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About the Book

Say Goodbye for Now

On an isolated Texas ranch, Dr. Lucy cares for abandoned animals. The solitude allows her to avoid the people and places that remind her of the past. Not that any of the townsfolk care. In 1959, no one is interested in a woman doctor. Nor are they welcoming Calvin and Justin Bell, a newly arrived African-American father and son.

When Pete Solomon, a neglected 12-year-old boy, and Justin bring a wounded wolf-dog hybrid to Dr. Lucy, the outcasts soon find refuge in one another. Lucy never thought she’d make connections again, never mind fall in love. Pete never imagined he’d find friends as loyal as Justin and the dog. But these four people aren’t allowed to be friends, much less a family, when the whole town turns violently against them.

With heavy hearts, Dr. Lucy and Pete say goodbye to Calvin and Justin. But through the years they keep hope alive…waiting for the world to catch up with them.

Audiobook available, read by Nick Podehl and Teri Schnaubelt

Say Goodbye for Now
by Catherine Ryan Hyde

  • Publication Date: December 13, 2016
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Paperback: 364 pages
  • Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1503939448
  • ISBN-13: 9781503939448