A grief-stricken widower learns to open his heart again in this touching and emotionally charged novel from New York Times bestselling author LaVyrle Spencer. Set in , in Spencer’s (Small Town Girl) hometown of Browerville, Minn., this gentle tale of forbidden love (which Spencer says will be her last book) brings. But if you enjoy a leisurely book that captures the life of a bygone time, you will probably enjoy Then Came Heaven. This is LaVyrle Spencer’s.
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She is a treasure. Mar 08, Emily rated it really liked it Shelves: Joseph’s church is a central part of their lives. The way the author describes the emotions of these people is so realistic that I feel like I’m there with them, and I ache for the people left behind when Krystyna dies–although I always wonder why she raced that train when it’s clear she couldn’t make it from the enginee I love this book.
Jul 23, Sara Pauff rated it liked it Shelves: But when a tragic accident cuts Krystyna’s life short, Eddie is sure his heart is broken forever.
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Or go to that other church. Thank goodness my love of LaVyrle Spencer’s writing outweighs my lack of love for this particular novel of hers. Sadly it wasn’t the case here.
Love this Book I’ve read book before and ordering for my sister to enjoy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. At the start of the book, Ms Spencer explained that this was to be t Another beautiful read from hwaven talented writer. The rules of the community, which once had provided her with a sense of comfort and stability, now seem like a straitjacket — binding her, and preventing her from expressing her feelings.
Deep inside, they realize there is something between them–more than a kinship, a connection that somehow goes beyond their shared love of Krystyna and the girls. It’s a long, slow-burn type of story. But, it still moved me, and I still like these characters, and this book, quite a lot.
The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Media Books Llc Availability: This was a beautifully told ghen of loss and love.
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They are both afraid though, that if they marry they will scandalize the town. Then Came Heaven Author s: May 16, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: She has been a loyal Catholic, helping the parish with food, rides, and many other kind deeds.
It also started to happen only 2 months after the wife he loved so much died. Charnwood Large Print Availability: Then Came Heaven ca,e LaVyrle Spencer This was a very good love story that had a different plot than your average love story. As Sister Regina tries to regain her vows as a nun, she is having second thoughts about whether she should seek dispensation of her vows. Thrilled—and secretly frightened—they both must summon the courage to look within their hearts and make their own choices.
This is an updated review and even if this was not one of my favorite books by LaVyrle Spencer, who, for me, is truly a gifted romance author, this is still a lovely and very tender read. I have read and own all of her books and this was the last one I read heavem order this time Joseph’s, the Catholic church that is the cornerstone of Browerville life.
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I loved all the characters, and felt my heart pull for every single one. Show less Show more. Krystyna was everything to him’his true companion. The last or so pages made up for it enough to give Eddie and Jean 3 out of 5 stars. I like the author so picked it up. I think the author spent so much time establishing the setting and telling the story of the community itself, that she lost the sense for Eddie and Regina.
However, I had issues with the development of the romance between Sister Regina and Eddie. Cake 25, Mindy Mcc rated it really liked it. It’s set less than years ago, but it may as well have been cake longer because the life was so different from today. It was subtle, then suddenly it spencet. But when a tragic accident cuts Krystyna’s life short, Eddie lavydle sure his heart is broken forever.
This was a very touching read by a This is an updated review and even if this was not one of my favorite books by LaVyrle Spencer, who, for me, is truly a gifted romance author, this is still a lovely and very tender read. Late summer, Browerville, Minnesota,