Deep in the Heart [NOOK Book]

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Just out of college and completely alone in the world, Maggie Montgomery has one shot left to save her life from an abyss of poverty and hopelessness. Clinging to the last shred of fuel and hope, she arrives at the mansion of Texas billionaire Conrad Ayers. Although Maggie is clearly not what Mr. Ayers and his wife have in mind for a nanny, they agree to hire her temporarily until they can find someone more appropriate to fill the position. However, Maggie's whole world is about to be up-ended by two ...
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Deep in the Heart

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Overview

Just out of college and completely alone in the world, Maggie Montgomery has one shot left to save her life from an abyss of poverty and hopelessness. Clinging to the last shred of fuel and hope, she arrives at the mansion of Texas billionaire Conrad Ayers. Although Maggie is clearly not what Mr. Ayers and his wife have in mind for a nanny, they agree to hire her temporarily until they can find someone more appropriate to fill the position. However, Maggie's whole world is about to be up-ended by two way-over-scheduled children and one incredibly handsome hired hand. As she struggles to fit into a world she was never made to fit in, Maggie wonders if she can ever learn to become a perfect version of herself so she can keep the job, or is she doomed to always be searching for a life she can never quite grasp?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013012417
  • Publisher: Spirit Light Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/8/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 3,538
  • File size: 464 KB

Meet the Author

A stay-at-home mom with a husband, three kids and a writing addiction on the side, Staci Stallings has numerous titles for readers to choose from. Not content to stay in one genre and write it to death, Staci’s stories run the gamut from young adult to adult, from motivational and inspirational to full-out Christian and back again. Every title is a new adventure! That’s what keeps Staci writing and you reading. Although she lives in Amarillo, Texas and her main career right now is her family, Staci touches the lives of people across the globe every week with her various Internet endeavors including:
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  • Posted August 18, 2014

    loved the story and the characters. Many truths were learned and

    loved the story and the characters. Many truths were learned and it was very encouraging and a alos a blessing to read.

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  • Posted March 20, 2012

    An Unbelievable Intersection of Lives This is the third contempo

    An Unbelievable Intersection of Lives
    This is the third contemporary romance I have read recently, and the second by a Christian writer. Normally I don't read this genre because the stories tend to focus on the self-centered "sufferings" of a heroine who doesn't have any real sufferings. I have been blessed, however, to find two out of three gems in the genre.
    You know Maggie Montgomery has seen real trouble from the very beginning. But you also know she's learned to "pray without ceasing" in the most down to earth sense. Don't make the mistake of thinking this is "The Nanny" with tacked-on Christianity. This is no comedy. Grab your box of tissues and follow Maggie through her stunning discoveries and what people discover about her, themselves, and her God. Who becomes her only real friend? Someone who's totally off-limits. Who does she teach to pray? Not just the sweet little four-year-old boy she cares for. Whose lives does she change? Almost the entire rest of the cast of the book.
    I thought the scenes at church were a little strange. They never met a single church member. Didn't even shake hands with the pastor or say his name. Some of the sermon illustrations were application rather than strictly correct interpretation, but the points made were easy to understand. The focus was on Maggie's living faith, and that shined clear. Romantic tension seesaws through everything, but was a little repetitive in the way was portrayed sometimes.
    The characters were well-rounded, even the secondary ones. Plenty of internal and external conflicts keep the reader going and guessing. It's an excellent read with a resolution of so much more than just the impossible romance.

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  • Posted March 15, 2012

    Excellent love story

    Maggie has a few dollars in her pocket, but she has God on her side. Keith was born into a family with millions, but he's empty on the inside. Staci Stallings has done an excellent job showing us it's not what's on the outside, but what's 'deep in the heart' that matters.

    I enjoyed reading Maggie and Keith's story. The angst of their circumstances, both internal and external, kept me reading from beginning to end. I do love to read about handsome cowboys and the girls who love them. :-)

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  • Posted October 28, 2011

    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

    Deep in the Heart is a beautiful story very well written by Staci Stallings. I loved every minute, every page of the book. I love reading books that the characters put God first, it reminded me to do just that. Thanks again Staci for such an amazing book! It's a must read!!

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