A feast of family can be a plate load of problems!
It's the Sixties. Modernity and tradition clash as two newlywed couples set up house together. Dee and her daughter Valerie move with their husbands into a modern glass house Valerie built in a proudly rural Los Altos, California, neighborhood.
When their young relatives start showing up and moving in, the neighbors get suspicious. Then a body is found in the backyard and the life they are trying to build comes undone.
Father Mike is back to guide Dee through a difficult time with humor and grace, even as his own life is unraveling. Now he's going to have to take some of his own advice about love.
The sequel to The Sheep Walker s Daughter, The Lyre and the Lambs explores the passions that draw people together and the faith it takes overcome trauma.
"I thoroughly enjoyed the flow of family values and their unwavering trust in each other. A definite plus was the quiet voice of spiritual faith and persuasion...always pulling me to a "feel good" place." – Diana, Goodreads
"Another beautifully written story that is compassionately told. It was a joy to read, well written and a story I will not forget. I highly recommend this book." – Karen, Goodreads
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Sydney Avey's sequel to The Sheepwalker's Daughter masterfully walks the reader through the winding path of relationships, faith, and discovery. Set in the sixties, tradition clashes with modernity in one neighborhood. – Karen, Goodreads
The Lyre and the Lambs is an enjoyable read for pleasure and for an insightful look at how we sometimes judge differences. – Karen, Goodreads
Ordinary people face extraordinary circumstances that are overcome by perseverance and grace. Wonderful places in Basque, Spain and the Greater Bay Area serve as backdrops. - The Rt. Rev. Douglas B. Weiss
Loved the different generations and how they interacted with each other. Such an easy read with a wonderful spiritual message. – Jeanie, Goodreads
The Lyre and the Lambs, a sequel to The Sheep Walker's Daughter, grabbed me from the first page.... As with The Sheep Walker's Daughter, Ms. Avey shows that we are all works in progress no matter what our age. – Lisa, Goodreads
I thoroughly enjoyed the flow of family values and their unwavering trust in each other. A definite plus was the quiet voice of spiritual faith and persuasion...always pulling me to a feel good place. – Diana, Goodreads
Another beautifully written story that is compassionately told. It was a joy to read, well written and a story I will not forget. I highly recommend this book. – Karen, Goodreads
The pace was fast enough to engage, the descriptions were believable. I loved the characters, with Father Mike at the top again. – Mary, Goodreads
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Sydney Avey (Author)
Sydney Avey writes about ordinary people who muster faith and courage to step over uncertainty and continue the journey. Her novels invite compassion for the stumbles of the past and offer hope for the future, if only a glimmer.Sydney Avey is the ...