Item description for Moonlight on the Millpond (Tucker Mills Trilogy,) by Lori Wick & Barbara Rosenblat...
Overview This first book in the Tucker Mills Trilogy from beloved author Lori Wick follows Jace Randall as he leaves his childhood home to help his Uncle Woody Randall run the saw mill in Token Creek. Jace diligently focuses on work until he meets the visiting niece of local storekeepers. Jace pursues her until she finally agrees to attend a picnic with him and take a chance. But before the relationship has a strong foundation, the couple separates because of gossip fueled by Jace's sister. Later, when she admits her wrongdoing and shares her testimony of a new faith, the couple must decide whether to try again. Will the sister's example of faith and transformation be enough to restore broken dreams? Unabridged. Read by Barbara Rosenblat. 7 CDs. 8 hours.
Publishers Description Will lies destroy their chance at love? The last thing Jace Randall wants is to be smitten with a woman. His sister, Eden, said it would happen when he moved to Tucker Mills to help his uncle run the sawmill. Now he wants to prove her wrong. That is, until he runs into Maddie Shepard. Not even winning a battle with the sister who raised him can help him keep his heart in check. What he doesn't reckon on is Eden's need to control his life - or the lengths to which she will go to separate him from Maddie. Only when Eden succeeds in ruining her brother's hopes does she finally realize what her meddling has cost. Will she find a way to make things right with her brother? Will Jace and Maddie be able to forgive each other and find a way back to their love? Can seeds of faith be planted in ground grown hard with betrayal? A story about the power of forgiveness and young love maturing through adversity.
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Format: Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
Studio: Oasis Audio
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.78" Width: 6.47" Height: 0.65" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2005
Publisher OASIS AUDIO #514
Series Tucker Mills Trilogy
Series Number 1
ISBN 1589268946 ISBN13 9781589268944
Availability 0 units.
More About Lori Wick & Barbara Rosenblat
Lori Wick is the bestselling author of more than 30 books (nearly 5 million copies sold), including the popular Rocky Mountain Memories Series, the Yellow Rose Trilogy, and stand-alone novels such as Pretense, The Princess, and Bamboo and Lace. Lori lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Bob, and their three children.
Lori Wick currently resides in the state of Wisconsin.
Lori Wick has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Moonlight on the Millpond (Tucker Mills Trilogy,)?
Moonlight on the Millpond Aug 26, 2008
My order was more than I expected for a used book.
I will order again.
Mom liked it Nov 4, 2007
The reviews on this book were all over the place and nearly scared me off. But my 96 year old mother loved it and is waiting for the next book in the series.
Don't let other reviews scare you off this book! Jan 8, 2007
Be sure to read all three books . . . they weave the characters wonderfully throughout and truly show struggles within the Christian life -rather than the easy answers that are usually portrayed. There are so many times within the books that are great examples of scripture application to real life situations - it shows that living a christian life is more than reading the Bible and attending church.
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Bravo Ms. Wick Dec 11, 2006
I have long waited for Ms. Wick to write a novel in which the main characters did not get saved. Many people struggle with this decision. It is rarely an easy decision for someone who has not been raised in the faith. Sometimes people take a while, and sometimes it doesn't happen. Understanding the reasons that someone who is seeking stops, or does not find are important. While I have learned much about how to be a good witness to someone who has some of the "easy" questions about believing, it is difficult for me to find sources who tell you how to answer the hard questions. I was a little disapointed in how it occured in the second novella, but I was really impressed that she could leave the book with the characters as non beleivers. So often we have to do this in our daily lives, that it was sometimes frustrating to see it happen so easily for the people in the books.
Further, this series is about a town, while there are "main characters" this book highlights how people are deeply affected by thier environment and past experiences. While this may mean that we get to know the main characters a little less, if you take a moment to enjoy the connections between the characters, and see how a town was once more than just a bunch of people who happened to live in a given area, you can really enjoy this book.
This book is not like Ms. Wick's other books. I do not think it worse, or better, but definitly different. If you expect classic Wick, you will be dissapointed, but if you are ready for a new perspective and a community approach, you can enjoy this book.
I am also fascinated by the indignation over drunk/memory. Oddly enough, Alcohol does effect everyone differently, as do all drugs, including caffeine. Having actually met people who don't remember what happened while they were drinking, despite the fact that they don't look/act overly drunk, I can believe this possibility. I could also detail the physiology of being drunk (what happens in your body/mind), but I'll let you figure out that one. Just know that this is a completely plausible situation.
Moonlight on the Millpond Nov 4, 2006
This is a good read. A little slow at times. I recommend the entire Tucker Mills series.