Perfect for fans of Jennifer Weiner and Emily Giffin, this tender and heartwarming novel explores the trials of losing what matters mostaand how thereas always more than we can imagine left to find. Dear Libby, It occurs to me that you and your two children have been living with your mother foraDear Lord!atwo whole years, and Iam writing to see if you'd like to be rescued. The letter comes out of the blue, and just in time for Libby Moran, whoaafter the sudden death of her husband, Dannyawent to stay with her hypercritical mother. Now her crazy Aunt Jean has offered Libby an escape: a job and a place to live on her farm in the Texas Hill Country. Before she can talk herself out of it, Libby is packing the minivan, grabbing the kids, and hitting the road. Life on Aunt Jeanas goat farm is both more wonderful and more mysterious than Libby could have imagined. Beyond the animals and the strenuous work, there is quietadeep, country quiet. But there is also a shaggy, gruff (though purportedly handsome, under all that hair) farm manager with a tragic home life, a formerly famous feed-store clerk who claims she can contact Danny aon the other side, a and the eccentric aunt Libby never really knew but who turns out to be exactly what sheas been looking for. And despite everything sheas lost, Libby soon realizes how much more sheas found. She hasnat just traded one kind of crazy for another: She may actually have found the place to bring her little familyaand herselfaback to life. Praise for The Lost Husband aA sweet tale about creating the family you need.aaPeople aA heartwarming novel that explores the trials of losing what matters most.aaUSA Today a[Katherine] Center writes endearingly of love and family in her fourth novel, with lessons about loss, gain, standing up for oneself, and accepting that your best is good enough. Fans of well-crafted romantic womenas fiction wonat be disappointed.aaBooklist aA novel about family, love and forgiveness . . . heart-rending and heartwarming.aaKirkus Reviews From the Trade Paperback edition.Abby didna#39;t say anything. She was still working on her lollipop. aWho is this kid, anyway?a I asked. aHis name isjackie Chan. He was held back last year.a I paused. aHis name is jar/tie Chan?a Abby shrugged. aThata#39;s what he says.a aWhat do theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Lost Husband|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2013-05-07|