Just Give Me a Soft Place to Land is a poignant story of life’s journeys, struggles, and triumphs; leaving the listener anxious to travel with each woman. The story will endear the listener to the women as the narrative gives credence to the power of love and friendship. If you enjoy books by Elizabeth Berg, Luanne Rice, or Elin Hildebrand, you’ll enjoy this; ideal for any book club discussion.
When three strangers, Beth, Caroline, and Sarah, discover they share a passion for knitting, they decide to meet on Wednesday nights in the loft of Caroline’s home to enjoy a lady’s night out. None expects to confront the choices each had made in her life and their repercussions. Beth is experiencing unexplained haunting panic attacks. Night after night, she is awakened by a recurring dream she attributes to a life-altering decision made 25 years earlier. Caroline is afraid to share what is happening in her marriage to a man who, after a terrifying night, is diagnosed as an alcoholic, but whom she believes has more deep-seated psychological problems. Sarah’s tremendous sense of guilt from two decisions made years ago, leave her fearful to make another and remain dependent on her husband.
Over the years, the group grows to seven, as each shares her journey; no two alike. They laugh and cry together, offer support, compassion, and understanding, as each comes face to face with questions common to many women about relationships. Each woman is empowered as she faces her past; their group provides a soft place to land.