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TitleIll Be Your Blue Sky
AuthorMarisa de los Santos
ISBN0062431943
ImprintMarisa de los Santos Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
FormatPaperback
Pages352

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The New York Times bestselling author revisits the characters from her beloved novels Love Walked In and Belong to Me in this captivating, beautifully written drama involving family, friendship, secrets, sacrifice, courage, and true love for fans of Jojo Moyes, Elin Hilderbrand, and Nancy Thayer.On the weekend of her wedding, Clare Hobbes meets an elderly woman named Edith Herron During the course of a single conversation, Edith gives Clare the courage to do what she should have done months earlier break off her engagement to her charming yet overly possessive fianc.Three weeks later, Clare learns that Edith has died and has given her another gift Nestled in crepe myrtle and hydrangea and perched at the marshy edge of a bay in a small seaside town in Delaware, Blue Sky House now belongs to Clare Though the former guest house has been empty for years, Clare feels a deep connection to Edith inside its walls, which are decorated with old photographs taken by Edith and her beloved husband, Joseph.Exploring the house, Clare finds two mysterious ledgers hidden beneath the kitchen sink Edith, it seems, was no ordinary woman and Blue Sky House no ordinary place With the help of her mother, Viviana, her surrogate mother, Cornelia Brown, and her former boyfriend and best friend, Dev Tremain, Clare begins to piece together the story of Blue Sky House a decades old mystery complex and tangled than she could have imagined As she peels back the layers of Edith s life, Clare discovers a story of dark secrets, passionate love, heartbreaking sacrifice, and incredible courage She also makes startling discoveries about herself where she s come from, where she s going, and what and who she loves.Shifting between the 1950s and the present and told in the alternating voices of Edith and Clare, I ll Be Your Blue Sky is vintage Marisa de los Santos an emotionally evocative novel that probes the deepest recesses of the human heart and illuminates the tender connections that bind our lives.

Reviews

Linda

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

Sometimes an irregular piece of sea glass tells quite the story Smooth variations in color, light edges, unexpected density, but always a thing of beauty if held in the grit of sand long enough Transformation in the shifting of time Clare Hobbes feels the grit of that sand pressing against her heart... (Sign in to see more)


Cheri

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

Something in your eyesMakes me want to lose myselfMakes me want to lose myselfIn your armsThere s something in your voiceMakes my heart beat fastHope this feeling lastsThe rest of my life If you knew how lonely my life has beenAnd how long I ve been so aloneIf you knew how I wanted someone to c... (Sign in to see more)


Ang

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

CAN YOU GIVE A BOOK 37 STARS Seriously, though I loved Love Walked In, I really liked Belong to Me and I loved loved loved this book so much From the first moment until the last moment, everything about it was just right Save your gripes about everything falling into place too neatly for someone els... (Sign in to see more)


Kristy

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

The weekend of her wedding, Clare Hobbes meets an elderly woman, Edith Herron, at the venue While they only have a few brief conversations, they provide Clare with the insight and courage she so badly needs So much that she finds the strength to call off her wedding and return home alone A few weeks... (Sign in to see more)


Connie

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

You re his blue sky When everything else is darkness But is he yours No one should live with someone who scares her Clare Hobbes is having prenuptial jitters, trying to list the good qualities belonging to her possessive fiance A talk with an elderly woman, Edith, gives her the courage to break off ... (Sign in to see more)


Sue Dix

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

This book is sublime I couldn t put it down I loved it from the very first word to the very last word There is laughter, tears, fears, doubts, mystery, danger, love, family, history, romance It s got it all, and then some This is the best book I ve read all summer Read this book You will fall in lov... (Sign in to see more)


Catherine McKenzie

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

I was lucky enough to get an early copy of this book I love how Marisa keeps coming back to this set of characters it s like visiting with family you like There s an added element in this book an historical story which adds a new dimension If you re a fan of Love Walked In and the other books in thi... (Sign in to see more)


Andrea

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

Rounding up to 4 Slightly slow to warm up, but overall, fantastic Rounding up to 4 Slightly slow to warm up, but overall, fantastic


Alisa

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

One of those dual narrative novels that alternates between the 1950s and current day I enjoyed the story line of Edith much than modern day Clare The dialogue between Clare and the other major characters, including her best friend soulmate Dev, just felt far too precious, even twee Real people aren... (Sign in to see more)


Linda

Ill Be Your Blue Sky By Marisa de los Santos

A dear friend sent this book for me to enjoy and it WAS an enjoyable read I expected from the title that I would be reading a romance but I found there was a larger story to be told.I was lead down a path full of twists and turns , exposed to some history that I was not aware of, given the opportuni... (Sign in to see more)


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