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Three lives are bound together by a split-second mistake and a childs fate hangs in the balance What happens next will testand restoreyour faith in humanity Far from the neon lights of the Vegas strip three lives are about to collide A middle aged woman attempting to revive her marriage A returning soldier waking up in a hospital with no memory of how he got there A very brave eight-year-old immigrant boy This is a story about familiesthe ones we have and the ones we make Its a story about America today where so many cultures and points of view collide and coexist We Are Called to Rise challenges us to think about our responsibilities to each other and reminds us that no matter how cruel life can be in a given moment it is ultimately beautiful to live and live fully.



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Laura McBride

Laura McBride is the author of the 2017 IndieNext novel 'Round Midnight and the 2014 #1 IndieNext novel We Are Called to Rise. An avid supporter of One Book/One Community programs, she enjoys engaging with readers, students, and librarians. Laura lives in Las Vegas, where she is a professor at the College of Southern Nevada. To learn more, see: http://lauramcbrideauthor.com



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