The Heart Echoes by Helena von Zweigbergk

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Read The Heart Echoes Online Free - Swedish sisters Astrid, Lena, and Sandra have struggled to get along since childhood, but when Lena is diagnosed with ovarian cancer, they are each thrown into crisis together.

Astrid’s well-ordered, predictable world is shaken by the return of her ex-boyfriend Michael, an American who abandoned her—and their infant son—years earlier. While Astrid has remarried and had more children, she is suffocating under her husband’s kindness and cannot escape the pull of the past. Seeing Michael at their son’s high school graduation reawakens her grief and rage, along with more complicated and threatening emotions.

Envious of Astrid’s seemingly stable life, Sandra is married to an alcoholic and drowning in debt. She turns to Lena for help at the worst possible time. Lena, fighting to stay alive, must finally confront a devastating secret she’s kept from Astrid since the summer Michael left. As the walls they’ve built between them crumble, the three sisters must try to forgive and to rebuild their shattered bonds…while there’s still time.



Title : The Heart Echoes
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ISBN : 147784869X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 382 pages


Reviews


Lynda rated it ★★★★☆

August 11, 2017

This was my Kindle First choice for August. It was a little slow and repetitive in places but I liked it and would definitely read this author again. Apparently she's written a lot but this is the first translated into English from the Swedish. The three sisters featured are all very different. I...


Cheryl rated it ★★★★★

August 08, 2017

The Heart Echoes opens with Astrid, the eldest of three sisters, purchasing cheese for the family party she is hosting to celebrate Viktor's graduation from high school. She wants everything to be perfect. Unfortunately, she is far from being the perfect wife and parent she wants to be. As we mee...


K Korona rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 09, 2017

This is easily the worst book I've attempted to read in years. Maybe it's the translation, but the language is stilted and odd. I didn't like any of the main characters in the book. The plot revolves around the dysfunctional relationship between 3 sisters and their history of betrayal, lies, pass...


Kay rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 20, 2017

Had a hard time getting thru the book. Slow like molasses.


Katie athens rated it ★★★★☆

August 06, 2017

The heart echoes I really liked this book. The characters are relatable in their flaws and in their strengths. The book is written from each sisters point of view, which f for me, made it more interesting and allowed me to see each sisters version of life. The ending came to soon and abruptly for...


Kate B. rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 06, 2017

Not good... Unlikeable & under developed characters. There was no real plot... I chose this as my kindle first pick for August and wish I chose something else. I struggled to finish it.


Deborah rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 18, 2017

The story line was interesting. Three sisters who suddenly have to face the decisions they have made in the past that have taken them to the point where they are in life, while dealing with the illness of a loved one. I was looking forward to reading the book, but I found it disappointing. The cha...


Susan Boyd rated it ★★★★★

August 04, 2017

Absolutely loved it! If you are a fan of family drama and secrets, this is the perfect book for you. It was definitely a page turner and I love how the author gave a point of view from each family member. Best book I've read in a long time, and the ending was very appropriate, never leaving you gu...


Ginger rated it ★★★★★

August 21, 2017

Inspiring This is a very touching story. Real life put into words that most cannot verbalize. Teaches you to love and appreciate what you have and those in your life, and to put the past where it belongs - in the past. The translation was impeccable, read as if it had been written in English. High...


Lori rated it ★★★★☆

August 20, 2017

A kindle first can be a hit or a miss . This book was a hit . It was a story about 3 sisters dealing with cancer, infidelity , and just a loss of heart in a relationship . It's a good story told in their points of view . Its worded a little different due to the fact the author is Swedish - but it...





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