Another Homecomingby Janette Oke, Davis Bunn
The baby girl, named Kyle by her adoptive parents, grows up with no knowledge of her humble beginnings. When a heartbreaking loss pits Kyle against
In the wake of her husband's presumed death, a young war bride makes a desperate choice to give her baby a better life. However, her choice will have unforeseen ramifications for more lives than she ever expected.
The baby girl, named Kyle by her adoptive parents, grows up with no knowledge of her humble beginnings. When a heartbreaking loss pits Kyle against her high society mother, secrets from Kyle's past come to light. Suddenly, she finds herself searching for the family she never knew and a faith she's only beginning to understand. With all that has come before, will Kyle ever be able to find home?
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Meet the Author
Janette Oke has more than thirty million copies of her books in print. She has also won both the Gold Medallion Award and the Christy Award for fiction. Janette and her husband, Edward, live in Alberta, Canada.
Davis Bunn, the author of twenty bestsellers, has received numerous accolades, including three Christy Awards. He and his wife, Isabella, make their home near Oxford, England.
Bestselling author Janette Oke is celebrated for her significant contribution to the Christian book industry. Her novels have sold more than 30 million copies, and she is the recipient of the ECPA President's Award, the CBA Life Impact Award, the Gold Medallion, and the Christy Award. Janette and her husband, Edward, live in Alberta, Canada.
Davis Bunn is the award-winning author of numerous national bestsellers with sales totaling more than seven million copies. His work has been published in 20 languages, and his critical acclaim includes four Christy Awards for excellence in fiction. Davis also writes under the pseudonym Thomas Locke. He and his wife, Isabella, divide their time between England and Florida. Learn more at www.davisbunn.com.
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Harry goes off to war. His new bride, Martha, has their baby alone after he's reported missing and presumed dead. She gives the baby up for adoption. Then, you guessed it, he's found alive but wounded. Harry is bitter, Martha feels guilty. They have another child, Joel, but never make a happy home. This drags on for hundreds of depressing pages. Meanwhile, the daughter they gave away, Kyle, is dealing with a wealthy but evil adoptive mother who is ruining her life. The authors visit several stages of the characters' lives without telling anything interesting. Martha's character is never developed at all. And the authors pause from the story several times to hit the reader over the head with long sermons. A well-written Christian novel will weave inspiration into the saga through the characters without lengthy preaching. The book eventually becomes interesting, as Kyle finds her birth family and as her birth brother, Joel, deals with his struggles. Then the book ends abruptly. Leaving loose ends would be fine if the story ends with a cliffhanger to set the stage for the sequel. But this didn't even do that. Definitely not Janette Oke's best work. She writes better without a co-author. I'll be skipping the sequel.
I think Janette Oke works way better by herself. Most of the books she co-authers are rather dull and drag on and on.