Tristan's Gap:

Tristan's Gap: Cover

Tristan's Gap:

By Nancy Rue

Waterbrook Press, Paperback, 9781400070343, 354pp.

Publication Date: May 16, 2006

"She thought they had the perfect family
For eighteen years Serena Soltanis has poured herself into her family, making every effort to please her husband and to protect her daughters from the evils of the world. Respected and admired for her obvious parenting success, she leads a popular mothers group at her church, passing along wisdom gained through years of experience.
"until she woke up in a mother's worst nightmare.
Then the unthinkable happens. Sixteen-year-old Tristan, the quiet good girl of the family, disappears and the search brings to light unpleasant truths that prompt Serena to question nearly everything she believes about her children, her marriage, and her faith.
" Where did we go wrong?
Brokenhearted by her daughter's behavior and her husband's angry response, Serena struggles to see God's hand of grace in their lives. Initially determined to rescue Tristan from whatever trouble she's in, Serena learns the painful lesson that true strength won t be found in regaining control of her daughter's choices but in finally learning when to let go.

About the Author
Nancy Rue is the best-selling author ofmore than 100 books for teens, tweens, and adults, two of which have won Christy Awards.Nancy is also a popular speaker and radio guest due toher expertise in tween, teen, and young women'sissues. She and her husband, Jim, have raised a daughter of their own and now share theirTennessee lake home with two yellow labs. Website: Twitter: @NNRue Facebook: nnrue