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When She Flew - Jennie Shortridge
When She Flew
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A new novel about faith, family, and finding the courage to do the right thing from the author of Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe.Police officer Jessica Villareal has always played by the book and tried to do the right thing. But now, she finds herself approaching midlife divorced,... show more
A new novel about faith, family, and finding the courage to do the right thing from the author of Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe.Police officer Jessica Villareal has always played by the book and tried to do the right thing. But now, she finds herself approaching midlife divorced, estranged from her daughter, alone, and unhappy. And she’s wondering if she ever made a right choice in her life. But then Jess discovers a girl and her father living off the radar in the Oregon woods, avoiding the comforts—and curses—of modern life. Her colleagues on the force are determined to uproot and separate them, but Jess knows the damage of losing those you love. She recognizes her chance to make a difference by doing something she’s never dared. Because even though she’s used to playing by the rules, there are times when they need to be broken…
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451227980 (0451227980)
Publisher: NAL Trade
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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florinda3rs rated it
Actual events inspired Jennie Shortridge's fourth novel and provide the base for a moving and suspenseful story that explores family relationships, moral choices, and social responsibility.Police officer Jess Villareal's dedication to her job is one of the factors in her strained relationship with h...
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4.0 When She Flew
A wonderfully vivid Pacific Northwest setting forms the backdrop for a story that questions the role of society in childrearing and the meaning of family. Somewhat reminiscent of The Education of Little Tree.
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