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Shelley Shepard Gray

The Patient One

Seven former best friends reunite and struggle to heal after the tragic death of one of their own in this evocative and heartrending novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Gift and Her Secret

When word had gotten out that Andy Warner had committed suicide, everyone in Walnut Creek, Ohio, had been shocked. For seven men and women in their twenties, some Amish, some Mennonite, and some English, each of whom had once counted his or herself as one of Andy’s best friends, it had been extremely painful.

And, maybe, a source of guilt.

Years have passed since they’d all been together last. Some of them got into trouble. A couple got into arguments. Eventually they all drifted apart. But even though none of them really saw each other anymore, there was a steadfast certainty that they’d always have each other’s backs—even when no one else did. Their bond was that strong…until Andy did the unthinkable.

Now the seven remaining friends, still reeling from Andy’s death, have vowed to look after each other again. As far as they’re concerned, it doesn’t matter that they’re now in their twenties and have drifted far apart. They need to connect again…for Andy.


The Patient One
April 09, 2019

Friends To the End: A Prequel Novella
February 11, 2019

His Promise
October 23, 2018

Take a Chance
September 18, 2018

Her Fear
July 24, 2018

His Risk
March 06, 2018

The Gift
November 07, 2017

Love Held Captive
October 10, 2017

His Guilt
July 04, 2017

A Reunion in Pinecraft: An Amish Summer Novella
June 06, 2017

Her Secret
March 07, 2017

An Uncommon Protector
February 07, 2017

An Amish Family Christmas
October 18, 2016

A Sister’s Wish
September 27, 2016

A Loyal Heart
July 12, 2016

A Daughter’s Dream
May 24, 2016

A Son’s Vow
January 26, 2016

Whispers in the Reading Room
November 10, 2015

A Christmas Bride in Pinecraft
October 13, 2015

A Wedding at the Orange Blossom Inn
September 15, 2015

A Wish on Gardenia Street
July 28, 2015

Among the Fair Magnolias
July 14, 2015

The Proposal At Siesta Key
May 12, 2015

Deception on Sable Hill
April 07, 2015

The Promise of Palm Grove
January 27, 2015

Snowfall
October 21, 2014

Joyful
September 02, 2014

Secrets of Sloane House
July 29, 2014

Thankful
May 06, 2014

Redemption
February 25, 2014

Hopeful
February 04, 2014

Peace
October 22, 2013

Eventide
September 03, 2013

Ray of Light
May 14, 2013

Daybreak
February 12, 2013

A Christmas for Katie
November 20, 2012

A Texan’s Choice
October 02, 2012
Found
Found
September 04, 2012

The Search
June 19, 2012
Missing
Missing
March 20, 2012

A Texan’s Honor
March 06, 2012
Sisters of the Heart Trilogy
Sisters of the Heart Trilogy
January 03, 2012
Christmas in Sugarcreek
Christmas in Sugarcreek
October 25, 2011
A Texan's Promise
A Texan’s Promise
October 04, 2011

The Survivor
August 30, 2011
The Protector
The Protector
June 28, 2011
The Caregiver
The Caregiver
March 08, 2011

Grace
October 26, 2010
Autumn's Promise
Autumn’s Promise
August 03, 2010
Spring's Renewal
Spring’s Renewal
April 27, 2010
Winter's Awakening
Winter’s Awakening
February 02, 2010
Forgiven
Forgiven
August 11, 2009
Wanted
Wanted
January 06, 2009
Hidden
Hidden
May 27, 2008

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