The Lace Reader

Version: Unabridged
Author: Brunonia Barry
Narrator: Alyssa Bresnahan
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: HarperAudio
Published In: July 2008
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 30 minutes
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Every gift has a price . . . Every piece of lace has a secret . . .

My name is Towner Whitney. No, That's not exactly true. My real first name is Sophya. Never believe me. I lie all the time . . .

Towner Whitney, the self-confessed unreliable narrator of The Lace Reader, hails from a family of Salem women who can read the future in the patterns in lace, and who have guarded a history of secrets going back generations, but the disappearance of two women brings Towner home to Salem and the truth about the death of her twin sister to light. The Lace Reader is a mesmerizing tale that spirals into a world of secrets, confused identities, lies, and half-truths in which the reader quickly finds it's nearly impossible to separate fact from fiction, but as Towner Whitney points out early on in the novel, "There are no accidents."

Reviews (1)

Written by Cathy B. on August 7th, 2019

  • Book Rating: 4/5

An intriguing story with lots of subplots and interesting characters. It kept my interest all along and I was dissapointed when it ended. I think it's definitely worth a read

Author Details

Author Details

Barry, Brunonia

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Brunonia Barry lives in Salem, Massachusetts, with her husband and their beloved golden retriever, Byzantium.