Andrea Smith's sophomore novel has received widespread praise for its small-town appeal. When Bonnie Wilder's husband, Naz, finds an abandoned baby by the river, she thinks her prayers have been answered. But Naz refuses to raise another man's child.After Bonnie publicly voices her concern for local mothers unable to raise their newborns, she finds more bundles of joy at her doorstep. Bonnie joins with a group of friends to form a secret network matching the unwanted babies with childless families. Heedless of the sheriff 's warnings, the women proudly continue their blessed work. Then, 30 years later, one of those babies wants to know about her past - forcing Bonnie to recall the painful choices she made to carry out her mission.More
"Smith's deftly drawn characters exude the warmth and intimacy of a small town." (Booklist)
"Charming....Sprinkled with wry humor." (Washington Post Book World)
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