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According to Thy Word

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Mary Catherine is a ten year old, who is abandoned by her father after her mother's death. She later endures the pain of losing her brothers to adoption while she is rejected because of her age. Elly, raised by a cold mother who is involved with the occult, fights depression after the loss of her fiancé . Joseph, a control freak, loses all control when his wife leaves him, ...more
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Julie
I received this novel as a Goodreads Giveaway.

Before I start my revue let me just say I am not a religious person in anyway, but I respect those who are and am interested in each religion in its own right.

The novel started out strong and quickly enthralled me, I found myself turning each page quicker than the last, gorging myself on all the detains Boyce offered up about these interesting characters.
The novel is easy to read and fast paced, moving and down to earth. it reflects real- life probl
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Andrea
Dec 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The story of what happens to 10 year old Mary Catherine is a book that deals with huge life events and potentially huge emotions. It begs the question, how is a Christian to react to these things? To have the opportunity to ask yourself that question is reason alone to read this book.
I was moved by characters less fortunate than myself, about whom I was told in a straightforward style. But perhaps that word "told" is significant in itself. Fiction-writing manuals these days seem to advocate "sho
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J.J. Lair
Sep 25, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book had a lot more conflict, tension and emotion than I thought would be in a Christian fiction book. The characters have deep traumas and it builds a story that made me care about the characters and what happens.
Karen Boyce
Jul 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Karen Kelly Boyce rediscovered her love of writing and reading when she retired from nursing. She has been published in Canticle and Soul magazines. Karen's written four novels and three children's books. She lives on a farm with her retired husband. Karen has two grown children and two grandchildren. She enjoys farming and raises Nigerian Dwarf goats, chickens, turkeys, and horses. Karen and her ...more
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