Free E–pub Sun Tunnels and Secrets AUTHOR Carole Thayne Warburton
I participated in a blog tour for Sun Tunnels and "Secrets By Carole Thayne Warburton Which Is A Delightfully Piuant "by Carole Thayne Warburton which is a delightfully piuant used to write under the name Carole Thayne as there is another author using the name Carol Warburton Carole leaned ample experiences and met many intriguing people when she and her husband Mick were teachers in the two room school in Grouse Creek Utah In addition to being an author she is a talented pottery artist and teaches that craft as wellSince I ve been living in a small town atmosphere for the last five years I related very strongly to the characters and situations Carole wrote about in this thought provoking novel Not that I ve ever come across a supposedly dead body out in the desert but the mind set and the hilarity are the sameNorma and her elderly sisters Mabel and LaRue are sometimes wacky sometimes serious and always capable of tugging on my heart strings The multitude of other characters reflect their heritages and the secrets they bear The novel is an interesting journey into and through the many secrets that unravel in a small corner of a Western state and beyondAlthough the cover indicates this is an LDS novel there is nothing restricting it from being read and enjoyed by a eneral audience since little mention is made of Mormonism other than in setting up the milieuSun Tunnels and Secrets is available at comFor the FTC record the publisher provided both a #hard copy and a pdf to me Thanks Walnut Springs Press Also for the whether I buy #copy and a pdf to me Thanks Walnut Springs Press Also for the record whether I book or have one mailed to me I value my reading time and my reviews are my own opinions not purchased They say you can t judge a book by its cover and in some cases I d have to agree but you can bank on the award winning and mysterious cover of Sun Tunnels and Secrets to intrigue you from first lance and lead you into a small town adventure with twists and Love this book I was wrapped up in it from the beginning The characters are so endearing and I really felt like I was in rouse creek living the small town life This is listed as LDS fiction but it really just touches a small part of the book and a ood read for anyone Keep up the Prisoner of Midnight good work Carole I hope to read of your books in the future All the word tis strange except for me and thee and sometimes I wonder about thee Sun Tunnels and Secrets had areat hook Three uirky elderly sisters traveling across the desert come across a naked body in the desert Rather than take time to deal with the situation they head on out to a landmark called the Sun Tunnels vowing to take care of the situation on their return trip However the body is one when the come to the spot they left him The plot weaves in and around several characters whose relationships are muddied and muddled at times Warburton creates characters who are rich and well developed I loved the elderly sisters their relationship their idiosyncrasies and their secrets kept me turning pages Her. On a trip to the Sun Tunnels in the Utah desert Norma and her sisters find a body on the side of the road But this awful discovery turns out to be the least of their problems Norma's husband just passed on and she learns he kept a secret from her for sixty years AdeThe book begins as the three sisters visit a remarkable "Piece Of Outdoor Art Erected In The Seventies In The "of outdoor art erected in the seventies in the of the Utah desert now largely forgotten Note the Sun Tunnels are real The stunning photograph on the book s cover was taken by the author Meet LaRue Mabel and Norma the Hansey sisters strong capable women considerably over a certain age who have made many a potato salad and weathered many a storm and have also kept than coveted recipes from each other They re like most sisters In a pinch they re at each others doorsteps to help out they just know when they re needed even when the phones aren t working Mabel sums it up I just had one of my feelings When a devastating family secret is revealed the lives of the three sisters are changed forever Will the sisters be able to regroup What will happen now that they know the truth Norma s uest to uncover a secret her late husband kept from her all through their marriage confused me at times but in the end her search leads her to surprising results Perhaps we re meant to be as puzzled as Norma as she pursues all possible leads The Hansey sisters aren t the only residents of Grouse Creek who are keeping secrets Many truths are revealed to others throughout the book Some of these characters include Tony a handsome lovesick singing cowboy who performs his original songs for an audience of attentive cows Add a few other staples to the mix Kelli the confused young woman he loves an assortment of neighbors and friends an LDS bishop police a ood looking undertaker There s even a car chase With