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Heaven's Touch (The McKaslin Clan: Series 2 #2)

3.97  ·  Rating Details ·  182 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Special Forces soldier and hometown hero Ben McKaslin returns to Montana, injured and bitter about life. Can he learn how to live--and love--again? About the author: Bestselling author Jillian Hart has written several books for the Love Inspired and Harlequin Historicals line, as well as for Zebra Books as Jill Henry. This is the ninth title in her Love Inspired miniseries ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Steeple Hill
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Sep 18, 2013 Kate rated it really liked it
When reading this book, I noticed something: Jillian Hart's heroines are always soft and gentle . . . yet strong enough to stand on their own (with God's help of course!) through hardships. I like that: showing that even strong women can be soft and gentle! :) That said, it goes really without saying that I enjoyed Cadence's character in this book. There were several times when I just wanted to give her a big hug. I also really enjoyed Ben, and didn't find him nearly as bitter and cynical as the ...more
I felt that this book was, in a word, boring. And not because of the emotions and feelings which were good. It's just that...nothing happened. I could count on one hand the number of events that occurred. It seemed to just revolve over their regret for the past and their continued connection. There was no work for forgiveness, reflection on if they should have done something different, no working towards falling in love again. Just reflection on their lonely but decent lives since they were ...more
Carol Malone
Another book from the Heartwarming collection. The beginning of the book was the most interesting and the best written. I found the writing hard to read, a bit jerky and forced. The story could have been so much tighter with less mind wandering between the hero and heroine. The story was a good one. A soldier returns home to recooperate and finds the love of his teenaged life has returned there too. Each begins their journey angry with one another. The teenaged dreams halted before life really ...more
Mar 15, 2015 Louise rated it liked it
The author forgot how the parents died from the 1st book Sweet Blessings: Amy: "dad died in a hunting accident and mom died 2 years later from lung cancer, a heavy smoker" chapter 12. You can't change something like that from book 1 to book 2: chapter 2 parents killed in a car accident. Some sentences had missing words or there would be extra words that made the sentence grammatically incorrect, though that seems to happen in a lot of the Love Inspired books.
Jan Mcleod
Feb 09, 2014 Jan Mcleod rated it liked it
Heaven's Touch is book #7 in the McKaslan series. The basic story is interesting, but it has become sort of boring. All the books so far have the same plot/story line/issues-- one of the main characters is a loner, and the other main character never wants to be involved with men again; both have secret, painful issues from the past.
The actual writing is done well enough, but a change in plot and characters would definitely improve the series and be more interesting.
Mar 29, 2012 Barbara rated it really liked it
This story takes you into the world of Ben McKaslin.It examines the choices we make, sometimes because of what we think the other person wants, and then how we deal with it when things don't turn out the way we envision them. The military life and the world of olympic diving are also a part of the story. I read it quickly because it definitely held my interest. The emotional closeness I felt to the characters is what I enjoyed the most.
Kate Vale
Jun 12, 2014 Kate Vale rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ben McKaslin has to heal--his body, as well as his heart, when he encounters a previous love he never expected to see again. Cadence, too, has some healing to do and that only begins when she tells him what really happened to her when he thought she'd reached the pinnacle of success as an Olympic diver, but now is teaching swimming in her little hometown in Montana.

How each helps the other is the heart of this story. While the ending is predictable, how they get there is worth following.
Mar 11, 2010 Judy rated it it was amazing
excellent read.

Ben- brother to Amy from Sweet Blessings comes home on medical leave. He runs into his old high school love, Cadence.

When he heals he will go back to special ops.

Will they choose their careers or love?

I won't give it away.
Apr 21, 2011 Joy rated it it was amazing
Another sweet McKaslin tale. I very much enjoyed reading Ben and Cadence's story. Jillian's books are a great way to help unwind after a long day. :)
Dawn Michelle
Dec 18, 2009 Dawn Michelle rated it liked it

Another good read in the McKaslin series. Though, these would be better if I could read them in order instead of just when I can find them!!!
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Aug 17, 2014 Jeanie Harper rated it it was amazing
This was a wonderful story with an inside look into the life of a diver and her love of a special forces officer.

Great story.
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Jillian Hart grew up on her family's homestead in Washington state, where she raised cattle, rode horses and scribbled stories in her spare time.
After earning her English degree from Whitman College, she worked in travel and advertising before selling her first novel.
When Jillian isn't working on her next story, she can be found puttering around her rose garden, curled up with a good book and sp
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Other Books in the Series

The McKaslin Clan: Series 2 (4 books)
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