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"Hancock’s debut is an authentic tearjerker—an intimate and touching story that will remain in readers’ hearts."
"In a world of Nicholas Sparks wannabes, there are an infinite number of ways to get a tear-jerking romance wrong. Ka Hancock’s lovely, heartbreaking debut novel, Dancing On Broken Glass, shows off one great way to get it right. ... She grounds her emotionally wrenching situations in beautifully detailed characters—including the amazing interplay between Lucy and her two sisters—and uses her background in nursing to provide compelling texture for the medical dramas. As those characters struggle to understand the connection between love and mortality, Hancock fills her pages with a rich, optimistic spirituality that never feels oppressive. Get ready for a good, cleansing cry built on real, tangled humanity rather than forced tragedy."
—Salt Lake City Weekly
Ka Hancock has two nursing degrees and has spent most of her career working with psychiatric and substance abuse patients. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband and has four children. Dancing on Broken Glass is her first novel.
Thought provoking novel that explores a marriage between a husband/father with bipolar illness and a wife/mother with terminal cancer. Sounds like a depressing read, but is not. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Nancy R. Helm
Don't read this without a box of tissues near by. I found this much more heartbreaking than Me Before You and A Fault in Our Stars
A story of 3 sisters, marriages,... Read more
One of the best books I've read this year! An amazing first novel by this author. One that I will remember. Very thought-provoking. Read morePublished 10 days ago by K. Plummer