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Her Valentine Family (Claremont, Alabama #1)

4.22  ·  Rating Details  ·  78 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews

Part-time college student and full-time single mom Jessica Bowman returns to Alabama to raise her little boy, Nathan, in the only home she's ever known. The last person she expects to see is Chad Martin, her first love. He doesn't know that Jessica's been keeping a secret from him. What he does know is that he never stopped loving her. But Jessica realizes that her silence
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Published February 1st 2011 by Love Inspired (first published January 18th 2011)
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May 11, 2011 Ausjenny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contempory
I have to say I love the Love Inspired ranges. Why do I love them its the easy to read style of book that has a lovely story but also has real people. The characters had problems and issues to deal with like real people. The are often have feelings of insecurity and struggles which make them human. This is another of the range and both Jessica who has returned to Alabama with her little boy and Martin have issues to deal with. Add match making parents although they don't fully admit to it and yo ...more
Oct 28, 2015 Gina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This story was about Jessica Bowman and Chad Martin. They were sweethearts in high school, and they planned to be together forever. But, Chad wanted to go to college, and Jessica ended up pregnant. She did not tell him, and left town. She didn't want to spoil his dreams. She tried to tell him many times, but it never seemed to be the right moment. Even so, Chad kept looking for her for along time. He finally gave up and married someone else. That woman wasn't right for him, and they got a divorc ...more
"Her Valentine Family" by Renee Andrews is full of rethinking past mistakes and also seeing them in a different light.

Each Jessica and Chad has a secret. One can be a little more damaging then the other. A secret kept for whatever reason can have some serious ramifications when the truth comes out. But can good also come out of the secret at the same time?

I always enjoy good long lost love stories where the love never seems to die regardless of the time passing, and this story is no different. T
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Jun 04, 2014 Margaret Fraleigh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014
Easy rading.... great story of love, forgivenss and coming back to faith.

Well written and keeps the reader's attention. Christian faith based.
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Nov 02, 2011 + Dragonfly+ rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
Won this book from first reads. When I opened the book the bible verse I read was one of my favorites, so I just knew I would like this book.
Jessica returns home to with a secret, when she tells that certain someone what will be the reaction?
I really enjoyed this book, it just warmed my heart to pick it up each time.
Dec 15, 2011 Anna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received this book as a goodreads giveaway. A sweet story of forgiveness, redemption, and the consequences of the choices we make. With God's loving grace a couple find themselves reunited and journey to form a new family. Reminds one to keep hope.
Nov 29, 2012 Tia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I normally don't do religious type novels but I actually really liked this one. In fact I thought it was down right great. Everything worked out how it was suppose to and it didn't seem fake or exaggerated at all!
Feb 04, 2012 Claudia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really liked this story....after years apart a woman moves home near the love of her life but things have changed a bit.
Apr 16, 2015 Tasha rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a perfect story to read, it was fun loving and very Inspiring.
Mar 20, 2011 Marg rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i loved this book.
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National Readers' Choice Award and RT Reviewers' Choice Award winner Renee Andrews spends a lot of time in the gym. No, she isn't working out. Her husband, a former All-American gymnast, co-owns ACE Cheer and Tumbling. She is thankful the talented kids at the gym don't have a problem when she brings her laptop and writes while they sweat. When she isn't writing, she's typically traveling with her ...more
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