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The Long-Awaited Child

Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins

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Publisher's Summary

"A child of my own. Flesh of my flesh...." That is the deep yearning that fills Tess' heart. Despite years spent under a doctor's care and advances in medical technology, she and her husband have discovered their options have been exhausted, leaving them with arms empty, long-held dreams shattered.

A unique opportunity arises in the form of a young pregnant teen desperate to free herself from her misguided decisions. Drawn together by their mutual needs, Tess and Sherry see a solution in what the other offers. But what appears to be an ideal agreement soon tests the fragile threads of Tess' fledgling faith.

©2001 Tracie Peterson (P)2016 Tantor

Critic Reviews

"Peterson examines an emotional issue with sensitivity and comes up with a surprising twist that fans will treasure." ( Library Journal)

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  • Susan m.
  • 13-02-2019

Not her best book

The storyline was just okay and I didn’t care for the narrators voice at all. I wouldn’t recommend this book.

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  • Avid Reader
  • 21-01-2019

Good message

Story good. Very thought provoking. Tess was slow “growing up” emotionally! Narrators voice for Tess was nasally & somewhat annoying. Overall would recommend.

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  • brookelinn
  • 14-01-2017

Good. Book

Enjoyed this book. Especially since I deal with infertility also...love this author!! Would recommend this book to anyone dealing with infertility...