The Promise of Stardust
Priscille Sibley’s The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel about life and death and love, set against a moral dilemma that may leave you questioning your own beliefs.Matt Beaulieu has loved Elle McClure since he was two years old. Now married and expecting their first... show more
Priscille Sibley’s The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel about life and death and love, set against a moral dilemma that may leave you questioning your own beliefs.Matt Beaulieu has loved Elle McClure since he was two years old. Now married and expecting their first child, Elle suffers a fatal accident. To keep the baby alive, Matt goes against his wife’s wishes and keeps his wife on life support. But Matt’s mother thinks that Elle should be euthanized, and she’s ready to fight for what she believes is the right thing.A stunning, compassionate examination of one of the most intricate ethical issues of our time, The Promise of Stardust, will stay with you, long after the last page has been read.
Publish date: February 5th 2013
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Filled with grace, sensitivity and compassion, The Promise of Stardust is an emotionally resonant and thought-provoking tale that raises profound questions about life and death, faith and medicine, and illuminates the power of love to divide and heal a family in the wake of unexpected tragedy. Matt ...
Elle McClure and Matt Beaulieu grew up next door to each other and Matt always knew he would marry Elle. Despite some ups and downs in their relationship they did marry. Everything was perfect except for the fact that Elle had trouble carrying babies to term. After the heartbreak of several misca...
Nicely narrated but brings nothing to the table that hasn't been shown on "illness of the week" telemovies and many previous medical/drama/emotional novels. It's tough taking cues from headlines from the papers and infuse it with something fresh and different.
*Check out http://www.infinitereads.com for other reviews and sundry thoughts!* In Priscille Sibley's debut novel, The Promise of Stardust, ethical gray areas collide with matters of the heart as a husband fights for the life of his unborn baby while his wife slowly fades away.Matt and Elle's marria...
The promise of Stardust by Priscilla Sibley is a story of of complex and moral decisions Matt Beaulieu is faced with when his beautiful wife Elle suffers a brain injury after falling off a ladder.This is one of those novels right from the word go sets out to emotionally pull the reader in with its c...