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Ann Leary

Biography

Ann Leary

Ann Leary has published two previous books, AN INNOCENT, A BROAD and OUTTAKES FROM A MARRIAGE, as well as short fiction and journalism in Ploughshares among others. She is also the co-host of the weekly NPR radio show “Hash Hags.” Ms. Leary lives in Roxbury, Connecticut, with four dogs, three horses, and her husband, the actor Denis Leary.
 
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Ann Leary

Books by Ann Leary

by Ann Leary - Family Life, Fiction, Women's Fiction

Charlotte Maynard rarely leaves her mother’s home, the sprawling Connecticut lake house that belonged to her late stepfather, Whit Whitman. While Charlotte and her sister, Sally, grew up at “Lakeside,” their stepbrothers, Spin and Perry, were welcomed as weekend guests. Now the grown boys own the estate. When Spin, the youngest and favorite of all the children, brings his fiancé home for the summer, the entire family is intrigued. But as the wedding draws near, and flaws surface in the family’s polite veneer, an array of simmering resentments and unfortunate truths is exposed.

written by Ann Leary, read by Mary Beth Hurt - Fiction

Ann Leary tells the story of a friendship between two women who give their small New England town plenty to talk about. Hildy Good is a recovering alcoholic, while newcomer Rebecca McAllister is on the brink of a scandal. When Hildy intervenes to protect Rebecca’s reputation, the two women find their secrets entwined and the power of small town gossip becomes all too real.

by Ann Leary - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Ann Leary tells the story of a friendship between two women who give their small New England town plenty to talk about. Hildy Good is a recovering alcoholic, while newcomer Rebecca McAllister is on the brink of a scandal. When Hildy intervenes to protect Rebecca’s reputation, the two women find their secrets entwined and the power of small town gossip becomes all too real.