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What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon

what the wind knows by Amy Harmon

What the Wind Knows, the Washington Post bestseller follows Anne Gallagher who grew up enchanted by her grandfather’s stories of Ireland. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes.

Wind is often seen as a symbol of change, and for Amy Harmon, it was the perfect symbol for the changes she was experiencing in her life. After a move to a new town led to the end of her marriage, Harmon turned to writing as a way to process her feelings. She started posting essays on Medium, and it was there that her most recent manuscript, what the wind knows , began to take shape.

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Anne Gallagher was an orphan. Her grandfather died when she was 30 years old. Her grandfather had cared for her since she was a child. Anne flew to Dublin, Ireland, to scatter her grandfather’s ashes on the lake near his ancestral home. Her grandfather had given her some family memorabilia including rings, photographs, and a diary before he died that he wanted her to have.

Anne is surprised to see that she looks just like her great-grandmother in the pictures. Anne wants to write a novel set during the Irish Rebellion and it almost seemed like she got what she wanted when while scattering her ashes, she fell overboard and was rescued by Dr. Thomas Smith. When she woke up from being unconscious, it was 1921.

Thomas thinks she is Mrs. Anne Gallagher who had gone missing a few years ago. So, Anne wants to correct the mistake, but when an six-year-old boy, Eoin, calls her “mommy,” she cannot help but feel happy. When Anne and Thomas start having feelings for each other she wonders if she can reveal her real identity and go back to her real period of time!

“What the wind knows” and Amy Harmon

Amy Harmon is a best-selling writer for the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and New York Times. She recognized at a young age that writing was something she wanted to do, and she split her time between composing songs and telling stories as she grew up in the middle of wheat fields without a television. She comes from a little country town in Kansas where there were no TV channels and only books to entertain her. Her novels are now being published in two dozen languages; it’s truly wonderful to think about for a little country girl.

Ms. Harmon is the author of eighteen novels, including Making Faces and Running Barefoot, which have been published by Penguin, as well as The Law of Moses, Infinity + One, and A Different Blue. She was a finalist for the Goodreads Book of the Year with her fantasy work The Bird and the Sword.

Amy’s latest book, What the Wind Knows, is a bestseller on Amazon and the Wall Street Journal. You can find out more about her at her website,

Where to buy “What the wind knows” by Amy Harmon

You can buy this amazing fiction online at Amazon and Goodreads.

You can either buy the paperback, the eBook version, or the audiobook from Amazon.

If you like to just play the audiobook in your mp3 player, then there’s a mp3 CD version as well!.

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Customer Reviews of the Audible (audiobook) Version

At the moment of this writing “What the wind knows” audible version has a customer review of 4.6 with 13,919 global ratings which is pretty impressive.

What the wind knows audiobook customer reviews


What the wind knows’ publisher is Lake Union Publishing. They published the paperback on March 1, 2019. The language is in English. The book has 416 pages and it weighs 14.2 ounces.

The dimensions of the book are 5.5 x 1 x 8.25 inches. The best seller rank of the book in Amazon is #14,422 (Find Top 100 in Books). It is #75 in 20th Century Historical Romance, #106 in Magical Realism, and #110 in Cultural Heritage Fiction.

Audible Version

There are 12 hours and 24 minutes of listening time in the book. There are 2 narrators who read the book, Saskia Maarleveld and Will Damron. If you have Amazon’s Whispersync for Voice, your Kindle can read this to you while you listen to it.

Please note that the publication date for this title is March 1, 2019. It was released by Brilliance Audio.

The audiobook is in English language. The ASIN number for this book is B07HYD2D94.

The Audible audiobook of this book is ranking at #5,143 in the Audible Audiobooks store. It is also ranking #5 in 20th Century Historical Romance and #22 in Magical Realism Fiction. And #85 in World Literature (Audible Books & Originals)

eBook Version

What the wind knows eBook version was published on March 1, 2019 by Lake Union Publishing. The book is about an hour long and has 4119 KB of text. People can listen to it with their computer or phone’s speaker because of it’s text to speech feature.

The ebook’s Print length ‏is ‎ 418 pages

The eBook’s ISBN ‏ is 1503904598

The ebook also has following features enabled.

Screen reader: This means that books can be read on a computer.
Enhanced typesetting: This means that text looks better on the screen.
X-Ray: You can see words and pictures of what is under the words.
Word Wise: It helps you understand some difficult words so you can understand them better.

Furthermore, lending feature isn’t enabled so you can’t lend this eBook. What the wind knows is a Best Seller Rank of 2,613 in Kindle Store. This Book is a #6 in Historical Irish Fiction, #21 in 20th Century Literary Fiction and #23 in British & Irish Literary Fiction.

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