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Author: Gabrielle Pina Narrator: Shari Peele Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc. Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2008 ISBN: 9781440797729
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Acclaimed author Gabrielle Pina delivers a moving tale that reveals the soothing potential of family love to heal life's deepest hurts. Michael's wife Dahlia seems to have it all-a successful career, a devoted husband, and a loving daughter. But something sinister troubles her tortured mind. When Michael discovers her eccentric mortician father and the other bizarre characters on the plantation of her estranged family, he becomes convinced that Dahlia's past hides the key to her unstable present. "Pina . delivers strong characters and an intricate plot."-Booklist Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Emotions drive this novel…An affecting story about the power of family love to mend old wounds.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Pina’s brilliantly structured story centers on a woman unable to deal with her past. Her novel addresses the problems that many families and communities face, even though they are often unwilling to discuss them openly. It’s an engrossing read in which the author’s voice speaks to you, the conflict moves you, and the ending restores your faith in family and the power of love.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • “Pina…delivers strong characters and an intricate plot.” Booklist
  • “Poignant and gripping…A heartfelt portrayal of a family’s shameful secrets and the power of unconditional love.”

    Tracy Price-Thompson, author of A Woman’s Worth

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 9/6/2007

    " still in the process of reading but it is intersting and pretty well written.novel about a strange family history, some clairvoyance and split personality issues.Reminds me of southern type family novels but it is not set in the south. "

About the Author

Gabrielle Pina received her MA from the University of Southern California Master of Professional Writing Program. She is a lecturer at the University of Southern California and a member of the adjunct faculty at Pasadena City College. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Ron, and her children, Julian, Maia, and Langston.

About the Narrator

Shari Peele is an audiobook narrator whose readings include In the Doctor’s Bed by Brenda Jackson, Man Enough for Me by Rhonda Bowen, When I Get Where I’m Going by Cheryl Robinson, and Give Me Fever by Niobia Bryant.