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The Wednesday Bookmark

November 18th, 2009 - FICTION

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When the mother of an abandoned infant can’t be located, Ben and his wife, Abbi, seem like the perfect couple to serve as foster parents. But the newborn’s arrival opens old wounds for Abbi and shines a harsh light on how much Ben has changed since a devastating military tour.

 

Don't miss Ali's interview with Christa Parrish, author of "Watch Over Me" at 4:30pm on this week's Wednesday Bookmark, brought to you by Salem Storehouse

 

 

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Abbi and Benjamin have been struggling in their marriage since he returned from his military tour to Afganistan. Back in South Dakota, where he is a deputy, he finds a newborn baby girl in a field while carrying out regular duties.

He saves the baby and starts visiting her in the hospital every day.

When a foster home is needed for the baby, Abbi and Ben step forward.

 

Ben has shut Abbi out and there is little remaining in their relationship. Abbi finds less and less reason to stay in their rocky marriage.

 

Riddled with unfolding subplots, this novel is about loss, need, soul damage, and relationships that heal.

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