Cracks In The Sidewalk

A heart-wrenching reminder of how fragile relationships can be…

Claire is a wife, a mother, a grandmother. Her only daughter is gravely ill.
Her son-in-law is resentful and angry. Now her grandchildren are missing.

After years of writing letters, hoping to find the children, hoping to bring them back, Claire receives a reply…a dog-eared gray envelope is stuffed into her mailbox, but will it bring hope or simply put an end to the waiting?

Cracks in the Sidewalk is based on a true story brought to light through extensive interviews with the grandparents.

Winner of:

  • Reader’s Favorite Gold Medal
  • Royal Palm Literary Award
  • FPA President’s Book Award Gold Metal

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Editorial Reviews

“Cracks in the Sidewalk is a heart-wrenching story but one of love, devotion and forgiveness. For Elizabeth’s children and her mother it is also a story of miracles and overcoming the obstacles life puts in your way.”

Samantha Rivera

Reader’s Favorite

“A moving, emotional story…when I read this book I felt so moved, I was crying at the end. The writing flowed beautifully and the depth of characters kept me turning the pages.”
Bria Burton

Author of The Running Girl

“Awesome book. Crosby evokes all kinds of emotions in her writing”
Melissa B

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“Cracks in the Sidewalk is a drama about humans at their best and at their worst; this is where Bette Lee Crosby’s extraordinary writing skills come in. She has penned a multi-dimensional scenario that should be read not only for entertainment but also to see how much, love, gentleness, and humanity matter.”
Gisela Hausmann

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