“The Things We Wish were True” is written by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen.The genre of ‘The Things We Wish Were True’ is fiction.Secrets. Everybody has secrets. Some are deep and dangerous and some are sweet and harmless.Some secrets are old and some are fresh and new. This is the story of people who are living in a small town Sycamore Glen, North Carolina. For an outsider, everything in this neighborhood is picture perfect as all in American neighborhood. But in reality there are many secrets which are hidden inside, secrets that moves from one house to other.
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Everybody is busy in their own lives, but an accident at the community pool disturbed the fragile stability. Due to this tragedy, a woman has to come back in this community, which she left with her own wish years back. And when she came back, secrets started coming out. This book deals with loss. The loss which everyone endures as he goes through the struggles of life to achieve what he wants. We lose many things so quietly that we even don’t realize that we lose so much. Bryte, she wanted to be a mother,for motherhood she lost her freedom and career and her satisfaction she got from her career. Zell and her husband ignored themselves and worked hard to raise their kids and make them responsible, independent, and give them bright future. Now their children are busy in their own lives so much that no one cares about them. Zell felt so lonely and empty. Two ladies who live in Sycamore Glen, their husbands are in prison. One lady has a family, money and powerful support. One has nothing. But still the loss is same and huge for both of them. But still they pretended to be normal. They also have secrets burried in them.
These short stories are so perfectly written that they will keep you engaged. This book is a jewel. Through this you will travel, the lives of middle class people, who live, love, workhard and fighting with themselves to keep their secrets as secrets. When these secrets revels, everyone is in doubt. Is it impossible to forgive and love again to those whom you love madly?.Read & Download The Things We Wish were True is by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen pdf, Epub, Kindle