Dovetail by Karen McQuestion audiobook

Dovetail: A Novel

By Karen McQuestion
Read by Janet Metzger  and Scott Merriman

Brilliance Audio 9781542042376
10.84 Hours Unabridged
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From the bestselling author of Hello Love comes a spellbinding new novel of enduring love, family secrets, and mysterious death. Joe Arneson’s ordinary life is upended by troubling dreams of himself as a different man in another place and time. It isn’t until he visits his estranged grandmother, Pearl, in her Wisconsin hometown that a startling connection emerges. Drawn into his family’s past, Joe discovers secrets weighing on the old woman’s soul: the tragic death of her sister Alice a half century ago and its ripple effect on all who loved her. Digging into the events of that summer in 1916, Joe is convinced that his recurrent visions relate to Alice’s untimely passing and to the beloved man she meant to marry. With the help of Kathleen, a local woman Joe’s fallen for, the puzzles of the past start falling into place. As uncovered truths bring Joe and Kathleen closer together, they also reveal a new danger. For Joe’s dreams may be a warning—from one star-crossed couple to another.

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Summary

From the bestselling author of Hello Love comes a spellbinding new novel of enduring love, family secrets, and mysterious death.

Joe Arneson’s ordinary life is upended by troubling dreams of himself as a different man in another place and time. It isn’t until he visits his estranged grandmother, Pearl, in her Wisconsin hometown that a startling connection emerges.

Drawn into his family’s past, Joe discovers secrets weighing on the old woman’s soul: the tragic death of her sister Alice a half century ago and its ripple effect on all who loved her. Digging into the events of that summer in 1916, Joe is convinced that his recurrent visions relate to Alice’s untimely passing and to the beloved man she meant to marry. With the help of Kathleen, a local woman Joe’s fallen for, the puzzles of the past start falling into place.

As uncovered truths bring Joe and Kathleen closer together, they also reveal a new danger. For Joe’s dreams may be a warning—from one star-crossed couple to another.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The plot is fast paced and easy to dive into, making this a quick and exciting read. School Library Journal on From a Distant Star
McQuestion writes with a sharp eye and a sure voice, and as a reader, I was willing to go wherever she wanted to take me. After I finished the book, I thought about how I might describe it to a friend, and I settled on…: ‘You should read this. It’s good.’ Carolyn Parkhurst on A Scattered Life
At first glance Favorite is a story of a girl and her family learning to cope with loss. But at some point it morphs into a psychological thriller. It’s an unexpected but welcome turn that will leave readers on the edge of their seats. Jessica Harrison, Cracking the Cover
This story featuring a strong protagonist who has mastered the art of being the new girl will appeal to girls who are fans of this genre. School Library Journal on Life on Hold
I feel like I’ve been waiting for this book. It’s kind of like all my favorite comic books rolled into one awesome package…I’m hooked! The Kindle Book Review on Edgewood
I devoured it in one sitting! New York Times bestselling author Lesley Kagen on Edgewood
An emotional and engaging novel about family… Delia Ephron on A Scattered Life
Karen McQuestion just keeps getting better! Hello Love is an enchanting, impossible-to-put-down novel about big hearts and second chances. Claire Cook, USA Today bestselling author of Must Love Dogs
Karen McQuestion has crafted an emotionally suspenseful tale that explores the intriguing possibilities of genetic memory. It’s an inspired story—a marvelous, evocative read, the perfect blend of mystery, magic, tragedy, and hope. I absolutely loved it, and I devoured it from start to finish. USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean
Nobody writes with such compelling and poignant simplicity as Karen McQuestion, and her latest novel Dovetail could well be the best proof yet. In this wonderfully atmospheric, dual timeline tale, a beautiful love story and a haunting and mysterious, long-ago death, come alive through dreams that carry a message critical to the present, but dreams can often obscure and confuse the truth, leading good people into deeper trouble. I was drawn into this story by the cast of very human characters and the elements of love-inflected mystery and suspense, and kept quickly turning the pages until the very satisfying end. This is storytelling at its finest. Don’t miss it! Barbara Taylor Sissel, bestselling author of Faultlines and The Truth We Bury
In her latest release Dovetail, Karen McQuestion expertly weaves together the past and present in a suspenseful tapestry of words that will leave the reader intrigued to the last page. Kay Bratt, author of Wish Me Home and True to Me
A book that reveals the brighter side of human nature in a surprising way. Good Man, Dalton is a sweet confection you’ll savor as Midwesterner Greta Hansen arrives in New York City for a job that doesn’t exist—and discovers something better than money or fame. Christine Nolfi, bestselling author of The Road She Left Behind
I was riveted to the page and on occasion brought to tears. A book you don’t want to miss. Barbara Taylor Sissel, bestselling author of Faultlines and The Truth We Bury on Half a Heart
“Can love survive all obstacles? In Dovetail, Karen McQuestion crafts a story spanning generations, one brimming with family secrets between sisters, breathtaking suspense, and the undeniable power of love everlasting. I dare you to put the book down before reaching the triumphant conclusion. I couldn’t. Christine Nolfi, bestselling author of The Road She Left Behind

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Author Bio: Karen McQuestion

Author Bio: Karen McQuestion

Karen McQuestion has written books for kids, teens, and adults. Many of her titles have spent time on the Top 100 Kindle list. Her publishing story has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, and the national NPR show The Story with Dick Gordon. She has also appeared on ABC’s World News Now and America This Morning. She lives with her husband and kids in Hartland, Wisconsin.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Women
Runtime: 10.84
Audience: Adult
Language: English