Star Wars Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN!

Weekly drawing for $100 credit. Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

More at Powell's


Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire



It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »
  1. $18.90 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Quick

    Lauren Owen 9780812993271

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.50
List price: $14.99
Sale Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Religion Western- Religious Fiction

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

Glenbrooke #03: Echoes

by

Glenbrooke #03: Echoes Cover

ISBN13: 9781590521939
ISBN10: 1590521935
Condition:
All Product Details

Only 1 left in stock at $7.50!

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In this dramatic contemporary romance by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn, Lauren Phillips enters the wild, uncharted territory of the Internet on her home computer and "connects" with a man known only as "K.C." As she struggles to recover from a broken engagement, Lauren keeps busy by working full time and striving to finish her college degree. But her correspondence with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most...and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. When the opportunity comes for them to meet after a year of corresponding, Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including a broken heart? Readers will stay "on-line" to find out in this bestselling former Palisades release, now the third book in the new Glenbrooke series.

Will Lauren risk losing her heart...to a man she's never met?

Lauren Phillips tries to keep busy while recovering from a broken engagement. Then one day, through her home computer, Lauren accidentally connects on the Internet with a mysterious man she knows only as K.C.

Lauren's e-mail relationship with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most in life..and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish.

After a year of corresponding, the opportunity appears for them to meet. Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including another broken heart?

Synopsis:

Recovering from a broken engagement, Lauren connects on the Internet with an intriguing man who brings her dreams to life. But will she risk everything when they have the chance to meet?

Synopsis:

In this dramatic contemporary romance by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn, Lauren Phillips enters the wild, uncharted territory of the Internet on her home computer and "connects" with a man known only as "K.C." As she struggles to recover from a broken engagement, Lauren keeps busy by working full time and striving to finish her college degree. But her correspondence with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most...and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. When the opportunity comes for them to meet after a year of corresponding, Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including a broken heart? Readers will stay "on-line" to find out in this bestselling former Palisades release, now the third book in the new Glenbrooke series.

Will Lauren risk losing her heart...to a man she's never met?

Lauren Phillips tries to keep busy while recovering from a broken engagement. Then one day, through her home computer, Lauren accidentally connects on the Internet with a mysterious man she knows only as K.C.

Lauren's e-mail relationship with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most in life..and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish.

After a year of corresponding, the opportunity appears for them to meet. Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including another broken heart?

About the Author

Robin Jones Gunn is the award-winning, bestselling author of more than 45 books, including 8 in The Glenbrooke series. She is also the author of the nonfiction work, Mothering by Heart. Robin and her husband, Ross, live in Portland, Oregon, with their teenage son and daughter.

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 2 comments:

coramdeo540, July 19, 2013 (view all comments by coramdeo540)
Echoes
Robin Jones Gunn

Book Summary: In this dramatic contemporary romance by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn, Lauren Phillips enters the wild, uncharted territory of the Internet on her home computer and "connects" with a man known only as "K.C." As she struggles to recover from a broken engagement, Lauren keeps busy by working full time and striving to finish her college degree. But her correspondence with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most...and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. When the opportunity comes for them to meet after a year of corresponding, Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including a broken heart? Readers will stay "on-line" to find out in this bestselling former Palisades release, now the third book in the new Glenbrooke series.
Will Lauren risk losing her heart...to a man she's never met? Lauren Phillips tries to keep busy while recovering from a broken engagement. Then one day, through her home computer, Lauren accidentally connects on the Internet with a mysterious man she knows only as K.C. Lauren's e-mail relationship with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most in life..and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. After a year of corresponding, the opportunity appears for them to meet. Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including another broken heart?

Review: I really enjoyed this book and series. I was not sure about this particular title when I first picked it up. I hemmed and hawed about reading it. Once I started it I was sorry that I waited so long. Since I read the books out of order I was already familiar with the main characters. They were a great mix and contrast in story line from the other books in the series which made it a good ongoing series and single. There is no need to read them in sequence or you can just read one of them. Although once you read one you are going to want to know how the other stories come about. Lauren and KC are more common today than when this story was written, I think and that is what makes this more timeless.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
Emma Engel, January 11, 2013 (view all comments by Emma Engel)
I feel it’s important with this review to be upfront: I didn’t really like this book. If I hadn’t felt the need to give it my best shot, I’d probably have stopped after the first chapter. However, I think that Echoes was one of those books that might not have appealed to me but could be a great story for a different reader.

