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Between You and Us: A Novel


Kendra Broekhuis

FROM THE BOOK JACKET: When a grieving woman unexpectedly steps into a different version of her life, she must choose between the husband she loves and the daughter she lost in this brave, gripping novel.

Two possible lives to live. One impossible choice to make.

When Leona Warlon heads across the city to meet her husband, David, for a rare dinner out, she hopes they can share a moment of relief after their year of loss. But Leona quickly realizes this is no ordinary date night. She hasn't just stepped into an upscale ristorante; she's stepped into a different version of her life. One in which her marriage is no longer tender, in which her days are pressured by her powerful in-laws, and in which her precious baby girl lived.

Now Leona must weigh the bitter and sweet of both trajectories, facing an unimaginable choice: Stay in a world where tragedy hasn't struck but where the meaningful life she built with David is gone? Or return to a reality that's filled with struggle and sorrow but also deep and enduring love?

Kendra BroekhuisABOUT THE AUTHOR: Kendra Broekhuis lives in the city of Milwaukee with her family. For her day job, Kendra stays home with four of her children and drives them from one place to another in her minivan. You can find her sarcastic ramblings and serious encouragement--including her grief over losing her baby at thirty-three weeks pregnant--on social media and at her website. Between You and Us is her first novel.


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