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Crossing Oceans

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14 out of 38 people found this review helpful.

A well written poignant weeper

Following the death of her mother, a pregnancy in which her lover David Preston dumped her without knowing she was carrying and a fight with her father, Jenny Lucas left Tulleytown, North Carolina vowing to never return. Six years later, she and her daughter Isabella h...
Following the death of her mother, a pregnancy in which her lover David Preston dumped her without knowing she was carrying and a fight with her father, Jenny Lucas left Tulleytown, North Carolina vowing to never return. Six years later, she and her daughter Isabella have come home. Her oxygen carrying Mama Peg welcomes her granddaughter and great-granddaughter while her daddy remains hurt and distant until Jenny explains she is dying from cancer just like her mom though a different form of the killer.

Jenny seeks a caretaker for her child as she knows Mama Peg is not healthy enough and her dad failed her. She considers David, but when she goes to tell him he is a father, he is nasty. Ironically his wife Lindsay is nice. Her high school peer Craig Allen who rents a loft is kind to mother and daughter. However, the clock is running out on Jenny and she must decide what is best for her beloved daughter between her father and her former lover; both who failed her when she grieved her mom's death at a time when she needed each of them; she fears they will do again but this time she cannot clean up the mess.

The key to this well written poignant weeper is no miracle occurs saving Jenny, but the right person is there for Isabella if the dying mom can get through the pain of her past to see the future as her dad believes David's dad's misdiagnosed his wife's illness leading to her death. Character driven with a powerful ensemble cast supporting Jenny, readers will appreciate the angst filling an ocean as Jenny worries who will raise Isabella once she dies.

Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on April 12, 2010

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18 out of 26 people found this review helpful.

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A possible good book was ruined once again by none other than harriet klausner and her cliff note book report revealing every detail. Not only her we have other rude posters revealing everything about the book. Why do you ppl do that? I know harriet klausner does it to ...
A possible good book was ruined once again by none other than harriet klausner and her cliff note book report revealing every detail. Not only her we have other rude posters revealing everything about the book. Why do you ppl do that? I know harriet klausner does it to feed her massive ego, but why do the rest of you do it? Do you not understand that we would like to read it for ourselves and not already knoe what happens? Please stop ruining the books for other readers. Have some consideration for others.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2013

    Although this story was sad, it uneventful and boring. Most of

    Although this story was sad, it uneventful and boring. Most of the main characters were not likeable. This was my first book by this author and I purchased it based on the number of good reviews. I would not purchase another book by this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2013

    Sable

    I dont know who to chose...i love you...but i dont want to hut redsky

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2013

    ***** Highly recommended

    Completely taken by surprise with this book. What a great story.

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