Karen Kingsbury, #1 New York Times bestselling author of life-changing fiction, delivers a fearless and thought-provoking novel where a son's decisions about the future could divide his family.
Tommy Baxter is eighteen-years-old when he announces to his family that he wants to be a police officer after graduation. His mother, Reagan, won't even hear of it. She's still dealing with the death of her own father on September 11 and she's determined to keep her son out of harm's way. Tommy's father, Luke, is proud of Tommy's decision, knowing that he would make a kind and compassionate cop.
Meanwhile, Tommy has fallen in love for the first time. His sweet relationship with Annalee Miller is nearly too good to be true. Tommy starts thinking seriously about the far off day when he can ask her to marry him, but she hasn't been feeling well. Tests reveal devastating news.
While his girlfriend starts the fight of her life, Tommy is driven to learn more about the circumstances surrounding his birth and the grandfather he never knew. Secrets surface that rock Tommy's world, and he becomes determined to spend his future fighting crime and bringing peace to the streets. Or is this all just his way to fight a battle he can't win, the one Annalee is facing?
Truly, Madly, Deeply blends romance and family drama to show that in the shadow of great loss, the only way to live with passion is truly, madly, deeply.