Skyward Author:Mary Alice Monroe Mary Alice Monroe returns to the captivating and mystical South Carolina low country, a place of wild beauty and untamed hearts, to tell the moving story of healing, hope and new beginnings . . . — E.R. nurse Ella Majors has seen all the misery that she can handle. Burned-out and unsure of her next step, she accepts the temporary position as care... more »giver to Marion Henderson, a frightened five-year-old who suffers from juvenile diabetes.
But Ella soon realizes there is more sorrow in the isolated home than the little girl's illness. Harris Henderson, a single father, is withdrawn, seemingly better able to deal with wild birds he rehabilitates in his birds-of-prey sanctuary than with his own daughter.
Then something magical begins to happen: the timeless beauty of the South Carolina coast and the majestic grace of the wild birds weave a healing spell on the injured hearts at the sanctuary. But a troubled mother's unexpected return will test the fragile bonds of trust and new love, and reveal the inherent risks and exhilarating beauty of flying free.« less
I am just now starting to read SKYWARD, and I am loving it. The settug of the story with the wild bird santuary is absorbing. There are also lots of interesting characters. This on is a winner in my opinion.