Bestselling author Fern Michaels has won the hearts of readers worldwide with her sweeping novels of women coping with the challenges of love. In "To Have and to Hold, " she tells the compelling story of a woman who harnesses tragedy and grows courageously--strong, independent, and free to love. TO HAVE AND TO HOLD It is 1970 and Kate Starr is the perfect wife and the perfect mother. But soon after her husband leaves for Vietnam, he is listed as MIA. Suddenly Kate must raise their two daughters by herself and struggle with the U.S. government to get news of her husband. Her fight to be heard is the beginning of a new Kate Starr. Twenty years later, she has educated herself, started a successful business, and finally found love again--in this incredibly moving novel that traces the awakening of a remarkable woman who learns that sometimes in order to keep love in our hearts, we have to let it go.