Woman in Red

by Eileen Goudge | Romance |
ISBN: 1593154720 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winglove2cookwing of Springville, Tennessee USA on 10/9/2010
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Journal Entry 1 by winglove2cookwing from Springville, Tennessee USA on Saturday, October 09, 2010
A powerful story of love and redemption, and what one woman will do to overcome the buried secrets of her past.
Alice Kessler spent nine years in prison for the attempted murder of the drunk driver who killed her son. Now she's returned home to Gray's Island to reconnect with the son she left behind. Her boy, Jeremy, now a sullen teenager, is wrongly accused of rape, and mother and son are thrown together in a desperate attempt to prove his innocence. She's aided by Colin McGinty, a recovering alcoholic and 9/11 widower, also recently returned to the island in the aftermath of his grandfather's death. Colin's grandfather, a famous artist, is best known for his haunting portrait, "Woman in Red," which happens to be of Alice's grandmother.
In a tale that weaves the past with the present, we come to know the story behind the portrait, of the forbidden wartime romance between William McGinty and Eleanor Styles, and the deadly secret that bound them more tightly than even their love for each other. A secret that, more than half a century later, is about to be unburied, as Alice and Colin are drawn into a fragile romance of their own and the ghost of an enemy from long ago surfaces in the form of his grandson, the very man responsible for sending Alice to prison.

Journal Entry 2 by winglove2cookwing at Pearland, Texas USA on Tuesday, May 07, 2013
What a pleasant surprise! I really enjoyed this book. It was the first time I had tried this author. The people were brought to life in the story by the author. You could almost hear them talking. A story of three generations of three main families. The good and bad, and of love taking many different paths. It was so interesting, that I couldn't wait to turn the page and see what came next.

Journal Entry 3 by winglove2cookwing at Springville, Tennessee USA on Wednesday, May 08, 2013

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Caught this one from Mom to read and release, thanks!

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