Jillian James has never had a place she could call home. So when she lands in Lauralee, Texasbroke, friendless, aloneshe's definitely not expecting to stay. Desperate to make some quick cash before she moves on again, she agrees to help an elderly woman close her beloved quilt shop.
Michael Larady's mother has owned the shop all her life, but lately she has struggled with Alzheimer's. He faces the overwhelming task of closing her shop and cataloging her inventoryher life's work. When he meets Jillian, he seizes the opportunity for some help. As Jillian learns the stories behind each quilt, she grows close to Michael's mother, and a tender friendship between Jillian and Michael begins to blossom into something deeper.
Michael's seventeen-year-old daughter has spent her whole life in Lauralee, Texas, and she feels restless. When Jillian moves to town, she represents travel, adventure, excitement. Is it possible to build a meaningful life in your hometown, or do you need to leave to find yourself?
Weaving together the story of three generations of women looking for a place to belong, Home by Twilight asks us to consider how we make our memorieswhat we remember, what we forget, what becomes part of our storyand reminds us that it's not where we live, but how we live that counts.
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About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Jodi Thomas is a fifth-generation Texan who sets many of her stories in her home state, where her grandmother was born in a covered wagon. She is a certified marriage and family counselor, a Texas Tech graduate and writer-in-residence at West Texas A&M University. She lives with her husband in Amarillo, Texas.