Cicada Song

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Overview

Cicadas appear every seventeen years in such quantity that they fill the skies and harmlessly pelt anything that moves. The town of Anderson celebrates the coming of these insects with a festival that they call Cicada Song.

In 1987 a young boy named Jacob Ramsey fell for a girl named Sara, whose family was visiting for Cicada Song. Little did they realize, however, that their young love would end ten years later during the most shocking moment ...

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Overview

Cicadas appear every seventeen years in such quantity that they fill the skies and harmlessly pelt anything that moves. The town of Anderson celebrates the coming of these insects with a festival that they call Cicada Song.

In 1987 a young boy named Jacob Ramsey fell for a girl named Sara, whose family was visiting for Cicada Song. Little did they realize, however, that their young love would end ten years later during the most shocking moment in Anderson's history.

Time passes and the next Cicada Song begins. Self-published author Ellis Barnes is invited to Anderson as an attraction and there he meets the quick-witted but guarded Sara, now fully grown and quite lovely. He quickly falls for her but something from Sara's past prevents her from getting too close. Facing resistance from Jacob Ramsey's best friend, Stan, and the town drunk, Phil, Ellis is determined to uncover exactly what Sara's mysterious past is. What he finds will force Ellis to confront a faith-shattering tragedy from his own past, a tragedy that diminished his faith in the Christian church, but also one which might hold the key to overcoming Sara's private barriers. And what secret does Phil, the town drunk, hold regarding the moment that shattered Sara's life forever?

Bradford Combs writes a love story full of mystery, suspense, and questions of faith that will stick with you long after its final page is turned.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781475023459
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 7/25/2012
  • Pages: 380
  • Sales rank: 826,768
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

Bradford Combs wrote privately for ten years before endeavoring to self-publish. He is a lover of all genres and intends to dabble in everything from romance to fantasy, from comic books to children novels. He enjoys crafting stories of every sort (though always keeping them family friendly) and looks forward to seeing what comes next. He lives in Hamilton, Ohio with his wife and two daughters.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2013

    A good book

    I loved this book but i thought the ending was sad

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2014

    Decent read

    Not really a believable story line but enough decent chapters to keep me reading. Characters a little shallow and wasn't able to fall into the book like I usually do. Review by CherishD

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2013

    Great book!

    I loved this book. Parts were sad but I thought the ending was great. Overall I would definitely read more from this author.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 6, 2014

    I absolutely loved this book. This emerging author kept me in su

    I absolutely loved this book. This emerging author kept me in such a state of suspense I literally could not sleep until I finished the book.
    I went straight to Barnes & Noble and bought next book in his Anderson series, 'Not Quite Home'.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2014

    Excellent read

    It makes you stop and remember old friends that you grew up with and the heros in your family who your compared to!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2014

    Well worth reading

    A good story with a bittersweet ending. This author proves that a book doesn't have to have pages of graphic sex scenes to be good. I will be reading more from this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2014

    Fantastic!

    I dont know if this is a new author or one I have just never come across before, but thats about to change. This was a fantastic story with interesting characters. Buy it today, its well worth it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2014

    Good read

    Enjoyed this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2014

    Loved it!

    Great Read! Kudos to the author! Nice to read a story not filled with smut!! Keep writing!! Will definitely be enjoying this author's books in my future!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2014

    Good read

    This was a different in a good way read. I highly enjoyed it

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