Reunion

A Novel
By Lauraine Snelling (Electronic Book, 2012)
Keira Johnson, a 50-year-old mother of two grown sons, believes she lives a good Christian life without secrets-- until she discovers a life-jarring fact her late mother kept hidden all her life. Kiera was born out of wedlock, and the man she had always known as her father had adopted her as an infant.

Meanwhile, Keira's beloved 17-year-old niece, Kirsten, has just discovered an unwanted pregnancy. Her boyfriend, Jose, is bound for college and Kirsten does not know what to do. As the family comes together for a reunion, Keira and Kirsten struggle with their fractured pasts and jumbled present. Will truth and honesty be the catalysts that allow the entire family to find peace?

Inspired by events in Lauraine Snelling's own life, REUNION is the author's finest novel to date.
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    • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780892969074

    • On Sale Date: 07/17/2012

    • Publisher: FaithWords

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Keira Johnson, a 50-year-old mother of two grown sons, believes she lives a good Christian life without secrets-- until she discovers a life-jarring fact her late mother kept hidden all her life. Kiera was born out of wedlock, and the man she had always known as her father had adopted her as an infant.

Meanwhile, Keira's beloved 17-year-old niece, Kirsten, has just discovered an unwanted pregnancy. Her boyfriend, Jose, is bound for college and Kirsten does not know what to do. As the family comes together for a reunion, Keira and Kirsten struggle with their fractured pasts and jumbled present. Will truth and honesty be the catalysts that allow the entire family to find peace?

Inspired by events in Lauraine Snelling's own life, REUNION is the author's finest novel to date.

Lauraine Snelling has been writing since 1980, with over 65 books published, both fiction and non-fiction, historical and contemporary, for adults and young readers. Her books consistently appear on CBA bestseller lists, and have been translated into Norwegian, Danish, and German. A hallmark of her style is writing about real issues of forgiveness, loss, domestic violence, and cancer within a compelling story. Lauraine and her husband, Wayne, have two grown sons, and live in the Tehachapi Mountains with a watchdog Bassett named Chewy. Visit her Web site at www.laurainesnelling.com.
  • "Snelling writes about the foibles of human nature with keen insight and sweet honesty." (National Church Library Association).

  • "Snelling can certainly charm." (Publishers Weekly on On Hummingbird Wings).

  • "Snelling's captivating tale will immediately draw readers in. The grief process is accurately portrayed, and readers will be enthralled by the raw emotion of Jenna's and Nora's accounts." (Romantic Times Book Reviews, on One Perfect Day).

  • "[A] spiritually challenging and emotionally taut story. Fans of Christian women's fiction will enjoy this winning novel." (Publishers Weekly on One Perfect Day).

  • "Ms. Snelling has created a memorable cast with good imagery of the era." (Romantic Times, on A Dream to Follow).

  • "Lauraine Snelling creates a memorable character with courage, determination and honor." (Romantic Times, on Ruby).

  • ". . . Leaves you feeling uplifted and is a treasure readers should mine from the choices available." (Bookloons.com, on Ruby ).

  • "Ruby's characters are heart wrenching and fantastically portrayed." (TheRomanceReadersConnection.com, on Ruby).

  • "These novels' explicit concern for questions of faith is actually more historically accurate than their secular counterparts . . . Perhaps Daughters of Twin Oaks and Sisters of the Confederacy will inspire more able novelists to pay attention to faith." (Belief.net, on Sisters of the Confederacy).

  • "Yet this story about the rigors of frontier life and how people of faith meet those challenges by forming communities to help one another is an enjoyable read.  Snelling writes about the foibles of human nature with keen insight and sweet honesty. I definitely recommend this book." (National Church Library Association, on Pearl).

Product Details

Reunion
  • Publisher: FaithWords
  • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN
  • Pages: 320
  • ISBN-13: 9780892969074
  • On Sale Date: 07/17/2012
Reunion