Daisy Tucker and her husband James lived an idyllic lifeuntil their three-year-old son Jake disappeared. To escape her broken heart and marriage, Daisy takes Jakes twin sister Sage back to Connecticut.

Now 13 years later, Sage runs away to be with her father in Wyoming, a dangerous journey as she has no money and shes pregnant. Daisy journeys back to her ex-husbands ranch to wait for her, hoping shell arrive safely.

As always, Luanne Rice draws the reader into the mysteries of connection created by real love. The ending, although one that too rarely happens in real life, is credible and captures the intrinsic truth that families formed in love can never really be destroyed. (Now available., 357 pp., $21.95)

Reviewed by: 
Gerry Benninger