The Color of a Silver Lining
Book 13, The Color of Heaven Series
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From USA Today bestselling author Julianne MacLean comes an inspiring novel about secrets, forgiveness, and second chances. It’s the newest title in her popular Color of Heaven Series, where people are affected by real life magic and miracles that change everything they once believed about life and love.
It’s been five years since Emma Cochran endured the worst possible tragedy—the sudden, unexpected death of her four-year-old son. The emotional trauma tore her marriage apart, but now her divorce is final and she wants to begin again. She’s found happiness at last with her fiancé, Luke, who is eager to start a family with her.
On the other side of the country, single mother Bev Hutchinson watches helplessly as her five-year-old daughter Louise drowns in a high-profile boating accident. Miraculously, Louise is brought back to life, then claims she went to heaven. The news causes a media frenzy surrounding the little girl, and Bev does everything she can to shield herself and her daughter from the relentless swarming of the press.
Lives collide when Emma becomes obsessed with the story of the child, thousands of miles away, who drowned and went to heaven. She wants to connect with the mother, but Emma’s fiancé is against the idea because he wants her to let go of her grief and move on.
But sometimes, moving on isn’t the right choice when miracles are leading you back to your past—toward something, or someone, who was your destiny all along.
Praise for the novels in the Color of Heaven Series:
"Full of high emotional moments and unexpected twists and turns, these Color of Heaven books are impossible to put down." - New York Times bestselling author, Emily March
"A gripping, emotional tale you'll want to read in one sitting." - New York Times bestselling author, Julia London
"Brilliantly poignant mainstream tale." – 4 ½ starred review, Romantic Times
“I never know what to say about a Julianne MacLean book, except to say YOU HAVE TO READ IT." - AllRomanceReader.ca
"The Color of Time is an emotionally charged, riveting exploration of how our lives may change within the scope of a single event. And sometimes what we want isn’t always what we need. Fabulous, thought-provoking read." — Tanya Anne Crosby, New York Times bestselling author
"A box of tissues should be included in the purchase price of this book.... I finished THE COLOR OF HEAVEN in a matter of hours, but I've no doubt the read and the lessons imparted through Sophie's story will stay with me... probably forever. THE COLOR OF HEAVEN is an incredibly poignant and unbelievably gripping novel, deserving Romance Junkies' highest rating." FIVE BLUE RIBBONS - Chris at Romance Junkies
"I was so pulled into this story I thought at times I WAS the character. Julianne MacLean certainly grabbed me with this book. I absolutely loved it! ...It all felt so real. It's like Alice falling through the rabbit hole, I got to live out someone else's life if only through my own imagination." - Micky at Goodreads
"Wow! This is one of those "l couldn't put it down" books. The penny dropped right at the end of this amazing story as to why it is titled "The Color of Forever". Believe me when I say that this is a page turner like you have never read before." - Zena at Goodreads
"It makes the reader think about what could have been, and loves past, and makes you wonder if you are leading the life you're meant to be leading. Thought-provoking, emotionally-intense and riveting, Ms. MacLean delivers another 5-star romance in The Color of Forever" - Nancy at Goodreads
"There are just not enough words for me to explain how much I loved this book! " - Debi at Goodreads
Pictures From Heaven
This is the thirteenth book in The Color of Heaven series. While this book is part of series, you can easily read it as a standalone. Though I highly recommend you read the series because Julianne MacLean does such a good job of creating rich characters with thought provoking storylines.
The book blurb adequately describes the storyline so I'm not going to repeat that info here. This book is a great addition to the series. I needed tissues while reading this one.
I received a copy of this book from the author and chose to leave a review for other readers.
I love this series. I've just recently been introduced to it, but I find it very uplifting and beautifully written with much love behind it. The Color of a Silver Lining is no exception. The story of how the lives of the characters intertwine is breathtaking and little Louise is a ray of light. Do yourself a favor and read this book, you won't regret it.
Lucky number 13, Best so far!
The Color of a Silver Lining, Julianne MacLean's 13th book in The Color of Heaven series was, as expected, heavenly. Though many have heard or expressed the sentiments, "every cloud has a silver lining", and "heaven on earth", this novel gives an example how both apply to everyday lives. The characters come alive in this beautifully told story. MacLean accurately depicts parents feelings about their children, “parenthood must be a state of emotional extremes.” Bev, Clair & Louise, spend the day on a tourist sail that turned into a shipwreck. Did Louise really visit heaven? Across the country another couple, Emma and Carter are divorcing after they can not come to terms with the drowning of their son. Read to see how MacLean expertly weaves their stories together.
- Category: Contemporary
- Published: Jun 12, 2017
- Publisher: Julianne MacLean
- Seller: Julianne MacLean
- Print Length: 307 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 13, The Color of Heaven Series