Lifting Our Eyes

On an unforgettable April morning, Viriginia Tech student Lauren McCain lost her life, along with thirty-one others, at the hands of a gunman in the largest mass murder in modern U.S. history. But what could not be destroyed was Lauren’s unyielding faith and spirit, which live on in the memories of those who knew and loved her.

In the tradition of the bestselling She Said Yes and Rachel’s Tears, journalist Beth J. Lueders tells the extraordinary story of this historic tragic event, and more importantly, its aftermath as survivors struggle to make sense of it, to cope, and to keep their faith stronger than ever before.