A Bed By The Window: A Novel of Mystery and Redemption

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Random House, Oct 31, 2010 - Fiction - 448 pages
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FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED - HIS FIRST NOVEL, A POWERFUL STORY OF MYSTERY AND REDEMPTION

Within the self-contained world of the Willow Glen nursing home there are two extraordinary people. One is there to give care, the other to recieve it. Together they form a bond of love and trust that transcends their expectations and changes their lives.

STEPHEN SOLARIS - imprisoned in a helpless body since birth, unable even to speak, he has an incredible ability to touch the hearts of those around him with the power of his personality.

HEATHER BARSTEN - a nurse whose devotion to her patients surpasses her ability to fulfil her own needs. From Stephen she learns the importance of being true to her own heart. And she finds herself falling in love.

Then violence shatters Willow Glen. Residents and staff must confront a truly terrifying evil and face their innermost fears, suspicions and darkest secrets...

A BED BY THE WINDOW is an exceptional work, a gripping psychological thriller and a luminous bringing together of Peck's thoughts on good and evil, spiritual growth and the miracles worked by love.

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About the author (2010)

Educated at Harvard and Case Western Reserve, Dr M. Scott Peck has served in administrative posts in the government during his career as a psychotherapist. He also worked as Medical Director of the New Milford Hospital mental Clinic and a psychiatrist in private practice in New Milford, Connecticut.

M. Scott Peck's previous bestsellers include the phenomenal: The Road Less Travelled, People of The Lie and, most recently, A World Waiting to be Born.

The Bed By The Window is his first novel.

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