Finding Home (Paperback)

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Description


What if a secret in your past is the key to healing a broken family’s heart?
 
When a car crash during a blizzard leaves a woman stranded in the New England countryside with no memory, she’s taken in by Vincent, a banker whose adorable six-year-old daughter, Jadie, has cystic fibrosis and hasn’t spoken since her sister died and her mother disappeared two years ago. But when this stranger arrives, calling herself Kate, Jadie suddenly begins speaking again—claiming that she can talk to her sister’s ghost and that Kate is an angel sent to help them. As Kate struggles with startling flashbacks to a past life that doesn’t seem to be her own, powerful questions arise: What happened to Jadie’s mother? What secrets is Vincent hiding? Why has Jadie been silent for so long?

Finding Home is an involving and heartfelt drama about a stranger helping a complicated family to heal—and how the most unexpected moments in life are the ones that lead us home.

About the Author


One day in her childhood, Melanie Rose told herself a story about the apple she was eating. It was a planet, inhabited by one tiny man-like creature who kept having to move house as his various residences were devoured by a giant alien. It was a tragedy, of course, ending in the planet's destruction, but the author has been telling herself stories ever since. Melanie Rose is the award-winning author of Ashford (BRAG Medallion, 2012) and Violet Shadows (Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013, Novella Category Winner) and An Amazing Alphabetic Anthology. She lives in Chewelah, Washington.

Praise For…


“Complex and captivating . . . Rose is fast becoming an accomplished writer . . . and her clever books an unmissable treat.”—Lancashire Evening Post (U.K.)
 
“Definitely a book to set aside time to read, because it is utterly riveting.”—Closer magazine (U.K.)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780553386875
ISBN-10: 0553386875
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: January 25th, 2011
Pages: 407
Language: English