The Sparrow Sisters

The Sparrow Sisters

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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With echoes of the alchemy of Practical Magic, the lushness of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt, and the darkly joyful wickedness of the Witches of East End, Ellen Herrick's debut novel spins an enchanting love story about a place where magic whispers just beneath the surface and almost anything is possible, if you aren't afraid to listen. The Sparrow Sisters are as tightly woven into the seaside New England town of Granite Point as the wild sweet peas that climb the stone walls along the harbor. Sorrel, Nettie and Patience are as colorful as the beach plums on the dunes and as mysterious as the fog that rolls into town at dusk. Patience is the town healer and when a new doctor settles into Granite Point he brings with him a mystery so compelling that Patience is drawn to love him, even as she struggles to mend him. But when Patience Sparrow's herbs and tinctures are believed to be implicated in a local tragedy, Granite Point is consumed by a long-buried fear nd its...
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, HarperCollins,, 2015.
ISBN: 9780062386359
0062386352
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Summary: With echoes of the alchemy of Practical Magic, the lushness of Saving CeeCee Honeycutt, and the darkly joyful wickedness of the Witches of East End, Ellen Herrick's debut novel spins an enchanting love story about a place where magic whispers just beneath the surface and almost anything is possible, if you aren't afraid to listen. The Sparrow Sisters are as tightly woven into the seaside New England town of Granite Point as the wild sweet peas that climb the stone walls along the harbor. Sorrel, Nettie and Patience are as colorful as the beach plums on the dunes and as mysterious as the fog that rolls into town at dusk. Patience is the town healer and when a new doctor settles into Granite Point he brings with him a mystery so compelling that Patience is drawn to love him, even as she struggles to mend him. But when Patience Sparrow's herbs and tinctures are believed to be implicated in a local tragedy, Granite Point is consumed by a long-buried fear nd its...

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AL_KATI Oct 21, 2016

How can a novel make me nostalgic for a place I've never been? This one did. Perfect for "Practical Magic" fans.

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LaFilm
Aug 08, 2016

Really enjoyed this book. Has a bit of "Practical Magic" feel to it and the characters are all developed well. Highly recommend! Great summer read...

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jazzykat
Dec 31, 2015

This is one of the best reads I have had lately. I'm having difficulty finding interesting light books to read but I really enjoyed this one. It has a mysterious, feminist slant and a couple of love stories woven in.

tupelo Sep 05, 2015

The characters are richly developed and the storyline flows nicely. Enjoyable read

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