Christian Books, Bibles, Music & More - 1.888.395.0572
Call our Toll Free Number:
Find us on:
Follow Us On 

Twitter!   Join Us On Facebook!

Christian Bookstore .Net is a leading online Christian book store.

Shop Christian Books, Bibles, Jewelry, Church Supplies, Homeschool Curriculum & More!

Ten Thousand Charms (Crossroads of Grace) [Paperback]

Our Price $ 12.74  
Retail Value $ 14.99  
You Save $ 2.25  (15%)  
Item Number 25604  
Buy New $12.74

Item Specifications...

Pages   319
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.34" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.88"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 2006
Publisher   Multnomah Books
ISBN  1590525752  
EAN  9781590525753  

Availability  1 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 28, 2016 12:05.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

Crossroads Of Grace - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  Ten Thousand Charms (Crossroads of Grace)   $ 12.74   In Stock  
  Speak Through the Wind (Crossroads of Grace)   $ 11.04   In Stock  
  With Endless Sight (Crossroads of Grace)   $ 19.52   In Stock  

Item Description...
Gloria, a young prostitute who has a son, make an ageement to help widower John Williams raise his infant daughter, but, after a tragic event, she finds herself longing for a family.

Publishers Description
Unfit for Love?
Pregnant--by a man who will never know or care. Gloria, born into a life of prostitution, sees only one solution: get rid of the child. But then she meets John William MacGregan, a miner, left with a newborn daughter and no one to care for her when his wife died during childbirth. So John and Gloria strike a deal. Gloria will care for Kate, and John will eventually raise her son. There is no offer of, nor seeking for, a hand in marriage. When John leaves the mines to seek his fortune in the new Oregon Territory, Gloria, Kate, and baby Danny must go with him. Yanked away from a life of prostitution, Gloria must finally face the pain that has always plagued her, and her longings for a home, a family, and a life free from shame. "Ten Thousand Charms" is a beautiful tale of an empty heart floundering...and falling straight into the arms of Christ.
Reader's Guide Included
"If you took Fran cine River 's classic "Redeeming Love"and merged it with Janette Oke's quaint prairie style, you could almost envision the masterpiece Allison Pittman has created with her poignant tale of God's redemptive power. If you're in need of a fresh touch of God's grace, "TenThousand Charms "is the story for you."
"-Janice Thompson, author of Hurricane "
"Are you thirsty, weary, or heavy laden? Come--rest and let Allison Pittman take you to another place and time where you will find joy resting in the arms of Jesus."
"-Lauren L. Briggs"
""Ten Thousand Charms"is a terrific debut for writer Allison Pittman, a tale of love and redemption that grabs you and won't let go. It will leave you like it left me--anxious to see this author's future work."
"-James Scott Bell, bestselling author of Presumed Guilty"
Story Behind the Book
"Having grown up watching reruns of "Gunsmoke," I knew all about Miss Kitty and the prostitute-with-a-heart-of-gold cliche. But when I looked at those women, I couldn't imagine their hearts full of gold. Their hearts were just empty. That's when Gloria was conceived. The story itself came about much later, when at church we sang 'Come Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy.' The chorus promises, 'In the arms of my dear Savior there are ten thousand charms.' This was the gold Gloria's heart needed. I wanted to write a story about a woman who "falls" into the arms of Christ, not even really knowing that she is seeking Him."
"--Allison K. Pittman"

Buy Ten Thousand Charms (Crossroads of Grace) by Allison Pittman from our Christian Books store - isbn: 9781590525753 & 1590525752

The team at Christian Bookstore .Net welcome you to our Christian Book store! We offer the best selections of Christian Books, Bibles, Christian Music, Inspirational Jewelry and Clothing, Homeschool curriculum, and Church Supplies. We encourage you to purchase your copy of Ten Thousand Charms (Crossroads of Grace) by Allison Pittman today - and if you are for any reason not happy, you have 30 days to return it. Please contact us at 1-877-205-6402 if you have any questions.

More About Allison Pittman

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Allison Pittman is the award-winning author of "Ten Thousand Charms "and "Speak Through the Wind." Before her recent success in fiction writing, Allison spent seventeen years teaching high school English. Now a full-time writer, Allison serves as the director of her church s Theater Arts Group ministry. She lives in Texas with her husband, Mike, and their sons."

