THE WAY BACK HOME is a novel by Barbara Freethy. This is the story of Gabe Ryder, and ex-marine who lost his mother when he was a toddler and his father to alcoholism. He lost his best friend and brother-in-arms Rob Hayden a week before their last day of service in a firefight. Now Gabe must fulfill his best friend’s dying wish by helping Rob’s twin sister Alicia who is reeling from her brother’s death..
So Gabe moves into Rob’s house and helps with the family rafting business. Alicia’s 8 year old son who is longing for a father runs away with his best friend, and Gabe and Alicia set out to find them. This book sounds like ti would make a great movie doesn’t it? I’ll have to let you know how I like it!