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The Fireman's Homecoming (Gordon Falls #2)

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Black Sheep Son

Nothing about going home to Gordon Falls is easy for fireman Clark Bradens. His role as local bad boy is firmly established, though he's determined to use his newfound faith to change people's minds. But Clark isn't the only one coming home to hard times. When Melba Wingate came home from Chicago to help her ailing father, she wasn't expecting to unravel a f
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 21st 2013 by Love Inspired
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Janine
"The Fireman's Homecoming" by Allie Pleiter is the second book of the Gordon Falls series. Now because this is the second book, it is also easily a stand alone book as well.

There is Clark Bradens is a man who has a lot of life experience that has made him into the determined man that he is. His faith is strong, and he has a plan.

Melba Wingate has come home to help her father. Her strength that she shows often through the story is something I would love to bottle and sell. But her strength so
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Kathy Eberly
I love books about real life heroes and lately I have a fascination for books about firefighters. It could be that my own son is a firefighter, but I digress. Not only does this book have my favorite type of hero, but it has other topics that are near and dear to my heart, namely Alzheimer's disease and a family secret as well as feelings of inferiority. Put these items altogether and you have the ingredients to a good story.
I love the development of characters in Allie's books and the vulner
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Mary
What a cute story showing how God can easily change the course of lives when we wait on Him. Melba was fearful when she first moved back home to help her ailing father...needed friends, was lonely. Then she discovered a secret that threw her for a loop and almost lassoed her new male friend too! Their questions were, "How could they?" But Melba joins the ladies group at church for support as her friend, Clark pursues a new career taking his father's old position. There is some healing that needs ...more
Kym McNabney
When I discovered the first book in the Gordon Falls series by ALLIE PLEITER, FALLING FOR THE FIREMAN, I knew I’d be reading the series. A story about a black sheep son, THE FIREMAN’S HOMCOMING didn’t disappoint. If I had to choose between the Gordon Falls books thus far, I’d say THE FIREMAN’S HOMCOMING is my favorite.

Clark Bradens moves back to his hometown after years away to take over his father’s position as fire chief. One may think it was joyfully handed to him, but having been the town’s
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Jill Kemerer
Allie Pleiter writes lovable, relatable characters. I love her voice!

Melba returns home to care for her father who has Alzheimer's. Overwhelmed and discouraged, she could use a friend. Clark, the former bad-boy turned responsible firefighter, becomes that friend. A life-changing secret threatens their blooming romance, and Melba and Clark both come to terms with their pasts and what they want for the future.

From beginning to end, I enjoyed this book. Melba was so sympathetic, while Clark was th
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Tami
I won this book in a Goodreads First Reads Giveaway.I really enjoyed this book. It's a heartwarming tale of falling into an inconvenient & unexpected love between a small town good girl & former bad boy that left their small town, only to return when their families needed them; as well as the trials & emotions that come with caring for a parent that is falling victim to Alzheimer's Disease.

It also reveals the damage that can come from keeping secrets within the family, while at the
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Julie
I got this yesterday. Easy reading! I love her books!
Anne
Great mystery with the happy ending I enjoy so much! Definitely worth the time to read.
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"Pleiter accurately portrays the heartbreak associated with Alzheimer's in this touching book dedicated to caregivers." RT Book Reviews, rated 4 1/2 stars

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Mistyblue
This was a fun read. I enjoyed the characters and the way they grew. It was also fun to come back to Gordon Falls. I can't wait for the next installment in the series.
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Jun 17, 2013 Sheila Read marked it as to-read
I love getting these kinds of books for my aunt because she loves reading all the time.
Cindy
One of Pleiter's best so far, with great emotional range and sensitivity.
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Category: Inspirational Romance
June
Full of twist, turns and surprises. A fun story to read.
Megan
WOW so touching and awesome!!!!:)
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An avid knitter, coffee junkie, and devoted chocoholic, Allie Pleiter writes both fiction and non-fiction. The enthusiastic but slightly untidy mother of two, Allie spends her days writing books, doing laundry, running carpools, and finding new ways to avoid housework. She grew up in Connecticut, holds a BS in Speech from Northwestern University, spent fifteen years in the field of professional fu ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Gordon Falls (6 books)
  • Falling for the Fireman (Gordon Falls, #1)
  • The Firefighter's Match (Gordon Falls, #3)
  • A Heart to Heal (Gordon Falls, #4)
  • Saved by the Fireman (Gordon Falls, #5)
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