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Author: Lori Wick
Your spiritual journey will never be the same as you follow the lives of Marrell, MacKenzie, and Delancey and share in their heartaches, joys, and times of loss. Read their life-changing spiritual quest of almost 20 years in this new masterpiece from Lori Wick.
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ISBN-13: 9781565079458
ISBN-10: 1565079450
Publication Date: 7/1998
Pages: 702
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

4.1 stars, based on 105 ratings
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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reviewed Pretense on + 3 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
I absolutely love this book! It's been years since I read it, but I still remember how great it was. Lori Wick just knows how to write a good, clean romance novel. I enjoy all her books. Get ready to get lost for a few days... :)
directionstyle avatar reviewed Pretense on + 8 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
As always, Lori Wick's books are incredible. This is a more modern, rather than her more historical writing.
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Helpful Score: 2
This book is about trials and how some overcome them. I enjoyed reading what the girls had to overcome and how they became better people.
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Helpful Score: 1
Lori Wick has been my all time favorite christian author since I discovered her books at age 17. 16 years later, she still is! Pretense is probably my all time favorite christian novel. Wick is such an amazing author, with a gift of putting you right in the story and making you feel as though you know these people. I read this at age 18, I think, and it's probably one of the few books I've read at least 5 or 6 times. At least!
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maydayzee avatar reviewed Pretense on + 692 more book reviews
This is an older book than I generally read, as I'm reading it in 2015, but it was published in 1998, so the style of writing is a bit looser. It took me a while to get into this novel. I usually only give a book 30 pages, but decided I'd give it up to 100. There are 702 pages in this edition. I'm so glad I stuck with it, as I enjoyed it immensely.

Pretense is quite a complex story--not exactly a family saga, since it only covers 2 generations, but a story of family relationships, especially the relationship of two sisters. It is also a story of friendship, romance, and personal growth. The book begins in 1976 and goes through the early 1990's. I would say this is an unusual and compelling story. The spiritual thread takes center stage throughout this book, so if you prefer not to delve deeply into spiritual growth, I doubt that you would enjoy this book.

I am only giving this book 4 stars, because it was hard to get into, but otherwise, I loved it and will long remember the characters and their story.
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You will love this story about two sisters who are so very close. It was so absorbing that I felt I was emotionally involved, I cried and rejoyced along with them.


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