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The Visitor (English Garden, Book 3) [Paperback]

By Lori Wick (Author)
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Item Specifications...

Pages   312
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.4" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.6"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2009
Publisher   Harvest House Publishers
ISBN  0736925317  
EAN  9780736925310  

Availability  87 units.
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Item Description...
The Visitor, "book three in the series, is set in the English countryside, 1812. After being thrown from his horse, Alexander Tate is left with bandaged eyes and prayers for healing. Under doctor's orders, he leaves London for rest in Collingbourne. When his Aunt Harriet asks one of the Steele sisters to read to him daily, the intriguing voice of this visitor sparks new light in his heart.

Publishers Description

Lori Wick's bestselling English Garden series (more than 720,000 copies sold) is filled with endearing characters and engaging stories. Now with fresh, new covers, each of the four books in the series will hold a favorite spot on the nightstand or bookshelf of any reader who loves a great romance.

"The Visitor, "book three in the series, is set in the English countryside, 1812. After being thrown from his horse, Alexander Tate is left with bandaged eyes and prayers for healing. Under doctor's orders, he leaves London for rest in Collingbourne. When his Aunt Harriet asks one of the Steele sisters to read to him daily, the intriguing voice of this visitor sparks new light in his heart.

As Tate's affection grows, he wonders if this vibrant woman could love a man who might never see. Will these two young hearts trust God's healing touch, however it may come?

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More About Lori Wick

Lori Wick Lori Wick is the bestselling author of more than 30 books (nearly 5 million copies sold), including the popular Rocky Mountain Memories Series, the Yellow Rose Trilogy, and stand-alone novels such as Pretense, The Princess, and Bamboo and Lace. Lori lives in Wisconsin with her husband, Bob, and their three children.

Lori Wick currently resides in the state of Wisconsin.

Lori Wick has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Big Sky Dreams
  2. Californians (Paperback)
  3. English Garden
  4. Kensington Chronicles
  5. Place Called Home
  6. Place Called Home Series
  7. Rocky Mountain Memories
  8. Tucker Mills Trilogy
  9. Yellow Rose Trilogy

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Try Something Else  Jan 4, 2009
This novel was, unfortunately, the first and last book I read of the English Garden Series. I do not discourage against any of the other books, as I have not read them, nor do I discourage a reader from trying out Lori Wick. I am an avid reader of Christian fiction (perhaps TOO much!) and my rating is based off of similar books of Christian historical fiction.

There were several things that encouraged me to give this novel a 1-star rating. First, there were a confusing abundance of secondary characters. One may argue that by reading the first two books, keeping track of the extra (often seemingly insignificant secondary characters) would have been easier. Of course, that is true, but Wick also never allowed a me to even get a glimpse of who these other people were. The book is noted by many reviewers as a "stand-alone" novel. It didn't feel like it, I felt like an outsider constantly looking in.

The plot became fairly plodding and boring with little action beyond the self-conscience struggles of the protagonist, Cassie. It's Cassie, I believe, that really failed this entire book for me. Wick fell into a trap that some authors (too often, Christian fiction authors) fall into - that being that their female characters are beautiful, pious, gentle and all-around perfect. Wick, though, gives Cassie one "fatal" flaw: she has red hair. Unfortunately, that is the main problem holding Cassie and Tate apart. Her hair.

The novel is sweet, perhaps, and the idea of the plot (a young woman reading to a blind man and falling in love) is nice. But when one of the primary conflicts of the book arise from the color of Cassie's hair... well, I can admit that it doesn't make for the most thrilling or even self-reflecting read. I felt myself distanced from Cassie - how can any human being only have one tiny, tiny flaw? As a reader, you need to identify with the main characters to create true empathy for them - in this case, I saw a porcelain doll with no flaws who bemoans the fact that they don't like the color of their eyes or their feet are too small.

If you want to read Lori Wick, she does have some excellent novels - most published earlier in her career such as The Donovans or A Yellow Rose Trilogy. Also, I have a great love of Deanne Gist and Lori Copeland.
The Visitor  Sep 3, 2008
Lori Wick is one of my favorite Christian writers. Her books are written with careful attention to detail and with great sensitivity and depth.
A Flawless Transaction  Jul 2, 2008
My mother had all the books in this series except for number 3. Not wanting to skip over it, I suggested we look on this Although the shipping cost more than the book, it arrived in one week in like-new condition. I wholeheartedly recommend this site!
What happened to Lori Wick  Oct 9, 2006
I used to be such a huge Lori Wick fan but it seems like all her newer books, basicly anything after the Texas Rose Trilogy have just been trite books with no depth. Ok I will admit that the frist time that I read the Vistor I really like it. I thought that it was a fun quick read. But I just reread it and I just wanted to throw the book across the room everytime Cassie went off on her looks or lack there of in her opinion. At 24 years of age as Cassie is in the book you should realize that there is more to life then looks. And I just can't see that any guy would put up with girl so insecure about her looks as Cassie is and to pull what Cassie does in the book. But I guess in the world of Lori Wick if you are red head with freckles you have to get a guy to fall in love with you before he sees you to have any chance at happiness.
Okay  Jan 31, 2006
This installation is weaker than the previous two in the series (The Proposal and The Rescue). It's a quick read and quickly forgotten. The premise is interesting, the main character reading to a blind man, but I found Cassandra's "modesty" about her looks annoyingly superficial and self-centred. The dialogue sounds odd and too modern and the story cuts back and forth way too much between the different characters to find out what they are doing and thinking at that precise moment. (Usually they are talking about the other characters or involved in something totally inconsequential to the plot). This book reminds me of white bread. Filling, light and maybe even temporarily satisfying with very little nutritional content. This series is okay, but I would recommend The Brides of Culdee Creek by Kathleen Morgan over the English Garden series.

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