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Atsy wearing a yellow chiffon dress and the family pearls disappears along with her date Every succeeding year on the twins' birthday Flannery's mother bakes a strawberry cake convinced that this is the day Patsy will finally come home But it will be two tumultuous decades until the muddy river yields a clue about what happened that night compelling Flannery to confront the truth about her sleepy town her family's past and the choices she and those closest to her have made in the name of love and retribution. In 1952 in Glass Ferry Kentucky twin sisters Patsy and Flannery prepare for prom night in different ways Patsy has a date with her boyfriend Danny and Flannery has to go to work Patsy and Danny never arrive at the prom and don t come home No one knows if they ran off together or if something sinister happened But both Flannery and Danny s brother harbor secrets from that nightThe story alternates between 1952 and 1972 and is told from points of view of Patsy and Flannery As the story begins on the twins birthday in 1972 their mother has once again baked a birthday cake for Patsy because she believes Patsy will return This year she might because the drought has revealed a car submerged in the riverThe story has a smooth Southern lilt as readers learn of the family s background as whiskey makers and family secrets begin to be revealed I checked the book out of the library because the blurb sounded like of a mystery but actually it s a family saga and I felt sad through much of the story Some dark topics were touched on including rape spousal abuse involuntary sterilization murder and vengeance Family skeletons did emerge and readers find out the story behind Patsy s disappearance

Review The Sisters of Glass Ferry

The Sisters of Glass Ferry

Gard Honey Bee Butler was known for making some of the best whiskey in the state aged in barrels he'd take by boat up and down the Kentucky River until the rocking waters turned the spirits smooth and golden Flannery is the only person Honey Bee ever entrusted with his recipes before he passed on swearing her to secrecy as he did so But Flannery is harboring other secrets too about her twin sister Patsy older by eight minutes and pretty in a way Flannery knows she'll never be Then comes the prom night when P. MY REVIEW OF THE SISTERS OF GLASS FERRY by Kim Michele Richardson The Sisters of Glass Ferry by Kim Michele Richardson is an emotional and captivating novel The Sisters of Glass Ferry is published by Kensington Publishing Corporation and will be out November 282017 The Genres for this story are Fiction Historical Fiction and Mystery The timeline of the story is mostly 1952 through 1972 and though the presentThere are some parts of the story that are before 1952 to explain the history and the characters The author depicts the setting in rural Kentucky in the town of Glass Ferry which is known as Bourbon Town The characters are describes as complex and complicated The author describes many secrets and lies that affect the small town and characters In this small community everyone knows each other and there is a lot of gossipDuring the time of bourbon production there was corruption and some criminal activity It was not unusual for children to learn to shoot guns to protect themselvesFlannery and Patsy are twins separated by 8 minutes Patsy is the elder of the twins and the girls are close but there is jealousy Patsy being the older twin is given the family pearl necklace Patsy is invited to the Junior Prom and Flannery has to take her shift at work The sheriff s two sons come to drive Patsy to the prom One is her boyfriend and the other is his older brother who drives the car Unfortunately Patsy and her boyfriend never come homeEvery year on the twins birthday Flannery s Mom makes a special birthday cake for Patsy hoping she will be coming home After two decades of Patsy being gone Flannery is still looking for answersThis is a story of heartbreak grief revenge retribution and redemption What are the secrets and lies in this town What happened the night of the Prom This is a story of coming of age pressure and jealousy I like that the author describes the problems of bullying alcohol abuse emotional and physical abuse and superstitions I also appreciate how the author discusses the importance of family love hope and faithThis is an intriguing and thought provoking story and I would recommend it highlyI look forward to reading of Kim Michele Richardson s novels I received an Advanced Reading Edition for my honest review

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EDITORS CHOICE Historical Novel SocietySIBA Okra Pick Fall 2017Longlisted for the 2018 Southern Book Prize Spanning several decades and written in an authentic voice both lyrical and wise The Sisters of Glass Ferry is a haunting novel about small town Southern secrets loss and atonement and the unbreakable bond between siblingsGlass Ferry Kentucky is bourbon country Whiskey has been a way of life for generations enabling families to provide and survive even in the darkest times Flannery Butler's daddy Beaure. The sisters of Glass Ferry by Kim Michele Richardson was a story of rape domestic abuse and family secrets The story it told in two different time lines by twin sisters The story had a few twist and turns and had some surprises I would like to thank NetGalley and Kensington Books for my e copy in exchange for an honest review


10 thoughts on “The Sisters of Glass Ferry

  1. says:

    35 What I thought I was getting I felt like reading a good old Southern novel maybe gothic in tone full of Southern charm and mannerisms I have pretty much uit reading book summaries as they so often spoil the read give too much away SoI saw th

  2. says:

    The sisters of Glass Ferry by Kim Michele Richardson was a story of rape domestic abuse and family secrets The story it told in two different time lines by twin sisters The story had a few twist and turns and had some surprises I would like to thank NetGalley and Kensington Books for my e copy in exchange for an honest review

  3. says:

    Some books start off in a way that makes you just know that this book will work out very well And this beginning o

  4. says:

    From Kentucky’s finest Southern storyteller Kim Michele Richardson returns following 2016 GodPretty in the Tobacco Field and 2015 L

  5. says:

    Kim Michele Richardson has become one of my top favorite Southern writers She captures small town Southern living as I remember it myself from childhood visits to Kentucky and West Virginia Her writing in The Book Woman of Troubleso

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    MY REVIEW OF “THE SISTERS OF GLASS FERRY” by Kim Michele Richardson“The Sisters of Glass Ferry” by Kim Michele Richardson is an emotional and captivating novel “The Sisters of Glass Ferry” is published by Kensington Publishing Corporation and will be out November 282017 The Genres for this story are Fiction Historical Fiction and Mystery The timeline of the story is mostly 1952 through 1972 and though the presentThere

  7. says:

    Easy and engaging read Secrets behind secrets behind secrets Would have been a good beach read but I has to settle for my deck

  8. says:

    Let me just say any time Kim has a book come out I don't even need to know what it is about Just yes please The best writing ever Pure pleasureTwin sisters Flannery and Pasty one went missing the night of prom and so the story begins We go back and forth between 1972 and 1952 in this magical southern tale woven for us by Richardson Bits and pieces come together much like the pearl necklace I can't say much but I enjoy

  9. says:

    In 1952 in Glass Ferry Kentucky twin sisters Patsy and Flannery prepare for prom night in different ways Patsy has a date with her boyfriend Danny and Flannery has to go to work Patsy and Danny never arrive at the prom and d

  10. says:

    The Sisters of Glass Ferry is a beautifully written haunting book about sisters sins and secrets Kim Michele Richardson has such a uniue voice putting the reader right into the middle of this story its character

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