Thursday, May 27, 2010

Almost Forever

Apologies for lateness in posting. This was supposed to be posted on our load-the-truck moving day, but I was detained by a car accident (and yes, I'm okay).

From the publicity office:

Deb Raney delivers an emotion-packed, gripping story.

A firefighter's wife, Bryn thinks she knows more than most just how dangerous fire can be. Yet when it takes the life of her husband and four other firefighters, Bryn sees fire for the thief it truly is.

From their mutual despair, Bryn and another firefighter's surviving spouse form a close friendship. As the relationship begins to blossom into more, though, the thief comes again and Bryn must face the question: what caused the fire that stole her husband's life?

About the author:

The award-winning, best-selling author of over twenty novels, Deborah Raney always delivers poignant stories of what it means to wrestle with the realities of a world in chaos...and emerge triumphant.

Her books have received the RITA Award, HOLT Medallion, National Readers' Choice Award, Silver Angel, and have twice been Christy Award finalists. Her novel, A Vow To Cherish, inspired the World Wide Pictures film of the same title. Visit her blog at

Pattie's thoughts:

I enjoyed this book. It's what I've come to expect from Deb Raney: clean, engrossing fiction with strong characters, a good storyline, and realistic faith-grappling issues. In particular, I enjoyed the character of Bryn, because I could really empathize with her struggle.

This book is a little harder to get into, because it begins with a tragedy. Tragic circumstances force Bryn into denial, then acceptance, of a terrible situation, and her circumstances are difficult, to say the least. Does all end well, Perhaps, in a way. The tragedy is still tragic, of course, but Bryn's pain sees the touch of redemption and hope.

I look forward to reading more in this series.

Thanks to Simon & Schuster
and Rebeca from Glass Road PR
for a review copy of this novel.

1 comment:

stephanie@{Olive Tree} said...

A car accident! I'm glad to know you are ok!

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