Item description for Sunsets (Glenbrooke) by Robin Jones Gunn...
Overview This bestselling former Palisades release is book in the new Glenbrooke series by award-winning author Robin Jones Gunn. Alissa loves her new job as a Pasadena travel agent. Only an abrupt meeting with a stranger in an espresso shop leaves her feeling that all men in California are rude. To her dismay, Alissa soon learns that the man is none other than Brad Phillips, her new neighbor. But the coincidences don't stop there. For as the weeks unfold, Alissa's and Brad's lives keep intertwining in extraordinary ways. And as Alissa works through her longings for someone who will never leave her, she finds herself encountering love in places she never would have dreamed.
Publishers Description This bestselling former Palisades release is book in the new Glenbrooke series by award-winning author Robin Jones Gunn. Alissa loves her new job as a Pasadena travel agent. Only an abrupt meeting with a stranger in an espresso shop leaves her feeling that all men in California are rude. To her dismay, Alissa soon learns that the man is none other than Brad Phillips, her new neighbor. But the coincidences don't stop there. For as the weeks unfold, Alissa's and Brad's lives keep intertwining in extraordinary ways. And as Alissa works through her longings for someone who will never leave her, she finds herself encountering love in places she never would have dreamed. Alissa runs into this man everywhere she goes...coincidence, or part of some greater plan? Alissa loves her new job as a travel agent in Pasadena --the chance to start over. But shortly after her arrival, an abrupt meeting with a man at her favorite espresso shop leaves her wondering if all men in California are rude and arrogant. Just like the ones she's been hurt by recently. ""This guy has to go,"" she tells herself. But Alissa soon learns that man is none other than Brad Phillips, her new neighbor. And the "coincidences" don't stop there. Alissa's and Brad's lives keep intertwining in extraordinary ways. Then she ends up on a road trip with Brad--a trip that holds one disaster after another Alissa's only solace is their destination: charming Glenbrooke, Oregon --a place so warm and friendly it might just reopen her shielded heart.
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Studio: Multnomah Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.2" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date May 14, 2004
Publisher Multnomah Books
Series Number 4
ISBN 1590522389 ISBN13 9781590522387
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More About Robin Jones Gunn
When Robin Jones Gunn was in first grade her teacher wrote on her report card, “Robin keeps the entire class entertained at rug time with her stories.”
Even with such an early affirmation, Robin didn’t seriously consider becoming a writer during high school or college. She was more intrigued by the idea of traveling to foreign lands and telling people about God’s love.
But Robin’s husband also noticed her gift for story-telling and urged her to attend a writers’ conference. That first conference opened the door for publication of devotions, articles, interviews and eventually 15 children’s books.
While on a camping trip with their church youth group, Robin grew concerned when she saw what the girls were reading in their tent. The 13 year-old girls challenged her, saying, “If you don’t want us to read these books then you should write novels for us. We’ll even tell you what to write. How hard could that be?”
Early Mornings in Robin’s Nest
For over two years Robin carved out time to write by getting up at 3am, three days a week. Each week she would read the finished pages to the girls in the youth group and they would send her home to write and rewrite some more. After ten rejections Robin’s first novel was accepted for publication and released in 1988. More books followed and soon the Christy Miller series was joined by the Sierra Jensen series, the College Years and the Katie Weldon series. Thousands of readers have contacted Robin over the years to let her know how these stories changed their life.
Robin continued exploring other avenues of storytelling with gentle romances in the Glenbrooke series, women’s friendships in the Sisterchicks® series and family relationships in five women’s novels and two Father Christmas novellas.
Stories Travel the Globe
Over the past 25 years Robin has written 82 books with almost 4.5 million copies sold worldwide. To her great delight, Robin’s books are doing exactly what she always hoped to do – they are traveling around the world and telling people about God’s love. She is doing the same. Over the past ten years Robin has been invited to speak at events around the US and Canada as well as in South America, Africa, Europe and Australia.
Robin and her husband have two grown children and have been married for 35 years. They live in Hawai’i where she continues to write and speak in rhythm with her life verse:
“But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the LORD Jesus – the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.” Acts 20:24.
Robin Jones Gunn currently resides in Portland, in the state of Oregon. Robin Jones Gunn was born in 1955.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Sunsets (Glenbrooke)?
AWSOME Nov 2, 2008
i Love thes books and look forword to reading this one.Robin jones gunn is a VERY Blessed and talented auther and i ALWAYS look forword to her books. i would recomend anyone to read this sires, although i will give a disclamer. This is not the tipe of siries that you can start midstream. You MUST start with the first book and go on becouse they all tie in in a certant way... :) you will see when you read them! Happy reading, Betsy
Fantastic book Apr 1, 2007
Want a book that holds your interest? I recommend this entire series. I discovered Gunn on accident; really it was a blessing! I liked this entire series. Good wholesome values and interesting plots that intertwine with the other books.
Great book May 11, 2005
This is a great book, and I defenitly recommend it, along with all of her other books. Karen Kingsbury is another great choice, her books make you feel very close to God.
An Awesome Book! Apr 26, 2003
I really enjoyed this book. I love the way that all the characters in the books connect. not only do they just connect in the Glenbrooke Series, but some of the characters in this series connect with characters in the Christy Miller Series. This book is about Alissa. In the Christy Miller Series, Christy was the one who prayed with Alissa when she became a Christian. She also knew Todd, Doug and Tracey. Throughout this book Christy's name is mentioned. Brad, the guy in the story, is the brother of Lauren Phillips in book 3. This was a really good book. Another thing i like about these books is that they are Christian. This book was really good.
An interesting read Sep 21, 2002
I think I liked this book more because of the secondary characters than the main ones. It was fun to catch up with all your old friends from previous books. Also, this is the book we meet Shelly from Clouds and Jake from Waterfalls. The two main characters, Brad and Alissa, were interesting but I cared about them less than some of the other people this series has introduced us to in the past. The story of Rosie and her groom was a good addition. In some ways, I cared more about Rosie's story than Alissa's. It's a good book, but not up to this author's usual standards, in my opinion.