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The City of Fire (Grace Livingston Hill Romance) epub ebook

by Grace Livingston-Hill

The City of Fire (Grace Livingston Hill Romance) epub ebook

Author: Grace Livingston-Hill
Language: English
Publisher: Bantam (October 1, 1986)
ISBN: 0553261045
ISBN13: 978-0553261042
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 334
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Grace Livingston Hill was an American writer during the early 20th century who wrote a prodigious amount of Christian-themed works and romances. Her work still remains popular and widely read today.

Grace Livingston Hill was an American writer during the early 20th century who wrote a prodigious amount of Christian-themed works and romances. Grace Livingston Hill. and a mysterious stranger walking into her life. But for better or for worse?

Grace Livingston Hill (April 16, 1865 – February 23, 1947) was an early 20th-century novelist and wrote both under her real name and the pseudonym Marcia Macdonald. She wrote over 100 novels and numerous short stories. Her characters were most often.

Grace Livingston Hill (April 16, 1865 – February 23, 1947) was an early 20th-century novelist and wrote both under her real name and the pseudonym Marcia Macdonald. Her characters were most often young female Christian women or those who become so within the confines of the story. Grace Livingston Hill was born in Wellsville, New York to Marcia Macdonald Livingston and her husband, Presbyterian minister, Rev. Charles Montgomery Livingston. Murray Van Rensselaer has wealth and status on his side. But when an unexpected event brands him a murderer, Murray desperately needs a new name.

Grace Livingston Hill’s most popular book is The Enchanted Barn. Books by Grace Livingston Hill. Showing 30 distinct works. The Enchanted Barn by.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. A Girl Doesn't Have to be Old Fashioned to be Good!"Lynn Severn, beautiful daughter of a small town minister, is deeply troubled by the barrier which has come between her and her former playmate, Mark Carter. A more lovable heroine than this simple and natural girl would be difficult to find. I said I needed twenty-five," said Billy doggedly, lowering his eyes to cover the glitter of coming.

In The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill, Lynn Severn is the beautiful daughter of a small town pastor with a friend she is worried about. This suspenseful Christian romance departs from the typical Grace Livingston Hill model to deliver a delightful story about small town politics, adolescence and the power of choice. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions.

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GRACE LIVINGSTON HILL () is known as the pioneer of Christian romance. Grace wrote overone hundred faith-inspired books during her lifetime. Her books feature moving stories, delightful characters, and love in its purest form.

by Grace Livingston Hill. If you think the genre of Christian-oriented romance is too often dragged down by dull plots and indistinct characters, try Grace Livingston Hill's thrilling novel The City of Fire. With plenty of suspense and subtle character development, this novel turns the typical romance tale on its head.

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Returning from college, Marilyn Severn, the minister's daughter, is shocked to see that her friend, Mark Carter has lost his faith, and though innocent, refuses to defend himself in a murder trial
Reviews (7)
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CITY OF FIRE is a different kind of novel. Much of the story is about Billy Gaston, a boy on the brink of manhood. Billy is basically good, but he gets mixed up with some kidnappers and works hard to make everything come out right.

Billy's two favorite people are Marilyn (Lynn) Severn, the minister's daughter, and Mark Carter. They were childhood friends who fell in love, but, when Mark hears someone say he isn't good enough for her, he turns cold to her and goes off to prove them right. Marilyn accepts all this without an explanation and stoically goes on with her life of playing the organ and helping others. I thought this was a weak link in the plot.

I found the characters very interesting, even Laurie Shafton, the rich, spoiled, lady's man, who had never been told "no," until Marilyn. The plot had some parts that didn't seem quite believable, like when the doctor at a hospital impulsively left his job and took all day to drive Billy home. I still found the story intereresting. I even thought the archaic slang some reviewers mentioned to be chaming and add to the early 20th century feel of the book. Some of the dialect (I guess it was supposed to be New York state) was a little difficult and didn't ring true to me, but, in the end, I was glad I read the novel.

This is about a young man who, upon overhearing that he's not considered good enough for the girl he loves, sets out to prove them right and then has to deal with the guilt and shame. In a time when there is very little shame anymore, it's hard to relate to the torture the people in this story put themselves through. Much of the story is told through the eyes of a young boy who observes, and is involved in, many of the twists and turns the story takes, from a kidnapping, to jealousy, to thwarting villains, to surviving being shot, to surviving a tenement fire, to a murder trial - it all happens in this story. Throughout, all the characters come face to face with faith, God, forgiveness, and grace. I like these books, even though they tend to be schmalzy and very old fashioned and sometimes even not particularly well written, but they're charming all the same and always contain some uplifting truth about Christ.

i am now reading the city of fire and i have to tell you that after reading the earlier revewsi was expecting a very boring and uninteresting book ,but i have to say that this book is great.the way she describes scenes are wonderful and the way she puts little gems of scripture in the story just adds more to the story.the characters are so believable and the moral fiber of the book makes it a great read.so dont always believe every reveiw that you read because you just might miss a great book

Sometimes we are told "You may be the only Bible a person ever reads". They are going by what they see in our lives as a witness to the saving grace of God. The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill is another testimony that God's forgiveness is for everyone.

I love all of Grace Livingston Hill’s books. I hadn’t read this book for many years and I’m always so touched by the way she weaves the Gospel message into the thread of exciting adventures.

the general synopsis of the story is that this is a story about a mill worker and her romance, which does not begin to describe Grace Livingston Hill's way with words. That turns ho hum into a fascinating read you wont want to put down.

Lahorns Gods
I love all of Grace Livingston Hill 's books. I read them with my grandma 60 years ago and I find it a refreshing break from today's world as I am rereading then at age 73.

No insight into real people; the main characters were so predictable, the good just ridiculous as were the 'bad' characters. I know this isn't a great author, though she wrote many books! But this was my least favorite, as far as I remember.

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