Item description for One Perfect Day by Lauraine Snelling...
Overview Two mothers find their lives inextricably entwined when the prayers of a woman whose daughter's life depends on a heart transplant are answered in the wake of the other woman's devastating tragedy at the height of a Christmas season. Original.
Publishers Description This is the story of two mothers, strangers to one another. The first has two children--twins, a boy and girl, who are seniors in high school. She wants their last Christmas as a family living in the same home to be perfect, but her husband is delayed returning from a business trip abroad. And then there's an accident--a fatal one involving a drunk driver. Meanwhile, the other mother has a daughter who needs a new heart, and so the loss of one woman becomes the miracle the other has desperately prayed for. While one mother grieves, and pulls away from her family, the other finds that even miracles aren't always easy to receive.
From Publishers Weekly Two mothers. Two children. One tragedy. One miracle. Snelling, whose novels have sold more than two million copies, is sure to grab readers from the start of this holiday melodrama. Nora Peterson wants to create the perfect Christmas for what may be the last year her twins are home before leaving for college. Her husband's long business trip threatens her plans, but her world is about to turn upside down from far worse. As she faces tragedy, emergency room nurse Jenna Montgomery faces a miracle: her dying daughter, Heather, is getting a new heart. Snelling moves from one mother's viewpoint to the other's with ease, keeping readers riveted to Nora's emotional and spiritual healing and Jenna's understanding of her daughter's new life, as well as her own. SubplotsNora's relationship with her daughter, Christi, and Jenna's surprise romanceadd layers to this spiritually challenging and emotionally taut story. Fans of Christian women's fiction will enjoy this winning novel. (Oct. 22)Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.
Awards and Recognitions One Perfect Day by Lauraine Snelling has received the following awards and recognitions -
Christian Retailing's Best - 2009 Finalist - Women's Fiction category
Citations And Professional Reviews One Perfect Day by Lauraine Snelling has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Romantic Times - 11/01/2008 page 74
CBA Retailers - 07/01/2008 page 70
Publishers Weekly - 08/18/2008 page 42
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.85" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Apr 8, 2016
Publisher Warner/Faith Books
ISBN 0446582107 ISBN13 9780446582100
Availability 129 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 26, 2017 02:50.
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More About Lauraine Snelling
Lauraine Snelling has been writing since 1980, with over 65 books published, both fiction and non-fiction, historical and contemporary, for adults and young readers. Her books consistently appear on CBA bestseller lists, and have been translated into Norwegian, Danish, and German. A hallmark of her style is writing about real issues within a compelling story. Lauraine and her husband, Wayne, have two grown sons, and live in the Tehachapi Mountains with a watchdog Bassett named Chewy. Visit her Web site at www.laurainesnelling.com.
Lauraine Snelling currently resides in the state of California. Lauraine Snelling was born in 1956.
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