Coast Road by Barbara Delinsky

By Barbara Delinsky

Hailed as “a heartwarming tale” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis), a party of what concerns so much in existence, Barbara Delinsky’s profoundly relocating New York Times bestseller is as richly textured and appealing because the Northern California panorama during which it truly is set.

Jack McGill selected his architectural profession over his relations, and back domestic from one more business journey to discover that his spouse, Rachel, had left him. Now, six years later, a vehicle coincidence has left Rachel clinging to existence, and he or she and their daughters desperately desire him. placing paintings on carry for the 1st time in his lifestyles, Jack makes a decision to sit down by way of his ex-wife's bedside. As he meets Rachel's many new acquaintances, and attempts to deal with teenage daughters and their difficulties, he learns extra a couple of girl he by no means quite knew, her expressive artwork, and the key that made her go away. a lot to his astonishment, Jack starts to work out Rachel, his daughters, and the tale of his marriage with new eyes.

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In this story, workaholic Jack McGill is brought to his knees when he learns that his ex-wife Rachel is in a coma after a car accident. When he rushes to her side to be a dutiful father to his children, he is met with abrasive verbal abuse not only from his children, but also from Rachel's best friends. By the time the doctors tell him they don't know how long Rachel will be in the coma, Jack has reacquainted himself with his children, and fond memories have surfaced of his ex-wife and her creative artistic talent.

The more optimistic you are, the more optimistic she'll be. Tell her she's doing well. " "What about the girls? " Jack asked. "We have two daughters. They're thirteen and fifteen. They're already asking questions. Maybe I should keep them away. There's no point in frightening them if there's a chance she'll be waking up later or even tomorrow. Should I say she's still out of it from the anesthesia, and keep them home? " "No. Bring them. " "How does she look? " he asked. "Will they be frightened?

Forget her work. The girls had tons of their own, but . . but this was Garth. She returned to her studio for the hour and accomplished as little as she feared her daughters had. Then they piled into her sport utility vehicle and headed north. Having done her research during the someday-we-will stage, she knew just where to go. The store she wanted was on the way to San Jose. It was still open when they got there, and had a perfect selection. Thirty minutes and an obscene amount of money later, they emerged wearing cowboy boots under their jeans, cowboy hats over their hair, and smiles the size of Texas.

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