Whispers from Yesterday
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Whispers from Yesterday

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  123 ratings  ·  8 reviews
The author of the powerful, best-selling novel The Forgiving Hour is back with another stirring journey into the heart of a woman. As the reluctant newest resident of her grandmother Sophia's Golden T ranch, pampered socialite Karen Butler wants nothing more than to return to L.A. But there's no going back to the past. Her father is dead. Her family home has been sold. Her...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published September 14th 1999 by WaterBrook Press (first published 1999)
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This is one of those fluff stories I was speaking of in my last review. This is a book that I pick up when i am in that particular room. I can put down easily and get back into the story with equal ease. Very simplistic writing so far, and I am with the other that reviewed this that stated she only finished it due to Esthers diary writings. Karens & Dustys stories so far (about 200 pgs into) are typical, and I can already tell that they are going to end up together. I do wi...more
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Leslie North
AAAAh. I hate books that do this! The author reaches the climax of a very exciting story, its the life and death part and death is cheated and the person is rescued and that's the end. There is no resolution. Bla. I hate that. Its like she forgot to write the last chapter. A formula story, but very well done and so engaging that you read very quickly. Nothing offensive. So 4 stars for all of that. Just a terrible way to end.
The past is interwoven using flashbacks and letters. I skip some of the religious text to get to the action but the story still has a very good message of the ability of Christ to transform lives for good.
Jul 15, 2009 Karen rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Julie Hicks
Recommended to Karen by: Library Display
Wonderful book I couldn't put down. Enjoyed how the author weaved the past into the book through the character reading a diary.
One of the best books read! So much spiritual meaning and good messages to reflect on and incorporate into life. Great!!!
felt the characters weren't captivating...
Shannon Brown
A very easy and sweet story...
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