By Jane Rule
5 ladies at serious crossroads of their lives come jointly during this gem of a singular set on an island off the coast of Vancouver
After the hearth introduces a quintet of very diversified girls as they try with abandonment, loss, and new beginnings—both jointly and on my own. there's Karen Tasuki, who lately separated from her companion and wonders if she’ll ever get used to being by myself . . . until eventually she befriends pink, who cleans homes for the island’s privileged population. omit James is the eccentric Southern spinster born on the flip of the century. Milly Forbes is a girl whose husband “went scot loose after stealing two decades of her life.” And the practical Henrietta “Hen” Hawkins yearns for her absent, sick husband. On a rural island that they dub a “used-wife lot,” the 5 heroines nurture each other as they take care of loneliness, demise, and renewed existence. Imbued with wit and compassion, After the fireplace is a singular approximately girls loving ladies and ladies aiding women—and the bond that transcends age, race, or even gender.
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After the Fire by Jane Rule