Eve's Daughters

Eve's Daughters

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What Would You Do If a Secret Was Causing Your Family to Crumble?


Is there a secret terrible enough that it should never be revealed, not even if it was tearing a family apart? For more than five decades Emma Bauer has kept one--carefully guarding it with all her strength, and for more than five decades that choice has haunted her life and also the lives of her daughters and granddaughter. Is it too late for wrongs to be righted? Does Emma even have the strength to let the healing power of truth work in her family?


The story of four generations of women and the powerful effects that their choices have had on their lives is at the heart of Eve's Daughters, an epic novel from author Lynn Austin. Grand in scope but tender and personal at the same time, it will please you as a fan of contemporary or historical fiction.


Exploring times from World War I to the 980s, Eve's Daughters is an insightful look at mothers, daughters, sisters, and families that allows you to see a little bit of yourself through the characters' triumphs, struggles, and hard-tested faith.


Yearning for love, dignity, and freedom, the four generations of women must come to terms with the choices they have made. Healing comes when the past is forgiven but only when they embrace God's forgiveness can they shatter the cycle that has ruled their lives over the decades.


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Publisher: Minneapolis : Bethany House Publishers, c1999.
ISBN: 9780764221958
0764221957
Characteristics: 428 p. ;,22 cm.

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Aug 09, 2017

I couldn't put this book down. Absolutely wonderful read. My first introduction to Lynn Austin and if the rest of her books are this great--I am a fan!!

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chelseamolly
Aug 02, 2013

Captivating stories involving three generations of women ! Each had me completely immersed unable to put the book down. Love this new found author. Fire By Night is a 5 star read from the same author as well.

paulette4317 Jul 04, 2013

This is one of the best books I've ever read. The story of the generations of women that comes through from Germany to migration to the United States is amazing. Austin outdid herself with this one.

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