Karen and Val are family--yet they're anything but close. Karen has
carried the burden of responsibility for her aging mother ever since her
gorgeous sister left town years ago to pursue a career in theater. But Val had
darker reasons for leaving town--as well as a secret to keep--and coming home
has never been an option . . . until their mother suffers a
Reunited in their hometown, Karen and Val must grapple with their
past mistakes, their relationship with each other, and their issues with a
mother who is far from ideal. When a physical therapist raising his daughter
alone and a handsome but hurting musician enter the picture, the summer takes on
a whole new dimension. As their lives intersect and entwine, can each learn how
to forgive, how to let go, and how to move on? And strengthened by the healing
power of faith, might they also find the courage to love?
trademark compelling characters and heartwarming hope, fan favorite Irene Hannon
offers her readers an inspiring true-to-life tale of complex family
relationships, transgressions revealed and forgiven, and the complicated process
of finding love.
Irene Hannon is the bestselling author of over forty books,
including more than two dozen contemporary romance novels. Her romance fiction
has won a coveted RITA Award from Romance Writers of America, a Carol Award, a
HOLT Medallion, and an RT Reviewers' Choice Award from RT Book Reviews
magazine. Her popular Heroes of Quantico and Guardians of Justice suspense
series have also won their share of awards, including the RITA, National
Readers' Choice, Daphne du Maurier, Retailers' Choice, and RT's
Reviewers' Choice. In addition, Booklist included one of her novels
in its "Top 10 Inspirational Fiction" list for 2011. She lives in
For more information about her and her books, Irene invites you
to visit her website at www.irenehannon.com.
Mrs. Hannon has wrote a very spellbinding book. One that is very
much needed in this day and time. Abortion and forgiveness go hand and hand.
This is a very strong storyline and one I hope all women will read
and take something away from it.
I love that people come back to the Lord in this book and I love
the two sisters stories as well as the little bit of romance.
This is not a book to miss this summer, it is a great beach
I highly recommend this book.
I gave the book 5 stars.
I was given a copy of this book by the publisher for my honest