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Wake the Dawn A Novel

by Lauraine Snelling

Wake the Dawn A Novel Synopsis

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.

Wake the Dawn A Novel Press Reviews

Snelling can certainly charm. -- Publishers Weekly on On Hummingbird Wings Snelling's captivating tale will immediately draw readers in. The grief process is accurately portrayed, and readers will be enthralled by the raw emotion of Jenna's and Nora's accounts. -- RT Book Reviews, on One Perfect Day (01/01/2008) 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 (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. Publisher's Weekly Snelling writes about the foibles of human nature with keen insight and sweet honesty. National Church Library Association 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, **** 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. Publisher's Weekly

Book Information

ISBN: 9780892969012
Publication date: 20th August 2013
Author: Lauraine Snelling
Publisher: FaithWords an imprint of Time Warner Trade Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

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.

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