WOW! Tori Whitaker, the author of “Millicent Glenn’s Last Wish” has written a captivating, emotional, memorable, and thought-provoking novel! The Genres for this story are Fiction, Women’s Fiction, with some historical reference. The timelines for the story are set in the present and go to the past when it pertains to the characters or events. The author describes her colorful and dramatic characters as intriguing, and each having their own set of problems.
There are three generations of women, and the author describes the importance of family, communication, love and hope. I love the way the author vividly describes the characters, events, and story. There are secrets that if revealed will have a cause and effect on the other characters.
Millicent Glenn is 91 years old, and lives by herself. She has deep secrets and tragedy that happened in her live that she knows she must share with her daughter Jane, and her grand-daughter. Millie and Jane have had an estranged relationship, and suddenly Jane is moving back home. Millie deeply regrets many things, but wants to make things right again with Jane.
Millie’s granddaughter is pregnant, and serves as the buffer between Millie and Jane. Also, it seems Jane is home for several reasons, and Millie is worried and concerned. I enjoyed this story that pulled at my heartstrings, and I highly recommend this as a book to be read.