When Crickets Cry

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Apr 2, 2006 - Fiction - 352 pages
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A man with a painful past. A child with a doubtful future. And a shared journey toward healing for both their hearts.

It begins on the shaded town square in a sleepy Southern town. A spirited seven-year-old has a brisk business at her lemonade stand. But the little girl’s pretty yellow dress can’t quite hide the ugly scar on her chest.

Her latest customer, a bearded stranger, drains his cup and heads to his car, his mind on a boat he's restoring at a nearby lake. The stranger understands more about the scar than he wants to admit. And the beat-up bread truck careening around the corner with its radio blaring is about to change the trajectory of both their lives.

Before it's over, they'll both know there are painful reasons why crickets cry . . . and that miracles lurk around unexpected corners.

 

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I found this book to be quite predicable, but I couldn't put it down. There were some "cliff hanger" chapter endings which really kept my interest. I had no idea that is was considered an ... Read full review

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4.7 stars! I'm just really ornery with my 5 stars but this book came close -Incredible! I loved this book - I listened to this one on Audible and didn't want my long drives to end because I didn't ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
17
Chapter 3
22
Chapter 4
28
Chapter 5
31
Chapter 6
38
Chapter 7
42
Chapter 8
44
Chapter 29
145
Chapter 30
152
Chapter 31
159
Chapter 32
164
Chapter 33
168
Chapter 34
178
Chapter 35
185
Chapter 36
187

Chapter 9
46
Chapter 10
50
Chapter 11
54
Chapter 12
58
Chapter 13
64
Chapter 14
66
Chapter 15
69
Chapter 16
75
Chapter 17
78
Chapter 18
82
Chapter 19
99
Chapter 20
100
Chapter 21
104
Chapter 22
113
Chapter 23
115
Chapter 24
124
Chapter 25
128
Chapter 26
135
Chapter 27
137
Chapter 28
143
Chapter 37
189
Chapter 38
193
Chapter 39
197
Chapter 40
203
Chapter 41
206
Chapter 42
211
Chapter 43
217
Chapter 44
233
Chapter 45
241
Chapter 46
250
Chapter 47
262
Chapter 48
276
Chapter 49
278
Chapter 50
281
Chapter 51
285
Chapter 52
292
Chapter 53
305
Chapter 54
323
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