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From a Distance | [Tamera Alexander]

From a Distance

In RITA Award winner Tamera Alexander's historical romance, Elizabeth travels to 1875 Colorado to take pictures she hopes will make her the D.C. Chronicle's new photojournalist. But when her life is threatened, a buckskin-clad Southerner named Daniel takes Elizabeth and her godly assistant on a perilous and revealing journey.
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Publisher's Summary

In RITA Award winner Tamera Alexander's historical romance, Elizabeth travels to 1875 Colorado to take pictures she hopes will make her the D.C. Chronicle's new photojournalist. But when her life is threatened, a buckskin-clad Southerner named Daniel takes Elizabeth and her godly assistant on a perilous and revealing journey.

©2008 Tamera Alexander; (P)2008 Recorded Books,LLC

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"... possibly the best new writer in this subgenre." (Library Journal)

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    Carrie Fancett Pagels Yorktown, VA, United States 07-03-13
    Carrie Fancett Pagels Yorktown, VA, United States 07-03-13 Member Since 2010

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    "The title is such a great metaphor for this book!"

    Susan May Warren teaches about the "Why nots" for a hero and heroine getting together and the two in this story have some of the most why nots I've seen in a book in some time! Yet Tamera Alexander expertly helps us see how this unlikely couple might indeed end up together in the end. I saw there were 200+ reviews of the book on Amazon and there is a reason for that! Great narration, too, by Robin Miles. I was so very glad I had this book to listen to while I was recently ill--I'd thought I'd listen to all of Tamera's books after I started listening to them about a year ago. Was I ever glad to discover that this gem hadn't yet been "read" by me.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lee Seymour, WI, United States 05-18-10
    Lee Seymour, WI, United States 05-18-10 Member Since 2009
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    "Good Christian Reading"

    This is a great story with fabulous characters, but is produced by Christian book company. Wish I would have known that. I was not comfortable with the numerous religious/spiritual references in the story.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Dianne LAURENS, SC, United States 08-01-10
    Dianne LAURENS, SC, United States 08-01-10
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    "WONDERFUL!!"

    I LOVE THIS BOOK.... IT HAD DEPTH TO THE CHARACTERS.... CAN NOT WAIT TO READ THE NEXT BOOK IN THE SERIES!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 04-28-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Moving Word Pictures"

    I loved the way Tamera Alexander painted the scene so you felt like you were standing across the valley from the cliff-dwellings or looking at the twin sister mountains to the Rockies. I could imagine myself out west, being a pioneer along with her characters. The book remained suspenseful without seeming forced and her characters were inspirational, giving me quotes to remember and live by.
    I loved this book and enjoyed listening to parts of it with my children.

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    Allison Cary, IL, United States 03-22-09
    Allison Cary, IL, United States 03-22-09
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    "Not what I thought"

    Slow moving, VERY slow. Didn't like the narrator. I don't think I'm going to bother finishing this book.

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    Debbie 08-18-14
    Debbie 08-18-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Good story, good performance, really enjoyed."
    What did you like best about this story?

    Josiah's wisdom. Good ending. Like a good mystery, but don't want to give anything away, lol


    Which character – as performed by Robin Miles – was your favorite?

    Josiah


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    Bookish 05-13-14
    Bookish 05-13-14

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    "Another great read!"
    Would you listen to From a Distance again? Why?

    Yes, I love all of the series so far.


    Any additional comments?

    Looking forward to the next book in the series.

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