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Under her father's orders, Quinn McKee serves the community as a closer. A closer impersonates the person who died to allow the family closure from the loss. Even though Quinn is burnt out from a previous assignment, she is coerced into being a closer for Carolina Barnes's family. As "Carolina", Quinn not only faces the challenge of helping "her parents find closure, she must confront her "hostile sister Angie" and "grieving boyfriend Isaac". When Quinn experiences true love from her parents and Isaac as "Carolina", she begins losing her own identity. Quinn's complications increase with abrupt interferences and withdrawals from her case handler Marie, partner Isaac, and off & on again boyfriend Deacon. Will Quinn be able to fulfill her contractual duties and remain intact? As this assignment concludes, Quinn uncovers truths that will change the nature of her entire existence.
Kristin Hannah weaves the tale of two estranged sisters-Vianne and Isabelle. Vianne and Isabelle struggle for survival and hope during the German occupation of France during WWII. Like their father Monsieur Rossingol from the first World War, the events over a 6 year period irrevocably change the sisters despite their divergent personalities and circumstances. They will learn to understand each other in ways unimaginable at the beginning of the war.
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