Celeste Tatem, a special-education teacher at The Brighton Center in Schreiber, Indiana, couldn’t be more in love with her husband, Joe. But the memory of one day in the past haunts her, threatening their relationship. When Joe dies in a factory explosion, she sinks into depression. It will take the arrival of a new student, Lily, and her delightful honesty, laughter, and joy at life’s little things to awaken Celeste to hope.

When Don, an old flame from college, reenters Celeste’s world, the flickers of love stir once again, and startling questions arise. Questions that threaten to rip the veneer off of her carefully guarded secret. Then the most unexpected thing of all happens … A story of love and forgiveness in the most unexpected places.

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About The Author

Eileen Rife describes her books as "healing words for hurting hearts." Through her characters, she offers readers an opportunity to draw close, peel back the layers of their own hearts, and examine what lies within. And added to the mix--romance, always a romance around one corner or another! She and husband Chuck conduct marriage seminars for churches and organizations in the States and overseas.

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