Where the Light Enters

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  • Hardcover
  • 672 pages
  • Where the Light Enters
  • Sara Donati
  • 07 January 2018
  • 042527182X

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Where the Light Enters From the international bestselling author of The Gilded Hour comes Sara Donati s enthralling epic about two trailblazing female doctors in nineteenth century New York.Obstetrician Dr Sophie Savard returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband With the help of Dr Anna Savard, her dearest friend, cousin, and fellow physician, she plans to continue her work aiding the disadvantaged women society would rather forget.As Sophie sets out to construct a new life for herself, Anna s husband, Detective Sergeant Jack Mezzanotte calls on them both to consult on two new cases the wife of a prominent banker has disappeared into thin air, and the corpse of a young woman is found with baffling wounds that suggest a killer is on the loose In New York it seems that the advancement of women has brought out the worst in some men Unable to ignore the plight of New York s less fortunate, these intrepid cousins draw on all resources to protect their patients. Download Where the Light Enters – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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12 thoughts on “Where the Light Enters

  1. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    While Where the Light Enters is a follow up to Donati s previous novel, The Gilded Hour, this beautiful book can stand on its own.Dr Sophie Savard is an obstetrician returning to Manhattan in the late 1800s Her husband has passed away, and in many ways, she is starting over.Sophie s dear cousin, Anna, is also doctor, and the pair plan to continue working with disadvantaged women who are often forgotten.Anna s husband is a detective and seeks their help in solving cases One is a wife who has d While Where the Light Enters is a follow up to Donati s previous novel, The Gilded Hour, this beautiful book can stand on its own.Dr Sophie Savard is an obstetrician returning to Manhattan in the late 1800s Her husband has passed away, and in many ways, she is starting over.Sophie s dear cousin, Anna, is also doctor, and the pair plan to continue working with disadvantaged women who are often forgotten.Anna s husband is a detective and seeks their help in solving cases One is a wife who has disappeared, while the other is a deceased woman with unusual wounds.With the changing roles of women, it seems their being victims is continuing to happen Sophie and Anna will do all they can to keep the...

  2. Quirkyreader says:

    First off, I won this as a goodreads giveaway Thank you Berkley and Penguin Random House.This book was jam packed with plot twits, and I rather enjoyed that It turned out to be a very complex story.The story takes place in New York City when the Dakota building was being built and when Comstock was still in power It is also a family story that shows who will always be there for you in your time of need I m not going in depth with the plot and characters in this review , for this is a book th First off, I won this as a goodreads giveaway Thank you Berkley and Penguin Random House.This book was jam packed with plot twits, and I rather enjoyed that It turned out to be a very complex story.The story takes place in New York City when the Dakota building was being built and when Comstock was still in power It is also a family story that shows who will always be there for you in your time of need I m not going in d...

  3. Kristina says:

    Some sequels try too hard to squeeze in a synopsis of previous books or to fill the timeline gap with internal monologues from various characters Where the Light Enters is not one of those We come back to Anna, Sophie and their extended families with an exchange of letters and news articles Donati draws you in from the start with this simple and elegant opening Where the Light Enters answers, in heartbreaking ways, some of the burning questions that The Gilded Hour left us with, while leavin Some sequels try too hard to squeeze in a synopsis of previous books or to fill the timeline gap with internal monologues from various characters Where the Light Enters is not one of those We come back to Anna, Sophie and their extended families with an exchange of letters and news articles Donati draws you in from the start with this simple and elegant opening Where the Light Enters answers, in heartbreaking ways, some of the burning questions that The Gilded Hour left us with, while leaving mysteries of its own behind Ones that I look forward to returning to in future books As with The Gilded Hour and previous books in the Wilderness Series, Donati draws the past and present together Issues that we faced as individuals and as a country a century andago a...

  4. Celia says:

    There are 661 pages in this book and almost as many characters just kidding DO NOT BE INTIMIDATED This book is that good.A wonderful historical fiction that centers on two cousins that are women and doctors And yes, the year is 1884 I had no idea that there were female doctors in that year Since I started this book, I found out that the first female doctor, Elizabeth Blackwell, started practicing in 1841 This book has so many story lines to commend it The most important is the death o There are 661 pages in this book and almost as many characters just kidding DO NOT BE INTIMIDATED This book is that good.A wonderful historical fiction that centers on two cousins that are women and doctors And yes, the year is 1884 I had no idea that there were female doctors in that year Since I started this book, I found out that the first female doctor, Elizabeth Blackwell, started practicing in 1841 This book has so many story lines to commend it The mo...

  5. Zoe says:

    Multilayered, fascinating, and incredibly absorbing Where the Light Enters is a gritty, compelling tale set in New York City in the mid 1880s at a time when the island was bustling, female doctors were still discounted and frowned upon, reproduction and childbirth still had high mortality rates, and women looking for help with unwanted pregnancies had little or nowhere to go.There are two main memorable characters in this novel Dr Sophie Savard, a young multi ethnic obstetrician who returns to Multilayered, fascinating, and incredibly absorbing Where the Light Enters is a gritty, compelling tale set in New York City in the mid 1880s at a time when the island was bustling, female doctors were still discounted and frowned upon, reproduction and childbirth still had high mortality rates, and women looking for help with unwanted pregnancies had little or nowhere to go.There are two main memorable characters in this novel Dr Sophie Savard, a young multi ethnic obstetrician who returns to the United States to open a scholarship program and home for girls looking to study medicine after her husband succumbs to Consumption and Dr Anna Mezzanotte, a young surgeon who spends her days op...

