"From the acclaimed author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, a moving new novel that subtly reimagines our world and time in a haunting story of friendship and love. As a child, Kathy-now thirty-one years old-lived at Hailsham, a private school in the scenic English countryside where the children were sheltered from the outside world, brought up to believe that they were special and that their well-being was crucial not only for...
Edward is one of a large and close family that loves baseball, music, books, and each other, and when he unexpectedly dies and his parents donate his organs, his wonderful eyes go to a perfect recipient.
When Kurt is hurt in a soccer game and ends up in the hospital Tina tries to help him, but nobody will tell her what is wrong, and Kurt's parents don't want her around. Tina learns that Kurt needs a donor with a rare blood type, and she finds a match in Kurt's soccer rival Jason. Jason agrees to donate his blood to Kurt, but when Kurt disappears from the hospital, the situation becomes desparate. Then Kurt's rival is in a tragic accident that may...
"CBA bestselling author Lauraine Snelling delivers an emotional punch in a captivating contemporary novel about two women whose faith and family are tested by an event that is both devastating and miraculous"--Provided by the publisher.
Explores the history of organ transplantation, discussing donation, the art of performing transplants, issues with confidentiality, the ethics of selling organs, and new technologies that are creating alternatives.
Eighteen-year-old Eric deals with the loss of his older brother Duane by meeting three of the seven recipients of Duane's organs a year after his death, and pondering who they are to him, and he to them.
On a windy April afternoon, a young woman bicycles along a stretch of Iowa highway, hurrying to get home in time for dinner... So begins this story about two families whose lives intersect forever in the aftermath of a tragic accident.