The Prayer Box

The Prayer Box

Large Print - 2013
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When Hatteras Island old-timer Iola Anne Poole passes away at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage finds herself charged with cleaning out Iola's rambling Victorian house. Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi Jo Reese expects to find no more than a temporary hiding place within Iola's walls. But all that changes when she discovers eighty-one carefully decorated prayer boxes, one for each year from Iola's youth to her last days.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013
Edition: Large Print edition
ISBN: 9781410460875
Branch Call Number: L FICTION WINGATE
Characteristics: 537 pages ; 23 cm

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AnneCarolineDrake
Nov 16, 2017

Bad execution of a brilliant story idea. Epic failure to capture the magic of Hatteras Island. This books is a far cry from Nicholas Sparks' Nights in Rodanthe.

I cannot fathom how this book made the list of the 101 best romance novels of the past 10 years. Pat Conroy, Dorthea Benton Frank, and Elin Hilderbrand eloquently and passionately write beach books.

Although the author visited Hatteras Island, she failed miserably in assimilating the culture. This book could have and should have been written about a struggling small town in the author's native Texas. It would have made for a wonderful, inspiring Hallmark movie.

The plot was clunky. The story arcs were poorly delivered.

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1ss
Dec 06, 2016

I enjoyed this book very much

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BookReadingJunkie
May 06, 2016

Very interesting story, I really enjoyed it!
I would recommend this book!

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KGerryH
May 22, 2014

I really enjoyed the book. There were enough story lines and twists to keep it interesting, and most of the characters had some depth so you could relate to them. I'm looking forward to the prequel!

mrsgail5756 Nov 17, 2013

The book was okay – but not one of my favorites.

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“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

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