Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 304 Pages, 5.51 × 8.27 × 0.79 in
Published: June 26, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0310266246
ISBN - 13: 9780310266242
About the Book
A story of faith with a grand introduction and a beautiful finale to the saga of the Baxter family. The Baxters make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, but before the big day, tragedy strikes. Ultimately, in this portrait of family love, the Baxters cling to each other and to God's promise of forever.
From the Publisher
Coming Home is a novel about tremendous victory and unprecedented loss, a story of faith and a forever kind of love, love that will stay with you long after the last page. This stand-alone novel will serve as either a grand introduction or a beautiful conclusion in the saga of the Baxter Family. The Baxters make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, a celebration like they haven't had in years. But before the big day, the unthinkable happens. As the Baxter Family rallies together, memories come to light in the grief-stricken hours of waiting and praying, memories that bring healing and hope during a time when otherwise darkness might have the final word. In a season that changes all of them, the brilliance of family love overshadows even the valley of heartache as the Baxters draw closer to God and each other. Along the way, secrets are revealed and the truth about the Baxter Family history is finally made known. Ultimately, in this portrait of family love, the Baxters cling to each other and to God's promise of forever.
About the Author
Karen Kingsbury was born in Fairfax, Virginia on June 8, 1963. She received a B.A. in journalism from California State University, Northridge in 1986. After graduation, she became a full-time reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Her first book, Missy's Murder, was published in 1992. She wrote three more true crime novels and four collections of answered prayers and miracle stories before transitioning to inspirational fiction in 1998. Her first inspirational fiction novel was Where Yesterday Lives. Popular series she has penned include the Redemption, Firstborn, and Sunrise series, and she has also written the nonfiction Miracle Books collection, gift books, and children's books. She has won several Retailer's Choice Awards, plus 2005 and 2007 Gold Medallions for Oceans Apart and Ever After, respectively. Her Red Gloves Collection has resulted in numerous nation-wide community service projects, and she speaks frequently at women's groups throughout the United States. Her title Longing made the New York Times Best Seller list for 2011.