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Gift from the Heart (Sisters and Brides #2)

3.91  ·  Rating Details ·  136 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Since the death of his wife, Dr. Adam Wright had his hands full practicing medicine and trying to raise his willful eleven-year-old daughter alone. What Adam needed was some divine intervention. And when Clare Randall appeared on their doorstep, he knew she was the answer to his prayers. To inherit a legacy from her beloved aunt Jo, their dear old friend, the petite blonde ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published February 21st 2011 by Love Inspired (first published July 1st 2005)
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I really enjoyed this story, because it made me think about what it takes to have a good relationship with others and with God. Some may say this story was a tear-jerker, but it is also one of spiritual and emotional healing. I read Gift From the Heart because I enjoyed the first book in the Sisters and Brides series, and now I am hoping for a chance to read the third book soon.
Mar 18, 2012 Jamey rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is I think the first in a three book series about three sisters who have lost their aunt. In her will, she stipulates that the three sisters cannot claim their inheritance until they finish six months of service work in various locations in the U.S. Also, it so happens that each sister has a troubled man that they will be working in close contact with for the entirety of the six months. "Gift from the Heart" is Clare's story, and she must work as a nanny, free, for Doctor Adam Wright, watch ...more
April Suter
Clare's inheritance is pending until she becomes a nanny for a young girl in North Carolina for six months. There she finds a handsome doctor and a new beginning.
This was a depressing book. I understand that people have to go through some very hard times, and that it takes time to heal from them. I also understand that a romance novel generally doesn't keep this much depressing emotional baggage through the entire book. I seriously was almost crying reading this book. Which goes to show that it is well written, but I felt like it dragged on for too long without any other action. It was also a little preachy to me, but that just comes with Christian roman ...more
LI--another regarding Aunt Jo's will. Clare has to be a nanny, falls in love.
Mary Baker
Mar 29, 2016 Mary Baker rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good, quick, safe read.
After I read the first book in this series I was excited to read the second. I really enjoyed this book. I would have gave it 4 stars instead of 3 if Clare's background had been a little less tragic. I read the love inspired series because I like uplifting reading escapes and Clare's background was really depressing to read.
Sep 21, 2012 Dee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, christian
Two-haiku review:

She must be nanny
For doctor's problem daughter
To inherit cash

Book two of series
Characters bring deja vu
A lot like first book
Jul 11, 2013 Penny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Heartwarming book about two people overcoming tragedy in their lives and relying heavily in their faith in God to be able to go on.
simplistic and probably unrealistic story, but very enjoyable.
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Irene Hannon, who writes both romance and romantic suspense, is the author of more than 45 novels. Her books have been honored with two coveted RITA Awards from Romance Writers of America (the “Oscar” of romantic fiction), a National Readers' Choice Award, three HOLT Medallions, a Daphne du Maurier Award, a Retailers Choice Award, a Booksellers' Best Award and two Reviewers' Choice Awards from RT ...more
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