Raney has a knack for helping readers to look at difficult issues from many angles. Any wife and mother will relate to Evette's struggles and wonder what she would do in a similar situation.

Evette McGlin is thrilled to be pregnant with her first child. Her husband Judd works hard to ensure that she'll be able to stay home with their child, but everything changes in an instant when Judd gets a call from his college girlfriend's mother.

Tabrina has suffered a stroke, and Judd must come get their daughter, a girl Judd knew nothing about. The news throws both Judd and Evette into a tailspin. What will happen to all of their plans? (STEEPLE HILL, Jun., 256 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Melissa Parcel