In His Stead: A Father's War

In His Stead: A Father's War

by Judith Sanders


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ISBN-13: 9781938573835
Publisher: Iron Word Press LLC
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Judith was born and raised in a small rural town in New Jersey. She married young, had a family, became a single mom and then pursued a career as a nurse working in hospitals and with the US military as a civilian nurse. Judith later remarried, has 3 children and 4 grandchildren, and she and her husband divide their time between homes in North Carolina and New Hampshire.
Judith is an avid reader of fiction. Inspired by her natural story telling, a passion for characters, events around the first Gulf War involving her husband’s military service in Iraq, she turned to the right side of her brain to begin her writing career with her first novel, Crescent Veil, a reality fiction novel about a terrorist band that finds the missing WMDs from Iraq and a team of former weapons inspectors who hunt down the terrorists. With her second novel, In His Stead (A Father’s War) she honors the memories of those fallen in war and looks to a path for peace.

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In His Stead: A Father's War 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
gullagej More than 1 year ago
A great, heartwarming story that kept me riveted until the unexpected and non-traditional ending.   The author does an awesome job telling this spellbinding story that is a departure from every day military novels. The book will make you think and touch your heart.  An excellent and very worthwhile reading adventure.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Unbelievable how powerful this story was presented. Took you through all the emotions and wrenched at your heart. I'm so glad I chose this book and supported a neighbor from Leland,NC.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wow! Read it in 2 1/2 days. Really put in perspective the love of a parent for their children.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A unique & powerful story. Couldn't put it down. The scenes are so vivid & the characters so human I was living every page, feeling every victory, every loss, every emotion. The author gives us heroes & hope. Bravo.
PureJonel More than 1 year ago
This is a very emotional and hard hitting novel.  It’s also very personal, drawing you right into the lives of the characters that you come to know intimately.  Sanders develops the setting and storyline of this novel in a very natural manner.  At the same time, it is very hard hitting and emotionally significant.  Everything is vivid yet still real, rather than larger than life.  Once I got into this story I couldn’t put it down.  This was also a very emotional and cathartic read.  Sanders definitely left me in tears at the end.   I really enjoyed getting to know the main character in this novel.  Not only does he wrestle with issues that impact him and his family as a whole, he also wrestles with deficiencies he finds within himself, trying to become what he deems as a better person.  It is a very emotional thing for both him and the reader.   This definitely isn’t a light read.  It’s a hard hitting, emotional novel with an impact that’s going to stay with me for the long haul.  Please note that I won this book through Goodreads First Reads program.
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