Free eBook The Sweeney Sisters By Lian Dolan –

The Sweeney Sisters An Accomplished Storyteller Returns With Her Biggest, Boldest, Most Entertaining Novel Yet A Hilarious, Heartfelt Story About Books, Love, Sisterhood, And The Surprises We Discover In Our DNA That Combines The Wit Of Jonathan Tropper With The Heart Of Susan WiggsMaggie, Eliza, And Tricia Sweeney Grew Up As A Happy Threesome In The Idyllic Seaside Town Of Southport, Connecticut But Their Mother S Death From Cancer Fifteen Years Ago Tarnished Their Golden Hued Memories, And The Sisters Drifted Apart Their One Touchstone Is Their Father, Bill Sweeney, An Internationally Famous Literary Lion And College Professor Universally Adored By Critics, Publishers, And Book Lovers When Bill Dies Unexpectedly One Cool June Night, His Shell Shocked Daughters Return To Their Childhood Home They Aren T Quite Sure What The Future Holds Without Their Larger Than Life Father, But They Do Know How To Throw An Irish Wake To Honor A Man Of His StatureBut As Guests Pay Their Respects And Reminisce, One Stranger, Emboldened By Whiskey, Has Crashed The Party It Turns Out That She Too Is A Sweeney SisterWhen Washington, DC Based Journalist Serena Tucker Had Her DNA Tested On A Whim A Few Weeks Earlier, She Learned She Had A % Genetic Match With A Childhood Neighbor Maggie Sweeney Of Southport, Connecticut It Seems Serena S Chilly WASP Mother, Birdie, Had A History With Bill Sweeney One That Has Remained Totally Secret Until NowOnce The Shock Wears Off, Questions Abound What Does This Mean For William S Literary Legacy Where Is The Unfinished Memoir He S Stashed Away, And What Will It Reveal And How Will A Fourth Sweeney Sister A Blond Among Redheads Fit Into Their Story By Turns Revealing, Insightful, And Uproarious, The Sweeney Sisters Is Equal Parts Cautionary Tale And Celebration A Festive And Heartfelt Look At What Truly Makes A Family

About the Author: Lian Dolan

Lian Dolan is a writer, producer and broadcaster She is the author of two bestselling novels, Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife Her latest book, The Sweeney Sisters, arrives in April 2020 from William Morrow Both are romantic comedies with a touch of history Two decades ago, Lian created Satellite Sisters, an award winning radio talk show, blog and website with her four real sisters Satellite Sisters is now a top rated podcast for women Lian is also the co author of Satellite Sisters UnCommon Senses and You re the Best A Celebration of Friendship Her writing has appeared in many national magazines, including regular columns in O, The Oprah Magazine and Working Mother She is currently a regular columnist for Pasadena Magazine TV appearances have included The Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning and The Oprah Winfrey Show She is a popular speaker for groups and corporations, always using humor as hook.She lives in Pasadena, CA with her husband a her German shepherd Steffi She has two grown sons who live on their own and that s just fine.

10 thoughts on “The Sweeney Sisters

  1. Larry H Larry H says:

    4.5 stars.A novel full of family dysfunction and drama Sign me up, please Bill Sweeney was one of the most formative writers of his time decades after his books were written they continue to be taught in schools, discussed, and revered Fifteen years ago his poet wife, Maeve, died, leaving him to raise their three daughters in their small seaside town of Southport, Connecticut Bill did the best he

  2. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    The Sweeney Sisters is just the kind of read I needed right now It s about three sisters who grow up in a quaint seaside town in Connecticut When their mother died from cancer, the sisters sadly grew apart Their father is the second love of their life, second only to their mom, and he passes away unexpectedly causing his daughters to return home and to each other.When the family gathers for the fune

  3. Jennifer Blankfein Jennifer Blankfein says:

    Enjoyable story quick moving, fun escape DNA test reveals family secrets that shake up a close knit family DNA testing and the often surprising results it reveals has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion There used to be anegative connotation with the ever popular Maury Povich asking women who slept with multiple men while their boyfriends were in jail, Who s the Father Today though, it

  4. DeAnn DeAnn says:

    3.75 DNA Test starsWith a plotline almost ripped from the headlines a new sibling is in the mix for the Sweeney Sisters They are mourning their famous author father when they find out that he fathered another daughter The new sister got the results when she did a DNA screening test The original three sisters Maggie, Eliza, and Tricia are redheads who have a close bond and they aren t quite sure how this

  5. Quirkyreader Quirkyreader says:

    First off, I won this as a goodreads giveaway Thank you William Morrow and Harper Collins.I was very impressed by this book It is about family ties This ties are often out in the open and ones that are hidden.This story is so full of secrets it will make your head spin If you can try and finish this magnificent family story in one sitting.

  6. Amber Amber says:

    I received a complimentary copy of this E book ARC from the author, publisher and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.When Famous author William Sweeney passes away, the three Sweeney sisters gather back home to Willow Lane to settle his affairs What will happen when they gain a new sister in the process Read on and find outfor yourself.This was a pretty good read I enjoyed this women s fiction book

  7. Moonkiszt Moonkiszt says:

    The Sweeney Sisters A NovelSisters Sisters There were never such devoted sisters are you humming it This book begins with three devoted, yet mourning, sisters Their parents loom large throughout the tale but happen to be dead mostly , famous, rich, and the pages are possessed of so many clues you couldn t be blamed if you thought this was a mystery well, ok I think it is And a little ways through, tag it a ro

  8. Ashley *Booksbrewsandbarks* Ashley *Booksbrewsandbarks* says:

    This book was a fine distraction for a few hours and had some fun moments but mainly it just sort of dragged along without any real climax and oozed too many first world problems for my liking Between the 3 then 4 sisters, the only one that I had any appreciation for was Tricia She was the one with the most relatable backstory The other 3 sisters all grated at my nerves, which probably made me less invested in

  9. Jypsy Jypsy says:

    I received a complimentary copy of this book I voluntarily reviewed this book All opinions expressed are my own The Sweeney Sisters By Lian Dolan REVIEW Maggie, Eliza and Tricia are the Sweeney sisters The death of their mother fifteen years ago caused a drifting apart, but the death of their father pulls them back together Their father was a well known writer, so the sisters know a proper Irish wake is the thing

  10. Erin Henderschedt Erin Henderschedt says:

    Imaginative storyteller, Lian Dolan, thrills with her latest and most intriguing novel yet The Sweeney Sisters is a heartfelt, fun story of sisters going through ups and downs of life in every way one can imagine Each sister has an interesting, well developed background and personality The tale is woven expertly to keep the reader wantingand loving each of the characters for her individual traits The Sweeney Sister

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