The Sisters

Nancy Jensen's heartrending saga of two siblings, Mabel and Bertie, who go their separate ways in 1927 following a suicide and a bitter betrayal, astutely and affectingly explores the way family secrets can reverberate through generations. This is a provocative debut novel from a talented writer inspired by her own family history.

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Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.