Courting the Clearwaters

Courting the Clearwaters

by Jill Penrod


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Courting the Clearwaters by Jill Penrod

Burned in a house fire a few days before losing his father, Shawn Carpenter spent most of his teen years working, caring for his family, and paying penance. When an acquaintance invites him to a college youth group, the changes in his life are immense and unsettling. The most unsettling part is Jenny Clearwater, his boss's daughter. He can't deny an attraction, but she courts instead of dating, and it seems courtship is all about keeping the Shawn Carpenters of the world away from the Jenny Clearwaters.

God sets events in motion that summer, from a cave trip gone wrong to a job loss to a friendship train wreck, events that will teach Shawn how to live again and change him for the better, assuming, of course, they don't kill him first. Book one of the Boys of Summer Series for teens.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492215653
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/02/2013
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Jill Penrod is a homeschool mom from the middle U.S. She lives in the suburbs with her husband and an assortment of grown and almost-grown kids and a lot of cats, who happen to be the interesting ones in the family, always entertaining the humans with their cat dramas.

Jill's been writing forever, because life never has to be boring in a story. Also, she's a control freak, and the real world won't let her boss it around like her characters do. She's a Christian, and this shows in her writing, as does her love of teens, adventure, and drama.

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Courting the Clearwaters 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved this book. It was amazing. Cant wait to read other books in the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book had an okay overview, but when I started reading it, I lost interest immediately. The beginning didn't grab my attention, and the author proposed the problem way too soon without explaining what courtship was. It was like saying, "The problem is that she doesn't date. She courts people." "What is the difference?" "I don't know." I normally wouldn't criticize an author's work, but if you waste your money on this, you will be very unhappy. Please take this into account when you make your decision.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
There is no God. Read or watch some Stephen Hawking. Evolution. Science. It all makes sense; there is no creation, or reincarnation.