Emily Sue Harvey's work touches readers in profound ways. Coffee Time Romance called Song of Renewal, "a must-read book for anyone doing a little soul searching." Of Flavors, Black Diamond's Book Reviews said, I loved everything about this book! This is just an all around excellent book that is sure to bring memories back from times when life was a lot more simple.” And,...more
Dan and Deede Stowe have worked for years, planning and saving for their idyllic retirement years. Just when they finally are about to realize their dream, their adult, recovering drug-addict daughter, Faith, moves back in with them and everything changes. Their “miracle child”, complete with druggie baggage, upsets the tranquil balance of the Stowe’s existence.
Amid chaotic challenges, all three battle to find peace with each other, a harmony that doggedly eludes them. For the sak ...more
Emily Sue Harvey
Published by The Story Plant
Dan and Deede were made for each other. Love at first site, longevity of marriage, and depth of understanding of each other’s character. Perfection? They have been unable to conceive a child. Years of heartache trying to conceive a child to be told finally that it was impossible. Miracle baby Faith is born within a year later.
Jump ahead, Faith is 19, married and given birth to her own daughter. Faith gets caught up in the world of prescription dr ...more
Published by The Story Plant
At the request of The Story Plant, Spread The Word Initiative, an ARC EPub Edition was sent via NetGalley, at no cost to me, for my honest opinion.
Synopsis (borrowed from NetGalley): Emily Sue delivers us a deeply moving story of a family on the brink. Dan and Deede Stowe have worked for years, planning and saving for their idyllic retirement years. Just when they finally are about to realize their dream, their adult, recove ...more
After I read the blurb for this novel, I was sure I was going to love it. Juicy family drama? Yes please! However, that was not the case and I was sorely disappointed.
My thoughts: I debating on writing this review because honestly, I wasn’t sure I could give a review based on the fact that my dislike for the characters clouded every aspect of the book. The writing could have been spectacular, the plot wonderful but because I disliked the ch ...more
Then we are catapulted back in time to their lives in the beginning of their marriage. Looking ahead with hope to creating a family, they are disappointed over and ...more
Married for over 35 years, Deede and Dan Stowe are a typical American couple who whilst not rich have been able to put a little by for their retirement. All their early married life Deede and Dan tried so desperately for a child of their own. Just as they were about to look into Adoption options, their miracle child, Faith is born.
Their world is turned upside down twenty something years later when Faith has to move back in and the ...more
Originally, I had this book rated as a 3. But the more I thought about it, the more opinions and thoughts I had about this book and I decided to bump it up to a 4. This book is full of religious undertones but it wasn't preachy, which was awesome.
Deede and her husband Dan struggle to have a child for years. They miraculously conceive Faith (after many failed fertility treatments). They never have any other children.
Because they wanted a child so bad ...more
Through the spiritual voice of Deede, Emily Sue Harv ...more
Emily Sue Harvey did more than develope characters. She created people. People I could relate to, people I might know. The story was so engrossing that I often forgot that I was reading fiction.
Dan and Deede Stout prayed for a child. After years of trying they were blessed with a daughter. The perfect daughter. Until she was introduced to drugs.
Space takes you on the journey that Dan and Deede take to save their daughter. It's a wonderful story and a must read for anyone who believes ...more
Note: I was given this book by the publisher to review but the opinions are strictly my own.