FROM THE FIRST CHAPTER THIS BOOK RIVETED ME! AMANDA’S TWIN SAMANTHA DROWNS TRYING TO RESCUE HER TEDDY BEAR ON AN ICE COVERED LAKE. AMANDA’S SISTER, MICHELLE, LEARNS EARLY THAT SHE CANNOT TOLERATE LIVING WITH HER GUILT AND HER MOTHER’S STEADY STREAM OF BOYFRIENDS. MICHELLE MOVES AWAY AND AMANDA MUST COPE WITH HER OWN GUILT AND FEARS. THROWN INTO A LIFE OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE, IT TAKES ONE SPECIAL PERSON TO TURN HER LIFE AROUND BUT IT MAY BE TOO LATE. LEARN WHAT BRINGS THE FAMILY BACK TOGETHER AGAIN!
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The tragedy begins as Amanda watches her sister fall through the broken ice. Heartbreakingly, Samantha doesn’t reappear until the following day, when her lifeless body is pulled from the water. The devastation continues as the family falls apart under the weight of emotional pain and unfair blame. When overwhelmed with guilt, how does a child cope with a death in the family?
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