A Portrait of Marguerite

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David C Cook, 2006 - Fiction - 312 pages
3 Reviews

Both Christians and non-Christians will be intrigued with Marguerite's blooming creative life and encouraged by her triumphs.

When single mom Marguerite Carr's son leaves for college, she feels as though her life has lost its purpose. When a friend drags Marguerite to a drawing class her first since college she rediscovers her long-lost passion for painting, finds unexpected love, and a relationship with God.

Portrait of Marguerite is a real-life contemporary novel that isn't afraid to lift the corner of the rug to expose secrets and regret, while also offering hope of spiritual, personal, and creative growth. Readers will identify with Marguerite's internal struggles, which are relevant to almost all women today.

Features and Benefits
  • Christian fiction that challenges readers to re-awaken their creativity.
  • Speaks candidly to women finding themselves, their friends, or loved-ones, floundering in divorce and single-parenthood.
  • Readers will be inspired to get creative! They will better understand the aftermath of divorce and the burdens of single-parenthood as they learn.

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Life is gives us the Hope to Express our Heart.

User Review  - Carollyne - Christianbook.com

Each of us has an inner hope that is sometimes ever so difficult to reach when we look at all the difficulties around us and all we may have suffered. Then that ray of warmth hits are arm on a spring ... Read full review

A pleasurable read

User Review  - boocapps - Christianbook.com

Written like a true artist, each page adding more color and beauty to the story. I loved it. I loved looking forward to reading a little more each night, wanting it to last forever...but I hit a point and couldn't put it down--just had to see the finished portrait. I wasn't disappointed! Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Kate Lloyd is a novelist, a mother of two sons, and a passionate observer of human relationships. A native of Baltimore, Kate and her husband, Noel, now live in the Pacific Northwest. Kate studied painting and sculpture in college and has worked a variety of jobs, including car salesman and restaurateur. Find out more about Kate on Facebook or at www.katelloyd.net.

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