Family Blessings by LaVyrle Spencer

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The classic New York Times bestseller.

Lee Reston has a fulfilling life imbued with the love of her three wonderful children. Then a shattering event-the loss of her oldest son, Greg-tears her world apart. In her anguish, she turns to police officer Christopher Lallek, Greg's best friend. Their shared mourning develops into friendship, and then something deeper. But life is never simple. The family that was once the core of her existence becomes a mixed blessing, as Lee explores where family ties end-and her needs as a woman begin.


About LaVyrle Spencer

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LaVyrle Spencer is the bestselling author of 22 novels. She lives in Minnesota.
Published January 26, 1994 by Berkley. 496 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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The story begins with the death of young cop Greg Reston, son of Lee, the widowed mother of college student Janice and 14-year- old Joey.

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When Greg Reston, a young policeman in the small Minnesota town of Anoka, is killed in an automobile accident, it is up to his best friend and fellow officer Chris Lallek to break the news to Greg's widowed mother Lee.

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