Trying to make sense of her mother's death, 12-year-old Reese reaches out to Autumn, the sole survivor of a catastrophe on Chicago's el tracks that killed her mom. Reese's dad is worried about his daughter's obsession with reclusive Autumn and wants to keep the secrets of that day buried. Can three broken hearts find healing together? 352 pages, softcover from Waterbrook.
On the day of a late spring storm, in Chicago, Autumn Manning boarded an "L" train. A bomb explodes, killing everyone in the train car except for Autumnthe sole survivor. A year has passed and Autumn suffocates under a blanket of what ifs and the pressing desire to bring the victims back to life, every day, if only for her. She doesnt want their stories to be forgotten. She wants to undo what cannot be undone. An unexpected ally joins her efforts, also seeking answers and trying to find a way to stumble ahead.
But one victims husband, Paul Elliott, prays to let the deadand their secretsrest in peace, undisturbed and unable to hurt his loved ones.
Caught between loss and hope, these restless souls must release the past to embrace a sovereign God.
Katie Ganshert is the author of seven novels and several works of short fiction. She has won both the Christy and Carol Awards for her writing and awarded the RT Reviews Reviewers Choice for her novel, The Art of Losing Yourself. Katie makes her home in eastern Iowa with her family.
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