Allison K. Pittman has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Crossroads of Grace

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories
1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary   [79254  similar products]
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Historical   [11224  similar products]
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Westerns   [0  similar products]
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Fiction & Poetry > Fiction   [6815  similar products]
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Fiction > General   [6034  similar products]

Similar Products
With Endless Sight (Crossroads of Grace)
With Endless Sight (Crossroads of Grace)
Item: 86717

Speak Through the Wind (Crossroads of Grace)
Speak Through the Wind (Crossroads of Grace)
Item: 35866

Reviews - What do our customers think?
Loved, loved, loved this story!  Jul 27, 2008
Ten Thousands Charms was such an emotionally gripping story that I had trouble putting it down. But even when I had to work and do other things, I was still thinking about the story. I know so many women like Gloria who have been so hurt that they are emotionally dead inside and when someone offers them hope, they are terrified. I could totally see that struggle in Gloria and it was a beautiful thing to watch how God slowly wooed her to Himself through the love of believers. And while no one in this story was even close to perfect, they were totally believeable and likeable characters. John William was heroic in so many ways even with the flaws he carried with him. And Gloria was such a good mother to the babies. It was impossible not to grow to love her as she cared for the children and learned how to take care of herself and her "family," which was the one thing she never believed she would experience in her lifetime. My eyes filled with tears every time Gloria took a tiny step in faith. There were so many things she learned, and the reader learns along with her as she learns to trust. The author also does a fantastic job writing the male point of view and the intense emotions John and Gloria both felt, both positive and negative. I highly recommend this story because it nurtures both the heart and the spirit, and because I loved, loved, loved it!
Masterpiece for a First Novel  Mar 2, 2008

If this is the very first book for Allison, where will she go from here? This book kept me interested, it was not predictable, and I certainly never bored. The characters were so realistic, I just loved big John William as he humbled himself in order to keep his baby daughter alive.

This is a poignant story of a young, pregnant prostitute trying to plan for some kind of life all alone in the world. She, instead, makes some very good friends who give her the strength to take a chance. She is a feisty, pesky little gal, and the story is both funny and serious. The "deal" which she has cut with John is simply to nurse his child in exchange for her needs being met.

As hard as Gloria tries to remain bitter and aloof, she is changed by a gentle older widow woman who takes her under her wing and teaches her how to be a wife. Emotions, suspense, surprise and tragedy all play a proper role in this Christian fiction book, and there is rarely if ever a page that does not hold a surprise for the reader.

Thank you Allison Pittman, you have a new fan.
LOVE IT!  Nov 7, 2007
Ten thousand Charms is great. It has been along time since
I read a book and wanted to read the next book the same day. I am a new fan of Pittman. I can't wait for the third book in this series. Enjoy
A great read  Oct 24, 2007
I picked this book up at the library - not having a clue who this author was or what she wrote like. I'd never even heard about her. Now I know why - it's her first book! And a great one at that. I have a five month old baby, and even with trying to take care of her and doing the housework, I managed to read it in two days!! Since I have a baby, I really loved her descriptions of the babies. She seemed to bring them to life. A lot of this book is very realistic and you feel like you're actually there with the characters. The only reason this doesn't have five stars is because I thought the ending slightly abrupt, though at least it doesn't follow the typical story type. Once again though, truely a great read! I want to recommend it to everyone!
great book!  Sep 13, 2007
I like finding first books by new authors and Allison Pittman has done a great job in this book capturing my attention from the beginning. She has created characters that come together to make you feel like you are living on the pages with them and experiencing all the hope, tragedy and redemption as their story unfolds. I will definately be watching for Allison's future books!

Write your own review about Ten Thousand Charms (Crossroads of Grace)

Customer Support: 1-888-395-0572
Welcome to Christian Bookstore .Net

Our team at Christian Bookstore .Net would like to welcome you to our site. Our Christian book store features over 150,000 Christian products including Bibles, Christian music, Christian books, jewelry, church supplies, Christian gifts, Sunday school curriculum, purity rings, homeschool curriculum and many other items to encourage you in your walk with God. Our mission is to provide you with quality Christian resources that you can benefit from and share with others. The best part is that our complete selection of Christian books and supplies is offered at up to 20% off of retail price! Please call us if you have any questions or need assistance in ordering at 1-888-395-0572. Have a blessed day.

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Customer Support