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THE VIEW FROM HERE
Genre: Mainstream, General Mainstream Fiction
This novel packs in everything from quirky humor to page-turning plot twists. Myers imparts depth and complexity to her main character, while weaving in the fascinating stories of other intriguing individuals, from the town drunk to an uptight librarian. Don’t be fooled by the small-town façade; this novel is definitely one to add to your keeper shelf.
On the tail of her bitter divorce, a letter from Colorado throws Maggie Stevens for a loop. In it, she finds out that her father, from whom she has been estranged for 40 years, has died and left her everything. Maggie leaves Texas with dreams of finding fortune and some answers to questions she had long ago stopped asking. Arriving in the small town, Maggie is greeted by quirky townspeople, a handsome stranger, deep-rooted tradition and more questions than answers. As she navigates her father’s past, Maggie learns that her journey and the town have more in store for her than she ever expected. (KENSINGTON, Dec., 318 pp., $15.00)
Reviewed By: Kaitlyn Kelly
Published: December 2012