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Blessed by Time

4.59  ·  Rating details ·  29 ratings  ·  16 reviews
A child’s faith, a woman’s grief, and a man’s search:
Sarah Johnson is a woman deep in grief over the loss of her only child, three-year-old Tamara. Six months’ time hasn’t lessened the pain. She left for work early one morning and hasn’t been seen since. Her husband Paul, professor of languages and counselor at Arizona State University, also grieves but is moving on. How f
Paperback, 344 pages
Published March 12th 2018 by Elk Lake Publishing, Inc.
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Sally Pitts
Apr 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What an amazing story, taking you into the life and times of Jesus. With a time slip presentation after the tragic loss of a child to cancer, the author takes the reader beyond the veil of death in a most unusual way, making this book a must read. If you loved The Shack, you’ll be enthralled even more with Blessed by Time.
Jude Urbanski
Apr 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed Blessed by Time and felt the author did an excellent job creating a time plot between two historical periods. The story begins in modern time but soon the heroine Sarah finds herself in 30 AD, where most of the story evolves and where she surprisingly, and ultimately, finds her family. In Sarah’s ‘other’ life, she had sadly grieved the death of Tammy and the cooling of her marriage relationship.
The story is greatly enhanced with Sarah’s remembrance and comparison of both worlds. The a
June Foster
Mar 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Blessed by Time is the most unique, creative novel I believe I've read in many a year. The story's premise is one I don't believe I've seen in print before. The duel settings of contemporary times and Biblical days is fascinating and kept me reading until the end.
Anne Baxter Campbell skillfully weaves a story in which the characters live, work, and exist in a modern day setting. Then the same characters live another life in Biblical days. Fascinating? Yes. I couldn't put it down.
Not only is the
RD Palmer
Dec 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Time heals, and God can heal. This was a wonderful and unique book—Christian time travel. I was captured in the first chapter when the daughter, Tamara, has cancer. Of course, the parent's emotions are intense, and this is how the story starts.

The story develops into a mystery because of the time travel aspect. I was enthralled by how the author, Anne Baxter Campbell, developed her characters so they could explain what was happening in their lives, especially given the vast differences in medic
Eleanor Gustafson
May 21, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Blessed by Time is an interesting read, jumping between 2008 and AD 30 in creative and engaging ways. The culture of the alternate world seemed true, with good detail in clothing, food, and housing. The author’s approach to time travel is, perhaps, the novel’s greatest strength, in that the characters themselves become different people, while still maintaining their own personal identity. The ending in particular is well done and satisfying, bringing the two worlds together. The margin between l ...more
Victoria Simcox
Aug 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
First thing in the a.m. Sarah left for her job and she went missing. Half a year earlier, her young daughter Tamara died, which left her in the depths of despair. Sarah’s hubby who is having an affair is a suspect in her going missing. He will try to prove his innocence. Anne has written a mysterious story of time-travel going back to biblical times and giving courage and trust in the Lord to many. This was a pleasurable, easy to read story with a message of faith and hope. It was well-intention ...more
Sally Chambers
May 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Stirring and Wonderfully Imaginative Blend of Present and Past!

In her newest novel, Blessed by Time, Anne Baxter Campbell has skillfully woven historical truths from the Gospels of the New Testament into imaginative reality, and blended the present with the past. A family’s story of intense sadness colliding with itself thousands of years into the past, culminates in joy, hope, and forgiveness, with faith at its center. My imagination came alive, forming seamless scenes with characters, situat
Diana Montgomery
Jun 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love Anne's books. Great inspirational Romance. I admire a good time travel story. This one is well written. Sarah is grieving the loss of her little girl. Her and her husband are so broken over the death of their daughter find themselves in a different time in history. In the other timeline their daughter is still living. But Paul is being accused of killing her cause she is missing and no body to be found. How is he going to prove he is innocent? Where is Sarah? Will they heal through Christ ...more
Renae Parsons
Mar 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a great read! I enjoyed getting to know the characters present and past. There are many twists and turns, a little romance, a little history and a whole lot of adventure. This couple learns about faith through their daughter and how to trust Jesus and believe that through Him all things are possible. This book truly shows the faith of a child even when she is so desperately sick. The couple lost her in the present and gains her again in the past.
One of the best books I have read in a lo
Laurie Boulden
Oct 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Blessed by Time (Anne Baxter Campbell) nabbed my attention from the beginning. From a heart-wrenching opening scene to an archeological find, the pleasure of reading a good story is felt. Anne mingles elements of mystery, redemption, human trafficking, time travel and second chances with an easy-to-read style that will keep the reader turning pages long after the lights should have been turned out.
Feb 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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I loved this book. I live in Phoenix so I could picture several places in the modern part of the story.
I was captivated as the book progressed. There were several twists in the book. It was about second chances and how one good dead leads to another. I highly recommend it. Don't want to say too much to give away the story.
Jul 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An interesting story...

This is a charming take of faith, relationship building, and time travel.

I gave it 4 stars because there were some unanswered questions in my mind when I finished reading it. I don't want to say what they were because I don't want to give too much away.

Still, this is an enjoyable read - and it's one you won't soon forget.
Donna Ruckart
May 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Superb story!

I totally recommend this book. The story line moves right along. As a Christian I loved the theme woven through the entire book.
Erin Liberty
Apr 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great story

What a great story and the author did a great job telling it. I love how she brought Bible stories to life!
A. Keith
Dec 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
WARNING: Once you open this book and start to read it, you will not be able to stop until you
have read through to the amazing end.

A daughter, a mother and a father in the 21st century respectively carry an agonizing burden stemming from the daughter dying from cancer. A family is torn apart due to a mind-numbing tragedy. Each one faces a crisis. In each case, the pain of reality is too much to bear. Yet, each one successively experiences a distortion of time, a clap of thunder, the smell of
Crystal Lindsey
Aug 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Yes! This book is an Amazingly Beautiful Illustration of Gods love, and the lessons to learn. The author has perfectly written to describe our human imperfections and how to give love unconditionally without judgment. Also, married couples are shown that when disaster strikes, to turn to one another and share the burden, helping one another. NOT isolating within themselves to grieve alone.
I loved what I read here as the principles are totally Biblical. I feel closer to Jesus than ever, as readi
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