Synopses & Reviews
In 2011, Sarah Jio burst onto the fiction scene with two sensational novels?The Violets of March and The Bungalow. With Blackberry Winter?taking its title from a late-season, cold-weather phenomenon?Jio continues her rich exploration of the ways personal connections can transcend the boundaries of time. Seattle, 1933. Single mother Vera Ray kisses her three-year-old son, Daniel, good night and departs to work the night-shift at a local hotel. She emerges to discover that a May-Day snow has blanketed the city, and that her son has disappeared. Seattle, 2010. Seattle Herald reporter Claire Aldridge, assigned to cover the May 1 ?blackberry winter? storm and its twin, learns of the unsolved abduction and vows to unearth the truth. Are she and Vera linked in unexpected ways?