Tyndale, July 2004, 12.95, 347 pp.
When Evelyn's husband died, she opened Peeribaugh Place to boarders and she is accepting two new women into her home. Lucida Van Horn is looking for a rich man to keep her in the style to which she has become accustomed while Margaret is looking for a place to recover from her break up with her boyfriend. Margaret embraces the Sister Circle of Evelyn and her friends while Lucinda rejects the friendship offered to her.
The daughter of Evelyn's friend breaks up with Ted even though she still loves him because they are not on the same page religiously. Another member of the Sister Circle breaks up with her boyfriend who she also loves because he doesn't believe in religion either. Margaret find out her boyfriend wants to reconcile because she is due to inherit a substantial inheritance. In good times and bad the members of the Sister Circle are there for each other to help them get through life's downs and celebrate the good times.
Book three in the Sister Circle series is a warm relationship drama based on the friendships of women who are always ready to lend a helping hand to people in crisis. Evelyn learns to let the destructive relationship she had with her husband stop hurting her life and she looks forward to what the future has to offer.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner