From the New York Times bestselling author of The Story of Arthur Trulov and Night of Miracles comes “the love story of the year”*—an inspiring story of a woman at the limits of her faith and hope.
When a freak accident leaves her husband comatose, Lainey Bergman dutifully waits for him to awake, desperate not to lose hope. Through the invisible wall that separates them, she seeks to connect with him through kind whispers, messages of love, and reminders of their beautiful life together: their lovely children; the smell of home cooking; the feeling of his clothes.
But as she remains by his side, two incredible women remain by hers, sustaining her and giving her the courage and strength to carry on. From uncertainty to despair, Lainey and her friends navigate the most turbulent waters, affirming the unbreakable and essential nature of friendship, even in the face of some of life’s hardest moments.
Elizabeth Berg is the author of many bestselling novels, including The Story of Arthur Truluv, Open House (an Oprah’s Book Club selection), Talk Before Sleep, and The Year of Pleasures, as well as the short story collection The Day I… More about Elizabeth Berg
“The day you open this book you will miss all your appointments because…you will read it straight through.”—Entertainment Weekly
“A simple but intensely moving story about the redemptive power of love…[Elizabeth Berg is] a writer whose luminous prose is likely to stay with you a long, long time.”—Chicago Tribune
“A stunning, believable, funny novel that celebrates the unassuming invincibility of the human spirit.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune “A luminous, bittersweet, almost mystical meditation on the unexpected, often hidden, joys found in the least likely of places.”—San Francisco Chronicle
“The terrifically talented Berg at her best.”—People