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Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters Kindle Ë Mrs. Lincoln's  PDF \ The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Lincoln s Dressmaker returns to her most famous heroine, Mary Todd Lincoln, in this compelling story of love, loss, and sisterhood rich with history and suspenseIn May , Elizabeth Todd Edwards reels from news that her younger sister Mary, former First Lady and widow of President Abraham Lincoln, has attempted suicide Mary s shocking act followed legal proceedings arranged by her eldest and only surviving son that declared her legally insane Although they have long been estranged, Elizabeth knows Mary s tenuous mental health has deteriorated through decades of trauma and loss Yet is her suicide attempt truly the impulse of a deranged mind, or the desperate act of a sane woman terrified to be committed to an asylum And if her sisters can put past grievances aside is their love powerful enough to save her Maternal Elizabeth, peacemaker Frances, envious Ann, and much adored Emilie had always turned to one another in times of joy and heartache, first as children, and later as young wives and mothers But when Civil War erupted, the conflict that divided a nation shattered their family The Todd sisters s fates were bound to their husbands choices as some joined the Lincoln administration, others the Confederate ArmyNow, though discord and tragedy have strained their bonds, Elizabeth knows they must come together as sisters to help Mary in her most desperate hour


10 thoughts on “Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters

  1. Quirkyreader Quirkyreader says:

    I won this book as a goodreads giveaway Thank you William Morrow and Harper Collins.I thought this book was very well written I enjoyed how the author took known information about the Todd sisters and made it into a well flowing narrative.It s also a story of how the war between the states tore apart and brought together families If you are a fan of 19th Century Ame


  2. Amanda Geaney Amanda Geaney says:

    I won an ARC of Mrs Lincoln s Sisters in a Goodreads giveaway and I promptly began reading on April 15th Over the next few days, I would pick it up only to set it down again unable to get into the story Once I reached the 6th chapter, I set it aside As soon as the book released on June 2nd, I obtained an audiobook copy from my local library In this format, I was able to f


  3. Denise Denise says:

    I had no idea until I finished this book that it is a follow up to another Chiaverini book, Mrs Lincoln s Dressmaker I was thoroughly taken with Mrs Lincoln s Sisters and with Chiaverini s writing style and am already on the hunt for the first book in the series That being said, I m somewhat of a Civil War buff and have visited Gettysburg, the Appomattox Court House, and Fort S


  4. Bookworm Bookworm says:

    I loved Mrs Lincoln s Sisters by Jennifer Chiaverini and found myself immersed in the story line while reading.As Mrs Lincoln s Sisters begins, Elizabeth Todd Edwards receives the news that her estranged sister Mary Todd Lincoln has been declared legally insane and is being committed to a mental institution after attempting suicide Elizabeth wants to go to her other sisters to see wh


  5. Karen Karen says:

    MRS LINCOLN S SISTERSBY JENNIFER CHIAVERINII really love historical fiction and I realize that parts of this book is fiction The problem is when this genre depicts real people that were part of a significant important time in history I have read numerous books about Abraham Lincoln but until reading this I knew little about Mary Todd Lincoln I knew she was troubled from witnessing her belo


  6. Mitch Radakovich Mitch Radakovich says:

    I received an ARC of this book through a Goodreads giveaway While I initially was skeptical of this book, I have really enjoyed reading it The book follows the Todd sisters, specifically revolving around the life of Mary Todd Lincoln The 27 chapters alternate in focus between the different sisters as well as between periods in time While time jumping is sometimes dizzying in books, the movement


  7. Tracy Tracy says:

    A great deal of illumination to what I ve already read about Mary Todd s time in the asylum I spent summers in the Springfield area and was taken to many Lincoln sites by my grandmother I m afraid i probably glossed over the sisters and waited for the next item about Abe I m surprised that I don t remember they lived so close in Springfield As always, a very enjoyable read.


  8. Glen Glen says:

    I won this book in a goodreads drawing.Mary Todd Lincoln has long been one of the most controversial First Ladies in history Even her relatives didn t know what to make of her In 1875, Robert Lincoln commits her to a sanitarium Her sisters get together to figure out what to do about the scandal Some of the sisters think she deserves what she got One wants Mary to come live with her Another thinks this is al


  9. Annette Annette says:

    In 1875, ten years after assassination of President Lincoln, Mary Lincoln tries to poison herself Why Is it because of a deranged mind or traumatized one 1875 Mary has been estranged from her sister Elizabeth and other siblings and friends for years She lost her husband and three sons Robert, her eldest and only surviving child, believes that his mother is a danger to herself and has begun legal proceedings to ha


  10. Hope Hunter Hope Hunter says:

    This fictional account illuminates the relationship between Mary Todd Lincoln and the sisters she was closest to Elizabeth, Frances, Ann, and Emilie A brief snapshot is given of the the sisters and the rest of the Todd children s early childhood, but this book mainly features Mary s episode of grief and depression which led to her being deemed insane by the courts and remanded to a mental institution The description of


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