But when her antiques shop mistakenly sells his ailing grandmother's doll, she comes face-to-face with the man she never forgot. War changes people, and incidents caused Gray to lose his faith. A Soldier's Return For four years, Ruthie Chandler avoided the man who broke their engagement—and her heart. After all, why would God not answer a dying man's prayer? A Soldier's Return For four years, Ruthie Chandler avoided the man who broke their engagementand her heart. The bottomless faith she possessed that kept him from ever taking her for his wife. To shove his emotions aside and move on, putting one foot in front of the other.
When he returned with the lunch tray a short while later, Naoko's leg had become painful and swollen. Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. Back then, she had begun to wonder, however, if Gray had become disenchanted with the image in the photo she'd sent him. Gray could have just as easily told her the news and let her find her own way to the hospital, but some inner urge had propelled him to the store Ruthie had opened shortly after their breakup compelled him to draw her close during this time of need. Not by a long stretch would she call herself beautiful. He hadn't forgotten, any more than he'd forgotten her generosity, her business acumen, her He scowled. She was only unconscious for a few minutes, but that was long enough for her to enter a vivid dream featuring herself as the star of an action adventure tale.
When his gaze landed on Ruthie, she caught a flash of an expression she couldn't identify before his handsome features turned grim. When they arrived at the hospital, they were told she was being moved to a room to stay overnight. Fortunately for readers everywhere, Prisoner of Love never sold. The car door swung open, and a black-haired man emerged from the driver's side. The doll is the key to Gray's family's pastand possibly his future. Ruthie set the pieces aside and wished it was as easy to set aside the bittersweet memories they stirred in her. About the middle of the book, I began to wonder why the author was stringing me along so long about whether Gray and Ruthie would ever get back together.
Three and a half of the four years after she'd received his breakup letter, the army had either kept him overseas or sent him to a distant stateside assignment. Gray Bristow, if I'm not mistaken. I had enough tussles with one brother and one sister that the idea of many brothers and sisters fascinated me. The past six months since his return to Richmond and civilian life, she had carefully choreographed her visits to his grandparents to avoid encountering Gray. I wish she would just rest and focus on healing.
This Love Inspired bundle includes Single Dad Cowboy by Brenda Minton, The Bachelor Meets His Match by Arlene James and Unexpected Reunion by Carolyn Greene. To be honest, it had been hard to lock away his feelings for Ruthie. I suppose by now most finalists have been notified since I'm writing this nearly at noon west coast time. Certainly not judging by the look on his face. The doll is the key to Gray's family's pastand possibly his future. The book demonstrates the strained relationship that exists when a believer is unequally bound with an unbeliever, something that is stronger than their love.
I found myself crying countless times as the characters were going through what they were going through, or laughing because of something that happened. Gray and Ruthie had the perfect love relationship, but the war split them apart because of disillusionment with God. The doll is the key to Gray's family's past--and possibly his future. Neither child has expressed an interest in pursuing a writing career, but that's okay since they both manage to provide her with plenty of ideas for stories. But when her antiques shop mistakenly sells his ailing grandmother's doll, she comes face—to—face with the man she never forgot. I grew up loving the Brady Bunch even though I come from a traditional family. A complication from the hip fracture.
But the issues are still there. This wasn't easy since his grandparents had taken her in when her mom died in high school. But that hadn't explained their platonic tone. He just couldn't do that to her. And it may be what finally brings the ex—soldier home to faith…and to Ruthie.
It seemed the logical thing to do since the want ads never had any listings for professional daydreamers. When she was in the first grade, Carolyn Greene got hit in the head by a kickball. I've already spread the word to the rest of the family. Greene worked everything together, even though the events didn't seem to relate to each other, how in the end they did. This wasn't easy since his grandparents had taken her in when her mom died in high school.
Teaming up with Gray Bristow on this important mission won't be easy, but Ruthie suspects it's exactly what the disillusioned veteran needs. Carolyn, the book sounds great. Savannah had offered to make her wedding dress, one she claimed would be as beautiful as the bride. What a fool she was to ever believe that she'd gotten over him. She expected the charming, nostalgic set to sell quickly and move on to a new home where it would foster new memories. Drifting from one secretarial position to another, she tried to find job satisfaction, but it eluded her while working at the electric company, a catalog sales center, a juvenile detention center, and a men's maximum-security prison.