Lee Woodruff is the co-author, with her husband, Bob, of the #1 New York Times bestseller, In an Instant, and the author of the essay collection Perfectly Imperfect. She is a correspondent for CBS's This Morning and has written numerous articles on her family and parenting that have been published in Parade, Health, and Redbook. Along with her husband, she has founded the Bob Woodruff Foundation to assist wounded service members and their families. Find out more about Lee by visiting her blog.
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On a warm June day, Maura Corrigan is walking with her nine-year-old son, James, as he rides his bike to school when the unthinkable happens. He darts on to the street and is hit by Alex, a 17-year-old neighbor. What unfolds in the wake of the accident is an intricate web of relationships, secrets, and betrayals that ultimately create a story of resilience.
"Those We Love Most explores the ways in which a close-knit family is broken and made whole again after one pivotal moment results in the ultimate tragedy”.
Told through the perspectives of two generations within the family, Those We Love Most chronicles how an unimaginable sudden twist of fate forces each family member to confront their choices, examine their mistakes, and fight for their most valuable relationships. It raises the age-old question: Why do we hurt the ones we love?
At once thoughtful, penetrating and engrossing, the characters live with you long after you've finished the novel. This debut family saga that will satisfy readers of The Summer We Fell Apart, We Were the Mulvaneys, and Saint Maybe.