The Star Garden

The Star Garden Cover

The Star Garden

By Nancy E. Turner

Griffin, Paperback, 9780312363178, 306pp.

Publication Date: November 11, 2008


In this stunning sequel to the tale begun in "These Is My Words "and continued in the beloved "Sarah's Quilt," pioneer woman Sarah Agnes Prine is nearing bankruptcy. After surviving drought and the rustling of her cattle in winter 1906, Sarah is shocked when her son brings home a bride who was slated to become a nun. Meanwhile, neighbor Udell Hanna is pressing for Sarah to marry him. Then a stagecoach accident puts Sarah in the path of three strangers, who will forever change her life....

About the Author
Nancy E. Turner's first novel, These Is My Words, was the winner of the Arizona Author Award, and a finalist for the 1999 Willa Gather Award. Turner lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her family.

Praise For The Star Garden

Praise for Nancy E. Turner's Sarah Agnes Prine Novels

“Authentic…reminiscent of Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove.”
- The Denver Post on Sarah’s Quilt

“Readers who enjoyed Sandra Dallas's Diary of Mattie Spenser are sure to love this one.”
- Booklist on These Is My Words

“Part western, part romance, part imagined history…at once entertaining and thoughtful. Sarah's independent streak and sometimes wily nature will endear her to contemporary readers.”
- Publishers Weekly on The Star Garden

“Atmospheric...authentic, robust and perfectly executed."
- Tucson Citizen on The Star Garden

“Nancy Turner has scored again.”
- Tony Hillerman on Sarah's Quilt