A Long Way from Welcome
Cities scare Maggie McGilligan, so does change. But Welcome is Maggie's town, her own beloved small-town, USA, full of its unique, familiar cadence and beat of train whistles, harvesting and woodland creatures. Maggie realizes that some change is inevitable now that her widowed mother, Mara, is about to marry Bartholomew Britt, a rugged carpenter from the Yukon. When Mara and Bartholomew inform her that they might have to sell her home and refuge, Tara,┬Ł the floor of Maggie's world begins to tilt. Mara and Bartholomew, while remodeling Tara, arrange for Maggie to stay with Bartholomew's sister, a well-known painter who lives in Paris! Not only that, his sister is a nun! A convent in Paris, France? New friends and mysterious happenings in both Welcome and Paris unfold for Maggie as she catches the rhythm of life happening. . .a long way from Welcome.
Welcome is Maggie's beloved town and TaraŁ is her home and refuge where she and her mother, Mara, have lived since the death of her father. Maggie realizes that some change is inevitable now that her mother is about to marry Bartholomew Britt, a rugged carpenter from the Yukon. She likes him though he definitely takes some getting used to. Maggie is sent to Paris, to Bartholomew's sister, A Nun! Maggie hates cities, but when she makes new friends, tap dancing out her life, Maggie actually starts to like life in Paris, then a big mystery happens, and Maggie is in the middle of it! Read 'A Long Way from Welcome' to find out more! Reviewer: Tina
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