Graydon House

9781525804618

STARRED REVIEW

The Heirloom Garden

The latest novel from Viola Shipman is a beautifully understated story about the loss and discovery of family and ourselves.

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Review of ‘The Heirloom Garden’

It’s poetic that internationally bestselling author Wade Rouse uses his grandmother’s name, Viola Shipman, as the pen name for his books centered on family and heirlooms. His portrayal of strong, emotionally engaging protagonists is fresh and free of excessive sentimentality, while his unrushed pace and elegant language capture an old-world charm that makes for an…

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