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In this dramatic contemporary romance by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn, Lauren Phillips enters the wild, uncharted territory of the Internet on her home computer and "connects" with a man known only as "K.C." As she struggles to recover from a broken engagement, Lauren keeps busy by working full time and striving to finish her college degree. But her correspondence with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most...and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. When the opportunity comes for them...
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In this dramatic contemporary romance by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn, Lauren Phillips enters the wild, uncharted territory of the Internet on her home computer and "connects" with a man known only as "K.C." As she struggles to recover from a broken engagement, Lauren keeps busy by working full time and striving to finish her college degree. But her correspondence with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most...and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. When the opportunity comes for them to meet after a year of corresponding, Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including a broken heart? Readers will stay "on-line" to find out in this bestselling former Palisades release, now the third book in the new Glenbrooke series.

Will Lauren risk losing her heart...to a man she's never met?

Lauren Phillips tries to keep busy while recovering from a broken engagement. Then one day, through her home computer, Lauren accidentally connects on the Internet with a mysterious man she knows only as K.C.

Lauren's e-mail relationship with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most in life..and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish.

After a year of corresponding, the opportunity appears for them to meet. Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including another broken heart?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307824653
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/14/2012
  • Series: Glenbrooke
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 278,344
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Robin Jones Gunn is the award-winning, bestselling author of more than 45 books, including 8 in The Glenbrooke series. She is also the author of the nonfiction work, Mothering by Heart. Robin and her husband, Ross, live in Portland, Oregon, with their teenage son and daughter.
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Chapter One

Lauren Phillips flipped the magazine page and stopped. There it was: The garden gazebo she had been trying to describe to Jeff.

“Would it be okay if I tore this page out?” she asked the hairdresser who stood over her, busily unrolling the perm rods from Lauren’s long hair.

“Sure. That’s an old copy. Did you find a good recipe?”

“No, I found a gazebo.” She held up the picture. “This is where I want to get married.”

“Romantic,” the stylist commented, tugging out another rod. “Looks like the one at Belmont.”

Lauren had heard about Belmont University and the 150-year-old mansion on the campus that was available for wedding rentals. She would have to look into that.

The stylist continued working on Lauren’s blond hair. “Gazebos aren’t especially practical for weddings, you know. Where do all the guests sit?”

Jeff asked the same question last week when she tried to describe the gazebo setting to him. “I haven’t figured that out yet,” she glanced at her watch. “Do you think this will take much longer?” For nearly four hours she had endured the torture of getting a perm. Her tender head was protesting the treatment, and Jeff would be waiting at the restaurant. He didn’t like to be kept waiting.

“Almost done.”

Lauren nervously twisted the large diamond ring on her finger and wondered why she ever thought getting a spiral perm was a good idea. It was her first perm since she was fourteen. Since that experience ten years ago, she had worn her silky blond hair the same way—straight down her back, hanging almost to her waist. Then, a few weeks ago, Lauren’s supervisor at the bank had come to this salon during her lunch hour. She was transformed from drab to dynamite and that had convinced Lauren to live a little and surprise Jeff with a new look.

With a yank, the stylist pulled out the final rod and maneuvered a wide pick through Lauren’s long locks. Suddenly the comb-out stopped, and in a thin voice the stylist called for her supervisor. He joined her, and the two seemed to talk in code, both touching the ends of Lauren’s hair and pulling their fingers through the underside. She wished they would spin her chair around so she could have a look in the mirror.

“Have you been in the pool a lot this summer?” the supervisor asked.

“No.” It was only the end of June. Why would he ask such a question?

“We’ll include a bottle of our 911 conditioner for you to use at home,” he said. “Wait two days before you wash your hair.”

Lauren noticed as he walked away that strands of her blond hair were between his fingers.

“What’s wrong with my hair?” Lauren turned herself around to face the mirror before the stylist could stop her. The sight of her reflection was shocking. Instead of soft waves of caramel cascading down, as shown on the model in the Hairstyles for Today book, Lauren’s hair had turned into wild, crumpled straw, zigzagging from the crown of her head.

“What happened?” she cried.

“Sometimes it takes a day or two for the perm to calm down,” the woman said brightly. “You need to give it a little time to relax. Be sure to use the conditioner.”

