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The Heart Mender: A Story of Second Chances
The Heart Mender A Story of Second Chances
Author: Andy Andrews
A unique blend of historical fact and engaging fiction showing the power of forgiveness. While digging up a withering wax myrtle tree beside his waterfront home on the Gulf coast, author Andy Andrews unearths a rusted metal container filled with Nazi artifacts and begins an intriguing investigation that unlocks an unspoken past that took...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780785231035
ISBN-10: 078523103X
Publication Date: 5/4/2010
Pages: 256
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 16
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Helpful Score: 3
I was pleasantly surprised by this book. For one thing, I am from central Mississippi and have spent many Memorial Day weekends on the beach in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. With that said, I feel like Andrews did a fantastic job capturing the sights, smells, attitudes, and attractions of the area.

Apparently, this is a true story. It is cleverly told, well-paced, and reads like fiction. I was surprised that I had never learned that German U-Boats were in the Gulf during WWII, so I appreciated the history lesson as well. The characters were interesting and the plot was not overdone.

In all, it was an easy to read, highly engaging book that I would gladly recommend. It does not swing too far on the sappy romance side, nor does it bog down too heavily in all of the details of the war. Instead, it strikes a nice balance between both extremes and because of that it should appeal to a rather wide selection of readers.
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