Grace in Thine Eyes, Lowlands of Scotland Series #4Liz Curtis HiggsRandom House / 2006 / Trade Paperback$12.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
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Emily1 Stars Out Of 5Grace in Thine EyesMay 18, 2015EmilyQuality: 1Value: 1Meets Expectations: 1I was surprised at how detailed the description of the rape was. PG-13 for sure, which I do not watch or read.
debwilsonSummerfield, FLAge: 18-24Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5September 25, 2012debwilsonSummerfield, FLAge: 18-24Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It is 1808 in the Scottish Lowlands, and Davina McKie lives in a world all her own. Mute since childhood, she spends her time drawing and playing her fiddle. Protected loyally by her younger twin brothers, Davina lives in security and love of her family. The twins, however, have other ideas. Unruly since they could walk, their father Jamie, finally sends them away to school hoping to make them men. Davina, left alone in Glentrool without the brothers who understood her best, has nothing but a lonely summer ahead of her. Her father suggests she visit some relatives in the isle of Arran, and Davina is more excited than she has ever been in her life.
But the summer visit in Arran is not all she thought it would be. She is invited to entertain the gentry with her fiddle, and what she thinks is an innocent accompaniment to her music becomes so much more. Ashamed at the turn of events, will there be redemption for Davina, or will a family's revenge be the end of her already shattered dreams?
This is my favorite book in the Scottish Trilogy series and it is a beautiful story of redemption and grace in the light of tragic circumstances. The character development is slow and patient, not fast and hurried, and I really felt as if I was walking in Davina's shoes. I saw things through her eyes, in that time, that place, that moment. A wonderful book and recommended if you can enjoy a story without the fairly tale ending.
beanpoleAuckland, New ZealandAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 22, 2011beanpoleAuckland, New ZealandAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Very sensitively written with great development of characters. Hard to put down.
Diane Mumm5 Stars Out Of 5July 13, 2010Diane MummThis is the BEST series ever...please continue the story of Davina and Graham and the rest of the family!
Pamela5 Stars Out Of 5December 21, 2009PamelaI just finished this book and it was so good! I loved it and was sorry to be finished with it. Excellent story and well written.