“This is not what I wanted,” Lauren said. She fingered the dry ends of her hair and ran her hand over the back. “It’s… it’s not what I wanted. I want my old hair back.”

The stylist unclasped the drape from around Lauren’s neck and said, “It should relax in a few days.”

Lauren reached for her backpack and walked the ten feet to the register, certain the customers waiting in the front of the shop would all look up at her and burst into laughter.

“Here you go,” the manager said, handing her the conditioner. “And I gave you a 20 percent discount.”

“A 20 percent discount? Why?”

“As a courtesy, that’s all.”

Lauren was too numb to ask any more questions. She signed the Visa voucher and filled in the tip portion of the form with a hastily figured 15 percent. “Thank you,” she mumbled, bolting for the parking lot.

Why did I leave her a tip? She probably ruined my hair! That’s why they gave me the discount. I can’t believe this happened!

Lauren quickly unlocked her door, slid into the driver’s seat, and jerked the rearview mirror in her direction.

“Oh, no. No, no, no!” she moaned. “My poor hair! What am I going to do?” She ran her fingers through the clump of hair hanging over her shoulder, and a dozen strands came out. A repeat finger-combing brought out more hair.

Fighting back the tears, Lauren jammed the keys into the ignition and popped her Taurus into reverse. She backed out of the tight parking space. The sound of tires screeching caused her to automatically slam on her brakes. With the rearview mirror still askew, Lauren turned to look over her shoulder and discovered she had missed hitting another car by mere inches.

“Sorry!” Lauren called, rolling down her window and signaling her apology to the woman in the other car. The motorist shook her head at Lauren and sped off. “I said I was sorry,” Lauren muttered, pausing to adjust her rearview mirror. Then, with extra caution, she exited the Hickory Hollow Mall parking lot.

Nearly fifteen minutes later she arrived across town at Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant. She had to circle the block twice to find a parking place. Before jumping out of the car, Lauren scrounged around in her backpack for a barrette, a scrunchie, a rubber band, anything to pull back her hair. She found a long wooden clip and tried to clasp her hair into a ponytail. It was too thick now for the clip. Quickly dividing her hair into three sections, she loosely twisted it into a braid down her back, securing the clip on the end. Another wad of hair came out in her hand.

My hair is ruined! This was supposed to be my big surprise for Jeff, and here I am, almost an hour late, and with my hair falling out!

Lauren entered the Italian restaurant and inhaled the familiar garlic fragrance. She and Jeff met here often. There was something slightly soothing about the surroundings. Lauren spotted Jeff in “their” corner booth and wove her way through the maze of tables.

“Jeff, I am so sorry,” she began.

He looked up and said nothing. His deep brown eyes greeted her flatly, and his straight lips gave no hint of what he was thinking. She hated it when Jeff was like this. As long as she had known him he had only turned stoic a couple of times, but when he did, trying to get him to open up was like digging a ditch with a teaspoon.

Lauren slipped into the seat across from Jeff and cautiously asked, “Have you ordered already?”

“No. I was waiting.”

“I’m sorry I’m so late. You won’t believe what happened.”

The waiter stepped up to the table with his pencil poised on his order pad. “Have you had time to decide?”

“I’ll have the special, whatever it is tonight,” Lauren said.

“Lasagna,” Jeff ordered without taking his eyes off of Lauren. He always ordered lasagna at Giovanni’s. That was one of the things Lauren loved about him. Jeff was steady. Predictable. Dependable. Qualities she wanted and needed in a man.

Lauren used to order the same thing every time, too. Then about two weeks ago, she suddenly grew sick of lasagna. She decided to order things on the menu that she couldn’t even pronounce. It was that “live dangerously” attitude that had prompted her to make the appointment at the hair salon.

“Jeff,” she tried again, “you won’t believe what happened.” Lauren flipped her braid over her shoulder and tried to appear lighthearted about the perm disaster. Several stray hairs floated onto her arm. “I wanted to surprise you. Marie at work—did you ever meet her? She’s my supervisor. Well, anyway, she went to this salon a few weeks ago, and her hair turned out gorgeous. So I decided to do something different with my hair. I went in at two-thirty today. Can you believe it? It took more than four hours for them to give me this perm. You should’ve seen me with all those rods in my hair. It stuck out to here.” She used her hands to demonstrate. Jeff gave her a polite smile.

