I don’t usually read many books from this genre, but I really enjoyed this one. The narration brought the story to life and held my interest througho..Show More »ut. The story was well thought out, complete and will keep you listening. I will be watching for this author in the future.
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Terri, by Sharon Srock is a second book in the Women of Valley View series and yet can easily be a standalone story. Srock does a great job of writing..Show More » about realistic relationships (especially of this group of friends in Valley View) and circumstances. In this story, she tackles the foster care system and does a nice job of presenting both the parental side and the side of the foster parent. The main characters are believable and likable. Terri is a successful day care owner who wants a family of her own and feels her biological clock is ticking too fast. Steve is a successful author who already has a couple of older daughters and comes across as being satisfied with the family he has. But Terri is falling in love. Can love overcome the difficulties? The author interjects humor, adds a twist or two to the plot and weaves in strong Christian values to bring readers a heartwarming read. The audiobook was narrated well by Laura Jennings, giving each character their own unique voice and making for an enjoyable experience to listen to the book. I was given an audio copy of this book by the author in exchange for an honest review.
It was a stark reminder of how important forgiveness is, not only because of the unimaginable pain that Jesus went thru so we could be forgiven by God..Show More », but also for our own peace of mind! Thank you for the lovely book and the narrator-ship was excellent too!
I am an avid Sharon Srock fan and her writing continues to amaze me! Samantha is the 4th book in the series and I love all of them. Sharon Srock weave..Show More »s her stories with love, faith, and the Christian spirit. I grow closer to God by reading her stories. There's always something that pulls at my heart at the time in my life when I need it most. Having Christ is our lives doesn't always mean that Christians have no problems, and Sharon shows us what trying to live a Christian life can be like. This is such a beautiful, heartwarming story. Laura Jennings does a wonderful job narrating this audio book. I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.
I can't say enough about Sharon Srock's books. Written from a Christian perspective, her books are about strong, independent women. Kate is no excepti..Show More »on. Twice widowed, Kate isn't looking for love anymore. She wants to use her inheritance money to build a foundation to meet the needs of military widows. When Nicolas, a retired Air Force man, hears about this foundation, he wants to be a part of it. With a few little twists and turns, Kate and Nicolas find that they both hold a part of each other's past and future. Laura Jennings does a beautiful job narrating this book, giving each character their own voice.
Wouldn't this make a great movie?
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Faith, love, patience, loss, recovery and forgiveness are some of the themes that you will see in this wonderful book by Sharon Srock. It is book 6 i..Show More »n the Valley View series. It can easily be considered a stand-alone book as well. It is the final book of this series.
I really enjoyed it. Being close to Karla in age, I can understand her feelings of loss after a long, happy marriage and then trying to make it on her own. It is interesting to see the reactions of friends and family as Karla tries to emerge from the darkness of her loss and return to living a happy and fulfilling life.
Relationships with family can be strained as is apparent in this book and made it feel real to me. I think the characters were well portrayed and it was easy to see their feelings as they dealt with the problems they faced.
I enjoyed the expression and characterization of the narrator, Laura Jennings, and felt that she did a great job to bring across the feelings of the people she portrayed. I definitely want to read and "listen" to more books by this author.
I received an Audible version of this book from the author for my honest review, which I have given.