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Thorndike Press, 2011 - Fiction - 503 pages
106 Reviews
The third book in the Bailey Flanigan Series picks up where "Learning" ended. After a long and lonely silence from Cody Coleman, Bailey Flanigan becomes closer to her one-time Hollywood co-star, Brandon Paul. Nights on the town in New York City and long talks on the balcony of Brandon's Malibu Beach home make Bailey dizzy with new feelings and cause her to wonder if her days with Cody are over forever. 352 pp. (Religious Fiction)

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The plotline of Cheyenne truly touched my heart. - Christianbook.com
I simply expected more and felt so-so with the ending. - Christianbook.com
Thank you, Karen, for always giving us quality writing. - Christianbook.com
The plot and characters seemed "canned". - Christianbook.com

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User Review  - jnut1 - LibraryThing

Longing is the third book in the Bailey series. Bailey has loved Cody since she was in high school and she is now in New York dancing in Hair Spray.We have watched her finish high school, go to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Becky - Goodreads

I have mixed feelings about how things are turning out! I loved the book though! Brandon is growing on me & I'm not as mad at Cody anymore. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Karen Kingsbury was born in Fairfax, Virginia on June 8, 1963. She received a B.A. in journalism from California State University, Northridge in 1986. After graduation, she became a full-time reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Her first book, Missy's Murder, was published in 1992. She wrote three more true crime novels and four collections of answered prayers and miracle stories before transitioning to inspirational fiction in 1998. Her first inspirational fiction novel was Where Yesterday Lives. Popular series she has penned include the Redemption, Firstborn, and Sunrise series, and she has also written the nonfiction Miracle Books collection, gift books, and children's books. She has won several Retailer's Choice Awards, plus 2005 and 2007 Gold Medallions for Oceans Apart and Ever After, respectively. Her other books include Longing, Coming Home - The Baxter Family: A Story of Undying Hope, Fiteen Minutes, The Family of Jesus, and The Friends of Jesus.

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