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Susannah Carlson’s world spins out of balance with the appearance of an old Indian in a dream. He shows her the kidnapping, brutalization, and horrific death of a young girl. When the dream later unfolds in real life, Susannah intercedes and saves the child. However, in doing so she incites the angry retribution of the pedophile, and ignites a spiritual inferno that takes ...more
Kindle Edition, 322 pages
Published November 10th 2013 (first published November 9th 2013)
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Judith Evans
Oct 04, 2014 Judith Evans rated it it was amazing
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This is an impressive novel, with a riveting story line, and a courageous main character named Susannah Carlson. Susannah has premonitions of child abductions, and takes great risks to protect children from horrific crimes. She ultimately must decide whether to reveal these premonitions to loved ones, and whether to trust that love will prevail. Part of the story takes place in Africa, which Ms. Pulliam beautifully describes. I highly recommend this novel.
Y.I. Lee
Dec 31, 2013 Y.I. Lee rated it it was amazing
And Then Came a Lion by Cecilia Marie Pulliam is a great read. It's one of those books I was sorry to finish.
There were a few editing issues, nevertheless not enough to spoil my enjoyment of a really exciting story.
Susannah, the plucky heroin has a unique gift. She has dreams and visions of children being abducted by vile people. Because she sees the event ahead of time, she is able to rescue the children, all the while putting herself in grave danger.
This book tackles a subject that is very em
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Linda Yezak
Aug 26, 2015 Linda Yezak rated it really liked it
Shelves: womens-fiction
So many thoughts and ideas to mull over in this novel, but the author made it a point to keep one issue in the minds of the readers: child abuse and abduction is real and occurs far more often than we care to think.

Also tackled is the issue of forgiveness. Forgiving people for the daily hurts they cause is one thing. Forgiving a monster for a heinous crime committed against you is another. There is no way to achieve that kind of forgiveness with one's own ability. We have to draw it from God's
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Cecilia Marie Pulliam writes Christian suspense with touches of the paranormal, loosely based on personal experiences with premonitions, prophetic dreams, visions, and more. After losing two husbands to premature deaths, she married her current husband in a dream wedding in Zimbabwe, Africa. She and her husband share a house in western Idaho with a large collection of African mementos, enough ...more
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