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Oliver Hartsell had no idea that when he went to repair Mr. Austin's windows he'd end up proposing to the man's daughter, but that's exactly what happened. He didn't regret it because he’d been secretly in love with Marie for a long time.

However, he doubts she feels the same way about him, but he's determined that she will. Yet, life has a way of throwing unexpected surprises. Set in 1961 in small-town America, this is historical fiction at its best.

©2019 Janice Cole Hopkins (P)2020 Janice Cole Hopkins

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  • Kurt E. Karlson
  • 20-07-2020

Unexpected

A refreshing story about a girl that made a mistake and a boy that chose to love her inspire of the mistake. An example of God's love and forgiveness.

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  • Cindy Nipper
  • 12-11-2020

Christian Historical Romance

I definitely think the narrator needs to work on his acting skills. Oliver's voice especially. But I LOVED this story! It focuses on how young girls like myself, seek love from a man when they don't feel it at home from the family. I can completely relate to the ease to go down the wrong path. But this book speaks about grace, forgiveness, reconciliation, and trust in God's plans! It is a wonderful and entertaining story but also a very educational one. It can show young innocent women how manipulative and selfish some men can be while highlighting the kind and self-sacrificing nature of other men. I highly recommend this book for girls twelve and older.

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