Wake the Dawn: A Novel (Paperback)Lauraine Snelling (author)
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As an act of atonement for a tragic hit and run accident, Esther runs a second-rate clinic in a small Minnesota town bordering Canada. When a storm ravishes the town and a young child is found abandon, Esther must come face to face with the reality of her actions and learn to forgive herself.
Ben's life is in tatters. He lost the love of his life in a tragic accident and never finished grieving. Turning to the bottle for support, he lost sight of what was important. While making his last border patrol run before the storm rolls in, Ben finds a young child in the woods and is compelled to care for it.
Brought together by the life of a child Ben and Esther become each other's reason to change.
Publisher: Time Warner Trade Publishing
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 310 g
Dimensions: 206 x 133 x 24 mm
"Snelling (One Perfect Day) continues to draw fans with her stellar storytelling skills. This time she offers a look at smalltown medical care in a tale that blends healing, love, and a town's recovery. . .Snelling's description of events at the small clinic during the storm is not to be missed."
"Snelling's fast-paced novel has characters who seek help in the wrong places. It takes a raging storm for them to see that the help they needed was right in front of them the whole time. This is a strong, believable story." RT Book Reviews, ****"
"Lauraine Snelling's newest novel will keep you turning pages and not wanting to put the book down.. . .Wake The Dawn is a guaranteed good read for any fiction lover." Cristel Phelps, reviewer, Retailers and Resources Magazine
"Snelling writes about the foibles of human nature with keen insight and sweet honesty." National Church Library Association"
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