Love in Complete Sentences : What will it take for Kate Cavanaugh to move past the moment she woke up and found her young husband dead in bed beside her? Life remains a challenge for thirty-six-year-old Kate, high school guidance counselor for a motley group of at-risk students. Two years widowed, Kate's storybook life has vanished - daughter Charlotte, once a sweet girl, has morphed into an angry, tattooed teen; and Hunger, her four-year-old son, keeps his feelings sealed tight inside and a ketchup bottle clasped to his heart. l When tragedy strikes one of her students, it's Kate who finds herself in need of counsel. What she does next catapults her and her family on a trajectory toward understanding, forgiveness, and healing.