Yesterday's Embers

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Simon and Schuster, Mar 24, 2009 - Fiction - 400 pages
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On Thanksgiving Day, Douglas DeVore kissed his beloved wife good-bye, unaware that it would be the last time he'd see her -- or their precious daughter Rachel. Left with five kids to raise on his own, and already juggling two jobs to make ends meet, Doug wonders how he'll manage moment by moment, much less day after day, without Kaye's love and support.

When Mickey Valdez, a daycare teacher, hears of the tragedy, she offers to lend a helping hand. After all, it isn't like she has a family of her own waiting for her at home. Her brothers are all happily married, but love seems to have passed her by.

Then a spark ignites...but will the flame be too hot to handle?

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Review: Yesterday's Embers, Clayburn Novels Series #3

User Review  - Donna Brown -

I hesitated after reading all the other comments, but this story line was just too off-kilter for me. Poor judgment and rushing into relationships marred every aspect of the story, including the ending, which seemed far too fast paced and thrown together. Read full review

Review: Yesterday's Embers, Clayburn Novels Series #3

User Review  - Deborah -

For one last time we get to return to Clayburn. This time we are introduced to Doug, a grieving widower with 5 children who recently lost his wife and daughter, and Mickey, a single schoolteacher who ... Read full review

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Deborah Raney’s first novel, A Vow to Cherish, was awarded a Silver Angel from Excellence in Media and inspired the acclaimed World Wide Pictures film of the same title. Since then her books have won the RITA Award, the HOLT Medallion, and the National Readers’ Choice Award. Raney was also a finalist for the Christy Award. She and her husband, artist Ken Raney, make their home in their native Kansas.

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