Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Baker's Wife by Erin Healy

  • Paperback: 352 pages

  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson; Original edition (October 4, 2011)

  • ISBN-13: 978-1595547521

    About the Book:
    To save her husband and son, Audrey Bofinger must rescue her enemy.

    The Bofinger family has lost their church ministry in a scandal exposed by Officer Jack Mansfield. Hoping to heal and to restore their reputation, Audrey, Geoff, and their son Ed take over a failing bakery in the small community.

    Driving to the bakery one morning, blinded by fog, Audrey hits a motor scooter owned by Jack’s wife, Julie. The mangled scooter is crushed and bloody. But Julie is nowhere to be found. Her disappearance coincides with a sudden illness that nearly cripples Audrey.

    Jack believes the Bofingers have hurt Julie to take revenge on him, but the evidence dries up and her trail goes cold. At a breaking point, Jack takes the tiny bakery and its patrons hostage, issuing only one demand: Audrey has six hours to return Julie to him, or lose Geoff and Ed forever.

    With only an excruciating and intuitive gift, an ex-con, and Julie’s estranged daughter to help search for clues, Audrey starts the search of her life for a woman who has vanished like the fog.

    Read an excerpt here.
    My Thoughts:
    I am not finished reading this book yet. I am still in the first third but so far it is good. I am still having a hard time reading for long periods. The story does draw you in but I am just having issues. I am sorry for not having this review ready in time. I have read a book by this author before and liked it. I will post my complete thoughts when I finish the book. :)

    About the Author: 
    Well-known to critics and reviewers, Erin Healy has established herself as an award-winning editor and a best-selling co-author with Ted Dekker. Healy received wide acclaim for her two debut novels Never Let You Go and The Promises She Keeps. Her work focuses on the psychological and spiritual, driven by high moral stakes. She lives and writes in Colorado with her family.

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    Review copy provided by Litfuse Publicity.

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