Synopses & Reviews
“Bockoven is magic.”
—New York Times
bestselling author Catherine Coulter
A fabulous repackaging of this deeply emotional novel from the bestselling author of Beach House and Another Summer, Georgia Bockovens Things Remembered is a heartrending tale of family and the healing power of love. This intensely moving story follows a young womans difficult homecoming to Northern California where, despite painful memories of her past, she must make peace with her ailing grandmother before its too late. An enduring masterwork of womens fiction, Things Remembered is Georgia Bockoven at her very best. They say you cant go home again—but Bockoven fans will find this heartfelt return to be well worth the journey, as will readers of Elin Hilderbrand, Juliette Fay, and Karen White.
Orphaned as children, Carol and her sisters were raised by their grandmother in a household marked by tension. Now, as her grandmother lies dying, Carol must return to care for her -- and confront a difficult past. It's a visit neither woman savors, until they rediscover their memories of Carol's mother and a bond stronger than death. Deeply emotional and powerful, this moving story, of family and forgiveness will find its place in the hearts of women everywhere.
To face the future, a woman must let go of the past. . . .
Returning to her childhood home in the golden hills of Northern California means regret and pain for Karla Esterbrook. Yet she cant refuse when her ailing grandmother, Anna, asks her to help settle her affairs. After all, Anna raised Karla and her younger sisters after their parents death twenty years before. But from the beginning a powerful clash of wills separated Karla and her grandmother, leaving them both bitter and angry.
Little does Karla know that a very determined Anna will do everything in her power to bridge the chasm between them. But can the wounds of the past truly be healed? For Karla, opening her heart could lead to more hurt—or perhaps to reconciliation . . . and a love the likes of which she has never known.
About the Author
Georgia Bockoven is an award-winning author who began writing fiction after a successful career as a freelance journalist and photographer. Her books have sold more than three million copies worldwide. The mother of two, she resides in Northern California with her husband, John.