In her debut book, Katie Gansherts rich modern characters grapple with the questions of life over death, happiness over grief, and God over self. These questions confront heroine Bethany Quinn most as she loses her worldly security and has to find out whether giving up her life can lead to true freedom and love.
Corrie Saunders, a young widow clutching to what little she has left of her life, has retreated to her husband Jarrod’s family home. Though she seems to feel Jarrod’s presence in the house, his cousin, Eli, knows better. It’s only through Eli’s faith that she can find her footing again, and the one she can truly put her faith into.
When principal ballerina Sasha Davis suffers a career-ending injury at age thirty-eight, she retreats to her recently deceased mothers home to recover. But she cant do it alone, so she places an ad in the newspaper for a temporary live-in aide. She gets a lot more than she bargained for when 19 year-old übercapable Evelyn Burt shows up.