A Son's Vow #1 Large Print   -     By: Shelley Shepard Gray
Buy Item InStock31.99$31.99 Retail: $34.95 Save 8% ($2.96) Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $1.99 eBook Details

A Son's Vow #1 Large Print

Christian Fiction Series / 2016 / Hardcover

$31.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $34.95
|
Save 8% ($2.96)
Buy 24 or more for $30.39 each.
In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW998955

Cyber Week Sale
  • Other Formats (3)
Other Formats (3)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $31.99
    Add To Cart
    $31.99
  2. In Stock
    $1.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $1.99
  3. In Stock
    $7.99
    Retail: $12.99
    Add To Cart
    $7.99

Product Description

A Son's Vow #1 in the Charmed Life Series, by Shelly Shepard Gray

The Kinsinger siblings are struggling to find forgiveness and love due to a tragedy that occurred three months prior.  Everything changed when Darla Kurtz's father was deemed responsible for a terrible fire, which killed him along with four other Amish men, at the town’s lumber mill. Now, the town people looked at her family differently, including Lukas Kinsinger, who Darla had always been close friends with. Her brother s anger at the town is starting to infect Darla. Lukas Kinsinger wants to mourn the loss of his father, but he is pressured by becoming the new head of his father’s lumber mill and being responsible for taking care of his three siblings. As Lukas and Darla attempt to repair their families, they discover something deeper than friendship growing between them. Will the town people change their opinion of Darla's family so the two can enjoy a happy future together?

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 500
Vendor: Christian Fiction Series
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.81 (inches)
ISBN: 1628998954
ISBN-13: 9781628998955
Series: Charmed Amish Life

Publisher's Description

Three months ago, everything changed for Darla Kurtz and her family. Darla’s father was responsible for a terrible fire at Charm’s lumber mill which killed five Amish men. And though he, too, lost his life, the town of Charm hasn’t looked at her family the same since. Even Lukas Kinsinger, with whom Darla used to have a close friendship.

Product Reviews

4.8 Stars Out Of 5
4.8 out of 5
(30)
(3)
(2)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
3.9 out Of 5
(3.9 out of 5)
Value:
3.7 out Of 5
(3.7 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
3.7 out Of 5
(3.7 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-5 of 35
Page 1 of 7 12345 Next |Last
  1. Indiana
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    heart touching
    October 19, 2016
    lcjohnson1988
    Indiana
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Son's Vow.
    Lukas is the oldest of the Kinsinger siblings whose life, along with other families, has irrevocably changed due to a fire at the familys mill. Lukas lost his father and now he is the head of the mill and the family. As a result of the tragedy another resident of Charm has lost her father; however, some of the town folks blame Darla Kurtzs father for the fire.

    Darla and Lukas have been close friends since they were little children and now both have to assume responsibility while trying to deal with their own grief. Darla works at the local post office to help care for her younger siblings; however, her brother Aaron, who works at the mill, has been different. Aaron is now an angry young man who, though pledged to marry Hope, is taking his anger out on Darla.

    For me, I enjoy Shelleys tales as they are written so lifelike, meaning characters have real problems, feelings, etc. In book one of the series, we meet the two families and see the pain they are in and if Lukas can gain enough courage to pursue Darla even though she is not looked on favorably by others in Charm and most certainly not by Aaron!

    I was glad I started with book one in the series as the other novels that follow flow from the previous book. While it could be read without reading the sequels, I couldnt put this book down as it grabbed my heart and I wanted to see how the families lived after the towns tragedy. I hope you enjoy each of the books in the series: A Sons Vow, A Daughters Dream, A Sisters Wish and An Amish Family Christmas.
  2. Prairie Village, KS
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    A Son's Vow
    August 2, 2016
    abookandacuppa
    Prairie Village, KS
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Son's Vow.
    This reader was charmed by this Amish romance set in Charm, Ohio.

    From the first page, I was immersed in the lives of the characters. This isn't just another Amish light read.

    Following a tragedy at the lumber mill, Lukas and Darla immediately find themselves as the leaders within their own families. We are introduced to other characters as well and observe how they are reacting to these changes.

    The romance between Lukas and Darla is based upon their long friendship and mutual respect along with some great chemistry. I loved the gentle evolution of the realization of their feelings. Peaceful sigh-worthy!

    The author lists an Amish proverb before the first chapter. "Reach up as far as you can. God will reach the rest of the way." This is so true and such a beautiful expression. Also listed is a verse from the Bible regarding forgiveness (Matthew 6:14). Another central theme of this novel is the acceptance of support from others.

    Due to the domestic abuse issue in the novel, I would not recommend this book to teenagers.

    Don't miss the cute illustrated map in the front of the book or the recipe for White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies in the back!
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    Loved it!
    April 28, 2016
    Kav
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Son's Vow.
    A poignant start to an exciting new series by one of my favourite authors. Gray knows how to get to the heart of the matter and, in the process, turn my dedicated reader's heart inside out!

    Darla finds herself in the midst of so much angst and uncertainty at a time when fresh grief makes everything more unbearable. She's trying to cope on her own but Lukas is determined to change that.

    Gray knows how to portray real life in all it's messiness so be prepared for a tumultuous read.

    I sank into this story -- savouring the sweet essence of a lifelong friendship and the hope of using that as a foundation towards something much deeper. But, oh my goodness, the obstacles -- both physical and emotional that stand in their way!

    The viewpoints of two secondary characters heighten the tension and add to an already angst-riddled plot. The inspirational message of grace and forgiveness took my breath away. So expertly woven into the fibre of the characters and their stories but not in a preachy way. An uplifting and heart-stirring read.
  4. ME
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Forgiveness and Mercy
    April 26, 2016
    ConnieR
    ME
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for A Son's Vow.
    I am a fan of Shelley's writing. I don't know if this fictional story is typical of what any group of Amish people would do. But it is a wonderful story of forgiveness and mercy, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. There are great lessons in here for me and I feel for many Christians. Forgiveness has been a theme in my life lately. I appreciate the message of this book.
  5. Inman, SC
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Excellent!
    March 23, 2016
    Pure Joy
    Inman, SC
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    This review was written for A Son's Vow.
    I was not sure I would like this book, but boy was I wrong! A deadly fire has affected the whole town of Charm, killing 5 Amish men. The setting, characters, conflicts and conflict resolution were all outstanding! I found the characters of Darla, Lukas, Hannah, etc. very appealing in their attitudes and outlook on life.The conversations at the end were masterful! It did not take long to read and I enjoyed every minute! It was engaging from start to finish. This is the first time I have read anything from this author and now I cannot wait to read another!

    I received this book as a giveaway, with the understanding that I would give an honest evaluation, which I did give.
Displaying items 1-5 of 35
Page 1 of 7 12345 Next |Last

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

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.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search