The Sacred Shore (Song of Acadia #2)

by Janette Oke

Other authorsT. Davis Bunn (Author)
Paperback, 2000

Status

Available

Call number

813.54

Publication

Bethany House Publishers (2000), 272 pages

Description

In This Intimate Historical Epic, the Heart-wrenching Dilemmas of The Meeting Place Come to Rest on...The Sacred Shore Oceans and circumstances have forced families apart. For the banished French Acadians drifting in exile, the shore means safety--though it is a safety at a terrible price. For the lonely British nobleman, the shore holds a single chance to secure his legacy. For Andrew and Catherine Harrow, the shore marks a tragic separation. An extraordinary set of journeys awaits them all, each as intricate and perilous as the coastline itself. New beginnings are connected to all that has come before. And the past penetrates into what is yet to come. The common thread is a yearning to discover their identities in their families, in their communities, and in their God.… (more)

User reviews

LibraryThing member Lynngood
In this sequel to The Meeting Place, the shoreline of America means hope for some and tragedy for others.
LibraryThing member SherylHendrix
As Louise and Catherine's story continues, their daughters have grown up in the households of their "adoptive" parents, separated as infants from the parents who bore them by the trials of war. The Sacred Shore introduces the character of Charles, Andrew Harrow's older brother who holds the title
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of Earl to the lands where both were raised. He faces the prospects of dying without an heir and travels across the ocean to find a blood relative who can keep the family's lands within the family after he is gone. His quest leads him to places he doesn't expect and to a faith that he never knew existed. I read this novel after reading novel #3 so I'm not sure how much it would have compelled me to look to the next for further answers, given that the girls are reunited with their birth parents in this novel and originally that was what I wanted to find out about. But it is a good story, and having read novel #3, I am now eager to finish the series.
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Language

Original language

English

Physical description

8.25 inches

ISBN

0764222473 / 9780764222474

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