Kingsbury delivers a powerful new novel about two parents' love for their child and the surprising lengths they will go to keep their family together when a judge rules that their adopted son must be returned to his biological father.
Molly and Jack Campbell live a dream life. They share a deep love for each other, own a beautiful house close to their relatives, and have an adorable, adopted four-year-old son named Joey. But one day the bubble pops and their dream life is threatened to change forever.
Like Dandelion Dust is yet another intriguing and well-written book to add to bestselling author Karen Kingsburys collection. This story of fear, faith, and family that Kingsbury creates will pull readers into the lives of the Campbells and their drastic attempt to hold their family together in the midst of crisis.
The book centers on Joey, a sweet blonde boy who was adopted by the Campbells when he was a baby. He couldnt be in a safer or more loving environment. He is growing, learning, and thriving with the only parents he has ever known. Then, one phone call causes chaos and tears at his house. Before Joey turns five, he is to be taken away from the Campbells forever and thrown into his biological parents home a home with an abusive, anger-driven father. Throughout the Campbells fight for Joey and his safety, they learn to trust God during the hard times and have faith like a childs.
This story contains characters who continually hold the readers attention. They are well developed and seem to step off the page. Kingsbury is amazing at creating characters who are realistic in the midst of fiction. Readers will be particularly impressed with Joey and his cute, childish way of seeing the world. It is obvious that the author has and loves children. She also does a great job of capturing a mothers heart.
Fans of Karen Kingsbury, or any reader looking for an exciting and heart-felt novel, will love Like Dandelion Dust. The last page will come much too quickly and Joey will leave all with smiles on their faces. Amy Nickerson, Christian Book Previews.com