Marisa de los Santos, author of The Precious One, on tour March/April 2015

Posted By on February 24, 2015

The Precious OneAbout The Precious One

Print Length: 368 pages
Publisher: William Morrow (March 24, 2015)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Belong to Me, Love Walked In, and Falling Together comes a captivating novel about friendship, family, second chances, and the redemptive power of love.

In all her life, Eustacia “Taisy” Cleary has given her heart to only three men: her first love, Ben Ransom; her twin brother, Marcus; and Wilson Cleary—professor, inventor, philanderer, self-made millionaire, brilliant man, breathtaking jerk: her father.

Seventeen years ago, Wilson ditched his first family for Caroline, a beautiful young sculptor. In all that time, Taisy’s family has seen Wilson, Caroline, and their daughter, Willow, only once.

Why then, is Wilson calling Taisy now, inviting her for an extended visit, encouraging her to meet her pretty sister—a teenager who views her with jealousy, mistrust, and grudging admiration? Why, now, does Wilson want Taisy to help him write his memoir?

Told in alternating voices—Taisy’s strong, unsparing observations and Willow’s naive, heartbreakingly earnest yearnings—The Precious One is an unforgettable novel of family secrets, lost love, and dangerous obsession, a captivating tale with the deep characterization, piercing emotional resonance, and heartfelt insight that are the hallmarks of Marisa de los Santos’s beloved works.

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Marisa De Los SantosAbout Marisa de los Santos

Marisa de los Santos has published three New York Times bestselling novels for adults, including Love Walked In and Belong to Me, while David Teague is the author of the picture books Franklin’s Big Dreams and Billy Hightower. Saving Lucas Biggs is their first joint venture. Married for over twenty years, Marisa and David live with their two children, Charles and Annabel, and their Yorkies, Finn and Huxley, in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Marisa’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 24th: The Discerning Reader

Wednesday, March 25th: Kahakai Kitchen

Thursday, March 26th: The Book Bag

Friday, March 27th: Kritters Ramblings

Tuesday, March 31st: My Book Retreat

Wednesday, April 1st: BookNAround

Thursday, April 2nd: A Novel Review

Monday, April 6th: Write Meg

Tuesday, April 7th: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, April 8th: Time 2 Read

Thursday, April 9th: Vox Libris

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