Mariah Stewart's second novel in the Hudson Sisters series...Allie, Des, and Cara, each having her own reasons for wanting a share of their father's estate, meet in the grand Victorian home in which he grew up, only to be greeted by another secret he purposely hid from them: his sister Bonnie. The women reluctantly band together to take on Fritz's challenge, working with a local contractor to begin the renovations financed by an account Fritz had set up for the task. While the restoration appears to go smoothly at first, it soon becomes apparent that the work will be more extensive than originally thought, and Des, elected to handle the money, needs to find ways to stretch out the remaining savings while searching for new sources of funding.As strangers linked only by their DNA try to become a family, the Hudson sisters also try to come to terms with the father they only thought they knew. In the process, each woman discovers her own capacity for understanding, forgiveness, love, and the true meaning of family....
|Title||:||The Sugarhouse Blues (The Hudson Sisters #2)|
|Number of Pages||:||400 pages|
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The Sugarhouse Blues (The Hudson Sisters #2) Reviews
I am enjoying time with these sisters and secondary characters. RTC.
And another one that I read as part of my book slump! I liked this a little better, but I didn't especially like Des in this book and her romance struck me as underdeveloped. I'm most interested in Allie and the Sheriff, but I don't know how they make that work given what happened in this one.
Could have used more renovation porn.
This is a great follow up novel to the Last Chance Matinee. This one focuses more on the middle sister, Des, but still manages to further the story of all three sisters. Difficult issues are addressed in the story without dwelling too heavily on those issues. While there are romantic elements to the story, the focus is not truly a romance. Instead it is more of a novel concerning sisters. as they come to grip with some family secrets and discover that the life that they knew might not have been ...more
The three Hudson sisters are well into the restoration of their family’s old theater, the Sugarhouse, a condition of their father’s will in order for them to receive the inheritance. A freak storm has damaged the ceiling, which is an art form in itself, creating new challenges, financial and creative. Des Hudson, the sister charged with managing the project funding, must look for ways to cost effectively resolve the dilemma and, in her pursuit, finds more than she thought she was seeking, includ ...more
In Mariah Stewart's The Sugarhouse Blues, the 2nd installment in the Hudson Sisters woman's fiction series, this novel is about family and the ties that bind them together and finding a new start somewhere. For Desdemona "Des" Hudson, she joined her sister Allie and her half-sister Cara on a monstrous project to restore the Sugarhouse theater. It was reported on their late father's will. That theater have been in their family for centuries and now needs a major restoration to fix the leaking cei ...more
My Review of “The Sugarhouse Blues” by Mariah Stewart Gallery Books. Publishing Date May 15, 2018
I would like to thank NetGalley and Gallery Books for an ARC of “The Sugarhouse Blues” by Mariah Stewart for my honest review. The genres for this book are Fiction and Women’s Fiction. This is the second book in “A Hudson Series Novel”, but it can be read as a standalone. The timeline of the story is mostly in the present but goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events.
The author de ...more
Published on Lovey Dovey Books
Mariah Stewart returns to the Sugarhouse Theater restoration in Hidden Falls with Allie, Des, and Cara. The three sisters have been working together to restore a piece of their family's history while also getting to know each other and the truth about their father's past. The Sugarhouse Blues dives deeper into their family history while also expanding the connection the sisters have with the community.
The story picks up quickly from where readers were left in The La ...more
I love this series. No easy fixes, no quick resolutions...just people who feel real figuring out how to solve problems. I like these women. The community feels real and welcoming.