In this novel from Jennifer Scott, long-buried family secrets are brought to the surface when the Yancey sisters return home to mourn the death of their father.
It’s December 21, and the
Yancey sisters have been called home. When the girls were young, holidays at
their family farm meant a tinsel-garnished tree, the scent of simmering food,
and laughter ringing through the house. But as the years unfolded, family bonds
fractured, and the three sisters scattered and settled into separate lives—until
now. The Yancey sisters are coming to spend the holidays with their mother.
They’re also coming to bury their father.
Claire, the youngest, a
free spirit who journeyed to California, returns first. Then comes Julia, the
eldest, a college professor with a teenage son of her own. And finally there’s
Maya, the middle child, who works so hard to be the perfect mother and wife.
During the sisters’ week
together, old conflicts surface, new secrets emerge, and the limits and
definitions of family are tested. And as the longest night of the year slips by
and brightening days beckon, the sisters will have to answer one question: when
you’re a sister, aren’t you a sister forever? Download and start listening now!