“And now I have to wait before I can wash it. I have some good conditioner to use that should help the dryness. It got pretty dried out.” She smiled, trying to convince herself and Jeff that everything would turn out okay once she got home and washed her hair.

“Things always seem to happen to you, Lauren,” Jeff said.
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  • Posted January 31, 2013

    **Echoes by Robin Jones Gunn is a great quick read. Once you beg

    **Echoes by Robin Jones Gunn is a great quick read. Once you begin it is hard to put it down. Lauren Phillips begins a journey of self discovery when her fiance chooses a new job in New York over her. Once the break up begins she realizes that she had become everything that he has expected of her instead of who she really is. Her brother 'Rad' introduces her to the internet and online chat rooms. She begins to correspond with a pen pal named 'KC'. After a year of self discovery and heartfelt correspondence with KC she believes that she is in love with him. Against the advice of her friend she decides to finally meet KC in real life. After realizing that she had still had some unresolved hurt, she flees from the meeting and turns to God. She spends the next week struggling to have complete faith in what God had in store for her. Little did she or KC know, but God had them exactly where they belonged. 
    This is a great book for someone who is also feeling a little lost in their life. Lauren begins a life journey that many people are afraid to confront. Lauren is a character that, whether your just starting adult life or enjoying retirement you can relate to her. This book is all about transformation, faith, and love. ** 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 19, 2013

    Echoes Robin Jones Gunn Book Summary: In this dramatic contempo

    Echoes
    Robin Jones Gunn

    Book Summary: In this dramatic contemporary romance by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn, Lauren Phillips enters the wild, uncharted territory of the Internet on her home computer and "connects" with a man known only as "K.C." As she struggles to recover from a broken engagement, Lauren keeps busy by working full time and striving to finish her college degree. But her correspondence with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most...and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. When the opportunity comes for them to meet after a year of corresponding, Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including a broken heart? Readers will stay "on-line" to find out in this bestselling former Palisades release, now the third book in the new Glenbrooke series.
    Will Lauren risk losing her heart...to a man she's never met? Lauren Phillips tries to keep busy while recovering from a broken engagement. Then one day, through her home computer, Lauren accidentally connects on the Internet with a mysterious man she knows only as K.C. Lauren's e-mail relationship with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most in life..and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. After a year of corresponding, the opportunity appears for them to meet. Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including another broken heart?

    Review: I really enjoyed this book and series. I was not sure about this particular title when I first picked it up. I hemmed and hawed about reading it. Once I started it I was sorry that I waited so long. Since I read the books out of order I was already familiar with the main characters. They were a great mix and contrast in story line from the other books in the series which made it a good ongoing series and single. There is no need to read them in sequence or you can just read one of them. Although once you read one you are going to want to know how the other stories come about. Lauren and KC are more common today than when this story was written, I think and that is what makes this more timeless.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2013

    Fantastic book

    I love this book and all of the others that Robin Jones Gunn has written!!!!!! I haven't read all of them but i plan on it!!!

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  • Posted March 25, 2013

    Echos, the third book in the Glenbrook series was a fun sexual t

    Echos, the third book in the Glenbrook series was a fun sexual to the plot that started in book one, Secrets. The majority of the story did not involve any of the characters from book one until closer to the end, which allowed for a really nice twist and really brought the Story based in Glenbrook together.

    Lauren, at the start of the book is engaged and will soon be married to Jeff. However, he turns about to be a very different man than she became engaged to and broke off the engagement when an offer to move and work in New York presented itself. Lauren, heartbroken, did not know what to do or what to think.

    Her brother came, bearing gifts, most useful to her was the computer he installed, and she began a correspondence with K.C.. Over the course of a year they shared many things, including poetry by their favorite authors and a shared book on scripture. Lauren had fallen in love and eventually, K.C. Asked if they could meet. Lauren, unsure of the relationship for the first time was hesitant.

    As mentioned, this book series has a really fun plot, and in order to find out what happens to Lauren, this book is a must read, especially if you have read book one, Secrets. I have not had the chance to read book two, but it was not necessary as each book has their own plots and stories, the characters are simply woven throughout which I think is very fun! Enjoy!

