True Colors by Kristin Hannah

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True Colors is New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah's most provocative, compelling, and heart-wrenching story yet. With the luminous writing and unforgettable characters that are her trademarks, she tells the story of three sisters whose once-solid world is broken apart by jealousy, betrayal, and the kind of passion that rarely comes along.


The Grey sisters have always been close. After their mother's death, the girls banded together, becoming best friends. Their stern, disapproving father cares less about his children than about his reputation. To Henry Grey, appearances are everything, and years later, he still demands that his daughters reflect his standing in the community.


Winona, the oldest, needs her father's approval most of all. An overweight bookworm who never felt at home on the sprawling horse ranch that has been in her family for three generations, she knows that she doesn't have the qualities her father values. But as the best lawyer in town, she's determined to someday find a way to prove her worth to him.


Aurora, the middle sister, is the family peacemaker. She brokers every dispute and tries to keep them all happy, even as she hides her own secret pain.


Vivi Ann is the undisputed star of the family. A stunningly beautiful dreamer with a heart as big as the ocean in front of her house, she is adored by all who know her. Everything comes easily for Vivi Ann, until a stranger comes to town. . . .


In a matter of moments, everything will change. The Grey sisters will be pitted against one another in ways that none could have imagined. Loyalties will be tested and secrets revealed, and a terrible, shocking crime will shatter both their family and their beloved town.


With breathtaking pace and penetrating emotional insight, True Colors is an unforgettable novel about sisters, rivalry, forgiveness, redemption---and ultimately, what it means to be a family.

 

About Kristin Hannah

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Kristin Hannah is the New York Times bestselling author of many acclaimed novels, including Fly Away, Firefly Lane, Winter Garden, Magic Hour, Comfort & Joy, The Things We Do for Love, Between Sisters, Angel Falls, Waiting for the Moon, When Lightning Strikes, If You Believe, Once in Every Life, The Enchantment, and A Handful of Heaven.
 
Published April 1, 2010 by St. Martin's Press. 541 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A decade later, Winona has reached an uneasy truce with Vivi, who’s still pining for Dallas.

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And when Vivi Ann shocks her small community by running off with a handsome Native American stranger, Vivi Ann's rosy-hued picture of her narrow-minded father and of life in general will be sorely tested.

Jan 23 2011 | Read Full Review of True Colors

Suite 101

As the sisters struggle to keep their family together, Aurora takes matters into her own hands one last time realizing that if she fails, it would destroy the family forever.

May 13 2010 | Read Full Review of True Colors

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The three sisters Winona, Aurora, and Vivi Ann, each with unmet emotional needs after the death of their mother at a time when they were most impressionable, form strong ties to each other.

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