Embers of Love (Striking a Match Series #1)

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The logging industry in eastern Texas is booming, and Deborah Vandermark plans to assist her family's business now that she's completed college. Unexpectedly, her best friend, Lizzie Decker, accompanies her back home—fleeing a wedding and groom she has no interest in. Deborah, the determined matchmaker, puts her sights on uniting her brother and dear friend in a true love match.

Deborah soon meets Dr. Christopher Clayton, a much-needed addition to the town. As their lives ...

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Overview

The logging industry in eastern Texas is booming, and Deborah Vandermark plans to assist her family's business now that she's completed college. Unexpectedly, her best friend, Lizzie Decker, accompanies her back home—fleeing a wedding and groom she has no interest in. Deborah, the determined matchmaker, puts her sights on uniting her brother and dear friend in a true love match.

Deborah soon meets Dr. Christopher Clayton, a much-needed addition to the town. As their lives intersect, Deborah realizes that she has a much greater interest in medicine and science than the bookkeeping she was trained in. But when typhoid begins to spread and Lizzie's jilted fiance returns, Deborah wonders if true love can overcome such obstacles...for those dearest to her, and for herself.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764208201
  • Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/2010
  • Series: Striking a Match Series , #1
  • Edition description: Large Print Edition
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Tracie Peterson is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than 80 novels. Tracie also teaches writing workshops at a variety of conferences on subjects such as inspirational romance and historical research. She and her family live in Belgrade, Montana.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2011

    Great to read

    This is a wonderful series. I am now on Book 3 (Hope Rekindled).. all of Tracie Peterson books that I have read are good Christian books to read. The story is so interesting and you can't put the book down. I could hardly wait for the next one in the series and then the next. She quotes God in her books and often times, it really helps me to see things in my own life in a different perspective. You won't be sorry if you read this series. called Striking a Match.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

    Minus stars

    Extremely boring. Would not recommend at all

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2013

    Shadowmist

    She waited

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2013

    Fox

    Drops firehawk and runs away

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  • Posted July 17, 2012

    I Also Recommend:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It is a good story about findin

    I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It is a good story about finding love where you least expect it.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 12, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    I could not put this book down. This book made me want to buy the rest of the series. Very enjoyable and great reading.

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  • Posted April 16, 2012

    A great series with surprises!

    A great series with surprises!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2012

    Great book

    I enjoyed reading this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2012

    Embersky clan nursery

    Nursery

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2012

    Can't go wrong with Tracie Peterson

    Great book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2012

    very good book

    This was a wonderful story, one I'd let my early teens read. Highly recommended

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2012

    Nice read

    It was a nice read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2012

    Excellent

    I loved it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2012

    recommend

    great read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Great book

    Very nice book. It was worth it to read it. Its about love, family, history and faith. Nice story, relaxing, makes you just keep reading.

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  • Posted January 3, 2012

    Great Read!

    This is a good book, not too long or too short. I like historical romances and the author does a good job of describing life in Texas in the 1880's. I will definately look into the following books in the series.

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  • Posted December 28, 2011

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    Biblical Values Intertwined Throughout

    This book, filled with God-fearing homebodies, superstitious precautioners, and arrogant Easterners alike, began with an interestingly precarious situation. Tracie Peterson effectively communicated the morals, thoughts, and..essences, of the characters in a simple way.
    Unfortunately, on the negative end, I honestly got a little bored with it towards the middle. I thought that the story lacked detail, which made events seem to happen too fast. Other times they happened too slow. And then the heart-warming ending I'd hoped would unfold, well, didn't.
    Embers of Love is a book with a storyline unique in its own rights. The author provided a nice setting and realistic characters. If you are at all interested in this book, and if you don't mind waiting on a satisfying ending until the end of the series, then I would suggest for you to read Embers of Love.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    So far it's great

    I'm about half way through the book and it's a good book. Really enjoying it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2011

    Great story

    Well written and keeps your interest. Good book, enjoy!

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  • Posted December 23, 2011

    Highly recommend this book-full of wonder

    Tracy's effort to touch the past is shown in Embers of Love. It is full of family devotion, betrayal, friendship and dedication. Definately worth the time to see things as they were and yet as they are. Makes one think of their own family and friends and compare the past and present. It is a quiet love story and dedication to that love and understanding.

    Pudgie

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