Synopses & Reviews
John Baxter hires a private investigator to fulfill his wife's dying wish that they find their firstborn son and make him part of the Baxter family. Meanwhile top Hollywood actor Dane Matthews undergoes a personal search for truth despite great loss, and Christian Kids Theater director Katy Hart makes a decision that could take her from the simple life she has grown to love.
The long-awaited next chapter in the Firstborn series, which began with the CBA bestsellers FAME and FORGIVEN.
A Desperate SearchDriven by his wife's dying wish - to find their firstborn son - John Baxter sets about the search. His prayer? That Elizabeth's wish would be fulfilled before the upcoming Baxter family reunion. One strange turn follows another, but John confides in a new friend and continues to look for his son. When the answers finally come, they shake John to his core. Will he agree to walk away and keep the secret of a lifetime, or will he decide it's time to let the truth come to light - no matter the cost?A Tragic LossDayne Matthews is questioning his adoptive parents? faith when he receives crushing news. He was ready to take on the responsibility of having a family, but now the future is drastically altered and Dayne is desperate for answers. Wisdom and comfort come from visits with a long-lost friend and then from Katy Hart, the girl Dayne can?t seem to forget. But will Dayne find the strength he needs to face a future laced with loss, and will that strength lead him to the greatest love of all?A Terrible StormAs the Baxters come together, the reunion is overshadowed by a miracle in their midst. But just as quickly, tragedy comes to Bloomington. Ashley is eight months pregnant and in the early stages of labor when a tornado rips through the community. What will Dayne Matthews do when he hears about the storm? Will he finally find peace in a God he has been running from all his life?