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The Sisters of Alameda Street - by Lorena Hughes (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 368

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Historical

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

Book theme: General

Author: Lorena Hughes

Language: English

Street Date: July 4, 2017
TCIN: 51565409
UPC: 9781510716001
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-8627


"A fascinating look into the world of 1960s Ecuador, as a young woman struggles to find herself amid the clash between the old and the new--and within the family that might or might not be hers." --Lauren Willig, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Daughter and The Forgotten Room

"Intergenerational mysteries, hidden histories, and the richly overlapping stories of four sisters intertwine to offer a fascinating glimpse into one family living in small town 1960s Ecuador. The Sisters of Alameda Street is an absorbing, fast read that will appeal to those who enjoy their historical fiction with a splash of romance, a dash of intrigue, and plenty of intimate family secrets." --Juliet Blackwell, New York Times bestselling author of Letters from Paris and The Paris Key

"Told in alternating points of view between the sisters and Malena, this delightfully addicting read is equal parts mystery, romance, and drama. Hughes weaves a dynamic story of passion and betrayal, and the power that the past can wield." --Booklist

"Gripping and suspenseful, The Sisters of Alameda Street is the fascinating story of a young woman's quest to find her mother among a family she never knew she had. Hughes's cast of characters and their mysterious pasts twist and turn as mistaken identities, long-kept secrets, and long-lost loves are revealed to create a delightfully intriguing read." --Natalia Sylvester, author of Chasing the Sun

"Lorena Hughes draws on an exotic and beautiful setting in South America to tell a story both piquantly new and ageless." --Rosslyn Elliott, award-winning author of the Saddler's Legacy series

"A family saga like no other--a story that's hard to put down." --Paula Paul, bestselling author of For Dead Men Only and Medium Dead

"Lorena Hughes has created a deeply sympathetic heroine and a complex story of family loves and lies, passions and flaws, which grab your heart and won't let go until the very last page." --Sandra K. Toro, author of By Fire Possessed

"This book is great fun. Scenes involving clandestine late-night excursions, visits to a seedy motel, and Malena's unexpected tango performances demonstrate the author's skills in writing comedy--such a rare treat in historical fiction. The many threads are carefully untangled, and the strength of family wins the day. Heartily recommended to saga readers." --Historical Novel Society

"[A] joy to read, with delectably evil villains and gratifyingly strong female characters. When those women face marital, societal, and career limitations, they end up overcoming them with ingenuity." --Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo

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