Other editions. Abandoned by her drug-addict mother as a teen, she landed in a foster-care group home where she experienced faith and community—and met her best friends, Jazz and Theadora. A friendship born out of the rigors of a negligent childhood is forged in fire and survives all hardships.
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She is a single mother to be and the baby's father conned her. She pulls off the highway, goes too fast down a hill and winds up in a ditch in Wishing Bridge, New York. When do you expect the second book of the series to be available? The story is simple, Kelsey is conned, finds herself pregnant decides to put the baby up for adoption.
I really loved how the whole community came to Kelsey's aid and only wanted her to feel safe and welcome! Kindle Editions. Well, almost everyone. Is there anything else which this book needs?? Details if other :. Kelsey is on intimes herne way to Harrisburg Pennsylvania to an adoption agency.
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There is so much love and generosity abounding in the hearts of people. I love the way the author Ruth Logan Herne, has described this town. Well, that opens a whole can of worms and Kelsey finds it all blowing up in her face through no fault of her own.
Fortunately, her frantic SOS brings her besties rushing to help sort things out. Goodre helps you keep track of books intimes herne want to read. From the gripping opening scene to the toe-curl of a conclusion Because while this is Kelsey's story, the author has cleverly brought these three foster sisters together in a very special town that isn't ready to let them go any time soon.
View all 5 comments. Enlarge cover. Somehow, someway, a lady who lives in that area, Maggie, looks up just at that moment from her living room and sees Kelsey's car lights disappear. Open Preview See a Problem?
Friend Reviews. Community Reviews. Not only have Kelsey, Thea and Jazz captured my heart, but there are some memorable secondary characters -- like Maggie and Jeb and Avis -- that I'm looking forward to meeting up with again in future books. And lo and behold, we have — the absolutely gorgeous cop, with a beautiful, courageous heart, Hale Jackson.
While she is there recovering she finds her way to the local library to see what she can learn about her mother or any family that intimes herne still be in Wishing Bridge. Kelsey's habitual liar of a mother always told her she was from Wishing Bridge, but Kelsey doesn't know if that is a lie or not.
I loved the friendship between the 3 girls, Kelsey, Thea and Jazz. It is not the tree and gifts which is true Christmas, but the empathy, the willingness to help a fellow human being which is the true Christmas spirit, and that is precisely what Ruth has shown in this book. Return to Book. Want to Read saving…. Showing Average rating 4.
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While driving in a bad storm on her way to Harrisburg, Kelsey knows conditions have deteriorated too much for her to continue. To see what your friends thought of this book, please up. I loved everything about this beautiful story and I'm excited to continue the series. Rating details. The three girls love and support each other throughout the story. Start your review of Welcome to Wishing Bridge.
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With a cover like this and a title with wishing in it, do you even wonder why I read this book on a cool wintery December morning? A SOS call to her best friends bring them all to this beautiful town. Thank you and regards from Guatemala. And this reader doesn't want to leave either. More Details Wishing Bridge 1.
Ruth Logan Herne always has a way of grabbing her readers and she never lets us go. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Kelsey is on her way to a life do-over.
There is something magical about her writing, something which made me want to go to Wishing Bridge and experience the holy atmosphere. But Fates have a different idea, so she has an accident hours prior to delivery, delivers the baby in the fireho With a cover like this and a title with wishing in it, do you even wonder why I read this book on a cool wintery December morning?
Then Ruth decided that we need a hunk to add romance to the flavor. See 1 question about Welcome to Wishing Bridge…. Lists with This Book. There is so much heart in Ruth's writing that I'm always left with a huge smile on my face and my heart very happy. Ruth's words make every scene come alive.
Be prepared for a heart-tugging and soul-stirring escape as you lose yourself in Kelsey's story. Reading this book a few days before Christmas is the right way to read Ruth's words.
Ruth has added so many emotions to this book, all of which cover the heart and reache deep into the soul where distrust and hurt reside. Healing the soul piece by piece is what this book does.
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Sitting in my reading nook, in a comfy armchair with tea and toast, here goes my review. I had to know where Ruth Logan Herne was taking us and what would happen to Kelsey. The trio stuck together like sisters and vowed to make their lives mean something. If you like angsty romance that's also hope-laced and faith-driven then Welcome to Wishing Bridge is a definite do not miss! Especially since they are often the source for many 'Ruthdoms' -- a new phrase I'm coining for 'Ruthy Wisdoms' -- about intimes herne and love and faith.
Taking a stranger into their homes and showering her with love is so beautifully depicted in her words. And that is a beautiful sight to see.
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The secret of Kelsey's connection to Wishing Bridge adds another layer to this delicious women's fiction. To intimes herne honest, I fell in love with the cover the minute I saw it. And Woohoo! To ask other readers questions about Welcome to Wishing Bridgeplease up. She is in no position to have a baby and decides to give her up for adoption so she can have a better life than the one Kelsey had. Thanks for telling us about the problem. And this book is everything which is needed to bring the warmth. Refresh and try again.
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Other Editions 3. Get A Copy. But Fates have a different idea, so she has an accident hours prior to delivery, delivers the baby in the firehouse, and residents of Wishing Bridge rush to make her life comfortable.