7/13/16

Lowcountry stranger - Ashley Farley


5 Stars!

ABOUT THE BOOK -
There’s a stranger in town. And it’s no coincidence when she shows up uninvited at a Sweeney family wedding. All eyes are drawn to this urchin who seems to have washed in with the tide. Before the night is over, the doe-eyed waif charms young and old with her street smarts and spunky personality. For better or worse, Annie Dawn is here to stay.

The memorable Sweeney sisters from Her Sister’s Shoes have returned with more suspense and family drama to hold you spellbound until the dramatic conclusion. As she approaches the next stage of her life as an empty nester, Jackie is torn between expanding her fledgling design business and spending these last precious months with her boys before they fly the coop. Her own worst enemy, Sam is terrified of making a commitment to Eli Marshall, handsome police officer, true love of her life. Her resolve is tested when a ghost from her past shows up after nearly two decades. Faith nurtures her seven-year-old daughter who is recovering from the trauma of her abusive father. Is the threat in the past, or is there more danger on the horizon? The sisters seek guidance from their mother, Lovie, a true Southern matriarch who shows them how to respond to adversity with grace and dignity.

Things are heating up in the Lowcountry. The Sweeney sisters remind us, once again, that being a part of a family is about more than sharing the same DNA.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR-
Ashley Farley writes books about women for women. Her characters are mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives facing real-life issues. Her goal is to keep you turning the pages until the wee hours of the morning. If her story stays with you long after you’ve read the last word, she’s done her job.
" I have lived in Richmond, Virginia, a city I love for its history and traditions for most of my adult life. I love to travel, garden, and when I’m in the mood, I like to try out new recipes."

Visit her website - HERE 


MY THOUGHTS -
Love the cover, love the flip flops, loved the book, love this author!
Right from the beginning Ashley Farley transports you to the deep South with her expert visualization and descriptions making you feel like you are a part of this family in their "Lowcountry" homes.This is my fourth book by this author and already it feels like putting on an old comfortable sweater. There is just something about her writing that just makes me feel at home. This was my favorite book yet.

Excellent character development. I love these sisters, they feel like family to me. I loved that the chapters take turns between the three sisters so that you get the point of view from each one and really get to know them personally. Each sister is so very different from the other.

This story was suspenseful and heartwarming with lots of Drama, drama, drama! There are a few twists and turns. A couple of them I did suspect, but there were a few surprises in there too. Ashley makes you feel like you are a part of the family, that's what I like the best.

Even though reading the first book, Her Sisters Shoes, is not an absolute must, I do highly recommend it it will give you a better idea of what's going on who the sisters are and why everything is happening.
I am definitely hoping for a third book!!!

This is a great summer read! I will not hesitate to read anything Ashley writes!

Thank you Ashley Farley for sending me a copy of this book for my honest review!

Order your copy from Amazon - HERE

Read my review of "Her Sister's Shoes" - HERE

3 comments:

  1. I enjoyed visiting the Sweeney sisters again too, glad you loved Lowcountry Stranger.

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  2. Ooh! Another 5 stars from you!!! Girl, my list keeps growing and growing because of you! ;p I'll have to check out the first book before I can read this one. It's my OCD. lol

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    1. And with this one you really do want to start with the first one because it continues with the same sisters. They're both very good I highly recommend them.

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