The Favorite Daughter by Patti Callahan Henry audiobook

The Favorite Daughter

By Patti Callahan Henry
Read by Joshilyn Jackson

Penguin Audio
11.41 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
  • $20.00
    or 1 Credit

    ISBN: 9781984883155

    $12.99 With Membership: Learn More

New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry returns to the beloved Lowcountry setting of The Bookshop at Water's End with a novel of one woman's homecoming. On her wedding day ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced a betrayal so painful that she fled the small town of Watersend, South Carolina, and reinvented herself in New York City. Though now a freelance travel writer, the one place she rarely goes is home--until she learns of her dad's failing health. Returning to Watersend means seeing the sister she has avoided for a decade and the brother who runs their family's Irish pub--and who has borne the burden of his sisters' rift. While Alzheimer's slowly steals their father's memories, the siblings rush to preserve his life in stories and photographs. As his secret past brings Lena's own childhood into focus, it sends her on a journey to discover the true meaning of home....

Learn More
Membership Details
  • Only $12.99/month gets you 1 Credit/month
  • Cancel anytime
  • Hate a book? Then we do too, and we'll exchange it.
See how it works in 15 seconds

Summary

Summary

New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry returns to the beloved Lowcountry setting of The Bookshop at Water's End with a novel of one woman's homecoming. On her wedding day ten years ago, Lena Donohue experienced a betrayal so painful that she fled the small town of Watersend, South Carolina, and reinvented herself in New York City. Though now a freelance travel writer, the one place she rarely goes is home--until she learns of her dad's failing health. Returning to Watersend means seeing the sister she has avoided for a decade and the brother who runs their family's Irish pub--and who has borne the burden of his sisters' rift. While Alzheimer's slowly steals their father's memories, the siblings rush to preserve his life in stories and photographs. As his secret past brings Lena's own childhood into focus, it sends her on a journey to discover the true meaning of home....

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The Favorite Daughter is both heartfelt and heartbreakingly honest in its portrayal of a family once divided by scandal and brought together through the power of memories....Moving, intelligent, full of twists and turns, I loved it! Patti Callahan Henry shines at family dramas and The Favorite Daughter is her best! Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Guests“In exquisitely-wrought prose, Patti Henry lyrically examines the meaning of forgiveness and the inexorable tug of home.
A layered, spellbinding novel about families and lovers and the meaning of home. Above all, it’s about memory, how it shapes us, fools us, and warms our hearts. This is one truly beautiful book. Nancy Thayer, New York Times bestselling author of A Nantucket Wedding
Patti Callahan Henry is quickly becoming one of my favorites. [This] is a story of reflection, forgiveness, and surprising twists. Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author
Readers will be immersed in this moving tale, hungry to learn whether love and family will overcome betrayal, secrets, and heartache. Publishers Weekly
Henry's latest packs an emotional wallop, delving into the bonds and tragedies that make a family....Readers of thoughtful family dramas will be drawn to the travails of the Donohue clan. Booklist
A gorgeous, deeply affecting story about a family reunited because of the father’s failing health….The novel is lyrical, engaging, uplifting, and real--forgiveness beckons all, even as secrets unravel. Christian Science Monitor
"A satisfying read about family and forgiveness. PopSugar

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Patti Callahan Henry

Author Bio: Patti Callahan Henry

Patti Callahan Henry is the New York Times bestselling author of nine novels, includingLosing the Moon, Where the River Runs, When Light Breaks, Between the Tides, and The Art of Keeping Secrets. Hailed as a fresh new voice in southern fiction, she has been shortlisted for the Townsend Prize for Fiction, and nominated four different times for the Southeastern Independent Booksellers Novel of the Year. She lives in Mountain Brook, Alabama.

Titles by Author

See All

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Women
Runtime: 11.41
Audience: Adult
Language: English