I am not a reader who enjoys romance for the sake of romance. I’ve only read a couple of Mrs. Gunn’s novels, but they did fit my preferred structure of the romance adding to the plot instead of being the plot. So to some degree, I was dealing with disappointed expectations. I also didn’t feel much sympathy with the main character over the break-up that occurred in the first few chapters which really affected the overall story. I thought that the fact the relationship wasn’t working was made abundantly clear, but I felt more of the blame for that rested on Lauren than Jeff.

So with these negatives chalked up against the book, why would I recommend Echoes? For three reasons. One, I am only one kind of reader, and I know many people who enjoy stories like this. It’s not a bad book just because it doesn’t meet my personal likes or dislikes. Two, it’s very well written. I think that the romance genre gets some of its reputation from the poorly written pulp fiction, and Echoes is the sort of book that rises far above that. The prose is tight, the characters are dynamic, and, moving into number three, the plot is pertinent to questions and struggles many people are experiencing right now.

Once you move past the break up with Jeff, the book is really about Lauren starting to communicate with an unknown individual over the internet. As they write back and forth, she learns more about K.C. and starts to share more of herself in return. Without meaning to, she becomes emotionally invested in a relationship that starts becoming a romance…all before they’ve ever actually met. With the internet becoming more and more part of our social lives, questions about whether or not these types of relationships are appropriate and even whether they are safe are quite common, especially among Christians. I thought that Echoes handled the topic skillfully and gracefully. And of course, as a former English major, I smiled at the used of Elizabeth and Robert Browning’s story as a plot feature and a demonstration of long distance relationships.

So, I can’t say that Echoes is one of my favorite books. But to put a twist on Mr. Burton’s line, “You don’t have to take my word for it.” If you’re a fan of romance novels, you’ll probably love it. I’m not a fan but would put this book toward the top of its class.


Reblogged from my site: www.myrdan.com
My thanks to WaterBrook Multnomah for providing me a review copy of Echoes, in return for my honest opinion of this book.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
View all 2 comments

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590521939
Author:
Gunn, Robin Jones
Publisher:
Multnomah Books
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Religious - Romance/Contemporary
Subject:
Electronic mail messages
Subject:
Christian - Romance/Contemporary
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Christian - Romance
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Christianity-Christian Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Glenbrooke
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.26x5.22x.72 in. .47 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Glenbrooke #05: Clouds Used Trade Paper $4.95
  2. Love Comes Softly #8: Love Finds a Home New Trade Paper $13.99
  3. Love's Unfolding Dream Used Trade Paper $3.50
  4. Love Comes Softly #7: Love Takes Wing Used Trade Paper $7.95
  5. Virtuous Heart #01: All Things New New Trade Paper $15.25
  6. Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi... Used Trade Paper $8.50

Related Subjects


Religion » Christianity » Christian Fiction
Religion » Western Religions » Religious Fiction

Glenbrooke #03: Echoes Sale Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.50 In Stock
Product details 288 pages Multnomah Publishers - English 9781590521939 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Recovering from a broken engagement, Lauren connects on the Internet with an intriguing man who brings her dreams to life. But will she risk everything when they have the chance to meet?
"Synopsis" by , In this dramatic contemporary romance by bestselling author Robin Jones Gunn, Lauren Phillips enters the wild, uncharted territory of the Internet on her home computer and "connects" with a man known only as "K.C." As she struggles to recover from a broken engagement, Lauren keeps busy by working full time and striving to finish her college degree. But her correspondence with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most...and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish. When the opportunity comes for them to meet after a year of corresponding, Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including a broken heart? Readers will stay "on-line" to find out in this bestselling former Palisades release, now the third book in the new Glenbrooke series.

Will Lauren risk losing her heart...to a man she's never met?

Lauren Phillips tries to keep busy while recovering from a broken engagement. Then one day, through her home computer, Lauren accidentally connects on the Internet with a mysterious man she knows only as K.C.

Lauren's e-mail relationship with K.C. quickly becomes the thing she loves most in life..and the source of dreams she cannot bear to relinquish.

After a year of corresponding, the opportunity appears for them to meet. Lauren faces a tough choice: Is she willing to risk everything...including another broken heart?

spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.