The Gifted (Shaker Series)

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Some dreams were meant to come true. Jessamine Brady has been in the Shaker Village for half her young life, but in spite of how she loves her sisters there, she struggles to conform to the strict rules. Instead she entertains dreams of the world outside. When Tristan Cooper seems to step out of those dreams to entice her into the forbidden realm beyond the Shaker Village, her life turns upside down. Will Jessamine be able to survive the storms of the world? Or will she retreat ...

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Overview

Some dreams were meant to come true. Jessamine Brady has been in the Shaker Village for half her young life, but in spite of how she loves her sisters there, she struggles to conform to the strict rules. Instead she entertains dreams of the world outside. When Tristan Cooper seems to step out of those dreams to entice her into the forbidden realm beyond the Shaker Village, her life turns upside down. Will Jessamine be able to survive the storms of the world? Or will she retreat back to the peace of Harmony Hill?

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Now 18, Jessamine Brady grew up in a Shaker village. but some of the villagers are concerned about the young woman's lack of discipline and her curious nature. Berry picking in the woods, she and another woman hear a gunshot and discover an injured man. Jessamine brings him back to the village. He stays for three days while he heals, and both Jessamine and Tristan realize that they share a connection. Will she leave the safety of the village in order to pursue a life with a stranger? VERDICT Gabhart's latest (after The Blessed) character-driven story is a sure bet for fans of Jerry S. Eicher.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611734713
  • Publisher: Center Point Large Print
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Series: Shaker Series
  • Edition description: Large Print Edition
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 5.82 (w) x 8.58 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Meet the Author

Living just thirty miles from a restored Shaker village in Kentucky, Ann H. Gabhart has walked the same paths that her characters might have walked in generations past. Her thorough research provides a convincing and colorful backdrop for her Shaker novels. Gabhart is the author of several bestselling novels, including The Outsider, The Believer, The Seeker, The Blessed, and Angel Sister.
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