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Review: One Summer

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Melanie Smith

On his death bed, Jack Armstrong prepares to leave his family in the care of his loving wife, Lizzie, when the unthinkable happens: Lizzie is killed in a car accident, just days from her husband's expected demise. Her vehicle had been mangled in her rush to get the medications that relieve Jack of his agonizing throes. Their children are met with this news by a policeman on their own doorstep and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Swade0710 - LibraryThing

I thought this book was wonderful! It reminded me a lot of Nicholas Sparks but all the same I really liked it. This was a test run to see if I liked this author. I am going to try one of his mysteries next. If you like NS then you should read this book. Read full review

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User Review  - jackiemcd - LibraryThing

A great book about the importance of family and unconditional love. The characters are thrust into multiple situations that cause them to realize how much they rely on and care for each other. A great read! [Lisa - Circ. Staff] Read full review

ONE SUMMER

User Review  - Kirkus

Baldacci (Hell's Corner, 2010, etc.) departs from thriller mode to pen this often-maudlin tale of familial reinvention.In Iraq and Afghanistan, Jack earned two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star, but it ... Read full review

One Summer

User Review  - Book Verdict

A change of pace for Baldacci: tear-jerking inspiration. Lizzie is tending her terminally ill husband, Jack, when she is killed in a car accident and the children must be farmed out to relatives ... Read full review

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User Review  - RolandB - LibraryThing

Excellent novel ; different from Mr Baldacci other books Read full review


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