by Eileen Hinkle Rife (Goodreads Author)
Mave Robertson, a recent empty nester, wants the fire back in her marriage, but her husband, Jerry, remains aloof. Is he having an affair? A midlife crisis? When a neighbor suggests she “get a life,” Mave accepts the challenge and volunteers at an inner-city teen ministry where she's thrown into a culture of drugs, gangs, and unwed teen moms. She soon discovers someone she...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 6th 2012 by OakTara
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Mar 24, 2012 Barbara rated it 4 of 5 stars
This is a well-written, interesting book about several different areas of life: gang activity, inner city ministries, the criminal justice system, teen pregnancy, friendship, and the ups and downs of married life are all included in this fictional account of a middle aged white woman going through a depressing time in her life, a mid-life crisis of sorts. Eventually she meets an inner city teen experiencing difficulties in trying to deal with a gang, and the details of how their lives become int...more
Eileen Rife is a veteran homeschool mom and author of several nonfiction books, as well as Second Chance, Laughing with Lily, and the Born for India fiction trilogy—Journey to Judah, Restored Hearts, and Chosen Ones (OakTara). Her byline has appeared in numerous magazines, including Marriage Partnership, Light & Life, Mature Living, On Mission, Discipleship Journal, and Christian Home & Sc...moreMore about Eileen Hinkle Rife...