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Flying solo : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

Flying solo : a novel / Linda Holmes.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525619277
  • ISBN: 0525619275
  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2022]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"A woman returns to her small Maine hometown, uncovering family secrets that take her on a journey of self-discovery and new love, in this warm and charming novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Evvie Drake Starts Over. Smarting from her recently cancelled wedding and about to turn forty, Laurie Sassalyn returns to her Maine hometown of Calcasset to handle the estate of her great-aunt Dot, a spirited adventurer who lived to be ninety. Along with boxes of Polaroids and pottery, a mysterious wooden duck shows up at the bottom of a cedar chest. Laurie's curiosity is piqued, especially after she finds a love letter to the never-married Dot that ends with the line, "And anyway, if you're ever desperate, there are always ducks, darling." Laurie is told that the duck has no financial value. But after it disappears under suspicious circumstances, she feels compelled to figure out why anyone would steal a wooden duck-and why Dot kept it hidden away in the first place. Suddenly Laurie finds herself swept up in a righteous caper that has her negotiating with antiques dealers and con artists, going on after-hours dates at the local library, and reconnecting with her oldest friend and first love. Desperate to uncover her great-aunt's secrets, Laurie must reckon with her past, her future, and ultimately embrace her own vision of flying solo"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Single women > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Great-aunts > Fiction.
Antiques > Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) > Fiction.
Maine > Fiction.
Genre: Romance fiction.

Available copies

Holds

  • 12 current holds with 52 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Public Library FIC HOLMES, LINDA (Text) 37777123612640 Adult New Fiction Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC HOL (Text) 33120152843048 Adult New Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library NEW HOLMES (Text) 34030150563085 Adult New Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF HOL (Text) 33260000576612 Adult New Checked out 09/01/2022
Brookfield Library F/HOLMES (Text) 34029150054525 Adult New Fiction Checked out 08/23/2022
Burnham Library - Bridgewater FIC HOLMES (Text) 36937000654898 Adult New Material Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC HOL (Text) 34014150705847 Adult New Fiction Checked out 08/15/2022
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC HOL (Text) 34014150705854 Lucky Day Checked out 08/24/2022
Canterbury Public Library FIC HOLMES (Text) 33190153989934 Adult New Checked out 08/25/2022
Douglas Library - North Canaan F HOL (Text) 33490150671380 Adult New Fiction Checked out 08/17/2022
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