SUMMARY ½ Girl Child


Girl ChildTrust love and friendship Abigail Anne Lannigan searched for these things all her life now when she is at the tail end of her years she teams up with a free spirited young woman a nobody from nowhere who suddenly moves in across the. For over three weeks The Twelfth Child has been 's #1 Bestselling Cozy it is also ranked #23 on the Literary Fiction List and #24 on the Women's Fiction List and#7 On 's Historical Mystery list I am loving thisIf you enjoyed Spare Change you will love The Twelfth Child it is the story of a willful young woman the teacher who changed her life and the choices she ultimately had to live with It is a story about love regrets and unlikely friendships

Bette Lee Crosby ☆ 1 SUMMARY

The Twelfth Child a novel rich with emotion humor and tenderness explores the splintered relationships of a Shenandoah Valley family and their willful daughter’s struggle to survive America’s Great Depression and overcome the past. Abigail Lannigan was the twin daughter of Will and Livonia Lannigan Will ignored his daughter to the point of abuse but he adored and lavished attention on her brother Even though Abigail loved her twin brother Will and they got along marvelously her father ruined her life emotionally and Will's in a certain wayThe book's content and storyline is intriguing and one that follows Abigail through her childhood which was made up of hard work and no appreciation and also follows her through decisions she made on her own with her biggest decision being getting away from her father The book moves back and forth from her childhood to when she is an older woman Good and bad decisions made her regret a few of her choices but she made it through just as her mother always told her she would You will fall in love with Abigail and feel her pain and her fears and you will wish you could be there with her when she is alone These lines from Page 122 of the e book sum up Abigail's character perfectly and give a thoughtful piece of advice to all of usAll my life I'd pinched and saved always worrying about the future then before I knew it I was an old woman with not much future left to worry about and pitifully little to show for all the scrimping If I had it to do over again I'd live my life the way Destiny does She's one person who won't end up with a bunch of regrets about things she didn't do That uote is just a sampling of the wonderful lessons and wonderful story inside THE TWELFTH CHILD The entire book was filled with everyday happenings and also gave the reader a look at how the human race can be cruel as well as kind All of these lessons were told in a lovely fast moving fashion that made you laugh made you cry and made you do some introspectionI can't praise this book and the author enoughMs Crosby is amazing Her writing is smooth detailed interesting and it pulls you right into the story with believable characters and a wonderful flowing storyline I couldn't put this book down and was sad when it ended Andthe ending has a splendid lesson in itself I truly enjoyed this incredible book 55This e book was given to me free of charge in return for an honest review


SUMMARY ½ Girl Child ç [Download] ✤ Girl Child Author Bette Lee Crosby – Trust love and friendship — Abigail Anne Lannigan searched for these things all her life; now when she is at the tail end of her years she teams up with a free spirited young woman a nobody from now Trust love and friendship — Abigail Anne Lannigan searStreet It’s an unlikely friendship which comes under suspicion when a distant relative claims embezzlement One million dollars is missing and only Abigail knows the truth of what happened – but she’ll never get the chance to tell. In the Shenandoah Valley in 1912 twins Will and Abigail Anne are born to William and Livonia Lannigan Sadly William Lannigan thought only one of the children was valuable his son His daughter despite trying to show she could do everything Will did and at times better was relegated to the kitchen and what her father considered ‘women’s work” After her mother died when the twins were thirteen Abigail had to fight to stay in school But hadn’t her mother and her teacher Miss Troy telling her she could do and be anything However her father was determined Abigail would be nothing than a farmer’s wife and married by 16 But Abigail had other ideas and put them into practice by leaving the valley The story takes us from her childhood days to a time when Abigail is in her eighties At that stage in her life she comes to know real love and support from a young neighbour Destiny Fairchild Destiny is just a lovely character and Abigail is a strong and determined woman so the reader is immediately drawn to these two characters As we all know life is made up of both good kind people and those who are out for all they can get Elliot Emerson is one of those with his grasping ways and claims of being a relative and therefore the heir to the Lannigan estate Will he succeedAs often happens with books by this author I fell in love with this book from the first page Once I started it I did not want to put it down Even though the chapters jump in time each is clearly labelled and the story flows smoothly It is an easy and thought provoking read The story gives a clear picture of attitudes towards women and their lack of rights especially in some areas at the time There is romance in this book but it is a book about choices friendship family selfishness and selflessness I loved the ending of this book It felt absolutely right Another highly enjoyable book from an author who gets me in very time and one I would highly recommend if you are looking for a good read that will involve you from start to finish