Before I let you go: A Novel

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From the author of The Things We Cannot Say, Before I Let You Go explores a hotly divisive topic and asks how far the ties of family love can be stretched before they finally break. "Kelly Rimmer skillfully takes us deep inside a world where love must make choices that logic cannot. Ripped from the headlines and from the heart, Before I Let You Go is an unforgettable novel that will amaze and startle you with its impact and insight." --Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of The Bookshop at Water's End "Before I Let You Go is a heartbreaking book about an impossible decision. Kelly Rimmer writes with wisdom and compassion about the relationships between sisters, mother and daughter.... She captures the anguish of addiction, the agonizing conflict between an addict's best and worst selves. Above all, this is a novel about the deepest love possible." --Luanne Rice, New York Times bestselling author The 2:00 a.m. call is the first time Lexie Vidler has heard her sister's voice in years. Annie is a drug addict, a thief, a liar--and in trouble, again. Lexie has always bailed Annie out, given her money, a place to sleep, sent her to every kind of rehab. But this time, she's not just strung out--she's pregnant and in premature labor. If she goes to the hospital, she'll lose custody of her baby--maybe even go to prison. But the alternative is unthinkable. As the weeks unfold, Lexie finds herself caring for her fragile newborn niece while her carefully ordered life is collapsing around her. She's in danger of losing her job, and her fiancé only has so much patience for Annie's drama. In court-ordered rehab, Annie attempts to halt her downward spiral by confronting long-buried secrets from the sisters' childhoods, ghosts that Lexie doesn't want to face. But will the journey heal Annie, or lead her down a darker path?
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subject_facetDiaries -- Authorship -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Drug addicts -- Fiction
Family secrets -- Fiction
Large type books
Newborn infants -- Care -- Fiction
Novels
Pregnancy -- Fiction
Sisters -- Fiction
Women physicians -- Fiction
title_displayBefore I let you go
title_fullBefore I Let You Go A Novel
Before I let you go / Kelly Rimmer
Before I let you go [large print] / by Kelly Rimmer
title_shortBefore I let you go
title_subA Novel
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Care
Diaries
Drug addicts
Family secrets
Fiction
Large type books
Literature
Newborn infants
Pregnancy
Sisters
Women physicians