~The Sister Wife Reviewed~

Friday, July 16, 2010

This was the first book of Diane's I have read and I was very impressed with it. She really made you care about the characters and the struggle they were going through. She was also not afraid to show the lie of the Mormon religion against the truth of God and Jesus Christ. What is so sad for me is that people will just allow themselves to be so deceived by things that are black and white and common sense. God has placed within us a vacuum that is just for Him and no one else and once we have accepted Him when something that is not of Him comes along His spirit lets us know and that is what happens to Mary Rose in this book. She knows that this "new" religion that her grandfather has become apart of is not right yet she becomes apart of it because she falls in love with Gabe. And a deeper struggle soon begins. Jesus warns us of wolves in sheeps clothing, and tells us to test the spirits to know if they are of Him or not, and if they are not of Him we are to flee. I highly recommend this book, and I can't wait to read the next one!



This week, the


Christian Fiction Blog Alliance


is introducing


The Sister Wife
Avon Inspire (June 22, 2010)


by
Diane Noble






ABOUT THE AUTHOR:



Diane Noble is a former double finalist for the prestigious RITA Award for Best Inspirational Fiction, a finalist for the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and the Reviewers' Choice Award, and a three-time recipient of the Silver Angel Award for Media Excellence.



With more than a quarter million books in print, Diane feels incredibly blessed to be doing what she loves best—writing the stories of her heart.



For the last three years Diane has been honored to be lead author for the popular Guideposts series, Mystery and the Minister’s Wife (Through the Fire, Angels Undercover), and has recently returned to writing historical fiction. She is currently writing book two of her new historical series, The Brides of Gabriel. Book one is The Sister Wife.



Diane’s hometown is Big Creek, California, a tiny village nestled in the rugged Sierra Nevada back country. As a child, Diane’s older brother Dennis fueled her creative streak by entertaining her with his own gift of storytelling. Growing up without TV and iffy radio reception, Diane became an avid reader, inhaling more than one hundred novels—both YA and adult—in a single

year by the time she reached seventh grade. Her passion for reading continues to this day.



Now empty nesters, Diane and her husband live in the Southern California low desert, near a place known for the lush and beautiful gated communities of the rich and famous.





ABOUT THE BOOK



What if the man you loved told you God wanted him to take another wife? What if that woman was your best friend?



Set in the heart of the earliest days of a new nineteenth-century sect known as the Saints, The Sister Wife is a riveting account of two women forced into a practice they don't understand, bound by their devotion to Prophet Joseph Smith.



When Mary Rose marries Gabriel, neither of them could foresee how quickly the community would turn to the practice of plural marriage. Devastated when Gabe is faced with an order from the Prophet to marry her best friend, Bronwyn, Mary Rose tries to have the faith to carry through with the marriage.



But can she really be married to the same man as her very best friend? Can Mary Rose and Bronwyn face betraying both their husband and their God to do what they feel is right?



If you would like to read the Prologue and first chapter of The Sister Wife, go HERE.





Watch the book video!



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Thanks for your review. I TOTALLY agree :). It is very sad to see people led astray into a false belief that leads only to destruction.

Thanks Jennifer. In 97 my daughters and I lived with my parents in UT for 6 months. My dad was there for a job and we lived with them because the navy moved us from Hawaii in 8 days and my now ex husband had to go to school in California and we couldn't go with him. At the community church they attended my S.S. teacher was a former Mormon and she taught a class on Wednesday night for those who wanted to leave the Mormon church. No one used their name, and she showed them the lies they had been told based on the Bible. It was so incredibly eye opening for me, however to see their faces and watch them find Christ was AWESOME! I'll never forget it as long as I live!

 
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