All She Ever Wanted
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About "All She Ever Wanted"
All She Ever Wanted is the emotion-packed story of three generations of women: Kathleen, her mother, Eleanor, and her grandmother, Fiona. Each woman left home to escape her family's past and to start a new life. Kathleen has been estranged from her family for 35 years, and she is torn between the need to forgive and the urge to forget. Hoping to find answers that will patch the wounds of her tattered heart and salvage her relationship with her daughter, Kathleen embarks on a journey into her family's mysterious past.
Meet the Author
Lynn Austin has authored several works of fiction, including Candle in the Darkness and Hidden Places, both winners of Christy Awards. In addition to writing, Lynn is a popular speaker at conferences, retreats, and various church and school events. She and her husband have three children and make their home in Illinois.
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Lynn Austin has written a marvellous tale that highlights the fact that we often don't know the history of our family and forebears. Communication is essential and so often in the bid to protect both ourselves and our family we keep secrets. As some of these past secrets are revealed, healing, forgiveness and understanding can occur. I love the fact that it is a wonderful gripping story whilst having a deeper principle from which we can all learn.
Along the same lines as her other titles, Lynn Austin tells a wonderful story that spans over 3 generations. I absolutely loved it and couldn't put it down. If you like Francine Rivers, you will LOVE Lynn Austin.
If you are following the work of Lynn Austin you will probably agree that each of her books is so very different from the others. Unlike most of what I've read from her, this novel is set in modern day America. The reader is taken back a couple generations as well. I sometimes found it frustrating when you get to know a character to be thrown into a story of her mother or grandmother, but overall it was an enjoyable story that tied together nicely. Not my favorite Austin novel though.