In a small Colorado ski town called Sparkle, second chances come with the winter's fresh sw.Jill Anthony spent her youth in the ski town of Sparkle, Colorado, and more than a decade has passed since she left. When a devastating tragedy coupled with the worst kind of betrayal makes her want to do thing but run away, the only place she kws to go is home Sparkle. Lisa Carlucci looks in the mirror one morning and realizes that she longer wants to treat her body like a Holiday Inn. She's going to hold out for love. The only problem is, love might come in the form of her ski bum best friend, who lives next door with his ski bum friends in a trailer kwn as the Kennel. Cassie Jones, at age ten, has lost her mother and longer believes in anything. Her only solace comes from the messages she believes her deceased mother is sending her through the heart-shaped rocks they once collected in the streams and hills of Sparkle. Three people at the crossroads of heartbreak and healing. Three lives that will be changed one winter in Sparkle, Colorado. One tender, funny, tear-jerking vel you won't soon forget: How I Came to Sparkle Again by Kaya McLaren. Warm hearted and funny. Shows how even the broken hearted can get their sparkle back. - Seattle Times
KAYA MCLAREN lives in the Kittitas Valley in Washington State where she enjoys kayaking, skiing, hiking, and bicycling. In the past, she was a massage therapist in Sun Valley and a chairlift operator at Crystal Mountain. She's also been an archaeologist and a teacher.