#1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs brings readers into the lush abundance of Sonoma County, in a story of sisters, friendship and the invisible bonds of history that are woven like a spell around us.
Tess Delaney loves illuminating history; returning stolen treasures to their rightful owners and filling the spaces in people's hearts with stories of their family legacies. But Tess's own history is filled with gaps: a father she never met, and a mother who spent more time traveling than with her daughter.
Then the enigmatic Dominic Rossi arrives on her San Francisco doorstep with the news that the grandfather she's never met is in a coma and that she's destined to inherit half of a hundred-acre apple orchard estate called Bella Vista. The rest is willed to Isabel Johansen, the half sister she never knew she had. Isabel is everything Tess isn't, but against the rich landscape of Bella Vista, with Isabel and Dominic by her side, Tess begins to discover a world where family comes first and the roots of history run deep."Críticas:
"Wiggs tells a layered, powerful story of love, loss, hope and redemption." Kirkus, Starred Review"
"This brilliant and epic family drama...fills the senses...courtesy of Wiggs' amazing narrative and supreme skill as a writer." RT Book Reviews, Top Pick!"
"Wiggs, who is known for her insightful, emotion-filled women's fiction, has again written a tale with universal appeal. The background story of the Danish resistance as well as recipes from that part of the world are a nice touch, and add depth and atmosphere to Tess' story." Booklist"
"This is classic Wiggs, with its emphasis on the strength of family and friends, and a landscape integral to the plot." Publishers Weekly"
"The most storied of fruits is done incredible justice here...Susan Wiggs's novel, THE APPLE ORCHARD, is sweet, crisp and juicy." Elin Hilderbrand, bestselling author of BEAUTIFUL DAY"
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