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Publisher's Summary

A young woman seeking answers to her heart’s deepest questions. A young man longing for a long-lost love. A man and woman separated by lies and long years. With hallmark tenderness and power, New York Times best-selling author Karen Kingsbury weaves a tapestry of lives, loss, love, and faith - and the miracle of resurrection.

Shane Galanter is a man ready to put down roots after years of searching. But is he making the right choice? Or is there a woman somewhere who even now remembers - as does he - those long-ago days...and a love that hasn’t faded with time?

Lauren Gibbs is a successful international war correspondent who gave up on happily-ever-after years ago - when it was ripped away from her. Since then, she’s never looked back. So why can’t she put to rest the one question that haunts her: Why is life so empty?

Emily Anderson is a college freshman raised by her grandparents and about to take her first internship as a journalist. But before she can move ahead, she discovers a love story with a tragic ending that came accompanied her birth. As a result, she is compelled to look back and search out the mother she’s never met.

Sometimes hope for the future is found in the ashes of yesterday. 

  • Book One, followed by Ever After.
  • Powerful Christian fiction about hope and love in all its shapes
©2005 Karen Kingsbury (P)2005 The Zondervan Corporation

Critic Reviews

"The latest offering from Christian publishing phenom Kingsbury spills over with her trademark sentimentality and easy prose." (Publishers Weekly)

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Beautifully crafted

A story that will make you cry and really think. I will save this for anyone I know with a teenagers in the home, or a teen themselves. Great thoughts on war and peace, friendship and true love.

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loved this books story about how God does answer our prayers. sometimes not when we think he should.

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As usual, I'm glad I read (ear-read) it.

Enjoyed the journey. A good illustration of how we have something so good I front of us but keep letting our own understanding muddy the waters. I find myself growing frustrated with the decisions of characters and then I realize a I'm doing something similar just a different topic.
I've grown fond kid other narrators so I've become biased.

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Awesome book!

I really enjoyed this book and the performance. I will seek out the other books by this author!

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I loved this book!

I love all of Karen’s books! Every time I read one I think, how in the world does she keep coming up with these storylines!

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great story but...

great story, but could hear what i think is splicing quite often which was a bit annoying.

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Amazing

What an amazing book! Pulls at your heart strings for sure! Can’t wait to read more by Karen kingsbury

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great book!

I loved the book and got sucked in like I do with all if Karen's books. I don't like how the narrator made Emily and younger Lauren sound like little kids. but overall, it was good.

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loved this book

easy to listen to, took me all the way from Florida to Kansas City. didn't want to stop for gas!

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Made for an enjoyable easy listen

Overall a good story, though somewhat adolescent, it made for a good listen to pass the time.

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Wonderful story

Great storyline, good buildup to the characters W their interaction. The story holds your interest as it weaves the different generations together and tells their individual stories. Highly recommend, really couldn’t fault it.

I felt it could have been improved by the narration. Especially in the first third the babyish intonations were irritating.

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  • 09-27-19

Highly recommendable story. Well written and read

The characters and the emotions they went through with God's guidance were so believable. Thanks

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  • 03-25-16

brilliant

I just could not put this book down. It's a book that increased your faith in love.