It was a bright August morning, yet Caleb Stoltz knew it was
be a trying day. He has personal business that he cannot
further; he is at a loss on what to do about his teenage
and an argument with her brother Jonah disrupted breakfast.
one moment in time, Caleb's life would have taken a
different turn, and
a frightful accident has Caleb rushing to the big city with
disobeying his father and most of his Amish community.
medical student Reese Powell is sent to help him out and for
things will never be the same again.
Hours after finishing BETWEEN YOU
AND ME, I am still thinking about what an extraordinary
story it is,
and I am ashamed to admit that it was the first book by
that I have read. Wiggs' voice is so powerful, assured, and
I was transported into Caleb and Reese's world from Chapter
One, and I
lived every moment of their story along with them. I
author's unfailing impartiality with regard to the Amish and
ways of life, the vibrant descriptions of country life and
the urgency of
an emergency trauma center, the burdens that Caleb must
doubts and crushing expectations that weigh upon Reese's
BETWEEN YOU AND ME is a story
trying to do what's right while being the person you are
meant to be,
which might clash with what others expect of you.
BETWEEN YOU AND ME is such a
moving, intelligent, absorbing novel that I find myself at a
words to express how much it resonated with me. The
exceptionally well rounded, so human and captivating; the
meticulously crafted that I wasn't even tempted to
author, or wonder what would come next; I simply let Ms.
Wiggs take me
along on this marvelous journey that brings Caleb and Reese
Strangely enough, If you tend to think too much about plot
would advise readers not to read the prologue, to read it
done with the book, or not think about it; I must say that I
expecting a specific turn of event, and thankfully I was
wrong, but it
somewhat led me to imagine things otherwise for a little
while. There is
tragedy and heartbreak, dark clouds and dazzling sunshine,
and yes I
cried. BETWEEN YOU AND ME is
about having the courage of your convictions and the
strength to let
yourself love and be loved told by an outstanding storyteller.
Deep within the peaceful heart of Amish country, a
life-or-death emergency shatters a quiet world to its core.
Number-one New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs
delivers a riveting story that challenges our deepest-held
Caught between two worlds, Caleb Stoltz is bound by a
deathbed promise to raise his orphaned niece and nephew in
Middle Grove, where life revolves around family, farm,
faith—and long-held suspicions about outsiders. When
disaster strikes, Caleb is thrust into an urban environment
of high-tech medicine and the relentless rush of modern life.
Dr. Reese Powell is poised to join the medical dynasty of
her wealthy, successful parents. Bold, assertive, and
quick-thinking, she lives for the addictive rush of saving
lives. When a shocking accident brings Caleb Stoltz into her
life, Reese is forced to deal with a situation that
challenges everything she thinks she knows—and ultimately
emboldens her to question her most powerful beliefs.
Then one impulsive act brings about a clash of cultures in a
tug-of-war that plays out in a courtroom, challenging the
very nature of justice and reverberating through
generations, straining the fragile threads of faith and family.
Deeply moving and unforgettable, Between You and Me is an
emotionally complex story of love and loss, family and
friendship, and the arduous road to discovering the heart’s