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Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
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Redeeming Love (1997)

by Francine Rivers

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This book is wonderful in English and thus wonderful in Spanish! It really makes you think about God's redeeming love, and at the same time it is an entertaining romance. ( )
  SarahGriggs | Sep 11, 2018 |
Masterfully written, Francine Rivers transports you to the Wild West and draws you into this redemptive story loosely based on the Biblical story of Hosea. It is a historical Christian romance that makes you want to slap the character until you realize it's actually you. Unconditional love that doesn't seem possible reminds us of the one Great Love that paid it all for us. This was the book that got me hooked on Francine Rivers. It will hook you too! ( )
  kenagurl | Apr 25, 2018 |
Based on the story of Hosea, this amazingly powerful love story beautifully illustrates unconditional love no matter how far one has fallen.
  mcmlsbookbutler | Apr 6, 2018 |
To make it clear, the best part of it was the ending (not necessarily because it ended) but because the change in her life was really impressive. I wanted to slap her for the most part and I thought Michael is a weirdo for the longest but it all makes sense in the end when you get to see how things turn out. ( )
  Denicbt | Feb 5, 2018 |
This book was utterly amazing. I absolutely loved it. ( )
  KaylaLowe | Jan 15, 2018 |
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Let anyone among you who is without sin, be the first to throw a stone at her.

Jesus, John 8:7
The prince of darkness is a gentleman.
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To those who hurt and hunger
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New England, 1835

Alex Stafford was just like Mama said.
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A powerful retelling of the book of Hosea, a life-changing story of God's unconditional, redemptive, all-consuming love. California's gold country in 1850 is a time when men sold their souls for a bag of gold and women sold their bodies for a place to sleep. Angel, who expects nothing from men but betrayal, meets Michael Hosea. Her unexpected softening comes with feelings of unworthiness and fear. So Angel runs, back to the darkness. her final healing must come from the One who loves her even more than Michael does--the One who will never let her go.
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A secret from Angel's past threatens to destroy her relationship with Michael Hosea in this retelling of the biblical love story of Gomer and Hosea set against the romantic backdrop of the California Gold Rush.

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