Truly, Madly, Deeply

Truly, Madly, Deeply

A Novel

Book - 2020
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"When eighteen-year-old Tommy Baxter declares to his family that he wants to be a police officer after graduation, his mother, Reagan, won't hear of it. After all, she's still mourning the death of her own father on September 11 and she's determined to keep her son safe from danger. But Tommy's father, Luke, is proud of Tommy's decision. He would make a kind and compassionate cop. Meanwhile, Tommy is in love for the first time. His sweet relationship with Annalee Miller is almost too good to be true. Tommy begins seriously thinking about the far off day when he can ask her to marry him but she hasn't been feeling well. Tests reveal the unthinkable. While his girlfriend begins the fight of her life, Tommy is driven to learn more about the circumstances surrounding his birth and the grandfather he never knew. Secrets come to light that rock Tommy's world, and he becomes determined to spend his future fighting crime and bringing peace to the streets. Or is this just his way to fight a battle he cannot win, the one facing Annalee?
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, ©2020.
ISBN: 9781982104382
Characteristics: 358 pages ;,22 cm.

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1_Great_Book
Mar 15, 2021

Well done! I have read a few Karen Kingsbury novels and each time the experience is worthwhile. She is an expert in revealing how families can work through difficult situations and come out better than before. This particular story is particularly poignant in that it is grounded in lived experience by the author.

TSCPL_Sherry Jan 03, 2021

This book which reacquaints us with the Baxter family is a story of first love and of faith. I enjoyed reading about the love of extended family and community, especially as they rally around one of their own. The story of faith and family is realistic too.

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ABookAndACoffee
Dec 12, 2020

Beautiful story! Period.

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katiemcdowell
Nov 23, 2020

This book is amazing!

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