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The Butterfly House by Marcia Preston

The Butterfly House

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A totally absorbing read. Emotionally charged tale of love and friendship, families, mothers and daughters, and tragedy. If you haven't tried Marcia Preston do.

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The Butterfly House by Marcia Preston

As a child, Bobbie Lee found refuge from her lonely life at her best friend's house. Rockhaven was a place of magic, colored by the butterflies that Cincy Jaines's mother, Lenora, studied. Her friendship with Cincy and Lenora soon became Bobbie's compass. But the tangled intimacies between them began to unravel, and in one night, Rockhaven became a place of unspeakable tragedy.

Now, a decade later, the long shadows of that night continue to haunt Bobbie, despite her attempts to hide from the past. When a stranger with ties to Lenora and Cincy arrives at her doorstep, she is forced to confront the memories she has tried to avoid, and the dark secret at the heart of the tragedy slowly emerges.

About the Author

Marcia Preston

Marcia Preston grew up on a wheat farm in central Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plains. From her father, she learned the art of storytelling; from her mother, a reverence for books; and from Oklahoma's red earth, a love of wildlife and the outdoors.

Marcia lives with her husband, Paul, beside a creek in central Oklahoma, where she bird-watches, gardens and dodges tornadoes.

Photo © copyright Paul A Preston

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16th June 2006


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