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  • Posted March 21, 2013

    I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Lauren in Echoes, the third

    I thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Lauren in Echoes, the third book in the Glenbrooke series by Robin Jones Gunn! I think a lot of women will relate to Lauren—wanting to get married and changing who she is to be what she thinks a man wants her to be. She's so sweet and fun and I liked her even more as the book progressed. I love how faith is central to this story (and all of Robin's stories, really). Conversations about God flow naturally between the characters and it's easy to see how you could have similar conversations in your own life.

    I read most of the book with a silly grin on my face because it was such a sweet romance, and I had to smile! But, it's one of the few romances where I've been this anxious to get to the end and see how the conclusion was going to come about. If I had been reading a hard copy, I'm pretty sure I would've skipped ahead to read the last page ... just to make sure!

    I did chuckle a little throughout the book since it's a smidge dated (originally published in 1996) with the newness of "the Net," explanations of how to communicate via email, and talk of "chat rooms." It was easy to get past that, though, and dive into this lovely romance!

    I love how Robin has connected this series with characters from the other books. You certainly don't have to read them in order, but I think it's more fun that way. :) Fans of contemporary romance will enjoy Lauren and K.C.'s story! I highly recommend! [4.5 stars]

    I received a free copy of this book from WaterBrook Multnomah in exchange for my fair and honest review.

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  • Posted March 12, 2013

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    booksbysteph says "quick, easy and whimsy read" After

    booksbysteph says "quick, easy and whimsy read"

    After her fiance took a job in New York without telling her, Lauren Phillips did not have time to grieve her loss. Instead, she took back control of her life, including going back to school. Lauren's brother brought her an old computer to help her get back into the dating world and entered a chat room, typed a message about how his sister, Wren, just got dumped and was there anyone who wanted to talk to her. Someone named KC answered and they eventually became pen pals.




    Wren and KC had so much in common and eventually Wren fell in love over a year of correspondence through email. KC suggested they should meet. This made both of them nervous. What if the other did not the way one looked or does not love them like they do? "Did [Wren] truly want to meet [KC] and end the masquerade?"




    I GIVE THIS BOOK: 4 out of 5 stars




    Another fun, quick and easy read from this author!




    I have to echo what the author states in the book, do not go online to find your true love. It is a bad world and there are many dangerous people. Please have a conversation with your mother about this issue.




    Being the second book I have read by this author (yes, I know I am reading them out of order) and in the same collection, like the first, this book stands on its own. You do not have to read book 1, then 2, etc. 




    This book dealt with a lot of issues beginning with everyday mishaps. You also get picking yourself up and becoming stronger after a heartbreaking break-up. I feel that that is the main point you should take away from the book, not whether or not she ends up the guy. Sometimes it is so hard for me to believe that a character can make a life altering decision seconds after being asked the question. And in these books (all 2 that I've read), everything tidy's up with a big read bow. I feel that these books written for women are more for young adults because you just read surface issues. You don't get raw, deep emotions.




    Until next time, live life one page at a time!

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  • Posted March 9, 2013

    Echoes by Robin Jones Gunn Will Lauren learn to trust her hear

    Echoes by Robin Jones Gunn

    Will Lauren learn to trust her heart before she loses her chance at love?

    Crazy things always seem to happen to Lauren Phillips, but even she wasn't expecting her fiance to break their engegement. Hoping to lift her spirits, her brother Brad gives her a new computer---along with a few suggestions for how she can improve her social life online. Soon Lauren connects with a mysterious man who identifies himself as a fellow God-lover...someone she knows only as K.C.

    As she takes tentative steps into a new life, Lauren increasingly enjoys her new online friendship with K.C. But she can't bring herself to hope for something more and risk relinquishing the safety that distance provides her bruised heart.

    After a year of corresponding, Lauren finally has an opportunity to meet K.C. Is she willing to risk everything, including more heartache?

    This was a lovely book! It was well written and easy to read. I breezed through it in less than a week. It was a very cute little story, a nice light read. I believe I liked it better than "Secrets", the first book in this series. This one was the third, and while there are some of the same characters in this book, it's not a series that has to be read in order. The end nearly brought a tear to my eye. This is a book I'd recommend to anyone who's in the mood for a light and fairly happy read!

