Tess Gregory’s brilliant career as a research scientist hides her longings for husband and child. Though deaf, she is a free spirit — a woman full of life and love. She is struck down all too soon. But for Tess, a new life begins at her death, in post-Civil War America. She is now Amarylis Rafferty, wife and mother of three — and she can hear. Shocked and disoriented by her new surroundings, she is drawn into the savage heartache burdening the family, especially her husband, Jack, a man who fears himself capable of anything.
If you had the chance to pick your next life, what would it be? That’s the question Kristin Hannah answers in this time-travel romance with a twist. And it has a great heroine who faces life’s little quirks with a wry sense of humor that will make you laugh out loud. Lisa Congelosi, Sales Rep