The Sisters of Glass Ferry by Kim Michele Richardson

Into the Wild

Read The Sisters of Glass Ferry Online Free - OKRA PICK, Fall 2017

Spanning several decades and written in an authentic voice both lyrical and wise, The Sisters of Glass Ferry is a haunting novel about small-town Southern secrets, loss and atonement, and the unbreakable bond between siblings.

Glass Ferry, Kentucky, is bourbon country. Whiskey has been a way of life for generations, enabling families to provide and survive even in the darkest times. Flannery Butler's daddy, Beauregard "Honey Bee" Butler, was known for making some of the best whiskey in the state, aged in barrels he'd take by boat up and down the Kentucky River until the rocking waters turned the spirits smooth and golden. Flannery is the only person Honey Bee ever entrusted with his recipes before he passed on, swearing her to secrecy as he did so.

But Flannery is harboring other secrets too, about her twin sister Patsy, older by eight minutes and pretty in a way Flannery knows she'll never be.

Then comes the prom night when Patsy--wearing a yellow chiffon dress and the family pearls--disappears along with her date. Every succeeding year on the twins' birthday, Flannery's mother bakes a strawberry cake, convinced that this is the day Patsy will finally come home. But it will be two tumultuous decades until the muddy river yields a clue about what happened that night, compelling Flannery to confront the truth about her sleepy town, her family's past, and the choices she and those closest to her have made in the name of love and retribution . . .



Title : The Sisters of Glass Ferry
Author :
Rating :
ISBN : 1496709551
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 272 pages


Reviews


Diane S ☔ rated it ★★★★☆

December 04, 2017

3.5 What I thought I was getting: I felt like reading a good, old Southern novel, maybe gothic in tone, full of Southern charm and mannerisms. I have pretty much quit reading book summaries as they so often spoil the read, give too much away. So...I saw the blurb, sisters, secrets, family, Kentuc...


Pauline rated it ★★★☆☆

November 08, 2017

The sisters of Glass Ferry by Kim Michele Richardson was a story of rape, domestic abuse and family secrets. The story it told in two different time lines by twin sisters. The story had a few twist and turns and had some surprises. I would like to thank NetGalley and Kensington Books for my e-cop...


Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede rated it ★★★★☆

November 30, 2017

Some books start off in a way that makes you just know that this book will work out very well. And, this beginning of this book with Flannery visiting her mother on her birthday and it's the twentieth one since Flannery's sister Patsy went missing. And, still, her mother expects that she will sho...


Judy rated it ★★★★★

November 28, 2017

Happy Pub Day! From Kentucky’s finest Southern storyteller, Kim Michele Richardson returns following (2016) GodPretty in the Tobacco Field and (2015) Liar's Bench with her latest gripping mystery (her best yet), crime thriller: THE SISTERS OF GLASS FERRY –Rich in character, strong family bon...


Linda rated it ★★★★★

August 07, 2017

MY REVIEW OF “THE SISTERS OF GLASS FERRY” by Kim Michele Richardson “The Sisters of Glass Ferry” by Kim Michele Richardson is an emotional and captivating novel. “The Sisters of Glass Ferry” is published by Kensington Publishing Corporation and will be out November 28,2017. The Genres for this st...


Tonya rated it ★★★★★

June 03, 2017

Let me just say, any time Kim has a book come out, I don't even need to know what it is about. Just yes please! The best writing ever! Pure pleasure! Twin sisters. Flannery and Pasty, one went missing the night of prom and so the story begins. We go back and forth between 1972 and 1952 in this mag...


G.J. rated it ★★★★★

September 11, 2017

I received an advance copy of this wonderful story and am pleased to review it here. From the opening chapter, "Sisters" grabs and does not let go until long after the reader closes the back cover. Twin sisters, born eight minutes apart, live as might any other two girls competing for their paren...


Susan rated it ★★★★★

August 27, 2017

The Sisters of Glass Ferry is a beautifully written, haunting book about sisters, sins, and secrets. Kim Michele Richardson has such a unique voice, putting the reader right into the middle of this story, its characters, and rural Kentucky. Spanning decades, this book tackles social issues such a...


Terri rated it ★★★☆☆

November 25, 2017

Review also found at https://kristineandterri.blogspot.ca/... I received an advanced copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.  Thank you! I was drawn in to this story as I wanted to find out more about Patsy's story and what happened to her.  The story sl...


The Just-About-Average Ms M rated it ★★★★☆

November 27, 2017

Perhaps I should forsake historical fiction entirely and just read Southern Gothic. Better books, better writing, better atmosphere--and far more accurate--and better characters. This one is no exception.





Read Books Online Free is in no way intended to support illegal activity. We uses Search API to find the overview of books over the internet, but we don't host any files. All document files are the property of their respective owners, please respect the publisher and the author for their copyrighted creations. If you find documents that should not be here please report them. Read our DMCA Policies and Disclaimer for more details.