Catch a Falling Star

Catch a Falling Star : A Novel

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Successful career gal Kendall Haynes is tired of wishing on stars for a home and a family. Can God's dreams for her be even better than her own? Is life about accomplishing plans ...or wishes coming true ...or something more? Dr. Kendall Haynes's plans to have it all-a career, a husband, a family-are eluding her. Now that she's thirty-six, she needs to stop wishing upon a star and face reality: Some dreams just never come true. Air Force pilot Griffin Walker prefers flying solo in the air and on the ground-until a dangerous choice ejects him from the cockpit. His life becomes even more complicated after the sudden death of his parents makes him the guardian of his sixteen-year-old brother. There's no way his life will ever get back on course now. When their lives collide during a near tragedy, Kendall and Griffin must decide if they can embrace the unexpected changes God has waiting for them.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 300g
  • Howard Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Original.
  • 1451660278
  • 9781451660272
  • 1,737,258

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"Anytime a novel makes me tear up, laugh out loud, or put my hand against my chest because the romance is just that good, I tend to give it a big thumb's up. Catch a Falling Star had me doing all three! It pulled me in, kept me reading well past my bedtime, and left me eager for more from this talented author. Beth Vogt knocked this one out of the park!" -- Katie Ganshert, author of Wildflowers from Winterand Wishing on Willows "Beth Vogt has once again captured my complete attention.With a slightly different feel to her debut, Wish You Were Here, Vogt's latest, Catch a Falling Star, is rich with true-to-life characters who sitdown beside you and invite you into their lives. The story unfolds with humor,tenderness, and a few poignant moments that will have you savoring eachwell-written word. Vogt points the way toward grace, healing, and hope withoutpreaching, but presents an honest portrayal of real lived-out faith and how itcan impact lives. Another wonderful offering by this very talented author!" -- Catherine West, award-winning author of Yesterday's Tomorrow and Hidden in the Heart "Catch a Falling Star is one of those books you keep thinking about after The End. Poignant characters, crackling dialogue,and a central theme we can all connect with: What happens when things don't go according to plan? Beth K. Vogt writes from the heart with such an engaging voice ... and she definitely has a permanent place on my must-read shelf!" -- Melissa Tagg, author of Made to Last (Bethany House, Fall 2013) "Beth K. Vogt has accomplished what all debut authors aspire to do-write a great second book. Catch a Falling Star is fun, quirky, and filled with Vogt's well-crafted prose and signature voice. What a great thing-to discover a new author for my favorites list." -- Rachel Hauck, award-winning author of The Wedding Dress and Once Upon a Prince "This is one of those kind of books: the kind you open thinking you'll just read a chapter or two and then, before you know it, you're turning the last page with a smile and sigh. I don't know how she does it, but Beth's characters seem to live and breathe. I closed the cover after reading the last page and found myself a little bit sad, wondering where all my new friends had gone." -- Siri Mitchell, author of The Cubicle Next Door and Unrivaled "After reading Beth Vogt's debut novel, Wish You Were Here, I knew her books would have a permanent place on my bookshelf. Catch a Falling Star is laced with Beth's signature humor, well-developed characters, and spiritual truth, but her writing maturity shines. Her stellar ability to craft soul-stirring happily-ever-after romances leaves me craving more of her books. She does what every author desires-keeping readers turning pages way past their bedtimes." -- Lisa Jordan, award-winning author of Lakeside Reunion and Lakeside Family "Catch a Falling Star, Beth Vogt's sophomore novel, delights with an intriguing cast of characters, a page-turning plot, unexpected twists, and sharp writing. I loved this tender story framed in second chances and heartfelt dreams that proves fairy tale lives come in all shapes and sizes." -- Megan DiMaria, author of Searching for Spice and Out of Her Hands "I couldn't put the novel down. Could. Not... Beth Vogt has hit her sweet spot. Talk about a great story! ... Snappy, quick and perfect for every single moment... Themes are clearly evident and excellently woven through the story. Descriptions take you right into the heart of the story while not distracting anything from it. I have a feeling THIS is the voice people are going to love discovering on book shelves." http://enjoyingthewritingcraft.blogspot.com "Beth Vogt is a rising romance star with this amazing second novel. Delightful, sparkling romance and a story that is sure to keep you up all night. Bravo!" -- Susan May Warren, best-selling, award-winning author of Take a Chance on Me "Catch a Falling Star by Beth K. Vogt is a story for every woman who has ever wondered if her "prince" will arrive. This novel is so much more than just a romance. It's a story about learning to be happy and to rely on God even when life doesn't go according to our plans... Vogt has a way of conveying deep and poignant truths in a light and easy way to digest... I definitely recommend Catch a Falling Star to romance fans looking for more than just another happily-ever-after. The ending won't disappoint, but the journey there is filled with valuable lessons. The sweet tale serves to help the medicine go down easier. Through the characters, readers learn the importance of being content wherever they are in life and understanding God's plans are higher than ours. It's a book you won't be able to put down!" Fictionaddict.comshow more

About Beth K. Vogt

Beth K. Vogt is a nonfiction writer who said she'd never write fiction. After saying she'd never marry a doctor or anyone in the military, she is now happily married to a former Air Force family physician. Beth believes God's best is often behind the door marked "never." An established magazine writer and editor, she now writes inspirational contemporary romance because she believes there is more to happily ever after than the fairy tales tell us.show more
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