The Last Sin Eater (Google eBook)

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Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., May 31, 2013 - Fiction - 368 pages
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A captivating tale of suffering, seeking, and redemption set in Appalachia in the 1850s, The Last Sin Eater is the story of a community committed to its myth of a human “sin eater,” who absolves the dead of their sins, and the ten-year-old child who shows them the Truth. All that matters for young Cadi Forbes is finding the one man who can set her free from the sin that plagues her, the sin that has stolen her mother’s love from her and made her wish she could flee life and its terrible injustice. But Cadi doesn’t know that the “sin eater” is seeking as well. Before their journeys are over, Cadi and the sin eater must face themselves, each other, and the One who will demand everything from them in exchange for the answers they seek.
  

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Slow start but good ending! - Goodreads
The imagery, the message - not easy to forget. - Goodreads
Realistic and well researched historical fiction. - Goodreads
Another wonderful book from a great writer - Goodreads
Loved the premise of this book, disliked the ending. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

Francine Rivers has interesting premises and enjoyable books, overall. They're entertaining yet have heart behind them. The historical backgrounds are fascinating to me. For these reasons I feel ... Read full review

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I read this and fell in love with the story - later watched the movie and loved it as well. Read full review

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Page 332 - Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

About the author (2013)

Francine Rivers received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno. From 1976 to 1985, she had a successful writing career in the general market and her books won numerous awards. In 1986, she became a born-again Christian and started writing Christian fiction. Her book, Redeeming Love, is a retelling of the biblical story of Gomer and Hosea set during the time of the California Gold Rush. Her Christian novels have won numerous awards including four Rita Awards, the Christy Award, the ECPA Gold Medallion, and the Holt Medallion in Honor of Outstanding Literary Talent. In 1997, she was inducted into the Romance Writers' of America Hall of Fame. She is the author of Lineage of Grace series, Mark of the Lion series, and Sons of Encouragement series. In 2014 her title, Bridge to Haven, made The New York Times Best Seller List

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