Kara Dawson, a twenty-five-year-old student therapist, has shut life out to focus on her sister’s illness. That is, until a chance meeting pushes her to confront the possibilities—by letting go and moving forward.
Eighty-three-year-old Nettie Campbell heals in the hospital while facing the consequences of her actions. Can she repair relationships and forge new bonds as she comes to terms with the truth?
Come This Way is an emotional, honest look into the lives of women who are discovering their own strength. It is a story about difficult choices and the people around us who help us find our way.
Michelle Schlicher is the author of the novels The Blue Jay and Gracie's Song. A graduate of Iowa State University, she subsequently worked for six years in communications and marketing.
She lives in a suburb of Des Moines with her husband and two children.
Josie McCray was eight years old when her mother left. Now a young teacher, she guards her heart carefully but finds herself pulled to mentor a child in need.
Payton Runnells was 12 when his mother left. Now in foster care, he’s slow to trust anyone but senses that Josie might somehow understand the grief that grips him.
As Josie and Payton lower their walls and forge a friendship, they begin to open themselves up to all life has to offer.