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On This Day (2006) [Novel]
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Drawn to Lakeside Inn from a variety of locations as diverse as they are, Elizabeth Anderson, Suzette Burke, Ingrid Campbell, Margaret Simpson, and Laura Fairbanks, the bride's aunt, family friend, bridesmaid, grandmother of the bride, and sister of the groom, seemingly share little more than their collective joy for the couple marrying at the mountain resort. During the course of one unforgettable day, however, each woman reaches a point of reckoning in her own most intimate relationship.

As their stories unfold, the women out of necessity turn to one another, upholding each other through the pain of postpartum depression, doubts about an upcoming wedding, the discovery of a husband's affair, reflections on the ups and downs of life as a war bride, and plans to end a 25-year marriage. Through it all, their connection with one another deepens and grows, as does their understanding of themselves and of the healing power of love, perseverance, and friendship.

Original title: On This Day


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction

Edition #1: On This Day

On This Day (2006)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "With her usual skill, Melody Carlson holds up a mirror for the reader to recognize her own foibles reflected in those of the wedding guests in On This Day. This story both entertains and leaves the reader wondering about whether her own relationships are tied forever or coming undone." Lauraine Snelling, author of Saturday Morning and The Healing Quilt
  • "Melody brings a rich authenticity to her stories. She shows us ourselves and others in ways we hadn't clearly seen before. Reading a novel by Melody is like taking a journey into hidden places of the soul and finding that God is already there." Robin Jones Gunn, author of Sisterchicks on the Loose!
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On This Day (February 2006)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Publisher: WaterBrook Press
ISBN: 1578568412
Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.92 x .88
Pages: 329

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