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#116: The Way of Grace - Cathy Bryant

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From Amazon:
In pursuit of justice, in need of grace  . . . A justice-seeking perfectionist pursues her dream of a perfect life in her hometown of Miller's Creek, Texas. Sidetracked by her desire to be a prosecuting attorney, Grace Soldano launches into uncharted waters, making herself over to please her boss and mentor. Then a disheveled free spirit turns her perfectly ordered world upside down, challenging the concept of personal goodness. A fall from perfection leaves her teetering between vengeance and grace, caught in a deadly crossfire that leaves her dreams in a heap of ashes. Can she learn to joyfully accept the life God has given her--far from perfect--but one completely immersed in His grace?
  • Paperback: 318 pages
  • Publisher: WordVessel Press (September 25, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9780984431144

Author Bio:
 Cathy Bryant is a former public school teacher who handed in her chalk for a writing career. Her passion is to write heart-stirring stories that show God's life-changing grace. Her debut novel, Texas Roads (a 2009 ACFW Genesis finalist) released in 2009. A Path Less Traveled, the second book in the Miller's Creek novels, was launched in the fall of 2010. The Way of Grace (book three in the series) was published in 2012.

Cathy is the owner and editor of the popular blog, WordVessel, and has written devotions for The Upper Room devotional magazine, and for two devotional books, Spirit & Heart: A 30-Day Devotional Journey and Faith & Finance: In God We Trust. She's the wife of a music minister, the mother of two grown sons and a beautiful daughter-in-love, and the Nana of Harrisen. A Texas transplant to Arkansas, Cathy now makes her home in the beautiful Ozark mountains with her husband of thirty years.

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My Opinion:
 This book I took my time reading. Really absorbing every word, the settings, the dialogues. Savoring bringing the whole of Miller's Creek together in one book. The first two books in the series, each seem to focus on a major character and their lives within the community. The third book does that too but also brings the characters from the first two back. People who have read the series will agree on how cool that is. Now, as I said, it does focus on one person at times, and in this book it was Grace. Ironic, right?! She was a lovable character in so many ways, though I wish she knew her own worth a little sooner. I hated seeing bad things happen to her, but she was one of those characters that sort-of did it to herself.
 This was a great way to bring the series together. It had great moral content, and I loved the open dialogues with God. That's the kind of stuff that makes me feel good when I read it.


My Review for Texas Roads
My Review for A Path Less Traveled

DISCLAIMER: I received a copy for review. I was not compensated. All opinions are my own.


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