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From the decks of the ill-fated Lusitania to the smoke-filled trenches of France, Ashleigh must choose between the forgiveness of her past, life in the present, and a Savior who can rescue her from them all.
When her fiancé leaves her eight months before their wedding, the unexpected blow ignites a battalion of insecurities stemming from her father's intimate betrayal. Her worst fears are confirmed. Who could ever love a soiled woman?
In an attempt to escape the shame and disappointment of her past, Ashleigh boards the ill-fated Lusitania to cross the war-torn waters of Europe. Much to her dismay, she isn't traveling alone.
Sam Miller is always making up for his best friend's mistakes. Determined to help Ashleigh, he offers his compassion and protection as she ventures across a perilous sea. With the faint hope of renewing his lost love for Ashleigh's sister, Sam never expects to find the woman of his dreams in his best friend's former fiancé and his own childhood companion.
As they travel across the Atlantic, neither is prepared for the life-altering and heart-breaking journey of their friendship.
When the truth of Ashleigh's past explodes in the middle of war and Sam rejects her, Ashleigh must decide if God is enough or if the double weight of her betrayal and past will crush her life forever.
©2015 Pepper Basham (P)2015 Vinspire Publishing, LLC
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5 out of 5 stars
By Joan Dellibovi on 01-18-17

Authentic Characters and Wonderful Romance

Would you listen to The Thornbearer again? Why?

Yes. I thought it was very well read and I found the characters enchanting.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Ashley. She was a woman full of courage and conviction even during times of personal conflict and wartime chaos.

What about Rachael Beresford’s performance did you like?

Her voice was very well suited to a romance happening during this time period.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I was a bit hesitant to listen to a story that stated out on the Lusitania, but I had hopes that not all the wonderful characters would go down with the ship, and I was not disappointed. Great story with a wonderful ending.

Any additional comments?

This story is a wonderful example of how faith, courage, forgiveness and hope makes our lives beautiful even in times of turmoil.

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2 out of 5 stars
By Teresa on 07-01-15


The narrator put me to sleep every time I listened, story so very predictable . I think narration ruined the whole book.

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