Amanda Eyre Ward

Amanda Eyre Ward is the critically acclaimed author of five novels, including the bestseller HOW TO BE LOST She has spent the last year visiting shelters in Texas and California, meeting immigrant children and hearing their stories.

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Books by Amanda Eyre Ward

by Amanda Eyre Ward - Family Life, Literary Fiction

Heart surgeon Suzette Kendall is stunned when Hyland, her husband, admits his yearning for a child. From the beginning they’d decided that having children was not an option, as Suzette feared passing along the genes that landed her mother in a mental institution. Hyland proposes a surrogate. A woman named Dorothy Muscarello is chosen. For Dorrie, surrogacy (and the money that comes with it) is her opportunity to leave behind a troubled past. But this situation also forces all three of them to face a devastating uncertainty.

by Amanda Eyre Ward - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Alice and her husband, Jake, have a loving marriage and thriving business, but Alice still feels that something is missing. Carla is a strong-willed young girl who is acting as caretaker to her six-year-old brother, Junior. Years ago, her mother left the family behind in Honduras to make the arduous, illegal journey to Texas. But when her grandmother dies, Carla takes fate into her own hands. The lives of Alice and Carla will intersect in a profound and surprising way.

by Amanda Eyre Ward - Fiction, Thriller

From Amanda Eyre Ward comes a beautifully twisting novel about the ways that our split-second choices in life and in love can dig into our hearts, shaping who we are forever.