Band of sisters Author:Annette Lyon When the war on terror calls their husbands to duty, five LDS women are left behind to fight battles of their own: Kim, newlywed and pregnant, frightened of what the future migh bring. Brinda, struggling to manage three unruly boys and a crippling bout of depression. Jessie, secretly grappling with mixed feelings about her emotionally abusive hu... more »sband. Marianne, wrestling with a rebellious teenage daughter. And Nora, the seasoned Army wife with perfect hair, an immaculate home-and an ill-tempered mother dying of cancer.
Knowing that the seperation of deployment is extremely difficult, Nora gathers the wives together evey week to share lunch and burdens. In good company, they worry over safety in the field and stability at home and offer one another counsel and comfort. But as their personal crises build,each woman faces the risks of forming deep bonds of trust. And when tragedy strikes, they must confront the painful realities of war that pull families apart and brings friends together as sisters.« less