“A tender, captivating, and ultimately satisfying story about the emotional gifts exchanged between a caring teacher and a student in need. Thank you, Alyson Richman, for another heartrending tale.”


—Jamie Ford

 New York Times bestselling author of

 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

The Velvet Hours Alyson Richman

“A story of family bonds, heartbreak, healing and hope—one that reminds us it is not how long we live but how well we live that matters most. The tenderly written ending will bring you to tears, but in the best possible way.”


—Lisa Wingate 

New York Times 

bestselling author of 

Before We Were Yours