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    1. Farmington, MO
      Age: Over 65
      Gender: female
      5 Stars Out Of 5
      Truthfulness and Forgiveness Are Hard
      November 13, 2017
      Caroljo
      Farmington, MO
      Age: Over 65
      Gender: female
      Quality: 5
      Value: 5
      Meets Expectations: 5
      This review was written for Almost Forever, Hanover Falls Series #1.
      The first chapter will have you hooked on Almost Forever! Bryn Hennessey is an amazing main character whose firefighter husband along with four other firefighters is killed in a fire at the homeless shelter where she volunteers against his wishes. This amazing story will make you realize how unintentional disasters can happen. Bryn is a brave woman who does the right thing! I loved this story and recommend it to others.
    2. Indiana
      Age: 45-54
      Gender: female
      5 Stars Out Of 5
      Almost Forever
      November 2, 2014
      lcjohnson1988
      Indiana
      Age: 45-54
      Gender: female
      Quality: 5
      Value: 5
      Meets Expectations: 5
      This review was written for Almost Forever, Hanover Falls Series #1.
      Garrett Edmonds is a fifth grade teacher and his wife, Molly, is a firefighter. He loves his wife and his life as it is. They have been married a little over a year and have begun attending church when possible. Bryn Hennesey works part-time at the local library and a homeless shelter while her husband, Adam, is a firefighter. He and Molly work at the same fire station. Bryn has been working at the shelter against her husbands wishes as it isnt in the safest area and some of the men who stay at the shelter are dangerous. She has been sneaking behind his back to work at the shelter when he has a night shift at the fire house. One night something happens that will change all four peoples lives forever.

      After this event, the media hoopla and paparazzi hounding begins. Two people are faced with a mountain of numbing grief and the sense of What am I going to do now? As time goes on, they find solace in their tenuous friendship. They begin to spend more time together at ease in each others presence as they dont have to pretend theyre doing fine; they can be real with one another. Then, a forgotten memory returns and once again, lives are turned upside down. Both individuals learn how much they need God in their lives to see them through each moment of every day and how important it is to forgive for the one seeking forgiveness and the one giving it.

      This is the first book by this author for me to read and it wont be the last! She has written an emotional, thought-provoking, warm-hearted story that will leave readers wanting more. Its a good thing there are two more books in the series! Book two is titled, Forever After and I am excited to read it soon and review it here. I just fell in love with Garrett and Bryn. I have not experienced the tragedy that they experienced, but the writing was so good I could put myself in their place, feeling their emotions. What a touching story! Dont miss this one!
    3. Wasola, Mo
      Age: 55-65
      Gender: female
      5 Stars Out Of 5
      Forgiveness, Dealing with Grief and so much more
      September 9, 2011
      Jane Squires
      Wasola, Mo
      Age: 55-65
      Gender: female
      Quality: 5
      Value: 5
      Meets Expectations: 5
      This review was written for Almost Forever, Hanover Falls Series #1.
      God always places a book in my hands just as I need it. I started this book right before my life was turned upside down. My husband and I began looking for a new church.

      Even though no one died due to my troubles this book uplifted me.

      Bryn did something very few people today would do and that was face up to her part in a tragedy. Most would have looked to have placed blame on others. Or let the fire department never have a clue to fire.

      Sometimes walking the narrow road is very difficult but the truth will set you free.

      I have not read one book by Deborah Raney that has not touched me in some way or other.

      To lose one's spouse and others to die because of a careless mistake would be hard to get past. But we would be more careful in the future and have more compassion for others.
    4. Age: 45-54
      Gender: Female
      5 Stars Out Of 5
      Very enjoyable
      October 19, 2010
      Megan DiMaria
      Age: 45-54
      Gender: Female
      This review was written for Almost Forever, Hanover Falls Series #1.
      Almost Forever is the story of a devastating tragedy that resulted in the death of five firefighters. The firefighters' families, as well as the woman whose negligence may have caused the disaster, must deal with the aftermath.

      Raney's characters are rich and real. The struggles they face produce realistic responses. I connected with the characters to the extent that I teared up when they were facing difficulties and celebrated when they triumphed.

      I discovered Deb Raney's books years ago, and I'll continue to be a fan. She knows how to deliver a wonderful story, always with an uplifting message. As usual, she didn't disappoint with the first installment of the Hanover Falls series. Can't wait to read the next one!
    5. 5 Stars Out Of 5
      September 16, 2010
      Chandra Lynn
      This review was written for Almost Forever, Hanover Falls Series #1.
      When I open a book by Deborah Raney I expect several things. I expect to be drawn into the lives of the characters from the first page, travel a journey of faith and growth with them, get confused by a few twists and turns in the journey, and believe in the ending. Almost Forever delivered all I expected. The characters, Brynn Hennesey and Garrett Edmonds, lost their spouses in the same tragic fire. Mourning brings them together, friendship grows until secrets and the revelation of a horrible accident threaten to destroy the friendship and halt the healing. It is no wonder Deborah's books have won so many awards. This one will probably follow suit. Grab the book, a cozy blanket, and curl up for a great read.
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