Parting Gifts by Tracy Tripp is the most beautiful contemporary Christian novel. Just once in a while, a novel comes along that just 'speaks' to my soul and Parting Gifts is that novel. It warmed my heart, and I never wanted it to end. ~ Christian Bookaholic, Julia Wilson
Sarah has a secret.
Life-long friends, Mary and Sarah, would do anything to protect each other. But when Sarah goes up against a neighborhood stalker, the unimaginable happens. After a lifetime of avoiding her pain and shame by pushing away her loved ones, even her cherished family memories have turned dark. Now a dying older woman, Sarah must decide. Is taking her secret to the grave selfish, or is she again protecting the ones she loves?
Parting Gifts: Trigger Warning
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Well written. Reminiscent of the style of leading romance writers and with much depth of understanding of family and love relationships. Mary Foca, author of Defy the Winds
Jacob sits in jail awaiting trial for a fatal hit-and-run accident, hating himself for the pain that he has caused his family, petrified that more secrets will be discovered. He will do anything to keep his family together until he realizes the cold hard truth that he may have already lost them. Worse yet, the only person who can save him is the one who wants him destroyed. Everywhere Samantha turns, she is met with judgment and betrayal until the victim's husband asks to meet with her. Disregarding the voice that eventually makes her wonder about his intentions, and desperate to bring her family back from the tragedy, she agrees. Soon she finds herself craving much more than his conversation and is torn between two uncertain futures.