HISTORICAL NOVEL SET ON A MIDWESTERN FARM IN 1934
NOW ON AUDIO
Tantor, a division of Recorded Books has recently released an audio version narrated by award-winning Nancy Peterson. Check it out here: https://www.audiobooks.com/audiobook/threads-a-depression-era-tale/453670
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BOOKLIFE PRIZE
THREADS is one of fourteen books to reach the quarterfinals in the general fiction section which was comprised of contemporary as well as historical fiction.
A READERS' FAVORITE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2020
"Whitney’s historical drama vividly captures the fears, desperation, and fortitude of a tightly knit Michigan farm family, depicted through the lives of a trio of sisters enduring the Great Depression."
"The threads of these connections and forces will engage and enthrall readers who enjoy close inspections of childhood experiences and adult concerns, all set against the backdrop of the Depression's overlay of angst and threat."
MIDWEST BOOK REVIEWS
"An Immersive, Irresistible Midwestern Tale"
"Enough mystery and romance to keep the adult reader interested. . . . this book would appeal to young readers as well."
HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY
"Fast-paced and incredibly well-written, this is a story that will have you sitting on the edge of your set and wanting more."
READERS' FAVORITE REVIEW
"Amazing heart-felt story of grit and perseverance during a difficult time."
"I loved the book and couldn't put it down."
"A gripping tale."
"Sad to see it end."
"There is suspense, there is a love story, and there is hope."
"It made me laugh and it made me cry."
"I was immediately and unexpectedly hooked by this engrossing depiction of farm life during the Great Depression."
"This exceptional novel is worthy of your time."
"Threads is my introduction to Charlotte Whitney and I have discovered a talented writer."
"The story was incredibly compelling, full of suspense and twists and turns."
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