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Candle in the Darkness (Refiners Fire, #1) The Daughter Of A Wealthy Slave Holding Family From Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher Is Raised In A Culture That Believes Slavery Is God Ordained And Biblically Acceptable But Upon Awakening To The Cruelty And Injustice It Encompasses, Caroline S Eyes Are Opened For The First Time To The Men And Women Who Have Cared Tirelessly For Her Her Journey Of Maturity And Faith Will Draw Her Into The Abolitionist Movement, Where She Is Confronted With The Risks And Sacrifices Her Beliefs Entail Well, I tend to be extremely wary of Christian fiction My personal views differ enough from these authors that their ranting and pulpit pounding style just does me in within seconds So I have a personal habit of automatically determining not to read anything labeled religion or religious fiction Fortunately for me, I saw this in a war fiction category, so I read it And I m thrilled that I did This author is apparently well known among readers of Christian fiction, having one a Christy award Well, I tend to be extremely wary of Christian fiction My personal views differ enough from these authors that their ranting and pulpit pounding style just does me in within seconds So I have a This is undoubtedly one of my favourite books of the year Just wow It was totally amazing The prologue draws you in, the characters come alive and the writing speaks to you The story is intense, deep, moving and heartbreaking Lynn Austin has incredible talent, and I am sorry that I had never read a book by her before Clearly I have been missing out Candle in the Darkness is going to be really hard to review without spoiling anything, so I m just not going to mention anything at all that hap This is undoubtedly one of my favourite books of the year Just wow It was totally amazing The prologue draws you in, the characters come alive and the writing speaks to you The story is intense, deep, moving and heartbreaking Lynn Austin has incredible talent, and I am sorry that I had never read a book by her before Clearly I have been missing out Candle in the Darkness is going to be really hard to review without spoiling anything, so I m just not going to mention anything at all that happened in this book Because that was the best part of it reading and not knowing a single thing that was going to happen I have the unfortunate habit of peeking ahead whenever I read a paperback, and nearly always spoil twists and turns for my self, and I usually have the ending read before I ve begun chapter 3 It s a terrible habit, I know, but I can t help it But with this book here, it didn t happen because I was reading it on my Kindle and trying to peek I had read a Lynn Austin book a long time ago pre kids, anyway and really liked it Eve s Daughters, it was called A recent message board conversation reminded me of this author and so at the next opportunity, I snatched this from the library.Ooooh, I LOVE historical fiction And something about well written historical fiction like this can really keep those pages turning It s thicker than many of the books I ve taken on recently, but I finished the bulk of it in one long Saturday afternoon I had read a Lynn Austin book a long time ago pre kids, anyway and really liked it Eve s Daughters, it was called A recent message board conversation reminded me of this author and so at the next opportunity, I snatched this from the library.Ooooh, I LOVE historical fiction And something about well written historical fiction like this can really keep those pages turning It s thicker than many of the books I ve taken on recently, but I finished the bulk of it in one long Saturday afternoon while Nathan held down the fort and I tried to recover from a cold This is another review that s turning into a post about myself, of course If you REALLY want a serious review, I hope yo If you want to become fully engulfed in the raging of the Civil War the battle that was fought not only physically, but also morally, sit awhile by Caroline and read her story.Having done a good bit of Civil War research on my own, I found Candle in the Darkness to be fascinating and well researched The story itself seemed a little slow at times because Austin was very thorough to explain the history of what was happening during that time It actually made me think of books written by Ballen If you want to become fully engulfed in the raging of the Civil War the battle that was fought not only physically, but also morally, sit awhile by Caroline and read her story.Having done a good bit of Civil War research on my own, I found Candle in the Darkness to be fascinating and well researched The story itself seemed a little slow at times because Austin was very thorough to explain the history of what was happening during that time It actually made me think of books written by