From New YorkTimes bestselling author Marie Bostwick comes an emotionally rich,inspiring new novel about family, second chances, and the connections thatbring women together in hope and healing.
Years of long workdays and little sleep as apolitical campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey’s boss isentering the White House. But when her estranged older sister, Alice,unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to Nilson’s Bay, her small, close-knit Wisconsin hometown.
An accident in her teens left Alice mentallyimpaired, and she was content to stay in Nilson’s Bay. Lucy, meanwhile, got outand never looked back. But now, to meet the terms of Alice’s eccentric will,Lucy has taken up temporary residence in her sister’s cottage—and begins to seethe town, and Alice’s life, anew. Alice’s diverse group of friends appears tohave little in common besides an interest in quilting. Yet deep affection forAlice united them, and soon Lucy, too, is brought into the fold as they shareproblems and stories. And as she finds warmth and support in this new circle,Lucy begins to understand this will be her sister’s enduring gift: a chance tomove beyond her difficult past and find what she has long been missing.