Just Beyond the Clouds

A Novel
By Karen Kingsbury (Trade Paperback, 2007)
#1 bestselling author Karen Kingsbury tells the heartwrenching story of Cody Gunner, a widower fighting for stability, and the woman who wants to help him trust again--even when trust is the most terrifying thing of all.

Still aching over his wife's death, Cody Gunner can't bear the thought of also letting go of his Down's Syndrome brother, Carl Joseph. Cody wants his brother home, where he will be safe and cared for, not out on his own in a world that Cody knows all too well can be heartless and insecure. So when Carl Joseph's teacher, Elle, begins championing his independence, she finds herself at odds with Cody. But even as these two battle it out, they can't deny the instinctive connection they share, and Cody faces a crisis of the heart. What if Elle is the one woman who can teach Cody that love is still possible? If Cody can let go of his lingering anger, he might just see that sometimes the brightest hope of all lies just beyond the clouds.
  • Center Street
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $10.00 US/$11.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9781599956770

    • On Sale Date: 09/14/2007

    • Publisher: Center Street

    • Imprint: Center Street

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book, Electronic Book, Mass Market

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#1 bestselling author Karen Kingsbury tells the heartwrenching story of Cody Gunner, a widower fighting for stability, and the woman who wants to help him trust again--even when trust is the most terrifying thing of all.

Still aching over his wife's death, Cody Gunner can't bear the thought of also letting go of his Down's Syndrome brother, Carl Joseph. Cody wants his brother home, where he will be safe and cared for, not out on his own in a world that Cody knows all too well can be heartless and insecure. So when Carl Joseph's teacher, Elle, begins championing his independence, she finds herself at odds with Cody. But even as these two battle it out, they can't deny the instinctive connection they share, and Cody faces a crisis of the heart. What if Elle is the one woman who can teach Cody that love is still possible? If Cody can let go of his lingering anger, he might just see that sometimes the brightest hope of all lies just beyond the clouds.

Karen Kingsbury is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of over 60 works of fiction and nonfiction with nearly 25 million copies in print. Widely considered America's favorite inspirational novelist, she is best known for drawing unforgettable characters and stories which evoke a range of emotions. Karen reaches over 100,000 women annually through national speaking appearances. She and her husband, Don, currently reside in Nashville, TN.
  • "JUST BEYOND THE CLOUDS was amazing. It captured me in the first chapter and never let me go . . . Karen writes about the sort of love we could all use a little more of." (Richie McDonald, lead singer of Lonestar).

  • "Tender-hearted readers beware! Karen has done it again! After you turn the last page of JUST BEYOND THE CLOUDS and put away the tissues, you will find yourself thinking of the characters again and again. Every time you do, you will smile." (Robin Jones Gunn, bestselling author of the SisterchicksĀ® novels).

  • "Karen is a gifted writer who confronts the hard issues with truth and sensitivity."  (Francine Rivers, bestselling author of Redeeming Love).

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Just Beyond the Clouds
  • Publisher: Center Street
  • Price: $10.00 US/$11.00 CAN
  • Pages: 352
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 8"
  • Audio Run Time: 0
  • ISBN-13: 9781599956770
  • On Sale Date: 09/14/2007
Just Beyond the Clouds