Ballentyne or Henty, because it wasn t just fiction, but educational.There were some mentions of how men treated the women SUMMARY Caroline Fletcher is caught in a nation split apart and torn between the ones she loves and a truth she can t deny The daughter of a wealthy slave holding family from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised to believe slavery is God ordained and acceptable But on awakening to its cruelty and injustice, her eyes are opened to the men and women who have cared tirelessly for her At the same time, her father and her fiance, Charles St John, are fighting for the Confederacy and t SUMMARY Caroline Fletcher is caught in a nation split apart and torn between the ones she loves and a truth she can t deny The daughter of a wealthy slave holding family from Richmond, Virginia, Caroline Fletcher is raised to believe slavery is God ordained and acceptable But on awakening to its cruelty and injustice, her eyes are opened to the men and women who have cared tirelessly for her At the same time, her father and her fiance, Charles St John, are fighting for the Confederacy and their beloved way of life and traditions Where does Caroline s loyalty lie Emboldened by her passion to make a difference and her growing faith, will she risk everything she holds dear REVIEW Lynn Austin is an incredible writer and makes history come alive This novel is full of love, hate, choices, forgiveness, and Christian growth I am particularly fascinated by the Civil War period and Ms Austin makes the reader feel they are right there in the midst of all that is happening Th THIS BOOK IS AMAZING I love it to bits and pieces it makes me cry, it makes me THINK it goes deep and down and it s good and solid and emotional and real You got it IT S A GOOD BOOK Right so What I liked 1 Caroline Fletcher she is amazing I love heroines that are actually clever and kind without being soppy I relate a LOT to Caroline as a little shy girl and as a mature, responstable lady She s been put in such HARD situations I don t know what I d done if I were her an THIS BOOK IS AMAZING I love it to bits and pieces it makes me cry, it makes me THINK it goes deep and down and it s good and solid and emotional and real You got it IT S A GOOD BOOK Right so What I liked 1 Caroline Fletcher she is amazing I love heroines that are actually clever and kind without being soppy I relate a LOT to Caroline as a little shy girl and as a mature, responstable lady She s been put in such HARD situations I don t know what I d done if I were her and I m glad I don t have to decide but she got out of it so strongly and I love her for it.2 ELI IS MY FAVOURITE AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I LOVE ELI He just First time reading 3 stars I ve always enjoyed books set during the Civil War This one was good, especially since Caroline helps her Northern cousin to escape from the South s prison I found myself, though, throughout most of the book wishing Caroline would meet a different guy to marry The one she does end up with just seems lacking Anyway, still a worthwhile read.Secon Update 2 28 16 Just finished my 5th time through this book and I can honestly say I enjoyed it just as much, if not , this time through I m quite sure I ll be reading it again in the future I just finished reading this book for the 4th time Is it possible that it gets better every time I read it I loved it every time actually can t wait to read it again This is my favorite series by Lynn Austin and possibly my favorite series of all I highly recommend these books to all my Update 2 28 16 Just finished my 5th time through this book and I can honestly say I enjoyed it just as much, if not , this time through I m quite sure I ll be reading it again in the future I just finished reading this book for the 4th time Is it possible that it gets better every time I read it I loved it every time actually can t wait to read it again This is my favorite series by Lynn Austin and possibly my favorite series of all I highly recommend these books to all my book loving friends, especially the ones w Revised rating upward I just downloaded Uncle Tom s Cabin and several books by Frederick Douglass and I ordered Reconstruction America s Unfinished Revolution 1863 1877, all of which means that Candle in the Darkness hadof an impact on me than I first thought Sobumping the rating up to 4 Stars.A very readable, clean romance ideal for Christian teens or possibly younger audiences Good introduction to the Civil War and life in the South, including thoughtful portrayals of slave life.A Revised rating upward I just downloaded Uncle Tom s Cabin and several books by Frederick Douglass and I ordered Reconstruction America s Unfinished Revolution 1863 1877, all of which means that Candle in the Darkness hadof an impact on me than I first thought Sob

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