TOP PICK! 4 1/2 STARS - RT Book Reviews
There are many emotional scenes that will have the reader quickly falling in love with the characters, particularly Cody. Cody accurately depicts the challenges associated with working with autistic kids, but also the pure joy that comes along with it. There are numerous situations that will tug at the reader's heartstrings. Andrews does a great job of educating the reader about autism and the educational aspects surrounding special needs students. The characters clearly demonstrate how God is always there, even in life's storms.
After losing his family, Jack Simon just wants to be left alone. He believes he can find that in the remote woods of Alabama. His plans change when he finds a young boy wandering around near his property. Social worker Elise Ramsey explains that it is Cody, an orphaned autistic boy she is working with at a nearby children's home. Jack has no desire to be in another relationship, but he finds himself drawn to Cody...and Elise. He wants to do all he can to help Cody have the life, and family, he deserves. Will doing so cause Jack to open up? Is it possible for him to find love again? (LOVE INSPIRED, Dec., 224 pages)
About the Author
Renee Andrews spends a lot of time in the gym. No, she isn't working out. Her husband, a former All-American gymnast, coaches gymnastics. Renee is a kidney donor and actively supports organ donation. When she isn't writing, she enjoys traveling with her husband and bragging on their sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren. For more info on her books or on living donors, visit her website at www.reneeandrews.com.