When You Believe
Award-winning author Deborah Bedford tells the story of a young couple in love, a troubled teenage girl, and a confession that will rock one small community to the core.
Lydia Porter has waited a long time to be happy. She loves everything about being a school counselor at Shadrach High School, and she loves everything about teacher Charlie Stains, her new fiancÚ. So when one of her students confides that she's been sexually abused by a teacher and is terrified of what he'll do if she tells, Lydia is devastated: the student claims the abuser is Charlie. Now Lydia is legally bound to report the girl's charges. What happens next will test her love, her resolve to uncover the truth, and her belief in the power of faith to comfort, redeem, and heal.
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Gripping storyUser Review - Cathy Kaplan - Christianbook.com
This is a great story! It is a little disturbing as it relates to abuse, but has a wonderful ending and speaks to forgiviness and judgement of others. Read full review
It seems every teacher is a sexual deviant, every woman waiting for love finds it in the wrong man,and every love must go through the healing process of sexual sins before they can find love. I guess ... Read full review