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things we surrender

A family with a history has a second chance. Can two sisters forget the past and move forward, leaving behind the hurt and betrayal that has plagued their family for generations?

Joanna Rutledge Reed was supposed to be better than this. Despite being born into one of Charleston’s oldest families, she’s broke, homeless, and escaping an abusive relationship. Her last option is to return home to her grandmother and sister but she’s afraid they won’t take her.

It’s been six years since Marcy Rutledge heard from her sister and she deeply resents Joanna for leaving her to cope alone. Marcy has dedicated her life to caring for her elderly grandmother and managing the family business. But now, Joanna is back and Marcy’s been told to make room. As long as Marcy is allowed to keep her distance…

While Marcy deals with a business crisis, a personal tragedy strikes their family, forcing the two sisters to work together. Will their best efforts be enough for them to put the business--and their family--back together?

Things We Surrender is the first book in a series of heartwarming women’s fiction novels. If you like engaging characters, lush settings, and unique stories of family drama, then you’ll love Heidi Hostetter’s Charleston Series. 

Buy Things We Surrender to curl up with a new favorite today.

Book no.1
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