|Read by:||Smalley, Gary|
|Publish Date:||Mar 2008|
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|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.91|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.13 x 1.43 x 7.11|
Karen Kingsbury was born in Fairfax, Virginia on June 8, 1963. She received a B.A. in journalism from California State University, Northridge in 1986. After graduation, she became a full-time reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Her first book, Missy's Murder, was published in 1992. She wrote three more true crime novels and four collections of answered prayers and miracle stories before transitioning to inspirational fiction in 1998. Her first inspirational fiction novel was Where Yesterday Lives.
Popular series she has penned include the Redemption, Firstborn, and Sunrise series, and she has also written the nonfiction Miracle Books collection, gift books, and children's books. She has won several Retailer's Choice Awards, plus 2005 and 2007 Gold Medallions for Oceans Apart and Ever After, respectively. Her title Longing made the New York Times Best Seller list for 2011and her title Coming Home - The Baxter Family: A Story of Undying Hope made the 2012 New York Times Best Seller List.
Redemption: Kari Baxter Jacobs is furious, hurt, and confused. Her husband, Tim, a respected professor of journalism, is having an affair with a student. Stunned, Kari returns home to the Baxter family to sort things out. But when an old flame shows up, she is more confused than ever. Remember: Ashley Baxter has locked up her heart, convinced that no one including God - could love her. Four unlikely people - Alzheimers patients - find the cracks in Ashleys heart and slowly help her remember.
Return: Luke, golden boy and the Baxter familys only son, has walked away from everything that mattered most to him: his faith, his family, and Reagan, his only love. Devastated by the events of September 11, 2001, Luke decides that life is random, faith a fraud, and God a fantasy. Rejoice: Brooke and Peter are struggling in their marriage when they are faced with the single worst moment ever. What was supposed to be a pool party for their two daughters and a handful of children ends in disaster.
As three-year-old Hayley fights for her life, the Baxter family draws together, not even sure how to pray. Reunion: Plans are being made for a family reunion. Nearly all the adult Baxter children have a reason to celebrate - except one. As the preparations get under way, a deadly diagnosis sends shock waves through the Baxter family and threatens to tear them apart.