Take Me With You

Take Me With You

a moving story about one summer, one journey, and an unforgettable friendship, from Richard & Judy bestseller Catherine Ryan Hyde


Take Me With You by bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde is a moving, thought-provoking story that fans of Jodi Picoult, Susan Lewis, Mitch Albom and Alice Sebold will love - the perfect read for those looking for something special to curl up with.

'Hyde gives her characters great internal depth, and the book's scope gives readers time to savour this memorable, moving journey.' -- Publishers Weekly
'Incomparable writing by this most gifted woman!' -- ***** Reader review
'Started this book thinking maybe it wasn't for me, but soon couldn't put it down' -- ***** Reader review
'Intoxicating read' -- ***** Reader review
'I can really recommend this book thoroughly great from the beginning to end. Couldn't put it down' -- ***** Reader review
'One of the best stories I have ever read' -- ***** Reader review


Seth and his little brother Henry haven't had the most stable of upbringings. Their father has been in and out of jail; their mother took off years ago and hasn't been seen since. Life is constantly uncertain - but a twist of fate could be just what they need.

August stopped drinking the day his son died. While on a journey that's very close to his heart, a breakdown leaves him stranded in a small town and at the mercy of the local mechanic - Seth and Henry's father.

But then August is presented with an offer he doesn't expect: take the two boys with him for the summer, and pay no charge for the repairs.

As the unlikely trio set out on their road trip, the most unlikely, unforgettable friendship begins to take shape.


  • Digs deeply into the ties of love, between both family and strangers . . . Hyde gives her characters great internal depth, and the book’s scope gives readers time to savor this memorable, moving journey.
    Publishers Weekly

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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