Item description for Sunrise (Sunrise V1) Large Print by Karen Kingsbury...
Overview As their wedding day nears, Dayne Matthews and Katy Hart are determined to keep their ceremony a secret from the paparazzi, while a terrible tragedy strikes the Flanigan family as Cody fights for his life after an alcohol overdose.
Community Description Karen Kingsbury begins a new inspirational series based on characters from her bestselling Firstborn books. The Baxter family plays a prominent role in the Sunrise series, and book number one, SUNRISE, focuses on the impending wedding of the famous actor Dayne and his Midwestern fiance, Katy.
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Format: Large Print
Studio: Walker Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2008
Publisher Gale (Walker Large Print)
Edition Large Type
Series Number 1
ISBN 159415208X ISBN13 9781594152085
Availability 0 units.
More About Karen Kingsbury
USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury is America's #1 inspirational novelist, with more than 15 million copies of her award-winning books in print. She has written more than 40 novels, ten of which have hit #1 on national lists. Karen is also a public speaker, reaching more than 100,000 women annually through various national events. Karen and her husband, Don, live in the Pacific Northwest with their six children, three of whom are adopted from Haiti. You can visit Karen's website at www.karenkingsbury.com.
Karen Kingsbury currently resides in Fairfax, in the state of Virginia. Karen Kingsbury was born in 1963.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Sunrise (Sunrise V1) Large Print?
simply wonderful Mar 23, 2008
I have the three series of books that include the Baxter family, its so easy to get involved with their lives and compare them to your own the way Mrs. Kingsbury protrays them. Thanks for all your work, They will make you stop and take stock in your own life.
Sunrise Mar 12, 2008
This book had to much religion in it. It is a good book but it was not like her other books that had belief in God, but not as strong.
sunrise by karen kingsbury Jan 8, 2008
I always enjoy her books. It was good to see Katy and Dwayne get married' in the romantic Cancoon on the beach. I would love to see Karen's books in the movies. '
Awesome story with a romantic ending... Oct 23, 2007
I enjoyed Sunrise immensely, probably because I became familiar with Dayne and Katy in Kingsbury's book Fame. While Kingsbury does a great job slipping in the back story a little bit at a time, sometimes it's just not as good as reading it for yourself. I loved Fame and I loved Sunrise. (Nothing like going straight to the wedding.) Actually, there were four books after Fame that led up to this point, so if you like soap opera drama in the sense that every book makes you crave the next "episode" then you'll love Sunrise as a prelude to the exciting things yet to come.
The wedding scene was also the most beautiful and romantic that I've ever read. You can't help but love Dayne and Katy and want great things to happen in their lives. Especially after getting a feel for all that they went through even without reading the previous books. Their love is rich and deep and based on the foundation of Jesus Christ. Kingsbury is unabashedly Christian in that respect. She always emphasizes the importance of salvation in the lives of her characters. I love that. The subplot regarding the perils of drinking and driving was well done as was the budding romance between the senior Baxter, John, and his long-time friend, Elaine.
Kingsbury is also the queen of secondary characters and subplots. Just like in the soaps, there are always several stories going at once. Of course that makes me crave the next book in the series--which I thankfully have--so I can immediately continue on. Kingsbury writes fast enough to make it possible to go from one story to the next. I've probably done myself a disservice by not reading everything in order (I plan to jump back to read Forgiven (which comes after Fame) and I still need to read Redemption, which was the book that started the last two series. But no matter which way you slice it, each series containing the Baxter family is addicting. I'm glad to be getting my next fix.
Sunrise Oct 10, 2007
Karen Kingsbury has done it again..This book is AMAZING....I laughed, cried & now look at the sunrise in a different way..