Come to GAAMC to meet local, bestselling author, Maryann McFadden, as she tells us about her latest book, The Cemetery Keeper's Wife.
What happens when the line between the past and the present begins to blur…
Rachel Miller is on the cusp of a new life when she moves to Union Cemetery after marrying Adam, the 7th generation cemetery keeper. Though she’s known him only twelve weeks, his tender love seems like a miracle of fate after her years alone.
A series of uncanny coincidences linked to Tillie Smith follows her discovery of the monument erected in Tillie's honor, setting Rachel on a journey that grows into an obsession: Why did the murder of a poor kitchen maid at the local seminary become a national sensation? Why were people in town trying to keep her from finding the truth? But most disturbing of all, why was Tillie reawakening a past Rachel chose to bury long ago. A past that could threaten her marriage.
The Cemetery Keeper’s Wife poignantly blends fact and fiction as two women scarred by shame and separated by more than a century, reach across time to rewrite history.
Doors will open at 6:30 PM, with our weekly Open Talk discussion running from 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM. After a short intermission, Ms. McFadden will begin her presentation. Copies will be available for sale, and we're pretty sure Ms. McFadden would be happy to sign your copy if you ask.
- June 04, 2018 at 7:00pm – 10pm
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown , NJ 07960
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