The Finding of Jasper Holt

The Finding of Jasper Holt

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by Grace Livingston Hill
     
 

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Grace Livingston Hill was a prolific writer of Christian fiction. The main characters in Hill's novels are usually young, strong Christian women and the books often featured the themes of good vs. evil and redemption.

The Finding of Jasper Holt tells the story of Jean Grayson and her love for Jasper who she met the night of a train crash that changed their lives.

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Grace Livingston Hill was a prolific writer of Christian fiction. The main characters in Hill's novels are usually young, strong Christian women and the books often featured the themes of good vs. evil and redemption.

The Finding of Jasper Holt tells the story of Jean Grayson and her love for Jasper who she met the night of a train crash that changed their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781522733386
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/13/2015
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

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CHAPTER II Meanwhile Jean Grayson had followed her bustling conductor into the sleeper with a sense of deep relief. She had been frankly frightened since the rough old tramp-looking creature across the aisle had landed a worn-looking wallet surreptitiously in her lap and asked if he hadn't heard her say she was going to Mr. Harrington at Hawk Valley, and would she be so good as to give that case of important papers to him and not let anyone else know she had it ? She had accepted the trust because she did not know what else to do; and after all, it seemed a simple enough request . The man had explained that he had to go off in another direction at the next stop and could not deliver the goods himself and it was most important that it get to her brother at once. There did not seem to be any good reason why she should refuse, and yet it had frightened her, and she wished with all her heart that she had gone with the conductor to see about the sleeper and not stayed here to have this dirty old leather case put into her keeping by that dirty old man. She did not know what to do with it. She hated to put it in her dear little new handbag, and sherestrained her well cut nose from a shrinking sniff as she hastily put it out of sight. She had sat looking out of the darkened window with her heart in a tumult as the tall young man with the fine eyes and the air of reckless assurance came back to his seat . What had he to do with the old fellow ? Could he be his son? No, never! But did he know about the important papers? Could he have put the old man up to giving them to her, so that, under some pretence or other, he himself might speak to her? She did not dare to look his way lest he shouldpresume upon the old man's speaking. This, her first Western trip, was a fearsome thing to h...

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The Finding Of Jasper Holt 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The only complaint I have about this book is that, like most books by GLH, it was too short!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
True to form another wonderful GLH work of beauty!I began reading her books in highschool and fell in love. If youre looking for a great story without the smut of out current time, give it a try:)
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Loved this book so much
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