The Bridge

The Bridge

By Karen Kingsbury

Pocket Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781476734859, 336pp.

Publication Date: October 29, 2013

Number one "New York Times "bestselling author Karen Kingsbury delivers an instant classic with this heartwarming Christmas story about a hundred-year flood, lost love, and the beauty of enduring friendships.
The dazzling bestseller- a powerful tale of Christmas miracles from America's #1 inspirational novelist
Molly Allen lives alone in Portland, Oregon, but she left her heart in Tennessee with a man she adored in college, a man she forced herself to walk away from five years ago.
Nashville-based guitarist Ryan Kelly can still hear the voice of the girl he can t have but can never forget. Time only intensifies his memories of Molly especially of the happy hours they shared at The Bridge.
For three decades, Charlie and Donna Barton have kept the historic Franklin, Tennessee, bookstore afloat. But after a catastrophic flood, the bank pulls their lease, leaving Charlie despondent at The Bridge's demise. Driving through a blinding snowstorm, alone with his desperate thoughts, Charlie hits black ice and crashes.
Suddenly, in the face of tragedy, miracles and second chances begin to unfold for those whose lives have been touched by The Bridge.

About the Author
New York Timesbest-selling author Karen Kingsbury is America s favorite inspirational novelist with over 20 million books in print. Her Life-Changing Fiction has produced multiple best sellers includingUnlocked, Leaving, Take One, Between Sundays, Even Now, One Tuesday Morning, Beyond Tuesday Morning, andEver After, which was named the 2007 Christian Book of the Year. An award-winning author and newly published songwriter, Karen has several movies optioned for production, and her novelLike Dandelion Dustwas made into a major motion picture and is now available on DVD. Karen is also a nationally known speaker with several women s groups including Women of Faith. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, Don, and their five sons, three of whom are adopted from Haiti. Their daughter Kelsey is married to Christian artist Kyle Kupecky.