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Saint or Sinner
     

Saint or Sinner

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by Cheryl St. John
 

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In this heartwarming tale of hope and redemption, Joshua McBride returns from the war a changed man, ready to put down roots and plant his feet in the community. Prim and uptight Miss Adelaide Stapleton, leader of the Dorcas Society, doesn’t believe he’s changed—people are never what they seem. But she has plenty of secrets of her own—among them the inescapable fact

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In this heartwarming tale of hope and redemption, Joshua McBride returns from the war a changed man, ready to put down roots and plant his feet in the community. Prim and uptight Miss Adelaide Stapleton, leader of the Dorcas Society, doesn’t believe he’s changed—people are never what they seem. But she has plenty of secrets of her own—among them the inescapable fact that Joshua sets her heart to pounding and makes her long for his disturbing kisses. How long can she keep her own past hidden—and resist temptation?

Editorial Reviews

Under the Covers - Alison Luperchio
"Saint or Sinner thoroughly endeared itself to me from beginning to end. Josh and Addie were so real to me that I was expecting them to walk right out of the pages!"
RT Booklovers Magazine - Kathe Robin
"...a beautifully rendered story told with compassion and a true understanding of both small-town life and human nature. Secondary characters are marvelous and Ms. St.John's style, so very reminiscent of LaVyrle Spencer's early work, adds to the warmth." ****
Old Bookbarn Gazette - Wayne Jordan
"Ms. St.John touches the soul...this is the hallmark of her work. The star that is Cheryl St.John continues to shine, and I look forward to her next book. It's sure to be another keeper."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940015975420
Publisher:
Alexandrite Press
Publication date:
01/29/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
646,223
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Cheryl St.John is the award-winning author of nearly 50 Harlequin and Silhouette books. Cheryl has always loved the exciting and diverse worlds available between the covers of books. As a child Cheryl wrote stories and drew covers, then stapled them into little books. She cut all the tiny book images from the book club advertisements in the Sunday paper and glued them to bits of cardboard so Barbie® had a full library.

She was a voracious reader and admits her early passion was for horror and true crime. Eventually she read Victoria Holt and Catherine Cookson, but one fateful day browsing the book section, she took a chance on a different genre and bought Hummingbird by LaVyrle Spencer, then promptly drove back to the store for The Rainbow Season by Lisa Gregory. She was hooked for life.

And so, when she got serious and decided to write a book, it was, of course, a romance. A very badly written and poorly plotted romance. But eventually she joined Romance Writers of America and her local chapter, Romance Authors of the Heartland, and was fortunate to have the late Diane Wicker Davis as her first mentor.

Cheryl believes in paying it forward, and her some of her most rewarding experiences have been sharing in the successes of writers she has coached over the years.

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In describing her stories of second chances and redemption, readers and reviewers use words like, "emotional punch, hometown feel, core values, believable characters and real life situations."

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Saint or Sinner 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous 15 days ago
Could relate to the characters having had such difficult childhoods and how they worked through it as well as allowing God to do His part and also taking it all to the next level in helping others. Cheryl St. John does an excellent job of explaining each characters thought processes almost so well that the reader can anticipate what is coming next while not giving away the surprise.