By Judy Larsen
"How a lot do you like me?" Daniel requested his mom.
"I love you the entire numbers."
What starts as a sunny August afternoon on a bucolic lake becomes a tragedy while a Jet Ski swerves fatally as regards to shore. It's an afternoon Ellen Banks might by no means have ready for, an afternoon no mom may still ever need to dwell through.
The second her son James is killed, Ellen needs to face the unbelievable whereas attempting to stay robust for her older son, Daniel, who witnessed the fateful twist of fate and blames himself. Ellen's surprise and grief quickly collapse to defiance as legal professionals and policemen who as soon as vowed to aid Ellen's hope for justice succumb to political strain and again away. nonetheless, Ellen is decided to work out the reckless younger guy pay for his crime and to heal her family's deep wounds. yet first she needs to heal herself.
An unforgettable trip of energy and emotion, all of the Numbers poignantly depicts a woman's reckoning together with her personal vulnerability and discovering within the knowledge of motherhood the redemptive grace to start again.
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Bobby moved to cup Jules’ hand between the two of his. The doctor’s hand was so different from his own long fingers, spotless nails.
The last vehicle he’d purchased had been the Jag he’d just finished, and that was some eight years or so ago. Before he could talk himself out of it, he shot an email off to the owner for more information. He continued to surf the ads as he drank two more bottles of beer. At five-thirty, he shut down the computer and hopped into the shower. He hadn’t done anything to get the least bit dirty, but he hoped a nice cool shower would wake him up a bit. Drying off, he considered backing out of the whole thing.
Bobby shook his head. ” Zac chuckled. “I don’t think it’s much out of his way. ” Bobby whistled. That was a pretty swanky neighbourhood in the Twin Peaks area. Either Jules made more money than he’d thought, or the man came from money. Bobby realised the assessment wasn’t fair. After all, his dad had a ton of money, but that didn’t mean he gave Bobby any, not that he would ever ask. They finished their beer and watched television until the door opened with a tired looking Eric walking over to plop onto Zac’s lap.