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Title Page

Copyright Notice


Prologue: The Half-Heart Charm

I. The Hot Air Balloon Charm

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

II. The Dragonfly Charm

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

III. The Sewing Machine Charm

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

IV. The Kite Charm

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

V. The Puzzle Piece Charm

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

VI. The Loon Charm

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Chapter 22

Chapter 23

VII. The Ice Cream Cone Charm

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Chapter 26

Chapter 27

Chapter 28

Chapter 29

VIII. The Snowflake Charm

Chapter 30

Chapter 31

Chapter 32

Chapter 33

IX. The Shooting Star Charm

Chapter 34

Chapter 35

Chapter 36

Chapter 37

Chapter 38

X. The Mustard Seed Charm

Chapter 39

Chapter 40

Chapter 41

Chapter 42

XI. The Tiara Charm

Chapter 43

Chapter 44

Chapter 45

Chapter 46

Chapter 47

Epilogue: The Book Charm


About the Author



This is a work of fiction. All of the characters, organizations, and events portrayed in this novel are either products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously.


An imprint of St. Martin's Press.

Copyright © 2016 by Viola Shipman. All rights reserved. For information, address St. Martin's Press, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010.

Illustrations by Cameron MacLeod Jones

Jacket design by David Baldeosingh Rotstein and Michael Storrings

Jacket photographs: lake and sky © Jaakko Paarvala/Getty Images; girls on pier © Philip and Karen Smith/Getty Images; hot-air balloon © Hurst Photo/Shutterstock; texture © Andrey_Kuzmin/Shutterstock


Names: Shipman, Viola, author.

Title: The charm bracelet: a novel / Viola Shipman.

Description: First edition. | New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2016.

Identifiers: LCCN 2015042048 | ISBN 9781250071323 (hardback) | ISBN 9781250101921 (international edition) | ISBN 9781466882485 (e-book)

Subjects: LCSH: Mothers and daughters—Fiction. | Grandparent and child—Fiction. | Life change events—Fiction. | Domestic fiction. | Chicago (Ill.)—Fiction. | BISAC: FICTION / Contemporary Women. | FICTION / Family Life.

Classification: LCC PS3619.H5788 C53 2016 | DDC 813/.6—dc23

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e-ISBN 9781466882485

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First Edition: March 2016

BOOK: The Charm Bracelet
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