Molly Fisk cannot bear to go outside. She views the world from the windows of the wax museum she and her mother run for a local businessman.
Although she longs to be free from the fears that hold her prisoner, it seems impossible. Even the handsome young man, Tobias, can't break through her fears and coax her outside. One day, a woman arrives at the museum with her family. It's the beginning of a new life for Molly.
Christa's books have a depth that's rare in most fiction. She digs deep into her characters' innermost thoughts and motivations. I ached for the terrified little girl, closed off from the world around her. I grieved with the woman, who filled her life with crossword puzzles and avoided love. This story got inside of me.
5 Stars all the way. This book and any of Christa Parrish's books are highly recommended.
Disclaimer: Neither the author nor the publisher paid me for a favorable review. All opinions expressed are mine and mine alone.
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