A Secret Identity - eBook  -     By: Gayle Roper
Buy Item $3.19 Retail: $10.99 Save 71% ($7.80) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

A Secret Identity - eBook

Harvest House Publishers / 2010 / ePub

$3.19 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $10.99
|
Save 71% ($7.80)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW13351EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:




  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $3.19 Retail: $10.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

Cara Bentley is raised by her grandfather to appreciate family. When she discovers quite by accident that he was adopted, her whole perspective changes. If he wasn't a Bentley, who was he? If she isn't a Bentley, who is she? She determines to find her real family. Ending up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, she takes a room at the Zook family farm. When she seeks the help of attorney Todd Reasoner, the search for the truth begins in earnest. But as mysterious accidents begin to happen, Cara suspects her attempt to find out the truth is not welcome and neither is she.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9780736938075
ISBN-13: 9780736938075
Availability: In Stock
Series: Amish Farm Trilogy

Related Products

  1. Shadows on the Sand
    Shadows on the Sand
    Gayle Roper
    Multnomah Books / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $10.99 Retail: $13.99 Save 21% ($3.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW420845
  2. The Bachelor, Plain City Peace Series #2
    The Bachelor, Plain City Peace Series #2
    Stephanie Reed
    Kregel Publications / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $11.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 23% ($3.50)
    Availability: New
    CBD Stock No: WW442162

ChristianBookPreviews.com

Gayle Roper's latest romance novel, A Secret Identity, second in the Amish Farm trilogy, explores the need for family and the differences between blood and heart relationships. As the main character searches for the birth family of her adopted grandfather, she struggles with change, disappointment, and love.

Cara Bentley prefers to live alone in her family's large house after her grandparents' death. She writes romance novels and stays in the world inside her head, not seeing a need for a life outside. Then she finds a mysterious piece of paper in an old box of photos: her grandfather's adoption record. Astonished, she tracks her extended family to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to a small town called Bird-In-Hand. Cara learns about the Amish lifestyle as she rents a room on an Amish farm and talks to possible relatives. She also hires a lawyer, the handsome and confident Todd Reasoner, to help her with Pennsylvania genealogy records.

As Cara gets to know Todd, she finds they have a lot in common. Both prefer dull clothes and familiar food, yet both vocalize their dislike of the other's starched attitude. They soon realize their relationship is deeper than lawyer/client and strive to pull each other out of a comfortable, boring life.

Though the book starts slowly, Roper later introduces suspense with acts of vandalism against the house where Cara is staying. Roper includes some moving scenes, including the time Cara meets Todd's father. Todd wishes his father would be more social and fears his father never approved of him. But when Cara steps into his house and sees his piles of books, she realizes he lives a full life in his imagination. Another highly emotional scene is when Cara unexpectedly meets members of her extended family.

All of the characters are well-rounded and have unique, developed back stories. Roper seems to put her own beliefs in Cara's mouth when she says to Todd, "After all, isn't love the strongest and most noble of human emotions? An emotion that God feels toward us and the attribute of God that led Him to send Christ for us?" When Todd questions Cara's need to find more family members who may or may not accept her, I would have liked to have seen an example of how we belong in God's family, such as, "In love, he predestined us to be adopted as sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will" (Ephesians 1:5). Still, anyone who has discovered something long lost will appreciate Cara's excitement when she finds her family.

I would definitely recommend A Secret Identity to anyone who even remotely likes romance novels. The characters, plot, and storytelling result in a delightful experience. – Alexandra Mellen, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com

Product Reviews

4 Stars Out Of 5
4 out of 5
(0)
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
4 out Of 5
(4 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Patricia Ivie
    Wilmington, DE
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Turns and twists abound in this one.
    May 13, 2011
    Patricia Ivie
    Wilmington, DE
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    What started out slowly became a gripping tale and a good read. So life-like that it's hard to remember it is fiction!
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. A Stranger's Wish - eBookeBOOK
    A Stranger's Wish - eBook
    Gayle Roper
    Harvest House Publishers / 2010 / ePub
    $2.39 Retail: $10.99 Save 78% ($8.60)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW4441EB
  2. Mistletoe Memories
    Mistletoe Memories
    Jennifer AlLee, Carla Gade, Lisa Richardson
    Barbour Books / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $1.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 75% ($6.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW161278
  3. Guidepost: Home for Christmas
    Guidepost: Home for Christmas
    Edited by Melinda Rathjen
    Ideals Publications / Hardcover
    $3.99 Retail: $24.95 Save 84% ($20.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW959074
  4. Christmas at Barncastle Inn - Vermont
    Christmas at Barncastle Inn - Vermont
    Susan Davis, Darlene Franklin, Janelle Mowery, Lynette Sowell
    Barbour Publishing / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $2.79 Retail: $7.99 Save 65% ($5.20)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW264383

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search