[Winter Sisters] EBOOK/EPUB
Winter Sisters EBOOK/EPUB
45 starsThis book takes place in Albany New York in 1879Emma and Claire are stuck at school during a blizzard They have to wait there for three days and the teacher finally let s the students go home when the blizzard is over There was so much snow Four feet of snow fell killing 400 people Their parents never picked them up at school so they walked home Bonnie and David O Donnell are the parents of Emma and Claire and their parents died in the blizzard and the two sisters suddenly disappear they just vanish without a trace Dr Mary and Dr William Still are very close to the family and they are searching for them The girls are only seven years old and ten years old Dr Mary was a former Civil War Surgeon What happens to these girls is so gut wrenching and its dark and disturbingThe age of consent was 10 years old in New York in 1879 This is a historical mystery and it is a seuel to My Name is Mary Sutter I didn t ead the first book but I was able to follow the story very well and I was never lost I eventually will ead the first book since I eally loved this book This book was a eally tough ead with dark subject matter It hooked me straight from the beginning and didn t let go until the very end The title of the book and the book cover was what enticed me to ead this book It was a huge surprise of how good it was It was so suspenseful and held my breath several times and had to take lots of deep breaths It was so grippingI loved the characters in this book they were all done so well I also loved the strong character of Mary Sutter and my heart eally went out to the sisters Emily and Claire Everything they went through was so gut wrenching I am looking forward to eading My Name is Mary SutterI want to thank Edelweiss the publisher and the author Robin Oliveira for the copy of this book in exchange for an honest eview I loved Mary Sutter when I ead it and this picks up a little further along in time While it would be helpful to have ead that one first I think it would be okay to ead this without having. Stunning Oliveira writes with feeling” The New York Times Book Review“An engrossing story that feel utterly timely” People “The Best New Books” New York 1879 An epic blizzard descends on Albany devastating the city When the snow finally settles two newly orphaned girls are mis.
Done so It is 1879 in New York a massive snow storm hits causing many deaths and the strange disappearance of two young girls Mary and her husband were friends of their parents family connections and they search but the girls are not to be found What happens next is the stuff of nightmares the sexual abuse and ape of a young child a trial police corruption and the untold greed of manI started this and it started out with a bang the snowstorm and it s aftermath but then it lagged for uite a while thought of putting it aside but it took off again and this time I couldn t look away Had to find out if Emma and Claire ten and seven espectively would be okay Hard to ead the abuse of a young girl and hard to believe the age of consent at that time was only ten Appalling is an understatement A man s world for sure but some women strong women like Mary thrived found men who loved them for their spirit and intelligence but too few In this book though there are some strong women characters and they were a joy to behold Good men too Jakob William loving men who put ight before wrongUpon finishing I had to look to now and how much has changed but at the same time how little Crooked politicians corrupt police officers sexual harassment ape trials where woman are painted as being at fault where some lives still matter than others I do think that we are progressing but so slowly Another book that makes one think of times past and present One of the sisters slower eads but as always enjoyed the thoughts this book generatedARC from Edelweiss The saga of Mary Sutter continues in this brilliant historical novel by Robin Oliveira Of course you absolutely do not have to ead My Name is Mary Sutter to fall in love with her in this tale but it will help you to fully understand her strength and character Winter Sisters works fine as a stand alone novel In a harsh blizzard two sisters go missing While everyone in the small community believe them to be dead Dr Mary Sutter and her family never give up the search for the girls despi. Sing Determined not to give up hope Dr Mary Sutter a former Civil War surgeon searches for the two sisters When what happened to them is finally evealed Dr Sutter must fight the most powerful of Albany's citizens isking personal and public danger as she seeks to protect the fragile putt.
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Te the loss of other family members Ultimately a horror is discovered the truth of what happened to girls and it breaks the town apart I won t eveal because it is the crux of the story but the courage of Mary Sutter and the women in her family shine as an example for all women Oliveira has once again shown us the strength that we all possess and can muster when necessary I admit there were times that the book bogged down for me particularly in the very beginning which is why I have not ated it a 5 That does not and should not detract from the fact that this is a marvelous must ead book Thank you to Edelweiss for my copy of this book DNF 24% I cannot stomach what is happening to the young girls in this book Mansplaining misogyny and metoo in the late 1800 sThe things change the they stay the sameRobin Oliveira s historical novel is a seuel of sorts to My Name is Mary Sutter and picks up about 15 years after the end of the Civil War Note Winter Sisters can be ead as a stand alone without any loss of contextFollowing a devastating blizzard two young girls are missing and presumed dead Months later the girls eappear Their aunt Dr Mary Stipp nee Sutter discovers they have experienced unspeakable trauma What follows is Oliveira s interpretation of how an investigation and court case might have been conducted in an era when the authority of female doctors wasn t taken seriously and the age of consent was 10 yes you ead that correctly and it is historically accurateWhile the story is interesting in its own ight Oliveira includes a few modern day eferences to enterain eaders I will gladly hear what you have to say Dr Stipp but only after I speak to Emma I do not want to contaminate my impressions with yoursThey are not impressions They are factsThere are facts and then there are alternate factsThat is the most idiculous thing I have ever heard anyone sayThat s but one example so keep your eyes peeled and enjoy4 starsThank you to NetGalley and Viking for a galley of this book in exchange for an honest eview. Ing at isk loves and lives in her uest to ight unimaginable wrongs As contemporary as it is historic Winter Sisters is part gripping thriller part family saga and ultimately a story of trauma and esilience that explores the tremendous good and unspeakable evil of which humans are capab.
Robin Oliveira grew up just outside Albany New York in Loudonville She holds a BA in Russian and studied at the Pushkin Language Institute in Moscow Russia She is also a Registered Nurse specializing in Critical Care and Bone Marrow Transplant She received an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is the fiction editor for the literary magazine upstreet and a former assis