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Some Wildflower in My Heart (#02 in Derby Series)

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Some Wildflower in My Heart (#02 in Derby Series)

A moving novel that allows readers to experience one woman's transformation into faith. Richly textured and flavored by a small-town southern setting.Margaret Tuttle's story is one of love unsought, for she had been perfectly content with the well-ordered and conveniently predictable life she had arranged for herself.But something dark lurks beneath the surface of her placid and uncluttered being, something dusty with neglect, yet painful to the touch.Birdie Freeman is everything Margaret is not: homely, humble, and generous. It is Birdie who manages, through nothing but acts of love, to dredge up Margaret's memories of things better left buried. Then Margaret discovers that Birdie harbors secrets of her own."This book reminds me of why I love to read."Michelle Collings, Editor, Doubleday/Crossings Book ClubJamie Langston Turner, author of the acclaimed novels Some Wildflower in My Heart and A Garden to Keep(a Christy Award winner), has been a teacher for more than twenty-five years at both the elementary and college level. She has written textbook materials as well as stories, articles, plays, and poems for a variety of periodicals including Faith for the Family, Kids, Moody, Plays, The Christian Reader, and Living With Children.



Born in Mississippi, Jamie has lived in the South all her life, currently residing with her husband and son in South Carolina, where she teaches Creative Writing and Poetry Writing at Bob Jones University. Jamie is an active member of Heritage Bible Church. Her hobbies include reading, tennis, and needlework.

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A moving novel that allows readers to experience one woman's transformation into faith. Richly textured and flavored by a small-town southern setting.Margaret Tuttle's story is one of love unsought, for she had been perfectly content with the well-ordered and conveniently predictable life she had arranged for herself.But something dark lurks beneath the surface of her placid and uncluttered being, something dusty with neglect, yet painful to the touch.Birdie Freeman is everything Margaret is not: homely, humble, and generous. It is Birdie who manages, through nothing but acts of love, to dredge up Margaret's memories of things better left buried. Then Margaret discovers that Birdie harbors secrets of her own."This book reminds me of why I love to read."Michelle Collings, Editor, Doubleday/Crossings Book ClubJamie Langston Turner, author of the acclaimed novels Some Wildflower in My Heart and A Garden to Keep(a Christy Award winner), has been a teacher for more than twenty-five years at both the elementary and college level. She has written textbook materials as well as stories, articles, plays, and poems for a variety of periodicals including Faith for the Family, Kids, Moody, Plays, The Christian Reader, and Living With Children.



Born in Mississippi, Jamie has lived in the South all her life, currently residing with her husband and son in South Carolina, where she teaches Creative Writing and Poetry Writing at Bob Jones University. Jamie is an active member of Heritage Bible Church. Her hobbies include reading, tennis, and needlework.
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Margaret Tuttle's story is one of love unsought, for she had been perfectly content with the well-ordered and conveniently predictable life she had arranged for herself.But something dark lurks beneath the surface of her placid and uncluttered being, something dusty with neglect, yet painful to the touch. Birdie Freeman is everything Margaret is not: homely, humble, and generous. It is Birdie who manages, through nothing but acts of love, to dredge up Margaret's memories of things better left buried. Then Margaret discovers that Birdie harbors secrets of her own.

"This book reminds me of why I love to read."--Michelle Collings, Editor, Doubleday/Crossings Book Club

- Publisher

Meet the Author

Jamie Langston Turner

Jamie Langston Turner is currently a professor of creative writing and literature at Bob Jones University in South Carolina. She describes her writing as, "a journey into God's truth using the wonderful vehicle of fiction." She has had a lifelong interest in promoting God's kingdom through the written word and works from credo that, "A story can get its toe in the door where a sermon often can't." A college professor for thirty-four years, she has written extensively for a variety of periodicals. Her novels have earned both the Angel and Christy Awards. Jamie's first novel, Suncatchers, launched her journey toward recognition of her latest novel, Winter Birds, in Publisher's Weekly's Best Books of 2006: "Genuine humour and well-crafted characters make this a memorable and inspiring novel." - Publisher's Weekly. Jamie's other titles include Some Wildflower in my Heart, No Dark Valley, and By the Light of a Thousand Stars.
-Editorial Review.

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  • Catalogue Code 363315
  • Product Code 9781441204424
  • ISBN 1441204423
  • EAN 9781441204424
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bethany House Publishers
  • Publication Date Sep 2006
  • Sales Rank #70320
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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