Jane Morrow is a beautiful young woman in love with a young man who happens to join the national guard hoping it will make their future better for them, he plans to do schooling and save monies. Seth isn't happy to see her. You see, they are all journeying through life and it is a true journey. He wants to end the relationship. Travelers Rest is a book that is sure to delight fans of Ann Tatlock's previous novels, and equally sure to inspire new fans to pick up one of her books and savour the delightful words therein. Befriending Jane, and a veteran himself, he understands much of her dilemma.
Poetic and descriptive, charged with deep symbolism and nightmarish elements, the stories make you think as well as shudder. But Jane loves him, and despite his injury, she's determined to convince him that they can have a life together. But nothing prepared them for what would happen next. Losing much of the weight he had before, she braced herself for his reaction. The numbers: Overall Rating: 4 Character development: 4 Writing Quality: 4 Plot: 4 Fluidity: 4 Originality: 4 Genre: Contemporary Christian Fiction I received this book from Bethany House in exchange for an honest review. Her faith has never been strong, yet somehow she hopes God will answer her prayers and tell her what to do. This is not one of my favorite books by her; not sure why.
The answer she finds may not be at all what she expected. Then Seth signed up to be in the reserves and then is called to duty. In the latest novel by Ann Tatlock, Travelers Rest, brings the readers into a difficult time for both Jane and Seth. He'd asked her not to come. This story is about life, hardship, and ultimately forgiveness: from Jane who is struggling to put her dream back together with her best friend and soon-to-be-husband after a sniper's bullet in Iraq shot him through the neck, to Seth who has always lived and loved with his hands and can now hardly do more than speak, to Dr.
The author did a good job of dealing with disability, including people's perceptions of those with disabilities, without being overly preachy or obnoxious. The characters described reach revelations that put a new perspective on life. Not pesky enough to distract from my opinion of the book as a whole. Jane realizes she has much to learn and many assumptions to lose concerning the disabled. Jane Morrow has a dilemma. Have you ever gone through a trial that later showed itself to be a mercy? She sits many times and listens as this talanted young man plays beautiful music at the hospital.
Should she stay and insist they continue forward with their wedding and become a nurse to him instead of a wife? Searching for Forgiveness and Love Seth and Jane had already started their wedding plans when he left for Iraq and everything was changed when Seth came home paralyzed from the bullet he received through his neck. Things don't always turn out as wonderful as we envision. He wants to end the relationship. He reminded me while I was reading about his character in the book of Morgan Freeman and he quiet strength provide healing to Jane's troubled soul. I was moved by their struggles. I recommend this book, especially for young adults interested in the culture of the Carolinas.
Their marriage will come to be, just as planned, and flourish through the power of hope and love. It is a story of coping with severe handicaps and facing the emotion and physical toil those handicaps place on the individual as well as those in their emotional circle. As a blogger I recieved this book from Bethany Hous ePublishers for the purpose of writing this review. The kind-hearted retired doctor, the intelligent young blind man, the scientist friend who we keep up with through emails, all of them brought out bits and pieces of the story in different ways. The characters are each treated with such compassion. Or, perhaps, she'll find light in the darkness through the kindness of a few, new found friends who have experienced their own traumas and learned to persevere.
The plot is where I have a problem. Travelers Rest written by Ann Tatlock This book has two stories intermingled so well you would think its one. This author shows there can be hope, healing and forgiveness in the middle of horrific times! I don't want lots of heartache and sadness in a book because I don't want to feel heartachy and sad. His family is stoic and prepared to do all that needs to be done to take care of him. . Her ninth book to date, Travelers Rest, is another winner that again satisfies on many levels, a book that is utterly moving and is written with skill and artful prose.
So many decisions and not sure which way to go, she searches in vain for the answer. The novel follows Jane Morrow, a young woman engaged to a National Guardsman who comes back from Iraq a quadriplegic, as she navigates the waters of life post-injury. Jane Morrow has a dilemma, and love alone may not solve it. He reminded me while I was reading about his character in the book of Morgan Freeman and he quiet strength provide healing to Jane's troubled soul. So many decisions and not sure which way to go, she searches in vain for the answer. This was really the beginning of two beautiful love stories, the forgiveness for one man that came beyond the grave, reunions and many more events.
So many decisions and not sure which way to go, she searches in vain for the answer. The story was up to date and could happen to anyone, it carried with it ups, downs, and twists. Anne Tatlock is a very talented writer and one of my favorites! With such detailed descriptions of the difficulties and situations they characters were facing, and with so many twists and turns, the author was able to keep my attention until the very end. His prognosis is grim - daunting at best. Beautifully written, Travelers Rest takes readers on a journey through pain and tragedy to a place of hope and redemption. I recommend this book, especially for young adults interested in the culture of the Carolinas. Jane Morrow is a beautiful young woman in love with a young man who happens to join the national guard hoping it will make their future better for them, he plans to do schooling and save monies.