By Susan Meissner
September 1911. On Ellis Island in long island Harbor, nurse Clara wooden can't face returning to ny, the place the fellow she enjoyed fell to his loss of life within the Triangle Shirtwaist fireplace. Then, whereas taking good care of a fevered immigrant whose personal loss mirrors hers, she turns into intrigued via a reputation embroidered onto the headband he carries…and unearths herself stuck in a hassle that compels her to confront the reality in regards to the assumptions she’s made. Will what she learns devastate her or loose her?
September 2011. On Manhattan’s higher West part, widow Taryn Michaels has confident herself that she resides absolutely, operating in an enthralling area of expertise cloth shop and elevating her daughter by myself. Then a long-lost picture appears to be like in a countrywide journal, and she or he is compelled to relive the bad day her husband died within the cave in of the area exchange Towers…the similar day a stranger reached out and stored her. Will an opportunity reconnection and a century-old shawl open Taryn’s eyes to the bigger forces at paintings in her life?
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