The Widows

The Widows Hours after his funeral a stranger appears at her door Marvena Whitcomb a coal miner s widow is unaware that Daniel has died and begs to speak with him about her missing daughter From miles away b
  • Title: The Widows
  • Author: Jess Montgomery
  • ISBN: 1250184525
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Widows
    Hours after his funeral, a stranger appears at her door Marvena Whitcomb, a coal miner s widow, is unaware that Daniel has died, and begs to speak with him about her missing daughter.From miles away but worlds apart, Lily and Marvena s lives collide as they realize that Daniel was not the man that either of them believed him to be and that his murder is far complex t Hours after his funeral, a stranger appears at her door Marvena Whitcomb, a coal miner s widow, is unaware that Daniel has died, and begs to speak with him about her missing daughter.From miles away but worlds apart, Lily and Marvena s lives collide as they realize that Daniel was not the man that either of them believed him to be and that his murder is far complex than either of them could have imagined.Inspired by the true story of Ohio s first female sheriff, this is a powerful debut about two women s search for justice as they take on the corruption at the heart of their community Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 336 pages Published January 8th 2019 by Minotaur Books More Details ISBN 1250184525 ISBN13 9781250184528 Series Kinship 1 Other Editions 4 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about The Widows, please sign up

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  • Jess Montgomery

    JESS MONTGOMERY is the author of the Kinship Historical Mystery series, focusing on a 1920s female sheriff in Appalachia You can find out about her books at her website, jessmontgomeryauthor, or reach her on Facebook JessMontgomeryAuthor, Twitter JessM_Author and Instagram JessMontgomeryAuthor.Under Jess s given name, she is a newspaper columnist, focusing on the literary life, au JESS MONTGOMERY is the author of the Kinship Historical Mystery series, focusing on a 1920s female sheriff in Appalachia You can find out about her books at her website, jessmontgomeryauthor, or reach her on Facebook JessMontgomeryAuthor, Twitter JessM_Author and Instagram JessMontgomeryAuthor.Under Jess s given name, she is a newspaper columnist, focusing on the literary life, authors and events of her native Dayton, Ohio for the Dayton Daily News Her first novel in the Kinship Historical Mystery series, THE WIDOWS, garnered awards even before publication Montgomery County Ohio Arts Cultural District MCAD Artist Opportunity Grant 2018 Individual Excellence Award 2016 in Literary Arts from Ohio Arts Council John E Nance Writer in Residence at Thurber House Columbus, Ohio in 2014

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  • Revenge keeps the pain of the wound seeping blood into the forever.Lily Ross bends wearily as she sets thing right in the Rossville jail Strapped with a derringer at her ankle, Lily eyes the prisoner in the cell facing her The Appalachian foothills in 1925 in this small Ohio town provide a panoramic view of the Devil s Backbone and the coal mines that give dangerous employment to the men of the community Lily s own father was killed in a mine blast in the Widowmaker due to a build up of metha Re [...]


  • Life often demands doing contradictory things in exchange for survival Life in the Appalachian mining town of Kinship, Ohio changed in the blink of an eye following a 1924 cave in resulting from an undetectable buildup of methane gas ignited by lightning John Rutherford, Marvena Whitcomb s common law husband and Caleb McArthur, Lily Ross s father died trying to rescue trapped miners in the Widowmaker Lily and Marvena would soon meet each other under less than ideal circumstances.Lily Ross w Life [...]


  • Favorite Quote Mama s round face is so puckered with outrage that her mouth looks like the top of a drawstring purse.My Review I am in awe of this author, this is her first novel and it was simply stellar The storytelling was commanding, cunningly crafted, enthralling, emotive, highly descriptive, and smartly nuanced I was instantly sucked into her vortex and heard a multitude of sounds, accents, and dialects in my head I was right there with them, riding in their cars, feeling the dynamite b Fa [...]


  • The year is 1924, and Lilly Ross learns her husband, Kinship s sheriff was killed while transporting a prisoner However, just after the funeral, a strange woman shows up not knowing that Daniel Ross is dead Marvena Whitcomb has known Daniel for years, and now she s there to talk to him about her missing daughter Her husband was a coal miner who died a while back Both women have to deal with the loss of Daniel, and they join forces to find out the truth about his deathAD THE REST OF THE RE The ye [...]


  • A story of two courageous, hard working, and thoroughly admirable women, this story is set in an Appalachian mining community where a mine called The Widowmaker has proven its name on three separate occasions The sisterhood of widows Such a sorrowful sisterhood Lily has joined Lily Ross Wife of the Sheriff, Daniel Ross, pregnant and with two young children, she is widowed at the tender age of twenty six Approached by the deputy and offered the position of temporary sheriff, Lily accept A [...]


  • 3.75 stars rounded up to 4 Thanks to Netgalley and St.Martins Press for an e ARC in exchange for an honest review Described as a historical mystery, The Widows is the beginning of a new series called Kinship set in the 1920 s and featuring two captivating women Lily Ross, who becomes sheriff of her Ohio town after the death of her husband and Marvena Whitcomb, a miner s widow who is an active member in the union movement Lily is bent on bringing vengenacnce down on her husband s killer 3 [...]


  • This Historical Fiction novel sets itself apart from others in this popular genre by focusing on the lives and points of view of two women in a small, coal mining town in Ohio during the 1920 s Coal mining, especially in the early 20th century, was a dangerous business and in this book, two women, with a complicated bond, find themselves in the middle of a controversy as some townspeople want to organize a union while others will do anything to stop it.Inspired by true events, the story follows [...]


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