Psychologist Abby MacKenzie is searching for serenity after a patient's suicide; heart surgeon Jake Templeton seeks inner strength in helping his daughter deal with her mother's death. Their paths cross in THE APPLE ORCHARD (4). There amid the scent of blossoming fruit Abby and Jack reclaim their faith in the future, healing shattered hearts and broken souls. But Abby lives on the West Coast and Jake the East; can they find a happy balance? You can almost smell the sweet fragrance of the ripening apples in Linda Barrett's compassionate story that begins with sorrow and ends with the joy love brings.

Reviewed by: 
Pamela Cohen