Journey"by nbaker (see profile) 07/15/13

Karen White is one of my favorite authors and her latest The Time Between did not disappoint. Two separate stories dealing with loss, guilt and secrets locked away in the heart, Eleanor and Helena find... (read more)

 
  "I couldn't put it down."by riegerd (see profile) 06/12/13

Karen White does an awesome job of weaving past and present, mystery and love all into one book. I didn't want it to end.

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