Last One Home

Last One Home

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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Random House, Inc.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER &; An inspiring standalone novel about the enduring bond between sisters, the power of forgiveness, and a second chance at love.

Growing up, Cassie Carter and her sisters, Karen and Nichole, were incredibly close&;until one fateful event drove them apart. After high school, Cassie ran away from home to marry the wrong man, throwing away a college scholarship and breaking her parents&; hearts. To make matters worse, Cassie had always been their father&;s favorite&;a sentiment that weighed heavily on her sisters and made Cassie&;s actions even harder to bear.

Now thirty-one, Cassie is back in Washington, living in Seattle with her daughter and hoping to leave her past behind. After ending a difficult marriage, Cassie is back on her own two feet, the pieces of her life slowly but surely coming together. Despite the strides Cassie&;s made, she hasn&;t been able to make peace with her sisters. Karen, the oldest, is a busy wife and mother, balancing her career with raising her two children. And Nichole, the youngest, is a stay-at-home mom whose husband indulges her every whim. Then one day, Cassie receives a letter from Karen, offering what Cassie thinks may be a chance to reconcile. And as Cassie opens herself up to new possibilities&;making amends with her sisters, finding love once more&;she realizes the power of compassion, and the promise of a fresh start.

A wonderful novel of perseverance and trust, and an exciting journey through life&;s challenges and joys, Last One Home is Debbie Macomber at the height of her talents.

Praise for Last One Home

&;Fans of bestselling author Macomber will not be disappointed by this compelling stand-alone novel.&;&;Library Journal

&;Family, forgiveness and second chances are the themes in Macomber&;s latest stand-alone novel. No one writes better women&;s contemporary fiction, and Last One Home is another wonderful example. Always inspiring and heartwarming, this is a read you will cherish.&;&;RT Book Reviews

&;Tender, real, and full of hope.&;&;Heroes and Heartbreakers

&;Once again, Ms. Macomber has woven a charming tale dealing with facing life&;s hard knocks, begging forgiveness, and gaining self-confidence.&;&;Reader to Reader

&;Macomber never disappoints me. . . . She always manages to leave me with a warming of the soul and fuzzy feelings that stays for days.&;&;Fresh Fiction

Baker & Taylor
A standalone novel by the best-selling author of the Blossom Street series traces the reunion of three disparate sisters, one responsible, one rebellious and one free-spirited, who reveal imperfections in their respective lives while mourning their mother's death.

& Taylor

"The Palmer sisters couldn't be more different. Karen, the eldest, is the responsible one the one who got the grades, married the perfect guy, and has two wonderful, high-achieving children. Cassie is the rebellious one, who got pregnant right after highschool and married the wrong man, despite her family's misgivings. And Nicole is a free, creative spirit, who's always been indulged and pampered as the baby of the family who could do no wrong. These differences were enough to drive the three sisters apart over the years, but their mother's unexpected death makes them realize that she would have wanted them to repair old wounds and let bygones be bygones. What they discover is that none of their lives are as perfect as they seem, and despite their differences, they're the only family each other can depend on. A heartwarming illustration of all the ups and downs of life, and the sometimes fraught, but always enduring, relationship between sisters.
Traces the reunion of the three disparate Palmer sisters, one responsible, one rebellious, and one free-spirited, who reveal imperfections in their respective lives while mourning their mother's death.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Random House Publishing Group, 2015
ISBN: 9780553391893
Characteristics: 1 online resource (336 pages)

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Aug 19, 2017

This was the first book I've read by this author. I read it to the end because I hadn't brought another book with me on my short holiday. I found it predictable, but an easy and very fast read.

Jun 21, 2017

Enjoy Debbie Macomber books . They are a relaxing read ...excellent for bedtime ....Love how she deals with everyday issues and emotions reading "A girls guide to moving on" & looking forward to "If not for you" ....yes they stand alone but great to read as a series because the characters build on one another.

Mar 26, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Read it in a couple of days. Looking forward to reading the other two in this "series" even though they're called "stand alone novels"!

Oct 04, 2016

What an amazing story. Macomber did not disappoint. If you are looking to read one of her titles, this is it.

Jun 06, 2016

Best book ever by Debbie Macomber!

Jun 07, 2015

too predictiable

May 29, 2015

Another great story. Didn't take long to read it.

May 21, 2015

Not the best of her books by a long shot. The preteen daughter was annoying, which I have never found in one of Macolmber's books before this. Still a good read that is easy and enjoyable that touches on issues that are real and traumatic at the same time.

Apr 08, 2015

Excellent Book

Apr 08, 2015

another great novel from my #1 favorite author, Debbie Macomber!! =)

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