By Cynthia Swanson
In the fall of 1960, Angie Glass resides an idyllic existence in her Wisconsin fatherland. At twenty-one, she’s married to fascinating, good-looking Paul, and has simply given beginning to a toddler boy. yet one telephone name alterations her lifestyles forever.
When Paul’s niece, Ruby, stories that her father, Henry, has dedicated suicide, and that her mom, Silja, is lacking, Angie and Paul drop every little thing and fly to the small upstate city of Stonekill, long island to be by way of Ruby’s side.
Angie thinks they’re coming to the rescue of Paul’s grief-stricken younger niece, yet Ruby is a composed and enigmatic seventeen-year-old who resists Angie’s makes an attempt to nurture her. As Angie learns extra concerning the complex Glass kinfolk, staying in Henry and Silja’s eerie and contemporary apartment at the fringe of the woods, she starts off to query the very cloth of her personal marriage.
Through Silja’s flashbacks, Angie’s discovery of astounding truths, and Ruby’s strategic dissection of her mom and dad’ situation, a narrative of affection, secrets and techniques, and supreme betrayal is revealed.
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The Glass Forest: A Novel by Cynthia Swanson