Song for My Mother

Song for My Mother

3.37 (222 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$14.99

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

In this charming novel, Kat Martin brings readers back to the town of Dreyerville for another compelling story of love, loss, hope, and second chances... Years after running away with her boyfriend in her junior year of high school, Marly Hanson returns to Dreyerville at the request of her daughter, Katie, who has recently been treated for brain cancer. Katie has never met her grandmother, Marly's mother, Winnie. But Marly and Winnie have been estranged for years, and confronting the past for each of them is painful. The homecoming is bittersweet, but revisiting the conflict between them is crucial if Marly and her mother are ever to find the bond they shared before Marly left Dreyerville. To complicate matters, living next door to Winnie is handsome sheriff and widower Reed Bennett, and his son, Ham, who is close to Katie's age. Ham and Katie become fast friends, while the parents find their attraction to one another going deeper than mere friendship. But Marly's time in Dreyerville is limited and risking her heart isn't something she's willing to do. As the days slip past, and though she tries to avoid it, Marly and Reed become more deeply involved. Can she risk loving the handsome sheriff and giving up the future she worked so hard to forge for herself and her daughter? Can she make a life in Dreyerville after what happened all those years ago? Will Marly finally realize that her true destiny and ultimate happiness lies in coming to terms with her past?show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 134.62 x 193.04 x 25.4mm | 294.83g
  • Vanguard Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1593156561
  • 9781593156565
  • 1,227,566

Review quote

"A heartwarming, feel-good story of the power of love in many of its manifestations, including the romantic. I loved it!" --Mary Balogh, "New York Times "bestselling author of "A Matter of Class" "Kat Martin has the uncanny and delicate ability to pluck the heartstrings of the reader, and she's done it again with pitch-perfect tone in "A Song for My Mother"." --Patti Callahan Henry, "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Perfect Love Song" "A feel-good, honest, earnest story that is sure to tug at the heart strings and have readers reaching for their telephones. If you're looking for a Mother's Day gift, you'd be hard-pressed to find one better." --"New York Journal of Books"""A Song for My Mother" is a story about healing and connection. It's about letting go of the past and finding something so much more important. It's a heart-warming tale perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon." --TCM Reviews "This "song" will not only send your heart soaring, but prompt you to call your mother. Martin's sweet characters will grab you and not let go!" --Sabrina Jeffries, "New York Times" bestselling authorshow more

About Kat Martin

Kat Martin, "New York Times" bestselling author, is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. Currently residing with her author husband, L. J. Martin, in Missoula, Montana, Kat has written more than fifty bestselling novels, including historical, romantic suspense, and contemporary. More than twelve million copies of her books are in print and her novels have been published in twenty countries. Among her many awards, Kat has won the prestigious" Romantic Times" Book Reviews Career Achievement Award.show more

Rating details

222 ratings
3.37 out of 5 stars
5 18% (40)
4 25% (55)
3 38% (85)
2 14% (32)
1 5% (10)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X