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The Last of the Moon Girls A Novel Of Secrets, Memory, Family, And Forgiveness By The Bestselling Author Of When Never Comes Lizzy Moon Never Wanted Moon Girl Farm Eight Years Ago, She Left The Land That Nine Generations Of Gifted Healers Had Tended, Determined To Distance Herself From The Whispers About Her Family S Strange Legacy But When Her Beloved Grandmother Althea Dies, Lizzy Must Return And Face The Tragedy Still Hanging Over The Farm S Withered Lavender Fields The Unsolved Murders Of Two Young Girls, And The Cruel Accusations That Followed Althea To Her GraveLizzy Wants Nothing Than To Sell The Farm And Return To Her Life In New York, Until She Discovers A Journal Althea Left For Her A Book Of Remembrances Meant To Help Lizzy Embrace Her Own Special Gifts When She Reconnects With Andrew Greyson, One Of The Few In Town Who Believed In Althea S Innocence, She Resolves To Clear Her Grandmother S NameBut To Do So, She Ll Have To Decide If She Can Accept Her Legacy And Whether To Follow In The Footsteps Of All The Moon Women Who Came Before Her

10 thoughts on “The Last of the Moon Girls

  1. says:

    I just finished this gorgeous book and was blown away by the artful use of language and skilled storytelling Author Barbara Davis uses a fine brush to draw complex, colorful characters, including a fiercely independent protagonist whose greatest obstacle is her own self limiting beliefs Steeped in equal parts magical realism and dark mystery, The Last of the Moon Girls is a captivating story that will leave you under its luminous spell long after you turn the last page Do yourself a favor and I just finished this gorgeous book and was blown away by the artful use of language and skilled storytelling Author Barbara Davis uses a fine brush to draw complex, colorful characters, including a fiercely independent protagonist whose greatest obstacle is her own self limiting beliefs Steeped in equal parts magical realism and dark mystery, The Last of the Moon Girls is a captivating story that will leave you under its luminous spell long after you turn the last page Do yourself a favor and pre order this book Thanks to the publisher and the author for an advance review copy in exchange for my honest review

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    THE LAST OF THE MOON GIRLS is an intoxicating page turner wrapped around an unsolved double homicide It s the story of Elzibeth, a successful perfume maker with a closely guarded secret she can read people by their scent Her unique gift is a legacy and a curse, because it identifies her as the last in a long line of mystical women.Mothers, grandmothers, and healers, the Moon women have deep roots in a small New England community that has treated them with suspicion and fear and, in the last d THE LAST OF THE MOON GIRLS is an intoxicating page turner wrapped around an unsolved double homicide It s the story of Elzibeth, a successful perfume maker with a closely guarded secret she can read people by their scent Her unique gift is a legacy and a curse, because it identifies her as the last in a long line of mystical women.Mothers, grandmothers, and healers, the Moon women have deep roots in a small New England community that has treated them with suspicion and fear and, in the last decade, labeled Elzibeth s grandmother, Althea, a murderer When Althea dies, Elzibeth reluctantly leaves her New York world for the ailing family farm and discovers a treasure trove of her grandmother s wisdom, written down in The Book of Remembrances The story that follows is a unique blend of herbal healing, dark truths, and family secrets Add a sexy neighbor, and townsfolk who don t want Elizabeth digging up the past, and THE LAST OF THE MOON GIRLS is a compelling read As Elzibeth struggles to honor her legacy and write her own future, we discover Barbara Davis at her best

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    For some people family legacy and history can be something they want no part of This is the case for Lizzy Moon, or her proper name, Elzibeth Moon, She couldn t even have a normal name , the last in the line of gifted healers she s descended from Nine generations have come before her and now it all comes down to Lizzy She s inherited the Moon Girl Farm from her grandmother, Althea, after she passes away Lizzy has been gone from the farm for eight years making her own future away from the fin For some people family legacy and history can be something they want no part of This is the case for Lizzy Moon, or her proper name, Elzibeth Moon, She couldn t even have a normal name , the last in the line of gifted healers she s descended from Nine generations have come before her and now it all comes down to Lizzy She s inherited the Moon Girl Farm from her grandmother, Althea, after she passes away Lizzy has been gone from the farm for eight years making her own future away from the finger pointing, humiliation and mostly the rejection of her own mother, Rhanna Now she s faced with returning to her childhood memories and saying goodbye once and for all Her grandmother has left her a library of nine journals, Books of Remembrances , all written by her ancestors with one story still to be told Hers What will be the story in Lizzy s journal Will she even write a single word in it She has no desire to be connected to or keep Moon Girl Farm She s the Last of the Moon Girls and the sooner that happens, the better As Lizzy returns to the farm to prepare to sell it, she feels a pull to clear her grandmother s name for the awful deaths of two young girls found in the pond on the property Opening wounds of a town that has no tolerance for the Moon Girls is risky but she knows in her heart who her grandmother was Finding the truth is her one last gift to her grandmother Thus I began the journey with Lizzy From the prologue that magickly captured me with the voice of Althea, through the pages of Lizzy s journey, Ms Davis storytelling skills had me lost in them Turning them with anticipation, eager to follow Lizzy through the emotional challenges of her choices and where they would lead I fell into the history, magick and the beliefs of the Moon Girls as Lizzy remembers her childhood The characters of Evvie, Rhanna, and Andrew are descriptively written and intricately woven through Lizzy s decisions and emotional choices I loved how the final written words of Althea to Lizzy were perfectly inserted as the story unfolded Guiding Lizzy as she faced forgiving and letting go Helping her with the choices she needed to make For me this was an enthralling escape into a beautifully written story It was the story of Lizzy A Moon Girl What would the words be that filled The Book of Elzibeth There are a hundred names for what we are and all of them are wrong Because we re not one thing We re many things The journey for each of us is unique Lizzy s journey was a generational legacy that she trekked through to discover her place in that lineage I want to thank Ms Davis for the copy of this intriguing and intricately written book I am very honored for the opportunity to have read it I loved it All opinions and thoughts are my heartfelt own It s a five star read for me

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    The Last of the Moon Girls is an enchanting tale of letting go and finding forgiveness You will fall in love with Althea s sage advice and her magical Book of Remembrances, and root for Lizzy as she opens up the past to make way for the future A five star must read.

