A NovelBook - 1997
With this tantalizing premise, bestselling author Barbara Delinsky delivers a love story wrapped up in a modern-day fable that will melt even the hardest of hearts as it restores faith in the possibility of magic in the miracle of everyday life.
The book opens on the first blizzardy night of winter, in a small town in Vermont. Slipping and sliding as she walks home from the diner where she has worked for 14 years, Bree Miller barely has time to notice the out-of-control truck barreling far too fast down a treacherous, snow-slick road, headed straight for her.
All Bree remembers of that fateful night is a bright light, and a voice granting her three wishes. Are they real or imagined? And who is the man standing over her bedside when finally she wakes up?
Soon Bree finds herself the recipient of precisely those things she'd most wanted in life...even that which had seemed beyond all reasonable hope. Whether it's magic, coincidence, or something else entirely, what Barbara Delinsky reminds us is that out of life's tragedies sometimes miracles are won.
More than a love story, it is a st