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The Spider Catcher

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He is a young Welshman who forsook the family shipbuilding business to study medicine . . . until, poised at the brink of a brilliant career, tragedy broke his heart and shattered his dreams. She is a daughter of London's inner city, a woman-child weaned
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Published May 1st 2009 by Zondervan (first published 2003)
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Lisa
Oct 21, 2014 Lisa rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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This is a book that I got frustrated with early — and it never really improved for me. As a preface, I should say that I really am not much of a fan of Christian literature. I get frustrated with the idealized personification of the characters — even in their extreme challenges and difficulties. This, in turn leads to a real disconnect from the characters in general. That was exactly the case in this one. Clearly, I should have read the descri
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Abigail
Sep 20, 2008 Abigail rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A compelling love story set in the midst of the American Revolution. Morris throws the readers into the confusion and danger of the 18th century dispute through the eyes of a protagonist quite indifferent to the cause... at first. With cliff-hangers at every chapter, I could count the number of sittings it took to read this book on one hand! The love story, though somewhat predictable, is still captivating and has a happily ever after that will please anyone!
Paula-O
Jun 04, 2011 Paula-O rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was little different story for me but loved it, Rees was a strong character and I was happy that he helped the young girl get out of the life she was in, it took him long time to realize what a good young woman she was and how she had grown into a remarkable woman that he had falled in love with. Good story. I have read Gilbert Morris before and he did not dissapoint me in this story.
Keri Jewel
One I picked off the shelf at the beach (never knowing what you will find!). I am thinking Morris is a Christian fiction writer and I don't get much into that, but this book was enjoyable. It is set in the American Revolution time in Boston.
Sally Lindsay-briggs
I really enjoyed the story, the history and the way it ended. I have always liked doctor stories (I used to be a Ben Casey and Dr. Kildare fan). I lent my daughter this book because she enjoys Historical Romance. I think many would want to read this yarn.
Daisy
Nov 24, 2009 Daisy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's amazing to me how fluidly Gilbert Morris grew each of the characters over time and 2 countries. The underlying love story was sweet, but by far not the only enjoyable aspect of this book. I love historical novels, and always find myself researching and learning from these types of books.
Annie
Jul 02, 2009 Annie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved the historical content of this book. Very good story.
Andreas van Rooyen
A very sweet book. I liked the way the charaters grew in the book. His blend of history and fiction is brilliant.
Julie
Mar 04, 2008 Julie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: christian, romance
I was pleseantly surprised by this book. It is written by a Christain auther, so be aware of that. The story was really sweet and easy for me to want to keep reading.
Melissa
Pretty good except for the romance, which included way more kissing than appropriate (especially for characters unmarried and not intending to marry each other).
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WOW!!! i can't think of anything else to say, just ... WOW!!!
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