Becoming the Talbot Sisters
By Rachel Linden
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 05/01/18
Waverly Talbot is a successful chef on the Food Network. Her sister Charlie works for an NGO in Budapest. When the sisters return home to celebrate the life of the aunt who raised them after their parents were killed, it is the first time they have been together in years.
Waverly confesses her desperate desire to be a mother and her struggles with infertility. Charlie offers to become her surrogate. When Charlie returns to Hungary to wait out her pregnancy, she gets involved in a human trafficking case. Things go from bad to worse as Waverly arrives in Budapest and the sisters are kidnapped by a group of Albanian nationals. Their bold stand in the face of adversity offers a portrait of grace.
Linden is a gifted author and international aid worker whose travels around the world provide detailed settings for the unique locations in her novels. Discussion questions follow the story.