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Let It Be
by Chad Gayle
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0988661004, Paperback)"What do you get if you set a heart-breaking story of a major family breakdown to The Beatles' classic album 'Let It Be'? Answer: this debut novel by the incredibly talented American author, Chad Gayle. It's a painful and poignant portrayal of a family torn apart, set to a soulful soundtrack." --Liam Tarry, The Book Boy
When Michelle Jansen moves to Amarillo to get away from her abusive husband, she struggles to meet the emotional needs of her two children as she continues to rebuff the demands of her overbearing ex, but she finds love and support in the arms of a coworker who is as much of a Beatles fan as she is, and she begins to gain the confidence and the strength that she needs to stand on her own. Michelle's ex can't bear to see her happy, however, and she's blindsided by an unexpected betrayal as her ex turns her very own son against her; when this family that has already been split down the middle is thrown into chaos, it's up to Michelle to find a path toward healing and forgiveness, a way to right the wrongs that have hurt them all.
With chapters named for and influenced by songs that appear on the Beatles final album, Let It Be is a touching tale of loss, longing, and forgiveness that chronicles the breakup of a marriage, the destruction of a family, and the struggle to come together in the aftermath of what remains.
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Michelle Jansen longs to create a new life for herself and her children, but her ex-husband wants to destroy her new life, and she is unexpectedly betrayed by her own son.
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