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BOOK SPOTLIGHT Daughters for a Time by Jennifer Handford

Book Description

April 24, 2012

Feelings of abandonment fill Helen Francis at a too-young age when her mother dies and her father walks out. Left in the care of her older sister, Claire, she moves on but never truly heals. Now thirty-five and married, Helen is desperate to start a family of her own. After four unsuccessful years of trying to become pregnant, Helen accepts the idea of adoption.

When her baby is finally in her arms, Helen experiences true exaltation. But she is quickly blindsided with the worst possible news: Claire has cancer. Helen's wounds are again torn open as she balances the bliss of a new daughter with the grief of a dying sister.

About the Author
Jennifer Handford was born in Phoenix, Arizona, where she lived until she moved to Oregon for college and graduate school. After graduation, she moved to Washington, D.C., and has lived in the Virginia/Washington, D.C., area for fifteen years. Jennifer is married and has three daughters. Daughters for a Time was awarded one of three first place prizes in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. It is her first novel.


  • Paperback: 286 pages
  • Publisher: Amazon Publishing (April 24, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1612182925
  • ISBN-13: 978-1612182926

This is another one of those books that I want to read but just don't have the time!  Ah, too many good books, too little time.  

I have it on my list for when I do get the time!


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  2. Sounds like a tear jerker. I know what you mean about not enough time, but I'm adding this to my TBR Wishlist anyway. Maybe I'll get to it soon.

  3. That sounds like a great Book, I can't wait to read it.


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