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Expecting their first baby, Judd and Evette McGlin are thrilled to become parents. But the couple faces the ultimate test when Judd learns he already has a child: a six-year-old mixed-race girl born amid secrets and lies.Now, Evette must decide if she can accept the child. She thought she was open-minded--until hidden prejudices threaten the future of an innocent little gi...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Steeple Hill (first published January 1st 2009)
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Alicia
A young wife pregnant with her first child after years of struggling with infertility, learns along with her husband that he fathered a child with his ex-Fiance 7 years ago. Now the little girl's mother lies in a hospital room and he is called to meet and take responsibility for the child.

It's a story I read before, but I was very in the "twist" to this story, the little girl is Biracial. This added what I hoped were cultural elements and even issues regarding racism which were addressed. My fir...more
Just - The romance reader
Above All Things is a beautiful and deeply moving story about faith and family values. The main characters are faced with tragedy, and at times serious emotional trauma.

Like many normal humans when they are at their lowest points they sometimes find themselves questioning whether they can make it through and overcome the problems they are currently faced with, but they reach above and ultimately allow their faith in the Lord to heal them.

The story is at times heartbreaking, and yet at other ti...more
Lynn
Where to begin.... I bought this book by accident, but it was a good purchase. I love angst and this has it. I am not a big fan of christian romances with betrayal ...they tend to all love the sinner (cheater/liar/betrayer) whom is immediately forgiven..his foolish..wife/lover is the bad guy for not immediately letting the betrayal go. In the instances of a child being involved either from cheating or secret child...that child is always the most perfect of children...never a problem therefore it...more
Laura
This felt like reading Oceans Apart by Karen Kingsbury - same premise.

I was very irritated with the main character because she was so self involved and didn't seem to realize there were other people with feelings, too. And really, who cares what others think so much? And if your husband had sex with someone before he even met you THAT IS NOT CHEATING.

Luckily, she pulled it together and I liked the family by the end.
Elaine
Aug 03, 2009 Elaine marked it as to-read
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DEBORAH RANEY's first novel, A Vow to Cherish, inspired the World Wide Pictures film of the same title. Her books have since won the RITA Award, ACFW Carol Award, HOLT Medallion, National Readers' Choice Award, Silver Angel, and have twice been Christy Award finalists. THE FACE OF THE EARTH released in May 2013 from Howard/Simon & Schuster, and SILVER BELLS released from Guideposts in October....more
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