Morning Glory by Sarah Jio
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New York Times bestselling author Sarah Jio imagines life on Boat Street, a floating community on Seattle’s Lake Union—home to people of artistic spirit who for decades protect the dark secret of one startling night in 1959

Fleeing an East Coast life marred by tragedy, Ada Santorini takes up residence on houseboat number seven on Boat Street. She discovers a trunk left behind by Penny Wentworth, a young newlywed who lived on the boat half a century earlier. Ada longs to know her predecessor’s fate, but little suspects that Penny’s mysterious past and her own clouded future are destined to converge.
 

About Sarah Jio

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Sarah Jio lives in Seattle with her husband, their three young children, and a golden retriever named Paisley.
 
Published November 26, 2013 by Plume. 305 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Jio (The Last Camellia, 2013, etc.) blends romance and mystery in a novel told from the alternating points of view of two women separated by decades but connected by place and circumstances.

Apr 11 2013 | Read Full Review of Morning Glory: A Novel

Jio (The Violets of March) continues her streak of nuanced romantic suspense novels set in Seattle. As in Jio's other novels, the chapters alternate between the perspectives of two women in two different decades. In 1959, Penny is a young wife living on a houseboat off Lake Union who feels neglec...

Aug 29 2014 | Read Full Review of Morning Glory: A Novel

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