A story of secrets, broken relationships, and a love strong enough to reunite a family. A stirring novel from New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury.
Annie Warren never talked much about her oldest son, Brad. Years of failures and bad choices created heartbreaking separation between mother and son. But one dramatic night, a terrible tragedy reveals things about her grown boy that Annie never suspected. He was a good friend, an honest worker, and a hero. Most of all, Annie learns that Brad has an 8-year-old daughter, Savanah. Meanwhile, in New York City, Fran Ito is a single mother who lives on the streets, lost in a nightmare of drugs and illegal activity. She has no idea what to do with her daughter, Savanah, until she gets word of a financial settlement--one that might belong to her little girl. Spinning a web of deceit and desperation, Fran connives to get the money--one way or another. A story of family secrets, broken relationships, and a love strong enough to span the miles and the years of loss--THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN.
'Karen is a gifted writer who confronts the hard issues with truth and sensitivity.' -- Francine Rivers, author of REDEEMING LOVE 'JUST BEYOND THE CLOUDS was amazing. It captured me in the first chapter and never let me go... Karen writes about the sort of love we could all use a little more of.' -- Richie McDonald, lead singer of Lonestar 'Tender-hearted readers beware! Karen has done it again! After you turn the last page of JUST BEYOND THE CLOUDS and put away the tissues, you will find yourself thinking of the characters again and again. Every time you do, you will smile.' -- Robin Jones Gunn, bestselling author of FINDING FATHER CHRISTMAS
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