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Angel Falls

A Novel

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Description

When Mikaela Campbell, beloved wife and mother, falls into a coma, it is up to her husband, Liam, to hold the family together and care for their grieving, frightened children. Doctors tell Liam not to expect a recovery, but he believes that love can accomplish what medical science cannot. Daily he sits at Mikaela’s bedside, telling her stories of the precious life they have built together, hoping against hope that she will wake up. But then he discovers evidence of his wife’s secret past: a hidden first marriage to movie star Julian True.
 
Desperate to bring Mikaela back at any cost, Liam knows that he must turn to Julian for help. But will that choice cost Liam his wife, his family, and everything he holds dear? One of Kristin Hannah’s most moving novels, Angel Falls is a poignant and unforgettable portrait of marriage and commitment, of an ordinary man who dares to risk everything in the name of love.
 
Praise for Angel Falls
 
“A tearjerker . . . about the triumphs of family.”—Detroit Free Press
 
“An all-night reading affair—you won’t be able to put it down. . . . [Angel Falls will] make you laugh and cry.”—New York Post
 
 “A jewel . . . Hannah has executed her premise perfectly and plumbed its implications for every ounce of feeling.”San Jose Mercury News
 
“Hannah writes of love with compassion and conviction.”—Luanne Rice

From the Paperback edition.

From Publishers Weekly

Feb 28, 2000 – Set amid the splendor of Washington State's North Cascade mountain range, Hannah's latest (after On Mystic Lake) borrows elements from soap opera, the silver screen and fairy tales to make a simple statement about the complications of love. Dr. Liam Campbell is devastated when his beloved wife, Mikaela, mother of two, suffers a horse-jumping injury that leaves her in a coma. His confusion escalates when he learns the identity of Mikaela's first husband: world-famous movie star Julian True. The biggest shock: True's is the only name she responds to. Liam senses that his Sleeping Beauty needs love to wake her up, but whose? Given the depth of his feelings for her, will he be brave enough to summon True for help, and so risk losing Mikaela forever in order to save her life? Scenes reminiscent of Kramer vs. Kramer occur where Liam tries to be mom to their nine-year-old son; the suds world takes over when Mikaela finally wakes, but with retrograde amnesia, thinking she's still married to True and with no memory of Liam; and It's a Wonderful Life brings the curtain down. In keeping with the popular convention of giving voice to spirituality, the novel employs religious overtones, which will please some readers while leaving others feeling molested by an angel. Mikaela and Liam are sweet characters, even relentlessly good ones, so many will find them likable even as they float smoothly toward an easy conclusion. 125,000 first printing.

Customer Reviews

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Love!!!!!

Wonderful Read

I've read a few of KH books and this one was wonderful! A close second to Firefly Lane! This is an author I will not soon get tired of reading...

Angel Falls

Hannah is one of my favorite authors, and I was surprised to find a book I had not read. Most of the characters were believable and the plot was engaging with a valuable lesson to contemplate. It especially spoke to me as I had had a similar experience with a first love. The book got 4 stars rather than the usual 5 because of the Rosa character. Addressing her son-in-law as " Dr. Liam" is ludicrous, plus there is no way they would have allowed her to live in apparent poverty, working two jobs, no matter how insistent she was to be independent. So, that was a distraction, but I loved the book anyway.

Angel Falls
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  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Family
  • Published: Mar 21, 2000
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 400 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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