Sometimes finding your future means making peace with your past.
Patsy Milstrap wishes she could leave her past behind. Though she tries to put on a brave front for the sake of her family, the wounds still ache, and the scars on her soul are still deeply felt. At her concerned husband's gentle insistence, they take a vacation from South Carolina on Cedar Key, an idyllic island on Florida's Gulf Coast. A week in paradise will do them good, he says.
When a familiar--and most unexpected--face greets her at a seaside restaurant, Patsy knows she can no longer run from the past. But what will opening old wounds mean? And what will the future hold?
With a large helping of Southern charm, Waiting for Sunrise is a touching story of family, young love, and the need for forgiveness. Eva Marie Everson expertly draws out the bittersweet moments of life, weaving them into a tale that will envelop your soul.
This is the second book in the Cedar Key series, but it is the first one that I've read. It can be read alone without having read the first.
Characters are well formed with flaws. This makes for an interesting and complex story line. The reader follows Patsy Milstrap from childhood throughout her adult life. She's a person that I would have liked at any age. Life for Patsy is not easy, but she usually muddles through. She keeps her problems to herself until one day she breaks. I cannot tell you more without divulging the plot.
Trust me, this book is worth reading!
Thank you to Donna Hausler for my copy. Available June, 2012 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.
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