The Winters in Bloom
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Compact Disc (2/16/2016)
Compact Disc (9/13/2011)
Compact Disc (6/5/2012)
MP3 CD (9/13/2011)
MP3 CD (8/11/2015)
Compact Disc (9/1/2011)
September 2011 Indie Next List
“Tucker's latest novel is not just 'women's fiction,' it is literary fiction with characters that subtly emerge until they have become as real as your own family. The story is ostensibly about overprotective parents Kyra and David Winter, whose son Michael has disappeared from the backyard, but it is also about time and memory and how the past makes us who we are. Tucker's talent for storytelling is evident as subplots are seamlessly woven into twists and turns that continually take the reader by surprise. This is one of those rare books that you can't stop thinking about and that makes you reevaluate everything you thought you knew about your own family and your own life. I loved it!”
— Rob Dougherty, Clinton Book Shop, Clinton, NJ
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Kyra and David Winter are happier than they ever expected to be. They have a comfortable home, stable careers, and a young son, Michael, whom they adore. Though everyone who knows the Winters considers them extremely overprotective parents, both Kyra and David believe they have good reasons for fearing that something will happen to their little boy. And then, on a perfectly average summer day, it does, when Michael disappears from his own backyard. The only question is whose past has finally caught up with them: David feels sure that Michael was taken by his troubled ex-wife, while Kyra believes the kidnapper must be someone from her estranged family, someone she betrayed years ago. As the Winters embark on a journey of time and memory to find Michael, they will be forced to admit these suspicions, revealing secrets about themselves they ve always kept hidden. But they will also have a chance to discover that it's not too late to have the family they ve dreamed of; that even if the world is full of risks, as long as they have hope, the future can bloom. Lyrical, wise, and witty, The Winters in Bloom is an enchanting, life-affirming story that will surprise readers and leave them full of wonder at the stubborn strength of the human heart.
Brilliance Audio, 9781455819492
Publication Date: September 13, 2011