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A year after learning of a son's existence, Country music legend, Ethan Jacobs returns to Jasper Falls, a place of bitter memories, to help the his 12-year-old autistic child, given up for adoption at birth. Orphaned after the death of his adoptive parents, the boy is at risk of institutionalization due to probation violations and alleged inadequate guardianship of his current caregiver, an older, adoptive sister. In view of his son's delicate emotional state, the court advises Ethan to keep his relationship to Gib secret for now.

As far as Jasper Falls knows, Ethan is in town to perform a Christmas benefit, although he longs to tell the world his current hit single, A Christmas Prayer, was inspired by a son he has yet to meet. Ethan's intent was to rescue Gib. Instead, his presence seems to complicate the child's life even more. Does God have a different plan for Gib no one has considered?

©2014 Linda Wood Rondeau (P)2014 Linda Wood Rondeau

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The Love of a Father

A Father's Prayer is an informative and interesting story of dealing with an autistic child. When their parents died, Alexis came to Jasper Falls to care for her adopted brother who has autism. She feels it would be best for him to stay in the house he is familiar with. I admired Alexis for her devotion to Gib but can't imagine how she dealt with everything. Country music star Ethan Jacobs has returned to his hometown and gets involved with Alexis and Gib when the authorities are getting ready to remove Gib from Alexis' care. I would recommend A Father's Prayer to others. I received a complimentary audio book. This is my honest opinion.