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Follow Jacob and Belle, two high school sweethearts separated, after Jacob is drafted into the Korean war in 1951. Their story is a tale of timeless love, in an era of innocence long forgotten. Watch as they fall deeper in love, the closer Jacob gets to leaving to fight in a war, where he and Belle could lose everything. Through a series of beautifully written letters, we ...more
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Published December 2016
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Donna
Jan 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is one of the reasons I love to read. It grabbed me from the beginning and wouldn't let go. It touched my heart and soul.

I loved so much about this love story. From Jacob to Belle to their family and friends. All there was is love. It made me smile and tear up at same time.

It takes place during the Korean War. And it was very appreciated to not only see it through their eyes but there were reminders from days gone by.

I was right there with them though every word. Their hopes, dreams, f
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Missy Harton
Jan 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"But our forever may have an expiration date for us."

An innocent and refreshing 5 STAR read! I never thought I'd enjoy a historical romance, but Raven and Johnson have blown me away with Letters Away! Through the letters of Jacob and Belle; not only can you feel their connection and emotions, but the description of this particular era; the Korean War, was truly enlightening. In a time where my grandparents would've been in their late teens; it's astounding to see how so much has changed. This AM
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Teresa Crumpton
Jan 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
I got the opportunity to be one of the Beta readers for Letters Away, which allowed me to see the book prior to all corrections. With that said I’m not going to comment on some of the spelling and punctuation errors I found since by know those would be fix.

Overall I really enjoyed Letters Away. Elias and Sharon did a pretty good job capturing the time period. They choose a time that not many write about, which I think makes this story unique. There’s not much out there about the Korean War and i
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Anna Pulla
Feb 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Letters Away is definitely more then a 5 star read. It reminded me of why I fell in love with reading, many many moons ago, lol!

It was the time of innocence, young love so much more different then, then it now. The war began in 1951, the same year my parents were married and my dad had to serve the military in Italy, taking him away from my mom and soon to be born first son. My dad passed away in 2016 and the one thing he always talked about was having to leave my mom and brother for 2 years to
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Stacy Stewart
Feb 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Letters Away was a beautiful love story from start to finish. After it ended and I read the words—To be continued—I wanted more of Jacob and Belle’s story.

The story takes place in the 1951 and is told through the love letters Belle and Jacob send each other. They are only able to communicate via letters because Jacob was drafted due to the Korean War. Belle is in college and you can feel her heartbreak being away from the love of her life Jacob and you can also feel Jacob’s love for Belle. He i
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Michelle
Jan 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Letters Away by Elias Raven and Sharon Johnson is an extraordinary love story that is told through a series of letters by Jacob and Belle. Two high school sweethearts who thought their lives would be perfect, until Jacob is drafted into the Korean War in 1951. Now, they are forced to keep their love alive through letters.

In this book, each letter is so beautifully written that you can’t help have the feeling you are reading ‘real’ personal letters between lovers. I could see and feel, the love t
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Crystal
Jan 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Letters Away is a nostalgic masterpiece. There was a time when kids played outside without modern technology. Games of hide and seek, tag, swimming holes picnics and talking face to face were the norm. Helping your fellow man was ingrained into society. Have you ever wished to return to that era? Well, Elias Raven and Sharon Johnson takes the reader on a time traveled journey to that bygone time.
I fell under a spell as I read this. I couldn't put it down. I hurt with Belle as her best friend mov
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Ruth Ann
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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An extraordinary love story of Jacob and Belle during the Korean War. Excellent read! I would love to read more of their story.
Saravana Murugan
Jan 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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