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The Civil War, Vol. 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian
Shelby Foote
Progress: 380/976 pages

The Empty House

The Empty House - Rosamunde Pilcher Virginia returns to Cornwall 10 years after her last visit to "vacation" following the death of her husband. As she makes decisions regarding where her life and her children's lives will go from here, she shares the story of her first love and her marriage.A short and sweet story of loss, misunderstanding and rebuilding. I really enjoyed this novel. I loved the descriptions and details, the emotions and pain, and the realization of the truth. Virginia is catapulted into the past, a number of parts of her past. She even revisits her 17-year-old self and remembers. But then she goes forward....