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The Apple Tree Wish -- Made by a Fatherless Girl

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As a promise to her dying mother, an illegitimate daughter seeks her father, only to face rejection and encounter a mystery that threatens to shake her faith; but through it all, unexplained love prevails.
Paperback, 194 pages
Published October 17th 2012 by CrossBooks Publishing
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Michael Krauszer
It was an interesting story of a woman trying to find her belonging in the world. She grew up without a father and eventually would try and seek him out. The ending of that journey, however, is quite an unexpected one. Like I said, the story is interesting but I believe the format and style of the book significantly reduced the impact that the book had on me. The chapters are extremely short, which often makes it seem like the story is a little choppy. On a personal note, I would have enjoyed th ...more
Maria Martinez
Dec 28, 2012 Maria Martinez rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Really amazing book that touched my heart. It was so well written and kept my interest from beginning to end. I highly recommend this book to anyone struggling with acceptance by their parents and by God, especially for any young women who did not have a father figure growing up. --reubenandesthersmommy
Joyrivera
Awesome insight of a precious lady finally finding peace with herself in a unique way. I personally heard her story in 1992 but now reading it, I recommend three tissues at least.
Nicole
Very beautifully written with deep love and openness. The unique layout adds to the intrigue as the touching story of the authors discovery of her true father unfolds.
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Nov 30, 2012 Alohaoc marked it as to-read
Great book. Amazing story. Everyone should read this book. The author Maria Martinez did a beautiful work!!
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Amazing how the love of Christ can guide someones life! Great book, wonderful read!
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On 2/21/60 I accepted Jesus as my Savior and have experienced the "abundant life" He spoke about with many amazing experiences. I am blessed with one child, 9 grand-children and 4 great-grandchildren and a wonderful husband of 37 years. A career in real estate with my husband has occupied a large part of our marriage, but we are now both retired and very active in our church and with hobbies. Ther ...more
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