By Judy Larsen
"How a lot do you're keen on me?" Daniel requested his mom.
"I love you the entire numbers."
What starts off as a sunny August afternoon on a bucolic lake becomes a tragedy whilst a Jet Ski swerves fatally with reference to shore. It's an afternoon Ellen Banks might by no means have ready for, an afternoon no mom should still ever need to dwell through.
The second her son James is killed, Ellen needs to face the incredible whereas attempting to stay powerful for her older son, Daniel, who witnessed the fateful coincidence and blames himself. Ellen's surprise and grief quickly cave in to defiance as attorneys and policemen who as soon as vowed to help Ellen's wish for justice succumb to political strain and again away. nonetheless, Ellen is set to work out the reckless younger guy pay for his crime and to heal her family's deep wounds. yet first she needs to heal herself.
An unforgettable trip of energy and emotion, all of the Numbers poignantly depicts a woman's reckoning along with her personal vulnerability and discovering within the knowledge of motherhood the redemptive grace to start again.
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All the Numbers: A Novel by Judy Larsen