Item description for A Journey by Chance (The Other Way Home, Book 1) by Sally John...
Overview Dr. Gina Philips heads from Southern California to the tiny Midwest town of Valley Oaks for her cousin's wedding. Her plan to heal from a failed relationship and escape from a lost job is interrupted by the persistent attention of a local, Brady, and the quirkiness of small town America.
Popular fiction author Sally John's first series The Other Way Home (more than 65,000 copies sold) comes to life with a fresh, new cover for a new audience of readers.
In "A Journey by Chance," the first book of the series, Dr. Gina Philips heads from Southern California to the tiny Midwest town of Valley Oaks for her cousin's wedding. Her plan to heal from a failed relationship and escape from a lost job is interrupted by the persistent attention of a local, Brady, and the quirkiness of small town America.
But just when Gina thinks she has the town figured out, a secret is revealed that will forever change her family and her relationship to the mysterious Brady.
This novel of romance and healing turns first impressions on end as Gina finds inspiration in the faith of others and joy in her own growing relationship with the Lord.
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Studio: Harvest House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2008
Publisher Harvest House Publishers
Series Other Way Home
Series Number 1
ISBN 0736920919 ISBN13 9780736920919
Availability 0 units.
More About Sally John
Sally John is a former teacher and the author of several books, including the popular The Other Way Home series and In a Heartbeat. Sally and her husband, Tim, live in the country surrounded by woods and cornfields. The Johns have two grown children, a daughter-in-law, and two granddaughters.
Sally John currently resides in the state of Illinois. Sally John was born in 1964.
Reviews - What do customers think about A Journey by Chance (The Other Way Home, Book 1)?
Christian Fiction... Jan 3, 2009
Christian fiction... This is the first of book in The Other Way Home series. This story is about faith, love, and heartbreak-healing.
Valley Oaks is a small town in 1947. Of course, in a small town every knows what everyone else is doing. Dr Gina Philips arrives in Valley Oaks from Southern California for a cousin's wedding and plans with her mother to stay 4 weeks. Plans change when you fall in love. Brady Olafsson fights his feelings for Gina, but God has plans for these two. I loved this book
Great story with good characters and depth. Jul 30, 2008
This is an amazing book and series! You feel like you know the characters and get a chance to enjoy and learn from them. Worth the time to read them all! Sally John is a great writer who brings a level a depth to her books. Need some encouragement too? These are the books for you!
New Christian Apr 13, 2004
This was my very first Fiction Christian book I've ever read and I enjoyed it immensely. I'm half way through the second book in the series and I'm a new Sally John fan!
Laugh, cry, smile, ponder.... Aug 27, 2002
You will experience all this as you read this 2-in-1 love story. The "Journey By Chance" refers to what happens in our lives while we are are still making plans. A daughter contemplates her future which has taken surprising twists. Her mother looks to the past in redefining her marriage and future. The plot is intriguing. The portrayal of human nature is accurate. The spiritual insight is profound. The humor is adorable. To the author: I like the way you think!
Very Enjoyable Reading! Apr 23, 2002
Another wonderful book from Sally D. John. Good characater development, story lines and positive Christian content. I had a hard time putting the book down once I started reading it! I can't wait to read the next book in this series due out this summer.