It has been 18 months since his wife died, and now Cale Wilder is faced with another crisis. His fourteen-year-old adopted son Daniel has run away from home. Devastated by the loss of his mother, Daniel sets out on a questto find out the truth about his biological father. The only thing he knows for sure is that he was born in a small Georgia town, Dawsons Hollow.

Cale heads after Daniel in his Cessna, only to crash land during a severe storm. That same night, nurse practitioner and healer Miranda Sinclair and her friend Ruby discover Cale, wounded, on their doorstep. With her special gifts, Miranda repairs many of his injuries. Once Cale finds Daniel, though, mending fences will not be easy.

This wonderfully rich and moving novel is a special delight to discover. Author Sandra Steffen brings a warmth and magic to this tale that will touch your heart. (Aug., 352 pp., $6.50)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith