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Secrets of the Tulip Sisters
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Secrets of the Tulip Sisters
A Novel

Don't miss this heart-warming tale about family, and the unbreakable bond between sisters. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Daughters of the Bride comes the feel-good novel of the year!

Praise for Susan Mallery:

"[Mallery] will appeal to fans of women's fiction, especially such friendship books as Karen Joy Fowler's The Jane Austen Book Club."—Booklist

"Reading a Mallery book is like catching up with old friends."—BookPage

"Susan Mallery never disappoints and with Daughters of the Bride she is at her storytelling best."—Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Kelly Murphy's life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine—up at dawn, off to work, lather, rinse, repeat. But everything changes one sun-washed summer with two dramatic homecomings: Griffith Burnett—Tulpen Crossing's prodigal son, who's set his sights on Kelly—and Olivia, her beautiful, wayward and, as far as Kelly is concerned, unwelcome sister. Tempted by Griffith, annoyed by Olivia, Kelly is overwhelmed by the secrets that were so easy to keep when she was alone.

But Olivia's return isn't as triumphant as she pretends. Her job has no future, and ever since her dad sent her away from the bad boy she loved, she has felt cut off from her past. She's determined to reclaim her man and her place in the family...whether her sister likes it or not. For ten years, she and Kelly have been strangers. Olivia will get by without her approval now.

While Kelly and Olivia butt heads, their secrets tumble out in a big hot mess, revealing some truths that will change everything they thought they knew. Can they forgive each other—and themselves—and redefine what it means to be sisters?

Told with Mallery's trademark heart and humor, the Tulip Sisters are in for the most colorful summer of their lives...

Don't miss this heart-warming tale about family, and the unbreakable bond between sisters. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Daughters of the Bride comes the feel-good novel of the year!

Praise for Susan Mallery:

"[Mallery] will appeal to fans of women's fiction, especially such friendship books as Karen Joy Fowler's The Jane Austen Book Club."—Booklist

"Reading a Mallery book is like catching up with old friends."—BookPage

"Susan Mallery never disappoints and with Daughters of the Bride she is at her storytelling best."—Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Kelly Murphy's life as a tulip farmer is pretty routine—up at dawn, off to work, lather, rinse, repeat. But everything changes one sun-washed summer with two dramatic homecomings: Griffith Burnett—Tulpen Crossing's prodigal son, who's set his sights on Kelly—and Olivia, her beautiful, wayward and, as far as Kelly is concerned, unwelcome sister. Tempted by Griffith, annoyed by Olivia, Kelly is overwhelmed by the secrets that were so easy to keep when she was alone.

But Olivia's return isn't as triumphant as she pretends. Her job has no future, and ever since her dad sent her away from the bad boy she loved, she has felt cut off from her past. She's determined to reclaim her man and her place in the family...whether her sister likes it or not. For ten years, she and Kelly have been strangers. Olivia will get by without her approval now.

While Kelly and Olivia butt heads, their secrets tumble out in a big hot mess, revealing some truths that will change everything they thought they knew. Can they forgive each other—and themselves—and redefine what it means to be sisters?

Told with Mallery's trademark heart and humor, the Tulip Sisters are in for the most colorful summer of their lives...

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  • #1 NYT bestselling author Susan Mallery writes heartwarming, humorous novels about the relationships that define our lives-family, friendship, romance. She's known for putting nuanced characters in emotional situations that surprise readers to laughter. Beloved by millions, her books have been translated into 28 languages.Susan lives in Washington with her husband, two cats, and a small poodle with delusions of grandeur. Visit her at SusanMallery.com.
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    May 1, 2017
    A tulip-centered town is the backdrop for three women finding themselves and falling in love.Kelly and Olivia Murphy may be sisters, but they've never had much in common. When their mother left their family and Olivia was sent away to boarding school, the divide between them grew. Now, Kelly works for the family tulip farm in Tulpen Crossing, Washington, and lives with their dad, Jeff, while Olivia works for their mother's real estate company in Phoenix. But when Olivia decides to come back home to reconnect with an old boyfriend, the sisters are forced to get to know each other as adults. Olivia quickly finds out that her old boyfriend isn't as great as she thought, so she starts a fling with another local guy, Sven--without knowing that Sven is Kelly's ex. Meanwhile, Kelly enters into a relationship with Griffith, a guy she adored back in high school--until he broke her heart. And Kelly's best friend, Helen, is secretly pining after the guy of her dreams--who just happens to be Kelly and Olivia's dad. When their mother comes back to town, her presence threatens Kelly and Olivia's tentative friendship as well as Helen and Jeff's burgeoning romance. Once everyone's secrets are out in the open, will their relationships survive? Mallery (A Million Little Things, 2017, etc.) creates a cute and charming world in Tulpen Crossing, and her three main characters are immensely likable and sympathetic. Although Kelly's and Helen's romantic plotlines are much stronger than Olivia's, it's Olivia's search for a sense of belonging that really drives the story. Romance blossoms in a sweet small-town setting.

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