When You Were Older

When You Were Older

a powerful, mesmerizing and moving novel from bestselling Richard and Judy Book Club author Catherine Ryan Hyde


From the pen of international bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde comes a compelling, emotional and genuinely heartfelt novel that fans of Jodi Picoult, Susan Lewis, Mitch Alborn and Alice Sebold will absolutely devour.

'A remarkable story of the magic of love' -- Daily Express
'A work of art . . . enchanting' -- San Francisco Chronicle
'Surprisingly wonderful' --Mirror
'Very moving and sensitive' -- ***** Reader review
'I couldn't put it down' -- ***** Reader review
'Beautifully written, a charming and insightful story' -- ***** Reader review
'I absolutely loved this book' -- ***** Reader review
'Compelling from start to finish' -- ***** Reader review

I was doing my best to get out the door. And then the phone rang. I almost let it go.

New York, September 11th 2001

Russell Ammiano is rushing to work when he gets a phone call that saves his life. As the city he loves is hit by unimaginable tragedy, Russell must turn his back and hurry home to Kansas.

Kansas, September 14th 2001

Ben Ammiano is mentally disabled, and a creature of habit. Any change to his routine sends him into a spin. But now his estranged brother has reappeared, and Ben's simple, ordered world has turned upside down.

In a story as heartbreaking as it is uplifting, two brothers must bury their pasts and learn from each other, if they are to survive.

About the author

Catherine Ryan Hyde

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of more than 14 novels including Pay it Forward (which was made into a feature film starring Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt), Love in the Present Tense (a Richard & Judy Book Club bestseller), Chasing Windmills, When I Found You and Second Hand Heart. Catherine lives in a small town in California.

For more information on Catherine Ryan Hyde and her books, see her website at www.catherineryanhyde.com
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