Norma s entertaining weekly columns from the Tremonton Leader and Kelli s letters to her friends we also learn about life in Grouse Creek In the telling of this story are lines Mrs Malaprop or Yogi Berra would be proud to utter such as that s just water over the bridge Filled with small town flavor and likeable uirky characters Sun Tunnels and Secrets is a page turner Find out what happened to LaRue s unfinished embroidered pillowcase and why she will never set foot in Tremonton Utah In a hundred years you would never uess and I won t divulge the answers To uote LaRue who is very uotable it would be unseemly Seriously you KNOW these people One of them may be standing on your porch as we speak bearing a batch of cookies a prized jar of chokecherry jam or a lemon meringue pie You never know Note Carole Thayne Warburton s first two novels False Pretenses and A uestion of Trust originally published under her maiden name have been re issued with new covers and can be found at Well since I wrote #this book I m oing to have to ive it 5 stars I know it probably doesn t deserve 5 stars #book I m oing to have to ive it 5 stars I know it probably doesn t deserve 5 stars what can I say I hope you ll all read it to see what you think It probably isn t as fast paced as my first two but it has some tenderness some romance some mystery and some suspense and definitely some humor The characters are so real I feel like they are my friends. E mysterious young car thief with whom Norma feels a special connection Everything converges in Grouse Creek at the Fourth of July celebration Will secrets prove everyone's undoing Sun Tunnels and Secrets is a story of relationships and trust of romance and dreams. Plot twists in unexpected ways with unexpected characters One #Of The Has Secrets #the sisters has secrets 35 *Stars As The Title Suggests *As the title suggests and what happens when they come to Mabel and LaRue are 3 elderly sisters who live in rural Northern Utah They ve had their share of ups and downs over the years and most recently Norma s husband Wes passed away They take a trip out to the Sun Tunnels together and come upon a man s body After covering him up a little they decide to call the police station on their way back After all they don t have cell phone coverage and there s not much they can do for him at this point anyway The only problem is when they drive back the body is missing Along with their umbrella the half embroidered pillowcase used as a coverup and baseball cap It turns out Mabel s car has been stolen as well The dead man a young shifty character named Kevin keeps turning up in their lives He tries for sympathy claiming he s trying to find his wife a irl named Cadence who is due to have a baby in the next month The sisters will have to decide how much to help him or believe him Meanwhile Norma discovers some old photos that throw her whole marriage into uestion Despite the pain she s determined to Gökyüzü Mavi Kaldı get to the bottom of it all This held my interest It s not a mystery but of a small town community life novel There are many characters with secrets and by the end most of the secrets have come to light mostly for the betterCouple of side notes I m not sure what the deal is with the cover The shadowy man standing in the Sun Tunnel looks cool but has no relation to the story At all Also in case you were wondering the Sun Tunnels are real They re art created by Nancy Holt in 1976 They are large concrete tubes that line up with the rising and setting sun on the summer and winter solstices You have to drive 45 miles out into the middle of nowhere to see them but it might be worth a road trip sometimeFor reviews plusardening tips and talk visit my blog wwwofbooksandbloomscom My favorite yet of all Carole Warburton s books and I ve loved them all This is a uick and fun read that Corps Values: Everything You Need to Know I Learned In the Marines grabs your attention from the first sentenece The characters in the book are all so realistic and likable I was often thinking of my own Grandma and how she would be reacting in similar situations There are so many twists and turns as everybody seems to have a secret it s hard to put the book down Really liked this book It wasripping even from the start wanting to know what would happen next Secrets can somet Sun Tunnels and Secrets is described on the cover as an LDS novel but the religious elements are not central to the plot In other words readers of all faiths will enjoy this bookThink small town Really small town in northwest Utah So small there wouldn t be any spectators for the annual Fourth of July parade unless relatives and friends come to see it as all the residents of Grouse Creek are in the par. ARue is keeping a secret from Norma The sister's young friend Tony is keeping a secret about his famous father and Tony's mother is keeping a secret of her own Tony is secretly in love with his friend Kelli who recently escaped from a polygamist cult And who is th.