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Quentin Laribee is a surgeon, but in the confusion at the end of the Civil War, his healing hands brought death to an enemy soldier. To ease his troubled conscience, he visits the man's impoverished window, only to find himself falling in love. Now he is torn between two choices: a bright medical future with his wealthy fiancee in New York City, or an impossible love with a woman who knows nothing of his terrible secret. In this unforgettable novel, good is found in the unlikeliest places and God's unseen hand weaves a masterful tapestry of human hearts and lives.
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Publication Date: 2010
Quentin Larribee is a surgeon--one of the best. But in the confusion of one of the Civil War's last, desperate skirmishes, the hands devoted to healing bring death to William Breckenridge, an enemy soldier in the act of surrendering. Now the deed haunts Quentin.A bright future lies before him, with marriage to the lovely Irene Chambers and eventual ownership of her father's prosperous medical practice. But it cannot ease Quentin's troubled conscience. Honor compels him to see to the welfare of the dead man's family.Quentin moves from New York City to the little town of Helena, Arkansas, where he attempts to save the wife of Breckenridge and her children from financial ruin. But in trying to solve one problem, he creates another, falling in love with the widow of the man he killed--a woman who knows nothing of his terrible secret.Two women beckon Quentin--one to a life where his gift as a healer can prosper beyond his wildest dreams, the other to a truer but impossible love.Edge of Honor is an unforgettable novel of redemption and honor, where good is found in the unlikeliest places and God's unseen hand weaves a masterful tapestry of human hearts and lives.
Gilbert Morris is one of todays best-known Christian novelists, specializing in historical fiction. His best-selling works include Edge of Honor (winner of a Christy Award in 2001), Jacobs Way, The Spider Catcher, the House of Winslow series, the Appomattox series, and The Wakefield Saga. He lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama with his wife, Johnnie.
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DyscypleSaint Albans, WVAge: 35-44Gender: female2 Stars Out Of 5Edge of Honor by Gilbert MorrisOctober 10, 2016DyscypleSaint Albans, WVAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 1I love Morris' books, but I do not recommend this one to anyone. His books are usually pretty biblically sound, but there is one, (yes, only one that I recall, but it's very important) incident and one statement that is so off base. Quentin, apparently a Christian, is going to operate on an unsaved man's son. The man's name is Faye. Faye threatens to kill Quentin if his son dies. Quentin, supposedly a Christian man, threatens to first kill Faye if Faye's son is going to die. Also, Quentin prays for Faye's son. In his prayer he states, "We're your servants, and...." Faye is not God's servant, at least not a regenerated one (throughout the Bible it mentions "servants" of God who do not belong to him or his kingdom, but it's very misleading to knowledgeable Christians reading this book).
Other than that, I think it's okay, but wouldn't recommend it.
bd0934Seattle, WashingtonAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great Historical NovelJune 13, 2012bd0934Seattle, WashingtonAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I read this book, when it first came out, and loaned it to a friend.
It was never returned, so I ordered a new copy, so that I
could read it again. Gilbert Morris, again, has taken historical
fact and woven a wonderful fictional novel. Enjoy!
Andrea Casey5 Stars Out Of 5November 20, 2009Andrea CaseyI love Gilbert Morris's novels. This one was fabulous. The plot was great and his characters were very real and engaging. I hope this one will have a sequel. As a fellow Alabamian, I'm so glad that I discovered this talented author right here in my wonderful state. I plan to read all his work.
Janice Veit5 Stars Out Of 5January 8, 2009Janice VeitI started reading Gilbert Morris from the George McDonald revisions, which I loved and grew spiritually from. This one Edge of Honor is filled with choices we make daily and "what would Jesus Do" answers. That is what impresses me about his books...the scriptural value in a most exciting drama.
Jeanne5 Stars Out Of 5April 11, 2007JeanneMy husband is very ill and almost totally blind. His only enjoyment is listening to books on tape from the Blind Association. He has "read" well over a thousand books; and, he has picked this book as his favorite. I'll be looking in the blind catalog for more of Mr. Morris' books....and I thank you for bringing him pleasure.
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