Skyward

Version: Unabridged
Author: Mary Alice Monroe
Narrator: Sandra Burr
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Literature
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: May 2011
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 14 hours, 33 minutes
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Overview

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 caregiver 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 can account for. Harris Henderson, a single father, seems better able to deal with the 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.?A fascinating, emotion-filled narrative that's not to be missed.? ? Booklist (starred review)?Monroe is in her element when describing the wonders of nature and the ways people relate to it? Hauntingly beautiful.? ? Publishers Weekly

Author Details

Author Details

Monroe, Mary Alice

Mary Alice Monroe is the "New York Times" bestselling author of twelve novels, including Last Light Over Carolina, Time is a River, Sweetgrass, Skyward, The Beach House, The Four Seasons, and The Book Club. She is an active conservationist and lives in the low-country of South Carolina.