Row Away from the Rocks

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NewSouth Books, Sep 16, 2014 - Fiction - 264 pages

Orphaned mysteriously and raised by her domineering grandmother in Wisconsin, newly married Carrie Barnes is enjoying a new life in sunny Atlanta when she receives word that Gram is dying of cancer. She puts her life on hold and returns home to care for Gram. All of her reserves of love and compassion are tested as she tries to make her grandmother’s last days as peaceful as possible while coping with pressure on her job and her marriage. A troubled relationship with a cousin adds to her difficulties. This much of Lisbeth Thom’s novel may seem familiar to many women who have struggled with the terminal illness of aging parents or grandparents, but Carrie’s story has a twist. While putting Gram’s affairs in order, she uncovers new information about the death of her parents. The resolution of this mystery allows her to forgive and changes things with cousin Jennifer, which ultimately brings her a sense of peace. 

 

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
18
Section 3
22
Section 4
34
Section 5
38
Section 6
50
Section 7
54
Section 8
66
Section 17
141
Section 18
154
Section 19
158
Section 20
172
Section 21
177
Section 22
190
Section 23
194
Section 24
207

Section 9
71
Section 10
84
Section 11
89
Section 12
102
Section 13
106
Section 14
118
Section 15
123
Section 16
136
Section 25
211
Section 26
225
Section 27
229
Section 28
242
Section 29
247
Section 30
260
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Lisbeth is a freelance writer and teaches a continuing education writer's course in Savannah, GA. 

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