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Between you & me : a novel
2018
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Author Notes
After graduating from Harvard University, Susan Wiggs became a math teacher. While working, she started writing her first novel which was published in 1987. She has written numerous romance novels since then including Home Before Dark, A Summer Affair, The Charm School and Candlelight Christmas. She has won three RITA awards for Lakeside Cottage, Lord of the Night and The Mistress. She has written a number of notable series, including; Lakeshore Chronicles and Bella Vista Chronicles. Susan's title, Family Tree, is a New York Times, USA Today, Toronto Globe and Mail, and Publisher Weekly bestseller. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)
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Characters
Caleb Stoltz (Male), Made a deathbed promise to raise his orphaned niece and nephew in Middle Grove; a disaster forces him to change his plans
Reese Powell (Female), Doctor, Assertive, Outspoken, Quick-witted, Daughter of wealthy, successful parents; likes the rush of saving lives; ready to join their medical dynasty; forced to re-examine her beliefs
Genre
Fiction
Domestic
Historical
Romance
Topics
Deathbed promises
Nieces
Nephews
Disaster
Life changes
Medicine
City life
Doctors
Fathers and daughters
Life choices
Time Period
2000s -- 21st century
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Summary
<p>Deep within the peaceful heart of Amish country, a life-or-death emergency shatters a quiet world to its core. Number-one New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs delivers a riveting story that challenges our deepest-held beliefs.</p> <p>Caught between two worlds, Caleb Stoltz is bound by a deathbed promise to raise his orphaned niece and nephew in Middle Grove, where life revolves around family, farm, faith--and long-held suspicions about outsiders. When disaster strikes, Caleb is thrust into an urban environment of high-tech medicine and the relentless rush of modern life.</p> <p>Dr. Reese Powell is poised to join the medical dynasty of her wealthy, successful parents. Bold, assertive, and quick-thinking, she lives for the addictive rush of saving lives. When a shocking accident brings Caleb Stoltz into her life, Reese is forced to deal with a situation that challenges everything she thinks she knows--and ultimately emboldens her to question her most powerful beliefs.</p> <p>Then one impulsive act brings about a clash of cultures in a tug-of-war that plays out in a courtroom, challenging the very nature of justice and reverberating through generations, straining the fragile threads of faith and family.</p> <p>Deeply moving and unforgettable, Between You and Me is an emotionally complex story of love and loss, family and friendship, and the arduous road to discovering the heart's true path.</p>
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