The House that Love Built

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Thomas Nelson Inc, 2013 - Fiction - 344 pages
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Brooke has only loved one man.Owen's heart is filled with bitterness. Can a mysterious house bring them together for a second chance at love?

In the small town of Smithville, Texas, Brooke Holloway is raising six-year-old Meghan and ten-year-old Spencer on her own two years after her husband's death. Being a single-mom and running the family's local hardware store keep her busy.

While Meghan longs for a daddy, Spencer has threatened to run away if Brooke even goes out on a date. But the last thing on Brooke's mind is falling in love. When a stranger moves to town and buys a house with a mysterious past, Brooke can't contain her curiosity.As she spends time with the new owner, she wonders if maybe God is giving her another chance at happiness.

Owen Saunders fled the big city to start over in a small, rural town famous for baking the world's largest gingerbread man. Then he bought an old house to restore-for all the wrong reasons. If anything needs restoration, it is Owen's heart in the aftermath of his failed marriage. With little hope and lost faith, Owen is tempted by happiness when he meets Brooke, but his heart remains sealed shut.

As they learn more about Owen's house, one thing becomes obvious to both of them: God has put them together for a reason.
 

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A good friend of mine encouraged me to read this story and told me how good it was (thank you good friend!). I don't give out many 5 star reviews, but this one hit all the marks for me. It was full of ... Read full review

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Language: None. Other objectionable: Mention of an affair, kissing, flirting, mention of using illegal drugs, an abusive father, and a mother leaves her kid. Suitable for: Well, it's adult fiction, so ... Read full review

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Contents

One
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Two
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Three
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Four
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Five
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Six
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Seven
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Eight
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Nineteen
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Twenty
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TwentyOne
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TwentyTwo
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TwentyThree
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TwentyFour
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TwentyFive
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TwentySix
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Nine
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Ten
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Eleven
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Twelve
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Thirteen
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Fourteen
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Fifteen
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Sixteen
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Seventeen
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Eighteen
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TwentySeven
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TwentyEight
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TwentyNine
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Thirty
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ThirtyOne
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Epilogue
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Reading Group Guide
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Acknowledgments
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About the Author
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Beth Wiseman is the award-winning and bestselling author of the Daughters of the Promise, Land of Canaan, and Amish Secrets series. While she is best known for her Amish novels, Beth has also written contemporary novels including Need You Now , The House that Love Built , and The Promise .

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