From author Catherine Ryan Hyde, comes a book about tragedy, triumph and redemption. It is the story of two strangers who forge a connection when they find out they are connected by an unfortunate turn of events. This being her 27th novel, you just know it will grab you and will be a story you will not soon forget.
"Virginia finally had the chance to explore a relationship with Aaron when he asked her on a date. She had been waiting, hoping that the widower and his young son, Buddy, would welcome her into their lives. But a terrible tragedy strikes on the night of their first kiss, crushing their hopes for a future together. Nineteen years later, Virginia is engaged, though she has not forgotten Aaron or Buddy. When her dog goes missing and it comes to light that her fiancé set him loose, a distraught Virginia breaks off the engagement and is alone once again. A shy young man has found the missing pet, and although he’s bonded with the animal, he answers his conscience and returns the dog. Before long, Virginia and the young man discover a connection from their pasts that will help them let go of painful memories and change their lives forever."
Worthy is a book that will warm your heart, and remind you to believe that nothing happens without a purpose. Often tragedy strikes, and we cannot understand the reasons, but that it is often best not to try to make sense of it. Sometimes life doesn't make sense. Virginia and Aaron could have been a family. Life has a mind of its own. From Worthy we learn to embrace life, because even the set-backs can help us understand who we really are, and why life is precious and important. Every single second of it.