The Violets of March

The Violets of March - Sarah Jio After my last read this book was the perfect palette cleanser. It was a quick read … I devoured it in a few hours on a stormy Sunday afternoon.

Emily has a terrible case of writer’s block, her husband has left her for another woman and as the book opens the divorce papers are on the table needing to be signed. What remedy better that to escape for a month to the place of her fondest childhood memories, the home of her great aunt Bee on Bainbridge Island. Of course there is the ever present family drama, a mysterious diary to be found and a 60 year old mystery to be solved and an old boyfriend to contend with and a new love interest to be nurtured … need I go on? Maybe it is because I needed something light and airy to read, but I loved this book. It would be the perfect read for an afternoon at the beach, a dreary rainy day stuck inside or just because you need an escape.