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The number one New York Times best-selling author of life-changing fiction brings her signature “emotional, heart-tugging” (Woman’s World) prose to this wise and worldly novel of forgiveness and hope in the City of Lights.

In Indiana, Ashley Baxter Blake and her husband are about to take an anniversary trip to Paris, but she is hesitant. More than two decades ago, she made her most grievous mistake in that same city. She has never forgiven herself for what happened there, and she still harbors secrets that she’s afraid will come to light. Just before the trip, Ashley gets a call from her niece. Jessie explains that her French boyfriend’s mother remembers working at a bakery with an American named Ashley. “Could that be you?” 

When Alice and Ashley meet, a flood of memories comes for both women, taking Ashley back to a reckless affair and an unexpected pregnancy and Alice to the night she nearly ended it all. Can this reunion bring healing and closure? Maybe it is finally time for Ashley to forgive herself...and Paris.

©2021 Karen Kingsbury. All rights reserved. (P)2021 Simon & Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

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Awe inspiring story!

Karen never disappoints and beautifully written story showing us how God can weave Miracles in our worst mistakes. A must read.

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Very Christian Centered

I did not realize how heavily the author leans on the Christian faith to tell the story. I found it very distracting.

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Truly Amazing Story

I loved this story how it captured the scripture truth of what satan meant for evil and death God brought life and hope for a beautiful future!!! Touched my heart! Thanking God for you Mrs Kingsbury you have an amazing gift and is truly blessed 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽

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Again! She does it again!

I love all of Karen Kingsbury books and this one is no different! So much detail, wonderful story line and display of God's hand in so many peoples' lives.
The new narrator was a bit of a adjustment but I di get used to it and she did a good job.

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Another great story!

Very engaging and filled with hope for those who struggle 💗 As in her previous books job well done

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it was a waste of money and time. I couldn't even finish it...not good at all.

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Juvenile, did not finish. The narrator sounded like a sixteen-year-old trying to be grown up.

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Boring . Unrealistic. Cannot believe it would make anyone’s bestseller list. Narrators’ voices grating. I would not recommend this book.

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Storyline is predictable and boring… wish there were more depth! Easy read and has family values.

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Great story of Gods grace

I love the story, I love all of Karen’s books. I was a little disappointed with the narrator. She made Landon sound like an old man and it didn’t sound as smooth. As always I love the Baxters and how they love and support each other.

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What a wonderful story of forgiveness..much needed nowadays!

It has been wonderful enjoying Karen Kingsbury’s stories, once more. I read The Baxter Family series several years ago- and I’ve missed them, so much! In her stories Karen includes many life issues that affect all of us but reading the whole story we can see the bigger picture of how God works in our lives. Kirby Heyborne and Tara Sands read the story well and kept a certain peace and joy through the whole narrative. I will keep looking for more Karen Kingsbury novels- can’t wait for the TV and films, too. I highly recommend that you make time to read Karen’s work.