Haunted by the scars inflicted by the mistakes of his famous father, Jed King dreams of a music career---but they seem out of reach until he meets Rose. As romance quickly blooms, Jed pens a song that catapults him into stardom. Is he strong enough to resist the temptations that lured his father so many years ago? 425 pages, softcover from Tyndale.
Jed Kings life has been shaped by the songs and mistakes of his famous father. He wants to sing his own song, but the words and melody are elusive. Haunted by the scars inflicted by his broken family, Jeds dreams of a successful music career seem out of reach . . . until he meets Rose.
As romance quickly blooms, Jed pens a new song and suddenly finds himself catapulted into stardom. But with this life of fame comes temptation, the same temptation that lured his father so many years ago.
Set in the fertile mid-South, this quest for success leads Jed and Rose on a journey that will force them to deal with the pain of loss, failure, and the desire to be who God created them to be.
Lyrical and deeply honest, The Song asks the hard questions of love and forgiveness. When even the wisest of men are fools in love, can true love persevere?
Top pick! There is so much to love about The Song, which is written in two parts and based on The Song of Songs. The prose is expressive and song lyrics are integrated to advance the story. Biblically based marital advice reminds the reader that temptations will arise, but love is a commitment. Heart-wrenching and emotional scenes abound in this tale of fame, fortune, loss and redemption.