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The Glen

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  46 ratings  ·  7 reviews
There's something different about Jackson.
There always was, but when the savant six year old begins to suffer catatonic trances, both his parents are filled with worry. Helplessly they watch the episodes, which begin with their son going stiff as a board, unresponsive and staring into space. Their frustration grows as they search for answers and doctors are unable to expl
Paperback, 442 pages
Published July 12th 2012 by Johnson Press (first published March 7th 2012)
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Mark Holborn
Aug 19, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have to say I enjoyed this book, strangely enough I read this one and recently 'Amid the Shadows" and these two books had similar story lines. I think the two authors should read each others work. Anyway back to The Glen, well written, the author has penned a fantastic story, weaving very strong religious themes throughout the story with great care and compelling accuracy making it truly enjoyable and not overwhelming. The characters are strong, Reece's strength and determination to protect he ...more
Leslie OBrien
Sep 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“The Glen” was gifted to me by the author, Carla Coon, and it’s hard to believe that this is her first novel. It’s an amazing tale of the battle between good vs evil that cleverly and eloquently blends many aspects of Judeo-Christian studies. From the beginning, this was an absolute page-turner and I had difficulty putting it down. The author does a terrific job of introducing the characters as she builds on them and gives the readers a bit more information with each chapter. Comprised of both t ...more
Jennifer Jordan
Aug 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Good Read

I liked the in depth descriptions of the child, his parent's roles and those of his protectors. This new writer has a back for wonderful description that captivates you in each paragraph without boring you into skipping parts like so many current writers do.
Sep 22, 2014 rated it liked it
If you were to ask me what I would rate this book at the beginning I would have said a 2 and if I were to rate the last half I would have given it a 4 so I feel pretty good about giving it a solid 3.

The first half of the book was way too slow for me, so much so that I had to keep looking up the genre and making sure that it actually said "suspense/thriller" because I was waiting for the twists and turns and revelations and everything else that comes with it. I did manage to get some Revelations
Shellie Uchtman
Oct 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is a I can't wait to turn the page to see what is going to happen next thriller/suspense book. A great read for anyone that loves thriller/suspense books. There are a few grammatical errors (just like any book has.) I look forward to reading this author's future works. ...more
Oct 04, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This took me a bit to get into the story, At times I found it hard to follow. However, once I got into the story it was a really great read.
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Carla Coon has been happily married to her husband Darrell for 25 years, living in Upstate New York and raising their eight children. They are new grandparents to three baby girls. Carla’s first novel, THE GLEN, was born of a synergy of two great passions: religious studies and the outdoors.
Carla Coon's professional experience includes working as Editor of LifeWork’s Magazine, where she also con

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