Highland Sanctuary - eBook
Highland Sanctuary - eBook  -     By: Jennifer Hudson Taylor
Buy Item $8.99
In Stock
Stock No: WW87422EB
Abingdon Fiction / 2011 / ePub
Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist
Add To Cart


Wishlist

Highland Sanctuary - eBook

Abingdon Fiction / 2011 / ePub

In Stock
Stock No: WW87422EB


Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

* This product is available for purchase only in the USA.
  • Other Formats (3)
Other Formats (3)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $8.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $8.99
  2. In Stock
    $13.49
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $13.49
  3. In Stock
    $10.79
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $10.79

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Abingdon Fiction
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781682998281
ISBN-13: 9781682998281

Product Reviews

4.7 Stars Out Of 5
4.7 out of 5
(7)
(3)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
4.8 out Of 5
(4.8 out of 5)
Value:
4.8 out Of 5
(4.8 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
4.7 out Of 5
(4.7 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-5 of 10
Page 1 of 2 12 Next
  1. alwaysreading
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    May 5, 2012
    alwaysreading
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for Highland Sanctuary.
    A wonderful read. The author keep the "scottish words" authentic but readable, which is always scores points with me. I enjoyed the plot and the characters were written well.
  2. MaryLu Tyndall
    San Jose, CA
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Utterly Charming!
    November 28, 2011
    MaryLu Tyndall
    San Jose, CA
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for Highland Sanctuary.
    Dive into a wonderful tale of medieval Scotland filled with romance, intrigue and adventure! Yet the story is so much more than that. The author's creativity shines with her creation of the village of misfits. It reminded me of the island of misfits toys from Rudolph the Red-nosed reindeer, a place where the world deposits those who don't fit in, who are different. Unlike Rudolph, it isn't Santa who rescues these misfits, but the power of self-sacrifice and God's love for the downtrodden. Throw in a multitude of twists and turns, a fierce enemy, and a love story that will warm your heart, and Highlands Sanctuary will fast become your favorite book of the year.
  3. bookwomanjoan
    Oak Harbor, WA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Misunderstood illness or demon possession?
    November 9, 2011
    bookwomanjoan
    Oak Harbor, WA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Highland Sanctuary.
    It is the mid-fifteenth century and Evelina just gave birth to a daughter, much to the dismay of her husband, Devlin Broderwick. When the newborn has some kind of seizure, Devlin is convinced the child is possessed and takes her away.

    Twenty years later Gavin, on his way to restore Braigh Castle and protect the new laird, comes across Evelina Boyd and her daughter Serena, who had just had another fit. The Boyds lived in a poor village nearby, known as the Village of Outcasts - the blind, the lame, those unfit for life with others not of their kind. Serena wakes to the view of the handsome Gavin before her eyes, the MacKenzie heir.

    Something strange is going on in the village. A cow of one of the village people is found murdered. Then a burning hay wagon is run up against the church doors during the Sunday morning worship. And Cara, a blind lass, is attacked. It appears that someone is out to do harm to the villagers.

    The laird of the castle has eyes for Serena, but then, so does Gavin. Neither of them know her secret. It seems Serena's heart is toward Gavin but her mother is more for Ian, laird of the castle. She knows Gavin will return to his own lands a some daynd she wants Serena to stay close by.

    It looks as if everything might fall apart when Serena has a fit at the market. Others see her fall and writhe and begin to spread the accusation that she is demon possessed. Will the kirk condemn her and burn her at the stake? Will she and her mother lose all they managed to make of their lives?

    Jennifer has done a great job writing about a misunderstood medical condition (epilepsy) in the fifteenth century. Her writing kept my interest, even thought I am a reluctant historical romance reader. I'd be willing to read her next book - it was that good.

    This book is the sequel to Highland Blessing but I had not read that book and I thoroughly enjoyed this one. This book is really a complete story unto itself and can be read on its own with great satisfaction.

    I received an egalley of this book from the author for the purpose of this review.
  4. Carrie
    Virginia
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Full of Bibliotherapy Uses
    November 3, 2011
    Carrie
    Virginia
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Highland Sanctuary.
    people overcoming problems, through time, with God's help. In Highland Sanctuary, Jennifer's characters live in a village of outcasts. Serena Boyd has suffered since infancy from seizures, which the people, including her father, believe reflects demon-possession. As Jennifer shared in her interview on Monday, she has a daughter with seizure disorder so she well knows what the heroine, Serena, in her story is going through. Mothers will relate to Serena's mother, a true lady in every way and heroic in her love of her daughter.

    The hero, Gavin, comes to help repair the castle in the village, along with his men. He is as faithful and steady as they come, something I really like. Those rogues are fun to read about once in a while but in my way of looking at things, a loyal steady man is a lot more romantic than an impulsive dashing rogue! The laird of the castle has his eye on Serena, too. I won't do any spoilers here, but you will have to read to find out how the two compare. The laird is a kind and thoughtful man who goes to great lengths to include Serena in activities at his castle and to make her feel welcome.

    Be prepared to set all other activities completely aside as you get near the end because you will not be able to stop reading the last tenth of the book until you are entirely done! Great wrap up, a nail digger! Well done, Jennifer!

    Bibliotherapy: This book really packs a punch when it comes to people overcoming problems, through time, with God's help.

    This book could be used for bibliotherapy in mental health practices and by special education teachers, also, as well as by other groups who minister to persons with disabilities.

    The entire book ministers to people with disabilities. Seizure disorder, blindness, stuttering, and more are addressed in the village of the Outcasts. It also tells a great story.
  5. A J Hawke
    Dallas TX
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Intriguing View into Medieval Scotland
    October 31, 2011
    A J Hawke
    Dallas TX
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Highland Sanctuary.
    "Highland Sanctuary by Jennifer Hudson Taylor is an intriguing medieval tale filled with delightful characters. Set amid the trappings of both castle and village, the plot weaves through all their lives. Filled with sacrificial love, which ends with life threatening choices, through it all is a sense of God's caring and guidance for even the frailest among us. Well worth the read." A J Hawke, author of Cabin on Pinto Creek and Caught Between Two Worlds.
Displaying items 1-5 of 10
Page 1 of 2 12 Next

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×
Back
×

Ask a Question

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.