    I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for my honest review.

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  • Posted February 1, 2013

    Lauren has an unusual amount of bad luck, but just as things see

    Lauren has an unusual amount of bad luck, but just as things seem to be looking up her fiance leaves her for a better job in New York.
    When her brother Brad hears about his sisters plight he shows up with a computer in hopes of cheering her up. While teaching her how to use a chat room he randomly introduces her to a complete stranger who goes by K.C.
    Through their online correspondence she learns that, like herself K.C is a fellow "God lover" and a fan of her heroes Robert and Elizabeth Browning. After a year of corresponding via email, they both decide it's time they meet each other in person. But Lauren fears that she will be heartbroken and abandoned once again and cannot face "the other half of her heart".
    If I had to describe this book with one word it would be.... LAME!
    The story plot may have had potential but the book itself was seriously cheesy!
    First of all, the romance was way too unbelievable, I mean who's first kiss really happens like this??

    " 'How say you?' he whispered the familiar Browning line. 'Let us, O my dove, Let us be unashamed of soul, as earth lies bare to heaven above! How is it under our control, to love or not to love?' Before the last word was out of his mouth, his lips had met hers in a lingering kiss that was full of love."

    Second of all, the story moved so fast it felt like she contacted him a few times and they instantly
    knew they were soul mates! Also there was almost no side stories and Laurens everyday life became quite boring after awhile! "She went grocery shopping", "she needed to finish this paper for school", " she stopped at the garage sale and brought a new book".... and on.... and on...
    Needles to say I personally was not impressed!

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  • Posted January 29, 2013

    After receiving *Echoes* by Robin Jones Gunn, I realized for the

    After receiving *Echoes* by Robin Jones Gunn, I realized for the first time that it was part of The Glenbrooke Series. I have not read the two books preceding *Echoes* in the series, and I have no indication that it is necessary to read the books in order.

    Having said that, I thoroughly enjoyed this lovely story of romance via the Internet. Not only is the book well written, it captures your attention and I could not put it down.

    Lauren Phillips is looking toward marriage to her fiance, who suddenly makes an independent decision to accept a job in New York City. Lauren's expression of discomfort with living in New York leads her fiance to unexpectedly break their engagement.

    In an effort to help his sister, Lauren's brother, Brad, arrives with a computer in hand and connects Lauren to the Internet and gives her a brief tutorial session in emailing and a tip or two on connecting socially online.,

    Lauren is soon chatting online with a man who identifies himself as K.C. and a fellow Christian. The common points in their lives are intriguing to both, and Lauren soon finds herself enjoying her communications with K.C.

    But then the time comes when the idea of meeting face-to-face becomes a reality. Suddenly, Lauren turns away and walks away from the possibilities. Leaving K.C. wondering why Lauren is a no-show, life begins to take them down a path that surprises both.

    Gunn's use of the Internet in a social way, showing the safe way to interact with others, is a much-needed inclusion in romance novels, and she has used it effectively here.

    The setting of part of the book is in my home region, the Pacific Northwest, and I enjoyed her descriptions of the area.

    This is a series I may go back and check out the first two books and likely will read others following it. I highly recommend this book to both young adult women as well as anyone looking for a good Christian romance.

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  • Posted January 12, 2013

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    A very quick enjoyable read, read in one afternoon. Reminded me

    A very quick enjoyable read, read in one afternoon. Reminded me of "You Got Mail". When the story begins Lauren is engaged to Jeff, and it appeared to me immediately that it was a one sided relationship. I was happy when it ended!
    When Lauren's brother Brad brings her a computer, this book was originally published back in 1996. He sets her up with email, and a shows her a chat room. So begins a new internet relationship with KC.
    When a year passes with this unseen friend they decide to meet. Her friends are aghast, he could be an axe murderer. She cancels!!
    We travel with Lauren through this period of time in her life, she finishes her degree. She has reestablished her relationship with God, and keeps him close now.
    Will these two unknown to one another, ever meet? Will they ever get beyond cyber tea, Irish Breakfast Tea?
    This is a sweet, sometimes funny read, and hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

    I received this book from Multnomah Blogging For Books Program, and was not required to give a positive review.