  6. Jillian Doherty says:

    An epic of a historical fiction Two trail blazing female doctors in the 1880s I found myself Googling parts throughout the read always a good sign set in NYC when The Dakota was just being built This meticulously research story focuses on an obstetrician and general sergeant, and the many obstacles they must overcome, especially Sophia who s half African American Plus so muchBoth doctors are called to help consult on a police case where a women has been found tortured Opening up to An epic of a historical fiction Two trail blazing female doctors in the 1880s I found myself Googling parts throughout the read always a good sign set in NYC when The Dakota was just being built This meticulously research story focuses on an obstetrician and general sergeant, and the many obstacles they must overcome, especially Sophia who s half African American Plus so mu...

  7. Maureen says:

    I have previously read The Gilded Hour by this same author I was so surprised to learn that I won ARC from Goodreads through Penguin Random House I enjoyed The Gilded Hour and I couldn t wait to read the continuing story I was not disappointed Where the Light Enters is an epic historical novel This book is set in NYC in the 1880 s when the Dakota building was being built, along with many medical mysteries and police investigations We meet again Dr Anna Savard and her cousin Sophie who is a I have previously read The Gilded Hour by this same author I was so surprised to learn that I won ARC from Goodreads through Penguin Random House I enjoyed The Gilded Hour and I couldn t wait to read the continuing story I was not disappointed Where the Light Enters is an epic historical novel This book is set in NYC in the 1880 s when the Dakota building was being built, along with many medical mysteries and police investigations We meet again Dr Anna Savard and her cousin Sophie who is also a doctor...

  8. Chris C - A Midlife Wife says:

    This is the longest book I think I have ever read Good plot but mixed feelings 3.5 stars I have to start this off with a warning of sorts This is a massive book Easily 3 to 4 times the size of a normal fiction story.With that said, the author did an amazing job developing infinite and minute detail in every piece of the story In my opinion, this book is actually two books in one Let me explain.First of all, it would be helpful to read the first book in the This is the longest book I think I have ever read Good plot but mixed feelings 3.5 stars I have to start this off with a warning of sorts This is a massive book Easily 3 to 4 times the size of a normal fiction story.With that said, the author did an amazing job developing infinite and minute detail in every piece of the story In my opinion, this book is actually two books in one Let me explain.First of all, it would be helpful to read the first book in the series, The Gilded Hour, which I did not do There are multiple details the author assumes you know that are coming in from the other book.Secondly, the list of characters is quite large and it does take a bit to keep track of everyone Even the...

  9. Patricia says:

    WHERE THE LIGHT ENTERS is a beautifully written novel By the time I finished the book, I felt I knew the characters and their homes This is a book I believe any woman would love Taking place in the 1880 s, the main characters are 2 female doctors and their friends and f...

  10. Denise says:

    What a story Although a follow up to THE GILDED HOUR released in 2015 , this could be read as a standalone, though I d definitely not recommend it Indeed it is captivating and mesmerizing in its scope and depth of life in New York City in 1884 The hefty novel 670 pages is great historical fiction and focuses on two very strong women, the Drs Anna and Sophie Savard, cousins who are two of the few practicing women physicians during this time period Related through a very complicated bloodl What a story Although a follow up to THE GILDED HOUR released in 2015 , this could be read as a standalone, though I d definitely not recommend it Indeed it is captivating and mesmerizing in its scope and depth of life in New York City in 1884 The hefty novel 670 pages is great historical fiction and focuses on two very strong women, the Drs Anna and Sophie Savard, cousins who are two of the few practicing women physicians during this time period Related through a very complicated bloodline, Anna is white and Sophie is mulatto, and their family tree is as diverse as can be imagined Their relationship to their huge family is so complex that it requires a section in the front of the book listing all the primary characters You may need to refer to it especially if you haven t read the first book Regardless, the author is very adept at explanations and detail to help keep them straight.The novel beg...

  11. Lucy says:

    I was a giveaway winner for this book from Penguin Random House Berkley Marketing and was so pleased to receive an advance copy Having read all of Sara Donati s books, I dived right in Being familiar with her characters from Into the Wilderness series and The Gilded Hour, I picked right up with these amazing people This can be a stand alone book for those not familiar with her works, so no worries It brings to life New York in the 1880s, with all its grit and back alley seediness What I l I was a giveaway winner for this book from Penguin Random House Berkley Marketing and was so pleased to receive an advance copy Having read all of Sara Donati s books, I dived right in Being familiar with her characters from Into the Wilderness series and The Gilded Hour, I picked right up with these amazing people This can be a stand alone book for those not familiar with her wor...

  12. The Library Lady says:

    If you have not read Donati before, at least read The Gilded Hour before you read this one, as this is a sequel In fact, you re better off reading Into the Wilderness and the rest of the earlier series, because even having done that, I kept getting family relationships muddled Donati has some family trees on her website, but the publisher really should have considered including one in this book so that I could remember who is related to whom and how This is a big,rich novel, and I took my tim If you have not read Donati before, at least read The Gilded Hour before you read this one, as this is a sequel In fact, you re better off reading Into the Wilderness and the rest of the earlier series, because even having done that, I kept getting family relationships muddled Donati has some family trees on her website, but the publisher really should have considered including one in this book so...