By Jacquelyn Mitchard
Bridget Flannery and Maureen O'Malley were BFFs due to the fact endlessly. Then a short second of inattention on an icy highway leaves one lady useless and the opposite in a coma, battered past reputation. friends and family mourn one friend's loss and pray for the other's restoration. Then the medical professionals realize they've got made a bad mistake. the lady who lived is the one that every person concept had died.
Based on a real case of fallacious id, All we all know of Heaven is a common tale that not anyone can learn unmoved: a drama of standard humans stuck up in an unbelievable tragedy and of the therapeutic strength of desire and love.
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Publication Date: 2009-08-25
Number of Pages: 448
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Extra info for All We Know of Heaven: A Novel
But threats couldn’t keep the archduke from his duty,” Count Volger said. ” Alek held his throbbing head; he could still taste the chemicals in his mouth. ” Count Volger sighed. ” Alek shut his eyes. It always pained Father when Sophie wasn’t allowed to stand beside him at official receptions. More punishment for loving a woman who wasn’t royal. The thought of his parents dead was absurd. “This is a trick to keep me quiet. ” No one answered. The cabin resonated with the growl of Daimler engines and the scrape of branches against camouflage netting.
The moon was less than half full, and the estate’s hunting forests stretched like a black sea across the valley. At this hour even the lights of Prague had died out to a mere inkling. When Alek saw the walker, a soft cry escaped his lips. It stood taller than the stable’s roof, its two metal feet sunk deep into the soil of the riding paddock. It looked like one of the Darwinist monsters skulking in the darkness. This wasn’t some training machine—it was a real engine of war, a Cyklop Stormwalker.
But he eased back on the throttle, grateful for a moment of rest, bringing the Stormwalker to a halt on the trail. Inside his piloting jacket Alek was soaked with sweat. “Disagreeable in every way, Your Highness,” Volger said. ” Alek turned to Otto Klopp and frowned. “Make good time? But this is just practice. ” Klopp didn’t answer, his eyes glancing up at the count. Alek pulled his hands from the saunters and swiveled the pilot’s chair around. ” The wildcount stared down at him in silence, and Alek felt suddenly very alone out here in the darkness.
All We Know of Heaven: A Novel by Jacquelyn Mitchard