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Just once : a novel / Karen Kingsbury.

Kingsbury, Karen, (author.).


"In 1941, beautiful Irvel Ellis is too focused on her secret to take much notice in the war raging overseas. She's dating Sam but in love with his brother, Hank, and Irvel has no idea how to break the news when the unthinkable happens - Pearl Harbor is attacked. With their lives turned upside down overnight, Sam is drafted, and Hank wants to enlist. But Sam insists Hank stay home, where he and Irvel take up the battle on the home front. While Sam fights in Europe, an undeniable chemistry builds between Irvel and Hank but neither would dare cross that line. Then a telegram comes, and the news is devastating. Hank enlists the next day and has just two weeks until he ships out. Will either brother make it home alive? Or will Irvel lose everything? And can love find a way, even from the ashes of the greatest heartbreak?" -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982104443
  • ISBN: 1982104449
  • Physical Description: 327 pages : 22 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2023
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > United States > Fiction
Brothers > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction
Secrecy > Fiction.
Dating (Social customs) > Fiction.
Alzheimer's disease > Fiction
Spies > Fiction
Telegraph > Fiction.
Love > Fiction.
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941 > Fiction.
Genre: Christian fiction.
Romance fiction.

Available copies

  • 16 of 87 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Montgomery City Public.


  • 90 current holds with 87 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Montgomery City Public Library F KIN (Text) 31927000030898 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/12/2023

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