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    I was most fortunate to receive an advanced reader copy of this exquisite book There aren t enough positive adjectives to express the pleasure I got reading these pages The author has a talent for bringing vivid characters, beautiful settings and weaving heartfelt words into a magical experience This tale is one of regrets, redemption, finding oneself and ultimately finding forgiveness and love It s about righting wrongs, finding overlooked answers to a tragic event and the characters kept m I was most fortunate to receive an advanced reader copy of this exquisite book There aren t enough positive adjectives to express the pleasure I got reading these pages The author has a talent for bringing vivid characters, beautiful settings and weaving heartfelt words into a magical experience This tale is one of regrets, redemption, finding oneself and ultimately finding forgiveness and love It s about righting wrongs, finding overlooked answers to a tragic event and the characters kept me flipping the pages far into the night The answers will rock the small town and all of its inhabitants The chapters are filled with suspense as the plot thickens Will the truth come out and free the Moon Girls of the unjust accusations they have suffered from for years Will love for family survive the scandal and will the characters find the chance for new beginnings I can highly recommend this one I give it five big, fat stars Well Done This is my unsolicited review

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    Each of us comes in to the world with a story to tell For Lizzy Moon, she thought she knew what her story would be She d left her childhood home with all of its memories and heartaches, and had built a new, successful life for herself When she returns to Moon Girl Farm following the death of her grandmother, old wounds are reopened, but so are the possibilities of a life she never dreamed she could have This hauntingly beautiful novel transcends genre it is a mystery, it is magical, it is Each of us comes in to the world with a story to tell For Lizzy Moon, she thought she knew what her story would be She d left her childhood home with all of its memories and heartaches, and had built a new, successful life for herself When she returns to Moon Girl Farm following the death of her grandmother, old wounds are reopened, but so are the possibilities of a life she never dreamed she could have This hauntingly beautiful novel transcends genre it is a mystery, it is magical, it is a story of legacy and reconciliation and home I was so drawn to Lizzy, enthralled by her story, her doubts, her fears, her dreams I felt every step of her journey to find herself, to reconcile her past, to follow her heart, and to write her own story, to find her magick My heart was completely engaged while reading this book, as I went though a myriad of emotions there were times my heart nearly stopped, times my heart was broken, times my heart was hopeful, times my heart was overflowing with love

  7. says:

    Woven through the compelling mystery and suspense that keep the pages of The Last Moon Girl turning is a story of a powerful family legacy and the discovery of the best kind of magic that of embracing our own gifts and finding our place in the world A glorious, shimmering read that resonated in my soul long after I finished reading.

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    An absolutely enchanting novel with a splash of magic This book shines much brighter than the stars I can rate it I loved the main character Lizzy Moon and her very relatable feelings on her family Filled with mystery from her past she can not move forward until she resolved things she left behind years ago when she left home While finding her true self she finds love and forgiveness that was always there, she just needed to open herself up to it Masterfully written from page one right to t An absolutely enchanting novel with a splash of magic This book shines much brighter than the stars I can rate it I loved the main character Lizzy Moon and her very relatable feelings on her family Filled with mystery from her past she can not move forward until she resolved things she left behind years ago when she left home While finding her true self she finds love and forgiveness that was always there, she just needed to open herself up to it Masterfully written from page one right to the end I savored every minute of this book This book brought tears to my eyes and squeezed my heart Thank you Lake Union Publishing and the author for my copy All thoughts are mine and mine alone

  9. says:

    I ve read all of Barbara Davis s books The audio version of When Never Comes nursed me as I recovered from my broken wrist in 2018 The Last of Moon Girls, Barbara s latest, is a brilliantly crafted story Tight writing is Barbara s jam, and this book does not disappoint Not only is the story well plotted, but Ms Davis s sentences invoke a rich feel of magic in this charmingly witchy story The author takes us full circle as her characters explore important memes such as tradition, loyalty, a I ve read all of Barbara Davis s books The audio version of When Never Comes nursed me as I recovered from my broken wrist in 2018 The Last of Moon Girls, Barbara s latest, is a brilliantly crafted story Tight writing is Barbara s jam, and this book does not disappoint Not only is the story well plotted, but Ms Davis s sentences invoke a rich feel of magic in this charmingly witchy story The author takes us full circle as her characters explore important memes such as tradition, loyalty, and confronting darkness I cannot recommend this book highly enough I would give it ten stars if I could

  10. says:

    Sometimes you can go back home Lizzie returns to her ancestral home after her Grandma dies There she finds nothing has really changed in the town She s determined to find out the truth to what happened years ago.This book hooked me from page one, kept me turning the pages late lastnight It had mystery, magic and romance I loved it Thanks to Netgalley for the early copy

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