If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Not a Sparrow Falls by Linda Nichols

"Not a Saprrow Falls" by Linda Nichols Click on title if you are interested in purchasing this book.

Back Cover:  Mary Bridget Washburn is tired of running, tired of being haunted by the empty shell her life has become. How in the world did the little girl she once was become a woman on the wrong side of the law?
Determined to make a new start, she escapes to the quaint city of Alexandria, Virginia, where she takes on her mother's identity and finds sanctuary in the shadow of a decades-old church. But a little girl's plea proves to be her undoing, and the reverend•well, someone's got to open his eyes before disaster comes calling.
Can Mary Bridget and her tainted past stay hidden long enough for her to bring hope to a family falling apart?

Linda Nichols, a graduate of the University of Washington, is a novelist with a unique gift for touching readers' hearts with her stories. She is also the author of the acclaimed novels If I Gained the World and At the Scent of Water. She and her family make their home in Tacoma, Washington. Visit Linda's Web site at www.lindanichols.org
My Thoughts: This was a very good book and I enjoyed reading it.  It's a lot about relationships, past and present, but mostly to me it's about redemption.  About how we can know God and fall away, but He's always ready to forgive and take us back.  My favorite line in the whole book is:  "You can't out-sin the cross."  That is so true!  Thank you, Lord!  I highly recommend this book.
FTC disclaimer: This book was provided for review by the Bethany HousePublishers.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Bethany House Publishers book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” 


  1. Excellent review. I liked this book too.

  2. Good morning Cathy!
    I'm supposed to be cleaning the house for company...but look at me procrastinating :D
    Nothing like my second cup with blog-friends ♥
    ... sounds like a really good read!
    Our pastor's sermon yesterday was all about forgiveness ~ redemption...
    There's always a second or third reminder of the message on Mondays!

    It's looking like rain today... better get to my outdoor chores first!
    Enjoy your week!

  3. Sounds like a good read! I will have to check that out. Just wanted to let you know you have an award to pick up over by me.

    until next time... nel


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