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Jack’s Carousel

“Granpop, can I live with you?”

Although Jack Emerson lives by the Ten Commandments, he doesn’t think allowing Scott, a teenager, to move in with him comes under God’s job descriptions for widowers content in retirement. But his grandson is miserable, and Jack loves him. Scott moves in, shrouded in unanswered questions. Who inflicted the wound on Scott’s back? Why won’t he talk about his parents? Who is he afraid of in school and why?

An unexpected romance with a.....