Cage of Stars by Jacquelyn Mitchard audiobook

Cage of Stars

By Jacquelyn Mitchard
Read by Kathe Mazur

Random House Audio
9.18 Hours Unabridged
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No writer today illuminates the struggles of families–and the crises that can tear them apart–better than #1 New York Times bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard. "A first-rate storyteller" (Newsweek) who "renders her characters flawlessly, endowing them with a humanity that is both accessibly grounded and astonishingly deep" (Bookslist), the author of The Deep End of the Ocean, Twelve Times Blessed, and The Breakdown Lane now tells of a young woman's odyssey from innocence...and her desperate battle to be released from intolerable loss. Twelve-year-old Veronica Swan's idyllic life in a close-knit Mormon community is shattered when her two younger sisters are brutally murdered. Although her parents find the strength to forgive the deranged killer, Scott Early, Veronica cannot do the same. Years later, she sets out alone to avenge her sisters' deaths, dropping her identity and severing ties in the process. But as she closes in on Early, Veronica will discover the true meaning of sin and compassion...before she make a decision that will change her and her family forever. With a rare grace and piercing vision of people in turmoil, Jacquelyn Mitchard once again demonstrates her mastery of both suspense and complex human emotions as she explores the often surprising, mysterious acts that give full meaning to our lives.

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No writer today illuminates the struggles of families–and the crises that can tear them apart–better than #1 New York Times bestselling author Jacquelyn Mitchard. "A first-rate storyteller" (Newsweek) who "renders her characters flawlessly, endowing them with a humanity that is both accessibly grounded and astonishingly deep" (Bookslist), the author of The Deep End of the Ocean, Twelve Times Blessed, and The Breakdown Lane now tells of a young woman's odyssey from innocence...and her desperate battle to be released from intolerable loss.

Twelve-year-old Veronica Swan's idyllic life in a close-knit Mormon community is shattered when her two younger sisters are brutally murdered. Although her parents find the strength to forgive the deranged killer, Scott Early, Veronica cannot do the same.

Years later, she sets out alone to avenge her sisters' deaths, dropping her identity and severing ties in the process. But as she closes in on Early, Veronica will discover the true meaning of sin and compassion...before she make a decision that will change her and her family forever.

With a rare grace and piercing vision of people in turmoil, Jacquelyn Mitchard once again demonstrates her mastery of both suspense and complex human emotions as she explores the often surprising, mysterious acts that give full meaning to our lives.

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Author Bio: Jacquelyn Mitchard

Author Bio: Jacquelyn Mitchard

Jacquelyn Mitchard’s first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, launched Oprah’s Book Club and became an international bestseller, hitting #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Her other works, including The Most Wanted, Twelve Times Blessed, The Breakdown Lane, and Cage of Stars have also been well received. Mitchard has appeared on the Today show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, MSNBC, and numerous other local and national television and radio programs. She was a contributing editor for Parenting magazine and wrote a weekly syndicated column until 2007 which appeared in more than one hundred newspapers across the country. Her articles have appeared in Newsweek, Life, Reader’s Digest, TV Guide, Ladies’ Home Journal, and many other publications. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband and nine children.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 9.18
Audience: Adult
Language: English