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  • Posted January 10, 2013

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    Heartwarming Wonderful Novel Filled With Love And Romance

    I did not realize this is a series, and this is the third book in the series. Even though I did not get to read the first two I still found this to be a very heart warming and what I like to call a 'cozy book'.


    Love and romance, oh yes I love it, but then Lauren and her boyfriend call off their marriage, she is devastated, and that familiar feeling of rejection, abandonment and failure consumed her thoughts all over again.


    Her brother Brad gives her a new computer, hoping to lift her spirits, and to stay in touch with one another. After he gets it, all set up for her he shows her this chat room online where other Christians go to chat with each other.


    This is where she meets a man who goes by K.C. Him and Lauren continue chatting for a year. They chat about things they have in common, such as writers in the era of Robert Browning whom they both love.


    Than they decide, they want to meet and they make plans to do so. However, if I keep writing here I am going to end up telling you too much, and I do not want to ruin anything for you. I highly recommend this book to everyone who loves a love story and loves romance, and learning how to heal from feelings of your past.


    I received a free copy of this book for review from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, for my honest unbiased opinion.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2003

    Love found by email

    When I read the book Echoes I absolutely loved it! It really keeps your attention from when Lauren has a broken engagment to when she meets K.C.; it's all great. The book also shows how God was in control of her life and how He worked everything out perfectly. I would encourage everyone to read this book or any book in the Glenbrooke series.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2003

    Suspenseful and exciting

    Echoes was my favorite book out of the Robin Jones Gunn series. From the beginning of the book it left you trying to figure out what would happen next. I have always enjoyed love stories, but I especially like reading a love story writted by a christian author. Somehow they can always weave the gospel throughout the story. This book taught be alot in my christian life. It showed me how to let God be in control, and not to try to do it myself.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 8, 2003

    My Review of Echoes

    I really enjoyed Echoes and the other 2 Glennbrooke Series before this one. (Secrets & Whispers) It also reminded me of the movie You've Got Mail because of the two people talking online and then decided to meet face-to-face. I knew it would end up that the two knew each other from somewhere but never would have guessed who KC would really end up to be. It is sort of a little mystery because they leave you in suspense a lot. Its a really easy reading book and keeps you reading for a long time! I definantly recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 12, 2003

    My Review on Echoes

    I really enjoyed Echoes. It started out with Lauren and Jeff engaged. Jeff lost his job and he got transferred to New York. Lauren had some past experiences with New York and didnt want to move so they broke their engagement. Laurens brother Brad gives Lauren a computer and she starts to talk to a man named KC in a chat room. This becomes one of her daily activities to talk to KC.They decide they want to meet face to face. They decide they are going to meet in Oregon but Lauren backs out at the last minute! They finally meet in Hawaii but they dont realize who each other is because they have different online names. They fall in love quickly and KC proposes but you will have to read the book to see what she says!! It is a fast reading book and keeps you reading for a long time!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2003

    Romantic?

    if you love a romantic suspense you will love this book. i had never read any romantic type books and i thought my sister was a loon for reading them but i absolutly love this book it is hard to put down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2002

    My Favorite Glenbrooke Book

    I've read the Glenbrooke Series and have decided that Echoes is my favorite book. It reminds me of a movie with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan called You've Got Mail. The two main characters are having this really great relationship using email and you hope they'll finally get together in person. I kind of wondered how it would all end up in Glenbrooke since the main character, Lauren, is living in the south at the start of the book. But Robin Jones Gunn brought it all back to Glenbrooke in an interesting way. I enjoy the Glenbrooke Series because all the characters are nice, decent Christian people and Glenbrooke is a town that anyone would want to live in.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2001

    CUTE!

    This book is so sweet! I totally enjoyed it. It was a little predictable, but hey, It was still awesome! I hope there will be more soon.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2000

    Some Internet Relief

    Did you ever daydream when you were younger? Imagine that special someone looking you deeply in the eyes under a picturesque gazebo with light rain tickling your shoulders? This book matures that dream in a timely fashion! Lauren is the old college roommate of Teri from 'Whispers' who finally gets convinced from her witty, computer feign brother (you'll meet him in 'Sunsets') to get on-line. This books tells an amazing e-story about trusting God enough to follow your heart. The connection between Lauren and K.C is powered by more than just a modem!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2008

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