"Totally engrossing…. Unforgettable…. An absolutely grand story…. A lyrical and compelling family drama…. Mountfern and its residents come vibrantly alive."
— The Plain Dealer.
"The secrets hidden behind lace curtains, a young girl’s first kiss, children’s summer games, unexpected pregnancies, sudden deaths. She makes us feel as if we also know the place and the people…. One of those good old-fashioned stories that are as comfortable and comforting as home itself."
— The Philadelphia Inquirer