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We Begin at the End Right Wrong Life is lived somewhere in betweenDuchess Day Radley is a thirteenyearold selfproclaimed outlaw Rules are for other people At school the other kids make fun of her—her clothes are torn, her hair a mess But let them throw their sticks, because she’ll throw stones Duchess might be a badass, but she’s really just trying to survive She is the fierce protector of her fiveyearold brother, Robin She is the parent to her mother, Star, a single mom incapable of taking care of herself, let alone her two kidsWalk has never left the coastal California town where he and Star grew up He’s the chief of police, trying to keep Cape Haven, with its beautiful bluffs overlooking the sea, not only safe, but safe from becoming a cookiecutter tourist destination for the rich But he’s still trying to heal the old wound of having given the testimony that sent his best friend, Vincent King, to prison decades before And he’s in overdrive protecting Duchess and her brother as their mother slides deeper into selfdestructionNow, thirty years later, Vincent is being released As soon as he steps one foot back into his childhood town, trouble arrives It shows up on Walk’s and Duchess’s doorsteps, and they will be unable to do anything but usher it in, arms wide closedWe Begin at the End looks at families—the ones we are born into and the ones we create Duchess and Walk—and everyone they love and whose hearts they break, who deserve so much than life serves them—will sear your heart in this extraordinary novel


10 thoughts on “We Begin at the End

  1. says:

    New US Pub Date: March 9, 2021

    *Many thanks to the staff at Goodreads and the publisher for providing my review copy.


  2. says:

    13 year old Dutchess Radley is the unlikely star in this sweeping tale set in small town California and big sky Montana. Her take no prisoners attitude, along with her well-intentioned vengeance, set the stage for a narrative focusing on family and friend loyalty and the fallout of retri


  3. says:

    This is superb. A story about a released murderer, Vincent King, who comes back to his small American town. His old friends, enemies and ex girlfriend are still there. A main part of the story involves Duchess, a 13 year old, the daughter of Vincent's ex girlfriend - who is also the sister of


  4. says:

    Thank You NetGalley for the ARC.
    When I began We Begin At The End I was expecting a powerful story, but not one so emotionally draining. It took me completely off guard. In fact my first thought was not to review it - I knew it would be very well received and I didn’t want to accidentally mis


  5. says:

    What a book! I can't really find the words except the following:

    Bold, heartbreaking, soul crushing mistakes by one person impacts others; deep abiding loves, lifelong friendships; tragedy following wrong choices followed by misfortune to the innocent. Amazing characters, incredible plotting!


  6. says:

    Beautiful, captivating and heartbreaking
    Duchess is thirteen and looks after her mother Star and her little brother Robin.
    After the murder of her Aunt Sissy her mother, is feeling lost, and now Vincent King the man who killed her is back in town , and Duchess wants him gone!
    It's a book to be


  7. says:

    There were lots of twists & turns - but the real surprise?? I never worked out the ending till I read it!! Great to be able to read a book when I hadn’t guessed the story. Characters were believable and the whole story was well written.


  8. says:

    This book is destined to be a classic. Its characters drive the book as each carries his/her flaws almost as a badge as they relate to each other and the past. Slow at times, this probably adds to the tension that seems to exist throughout.


  9. says:

    Wow! Five stars are nowhere near enough! A masterpiece.


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