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The Truth About Love and Lightning

A Novel

About the Book

The Truth About Love and Lighting is a deliciously emotional story of family, forgiveness, love, and magic from Susan McBride.

A lie that Gretchen Brink told 40 years ago comes back to haunt her when a tornado brings together Sam, a mysterious man who can’t remember anything, and Abby, her newly pregnant daughter who is convinced Sam is her long-lost father. Though decades old, when Gretchen’s secrets are revealed, the ramifications will affect them all in ways they never could have imagined.

A mesmerizing study of family and love, The Truth About Love and Lightning is touching and observant, reminding us that we never know when our lives are on the precipice of change.

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Critical Praise

“Seamlessly toggling between decades, McBride delivers a poignant page-turner with flawed but lovable characters.” —Publishers Weekly

“Written with touching insight into family relationships and what we call home, The Little Black Dress is a lovely and entertaining journey into the magical side of things. I bet you’ll never look at your closet the same way again.” —Sarah Addison Allen

“I’m madly in love with this full-of-surprises story about secrets, family ties--and one magical little black dress. One of my favorite novels of the year.” —Melissa Senate, author of The Secret of Joy and The Love Goddess' Cooking School

“I’ll read anything by Susan McBride.” —Charlaine Harris

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062027283
  • ISBN 10: 006202728X
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 02/12/2013
  • Pages: 336
  • List Price: 18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Family Life
  • BISAC3: FICTION / General

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