Chasing Charlie by C. M. Newman

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Join over 90,000 readers worldwide and get swept away with Vince and Angela in a Kindle bestseller and Chatelaine Award winner for Best Christian Inspirational Romance, CHASING CHARLIE--a must-read for romantics of all kinds!

C. M. Newman's debut novel has been the #1 bestseller on Kindle's Religious Romance, Christian Inspirational Romance, and Christian Fiction lists, and the #5 bestseller in the free Amazon Kindle store.

Vince Glasser, an overworked federal agent and single father with a troubled past, already has enough on his plate when he is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He deals with it the only way he knows how--by fighting the illness with everything he has in him. Along his path toward a certain end, he mends relations with his estranged younger brother, reexamines his faith that has lost its place in his life, prepares his son to live life without his parents, and finally finds room for romance with his longtime partner, Angela Hawkins.

Angela, a caring but headstrong woman and one of Vince's best friends, finds herself falling in love not only with her partner, but also with his young son, Charlie. In caring for both of them, she sees that despite decades-old mistakes that have left her in a pattern of empty relationships, she can still find redemption and have the family she's always wanted, even if only for a short time. But a nagging feeling tells her that death isn't the only thing that threatens to tear her new way of life from her grasp. How far will she go to keep her family as intact as she can?

Amidst the struggles of a family with an expiration date, between the medicine and the meltdowns, Angela and Vince find God just in time and learn the true meaning of grace and the power of prayer.


This story is deeply moving and very subtle in its underlying message of hope in the face of tragedy through a rediscovery of faith. Having finished the book, I know that the story of Vince and Angela will stay with me for years to come. - Tammy J.

Well-written, and very deep in places, the subject of a man dying of cancer is offset by a unique story in which his long-time flame begins a romance late in the game - after he's been diagnosed as "terminal." It is a web of tangled emotions, surprises, good character portrayal, and some very realistic scenes...It rang more than a little true with me, after losing my grown daughter to cancer just over a year ago...Kudos to C.M. Newman for this sensitive, wonderful book that allowed me to re-visit my grief while having an empathetic involvement with the characters. May you, dear readers, read it with an open mind, an open heart, and may you never have to be in the leading character's plight! - Andrea M.

I have to say [Chasing Charlie] is one of the very best books I have ever read, and I've read thousands. It is beautifully written and I felt every emotion with Vince and Angela. I freely admit to crying as if my heart was breaking but also came away with a better understanding of God's importance in all our lives and reached a level of peace about death. My only daughter died suddenly 5 years ago, my father one month later, and my mother one month ago. This book helped me accept God's will in their deaths and I thank C.M. Newman for that. - Jacqueline P.

This story was so moving and very hard to put down. The emotional pull was so heartwarming...Loved the storyline and all the characters. Would recommend to anyone who loves a truly well written book. - Shelley P.

I have been reading this like it was a letter from a relative. Thanks so much. - jjm

Thanks to this story for reminding there IS a light at the end of the tunnel as well as a heavenly eternal home awaiting those with the courage and faith to believe (and I do!) - Sharon

About C. M. Newman

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Published December 27, 2013 804 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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