5/5 Stars - Could'nt put it down. I will be reading all of Diane Chamberlain's books. Jody "Riley MacPherson has spent her entire life believing that her older sister Lisa committed suicide as a teenager. Now, over twenty years later, her father has passed away and she's in New Bern, North Carolina cleaning out his house when she finds evidence to the contrary. Lisa is alive. Alive and living under a new identity. But why exactly was she on the run all those years ago?
Blessed are the Cheesemakers, by Sarah-Kate Lynch. (Warner Books, 2003). Estranged from her family since childhood, Abby lands on a small Irish dairy farm where she encounters down-on-his-luck New York stockbroker Kit, who with Abby helps a pair of elderly cheesemakers save their farm.
In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten heroine of frontier America. Orphaned when her family was brutally killed by Yavapai Indians, Oatman lived as a slave to her captors for a year before being traded to the Mohave, who tattooed her face and raised her as their own.