Helping children in her hometown is a dream fulfilled for single mother Brianna Benson. But being back in Hope, New Mexico, isn't easy for the medical clinic's new child psychologist. Ten years ago, the night before her wedding, Brianna discovered that her fiancé, Zac Ender, betrayed herand she left town in tears. Now a school administrator, Zac is asking for her help with kids at risksuch as her own troubled son. But how can she work with the man who broke her heart? As Christmas approaches, the gift of reunited love is waiting to be unwrapped.
|Series:||Love Inspired Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 4.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
With almost two million books in print worldwide, in suspense and romance genres, Lois Richer writes about characters bold enough to face life's problems head on. Lois works hard to leave readers with a sense of hope as well as a hunger to know more about the God of whom she writes. Married for 25 years, Lois and her husband love to travel. Their small prairie town offers the perfect home base to contemplate God's inifinite love.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I have to admit that I have only read up to the third chapter but something is glaringly wrong with the sequencing or editing of this book. Please tell me how someone who ran out on her fiance ten years before could have a son who is getting in trouble and doing all kinds of horrible things when he could be, at the most 8 years old? Eight year old children are in the second or third grade, not in middle school or high school. What 8 year old comes in after curfew? What 8 year old needs a curfew? Does the main character, who is supposed to have a doctorate in counseling, have any control over her own 8 year old son? What principal in his right mind would ask the help and advice of someone who can't even control her own offspring? The book starts out with the main character in the office of her son's elementary school, while her son is in the nurse's office recovering from a reaction to a"drug" that caused him to collapse at school. What is she doing in the principal's office and why isn't the kid at the hospital? Why is she having thoughts about her ex-fiance while her 8 year old child is recovering in the nurse's office from a drug overdose? What is wrong with this picture? Having been a teacher, myself, this book is driving me nuts. The timeline just doesn't add up. In the second chapter, the principal asks for her help, and then mentions that he would like to get the ball rolling because homecoming is next week and he wants to start his anti-drug program at that time. Eight year old children do not have homecoming. Either the author or the editor is unfamiliar with the American school system as a whole or these people did not vet this book very well. The solution would be to read carefully and adjust the timeline of the book by making the main character's son about 15 years old. That would make more sense.
What a great followup to the first book in the series. I cant wait until the last installment comes out in March. Great story. Great people. Great lesson about trusting God and trusting others. And the importance of having dreams....