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About Saturday Morning

Broken by life’s disappointments, four women forge a friendship that leads in unexpected directions.

Hope Benson is determined to do all she can for the broken souls who come to Casa de Jesus, a women’s shelter in the heart of San Francisco. When a difficult pregnancy forces her to relinquish control, she draws support and strength from an unlikely group of women, each struggling with her own heartbreak.

Andy Taylor, a reluctant transplant to California, was compelled to leave behind her lavender-growing business and her home of twenty-some years to support her workaholic husband’s pursuit of career success. Attorney Julia Collins is searching for her teenage granddaughter, believed to be living on the streets. And Clarice Van Dam’s life has been shattered by the disappearance of her husband, who appears to have relieved her of all earthly possessions except a fur coat and her overnight bag.

Drawn together at the weekend market held in the shelter’s parking lot, the women pool their resources to fend off an unscrupulous conglomerate that threatens to replace the facility with a commercial development. As they fight to retain this haven for women in need, they find their own longings for home answered by the solace of faith and friendship.

About Lauraine Snelling

Lauraine Snelling has written more than sixty bestselling books, including The Healing Quilt, the Red River of the North historical series, and the award-winning novels An Untamed Land and Song of Laughter. Lauraine is a popular speaker and teaches at numerous conferences around the country. She and her husband, Wayne, make their home in California’s Tehachapi Mountains.

Product Details

400 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Aug 10, 2010

Trim Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

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Broken by life’s disappointments, four women forge a friendship that leads in unexpected directions.

As four women join their meager forces to save a women’s shelter, they weave a tapestry of friendship and faith that reveals something unexpected about the heart’s longing for home.

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