On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9781771086561_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $24.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
category: Fiction
published: Sep 2018
ISBN:9781771086561
publisher: Nimbus Publishing

Beholden

by Lesley Crewe

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
contemporary women, sagas, small town & rural
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $24.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
category: Fiction
published: Sep 2018
ISBN:9781771086561
publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Description

The story begins with Nell, the "spinster on the hill" near St. Peter's, Cape Breton. Scarred by her own childhood, she swears she could never love a child and that she will never marry, denying herself a life with the man she loves. She's proven wrong when a baby is born just down the road from her. Her love of little Jane, despite herself, propels us forward through generations trying to untangle their own traumas and secrets. Eventually, we meet Bridie—joyful, kind, capable Bridie—and see her struggling through the echoing pain of those who came before her. Her choices, her bravery, her "nest of wonderful women," and her ultimate refusal to settle for anything less than love, eventually redeem her and everyone around her—even the spinster on the hill.

As real as our own family dramas, Beholden is full of Lesley Crewe's trademark laugh-out-loud moments, heartbreaking losses, incredible women with unbreakable friendships, and the sweet wildness of Cape Breton.

About the Author
Lesley Crewe is the author of several novels, including Mary, Mary, Amazing Grace, Chloe Sparrow, Kin, and Relative Happiness, which has been adapted into a feature film. Previously a columnist and freelance writer, Lesley lives in Homeville, Nova Scotia. Visit her at lesleycrewe.com.
Author profile page >

Buy the e-book:

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Related Blog Posts

Other Titles by Lesley Crewe

Shoot Me

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged :
More Info
Her Mother's Daughter

Her Mother's Daughter

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged :
More Info
Hit & Mrs.

Hit & Mrs.

edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : humorous
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...