Leaving Haven: A Novel

Paperback | August 11, 2015

byKathleen Mccleary

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In Leaving Haven, Kathleen McCleary, author of A Simple Thing, explores the intricacies of love, friendship, and parenthood.

Georgia longs for a baby, but she's had miscarriage after miscarriage since her daughter was born more than a decade ago. Through a miraculous egg donation, Georgia is thrilled to find herself pregnant—until she makes a startling discovery that changes her mind about how much she really wants the baby…

Georgia’s best friend, Alice, has a happy teenage daughter, a faithful husband, and a perfectly organized life. But her world spins off its axis when she falls for a man who is everything she knows she doesn’t want…

Leaving Haven is a provocative and touching novel that will appeal to readers of contemporary fiction and fans of Jodi Picoult, Luanne Rice, and Kristin Hannah.

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In Leaving Haven, Kathleen McCleary, author of A Simple Thing, explores the intricacies of love, friendship, and parenthood.Georgia longs for a baby, but she's had miscarriage after miscarriage since her daughter was born more than a decade ago. Through a miraculous egg donation, Georgia is thrilled to find herself pregnant—until she m...

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Getting what you want is just the beginning. Now you have to discover what you truly need. . . . Georgia Bing and Alice Kinnaird have always been there for each other. Eager to help her best friend have another baby after several miscarriages, Alice donates one of her eggs. When Georgia learns she's going to have the baby boy she's alw...

Kathleen McCleary is a journalist and author whose work has appeared in theNew York Times,Washington Post,Ladies' Home Journal,More, andGood Housekeeping. Her second novel,A Simple Thing(2012), was recently nominated for the Library of Virginia Literary Awards. She has taught writing as an adjunct professor at American University and n...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:August 11, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062106260

ISBN - 13:9780062106261

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved this! Great summer read, and fast read
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“In Leaving Haven McCleary deftly explores themes of love, marriage, family and its rupture in moments that are so well told they feel like you are living them. I couldn’t put it down.”