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Bobby Salton has had about all the horrible abuse she can take from her husband. Unable to tolerate the terrible situation any longer, she and her little girl Penny take off many miles from home. She finds refuge in a rambling house on Connecticut shore.
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Hired as a live-in companion to Alma Ogilivie, Bobby helps the retired headmistress regain her independence. But Bobby's battered appearance has quite a startling effect, especially on Eva Rule, Alma's niece, a successful author.

Three very different women grapple with dreams of haunted pastsand yet form a tenuous bond. Just as they begin to look to a better future, the past catches up with them in a violent climax that threatens everything they have come to trust.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Husband

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of hetero sex Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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