Everything You Are
From the bestselling author of Whisper Me This comes a haunting and lyrical novel about the promises we make and the forgiveness we need when we break them.
One tragic twist of fate destroyed Braden Healey’s hands, his musical career, and his family. Now, unable to play, adrift in an alcoholic daze, and with only fragmented memories of his past, Braden wants desperately to escape...more
Tragedy strikes Braden again when his ex-wife and son are killed in a car accident. His daughter, Allie, is seventeen, and Braden returns home to care for her. He also wants to protect Allie and keep her safe, considering all he’s lost. He thinks the family may be cursed.
“Phee” MacPhee is the granddaughter of the man who sold Braden a cello, and she al ...more
This book just warmed me so much but I LOVE music as much as I love books.
Music, love, and forgiveness all make this book such a highly recommended read. I will say this about the book, once you start reading you are not going to want to put it down so make sure that you don't have any plans.
grab your copy of this 4 star read.
The Mary Reader received this book from the publisher for re ...more
This book covers a range of topics along with the curse - it talks with compassion about alcoholism, infidelity, suicide and pain and most importantly forgiveness. The author shows the im ...more
Braden Healey is an amazing cellist, but has fallen on hard times and has not played for years. His ex wife and son are killed in a t ...more
Braden is a cellist that is desperately attempting to deal with the fate of losing loved ones to a car accident, his relationship with his daughter, the use of his hands being ripped away.
1. This book will spark your interest and hold it throughout the book. King's writing has a wonderful flow and you won't be able to stop turning the pages.
2. I love characters that I can relate to. Ones that are flawed and perfectly imperfect. Every Thing You ...more
This is about a magic Cello and the relationship with its owner, Braden, who has played it since he was 12.. He has a signed agreement he will take care of it and play it until his death. There is a curse for not holding up this contract. Now, Braden, after a fulfilling family life and career, has injured his hands and can no longer play his beautiful cello. His world implodes. Can it truly be from the curse? Ophelia McPhees beli ...more
Kerry Anne King
Lake Union Pub, Oct 1, 2019
Women’s Lit, Adult Lit, Contemporary Fiction
Amazon Early Releases
The cover is lovely and makes me think of the bouquet of flowers that Phee shows up with when all the other flowers are formal funeral arrangements. Her flowers are bright and cheerful. Phee is always a bit different. I like the touch of the marks that are used on either side of the words “a novel” that look lik ...more
This story had me rooting for Braden and Allie to fix their relationship. Just when you think it is going to turn for the better something else happens and you have to continue reading.
I love this story of betrayal,family drama and mystery!
An utterly unpredictable story, with unimaginable twists, “Everything You Are”, by Kerry Anne King (Lake Union Publishing), features a wounded hero and revolves around a cello’s strange tale and curse.
With his damaged hands and his musical career and life in shambles, Braden could be an amazing wounded, tortured hero, but his personal quests and afflictions take a back seat to the plot’s twists and turns ...more
Every Thing You Are gave me those feelings. It resonated so deeply with me. It connected so resolutely to me. And it most certainly spoke to me in several languages.
This story tells the heartbreaking tale of a family ...more
I really sympathized with Braden and the mess he was in. The author does a great job of bringing you into Braden’s life and conveying his feelings of hopelessness and loss.
Allie and Phee were also great characters. Allie is grief-stricken and seems to feel just as lost ...more
SYNOPSIS: One tragic twist of fate destroyed Braden Healey’s hands, his musical career, and his family. Now, unable to play, adrift in an alcoholic daze, and with only fragmented memories of his past, Braden wants desperately to escape the darkness of the last eleven years. When his ex-wife and son are killed in a car accident, Braden retur ...more
Kerry Anne is the proud possessor of a tugboat, a Viking, and forty acres o ...more