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Elsie's True Love (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #5)

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'It was not true love,' Elsie managed to say. 'It was all deception. A man in whom I believed had nothing but greed in his heart, yet I couldn't see the truth. He is in prison now, for theft and defrauding another unsuspecting person.' Unbidden tears welled in Elsie's eyes, and she cried out. 'Oh, Mrs. Murray, how can I ever trust my feelings again? How can I ever know the ...more
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Published October 1st 2000 by Mission City Press
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Becky
Jul 16, 2015 Becky rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I present to you a g-chat between myself and Jasmine which is all the time I shall waste on this book:

Me: Lol
Of the three [from this series that I have read], this is the best

Jasmine: Explicit fellatio?

Me: I actually really like Edward, he's a "rebel" i.e. an abolitionist and a baby feminist
But get this, he's the dude she's going to marry. He's also the dude who wanted to adopt her in book 1

Jasmine: What
The
Fuck
How much older?

Me:RIGHT
16 years
Which is not that bad
Except he's her father's best frie
...more
Klymene
Feb 28, 2011 Klymene rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love Elsie and I hated it when Bromly tricked her in the last book. He deserved to DIE. but anyways, it was a shocker when I finally figured out what was going on between Elsie and Edward, and I kept denying it. But in the end I was really happy. I hate how jackson still isn't dead, but at least the Travilla "Vanilla"'s live happily ever after, for now. Oh, and the book shows the gender steryotypes amazingly well through Elsie's meeting with Mr. Spriggs!
Kristin
Mar 31, 2010 Kristin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
While this book seems to focus on Elsie's True Love, it also emphasizes her adulthood. She begins to learn about her responsibilities as a landowner and slave owner.
Jordyn Evans
Dec 07, 2013 Jordyn Evans rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am not a religious person but even I find these books to be enchanting. Elsie is a character that you just cant help but love. Her life as well as love story is captivating. Unfortunately this book series is written for a younger audience, this took away from the book and made it boring at some parts.
Katie Sheetz
Jun 29, 2013 Katie Sheetz rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great read. I kept thinking Elsie had feeling for Edward and he for her but I was glad to know I was right. They do make an odd couple (16 year age difference), but I still think they are perfect for each other. And the twist with Jackson on the end was a cliff hanger for the next book.
Jacqueline
Jan 29, 2011 Jacqueline rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I thought this book was amazing! After waiting so long to read it and receive it, it was better than ever! The whole marriage scene was wonderful! So happy.....
Jennah
Oct 23, 2015 Jennah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you ever want to know how a godly woman should be and what she should be looking for in a godly husband then please read this book. Excellent book.
Megan F
Aug 01, 2008 Megan F rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone and everyone
it is okay to be an innocent person, but watch out for those guys that'll break your heart!
Vittoria
Dec 04, 2012 Vittoria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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One of the best in the series :O
Jenna
Jul 26, 2009 Jenna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book!
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Recommends it for: All Girls
Really good!!
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Martha Finley was a teacher and author of numerous works, the most well known being the 28 volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years. Finley wrote many of her books under the pseudonym Martha Farquharson.

For more information, please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_F... or, http://marthafinley.wordpress.com/
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Other Books in the Series

A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore (8 books)
  • Elsie's Endless Wait (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #1)
  • Elsie's Impossible Choice (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #2)
  • Elsie's New Life (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #3)
  • Elsie's Stolen Heart (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #4)
  • Elsie's Troubled Times (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #6)
  • Elsie's Tender Mercies (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #7)
  • Elsie's Great Hope (A Life of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore #8)

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