There is a wide range of characters - each with their own purpose. Reviewed in the United States on February 14, 2018. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 Grace has overcome too much in her life: she has survived her parents’ violent deaths; she has given up her own studies to support her husband through college only to find him cheating on her in their own house; and she has transcended the shock of an unplanned pregnancy. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 26, 2018. New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece. Free shipping. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. November 10, 2017 by Francine Rivers There have only been two times in my writing life when I have known the title of a book before I started writing: And the Shofar Blew and The Masterpiece. | Love stories. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Francine's books always take you straight into suspence, but this one, though good, falls short of this standard. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Names: Rivers, Francine, date- author. Reviewed in the United States on February 13, 2018. The Masterpiece by Francine Rivers Genre: Christian Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: Present day Location: Los Angeles Characters: Roman Velasco : Graffiti artist Grace Moore: Single mom Two voices: Grace and Roman. A New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller“This character-driven romance will enthrall [Rivers’s] many fans.” —Library JournalThe New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet … Try Google Play Audiobooks today! This is Mrs. Rivers' best work - a true Masterpiece. A great story though all in all. Ms. Rivers' has writing down to an art form that you can't walk away from without being changed. Which one are you? It takes pages before it takes you on board. The style Francine uses to go back and forth in time during the first third of the book is not typical of her style. This is Mrs. Rivers' best work - a true Masterpiece. No monthly commitment. Demonstrates that you cannot judge every "book" by its cover (pun intended). Only an author of such talent could build and hold her readers` attention with the consummate ability she has demonstrated so ably in her other books. Mine or yours. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. It takes pages before it takes you on board. Wonderful book about love, forgiveness and redemption. This was a refreshing novel that many can relate to through any of the characters. Something went wrong. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 13, 2020. Demonstrates that you cannot judges every "book" by its cover (pun intended). It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. There were things that I hadn't figured out until the end. So when Grace accepts a job as the temperamental Roman’s personal assistant, complete with a cottage to herself ―a cottage where she can start to separate from Selah and her family, where she can build a life for herself and Samuel ―it’s a dream come true. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Anyway, this story is fresh, romantic, spiritual, and convicting. I could not put it down. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. I love the story in that it is real about real people who start off not knowing and come to know Him through their circumstances. Please try again. The characters are well-developed. New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken … I laughed, I cried, I treated people better, I loved Jesus more, I absolutely love filling my head with this kind of past time reading. A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want--money, women, fame. Francine Rivers is my favorite author by far so I hate giving a bad review. I wasn’t so keen with the beginning of the story because it was hard to see where it was going. Ephesians 2v2, Ephesians 6v12, Revelation 20, Luke 8v31. So when Grace accepts a job as the temperamental Roman’s personal assistant, complete with a cottage to herself ―a cottage where she can start to separate from Selah and her family, where she can build a life for herself and Samuel ―it’s a dream come true. Rivers is a gifted writer that tells storied in such a way as to allow the reader to know each character. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 10, 2018. The synopsis on the back of the book: A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want―money, women, fame. Forgive and move on. Francine's books always take you straight into suspence, but this one, though good, falls short of this standard. Everyone who reads this book will clearly see how to have ultimate, lasting fulfillment and purpose in their life. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. It shows that we make mistakes as human but Go’s is always read6 to pick us up if we let Him and that sometimes it might take a tragedy for us to listen. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again. The base story is of two people with devastating childhoods finding God's perfect plans for their lives, and how they affected each other in unbelievable ways. The story shows how the evil one actively pursues people - especially people made vulnerable by human choices - and The Way to repulse him. Because this tactic is overused, the book failed to surprise me and excite until well into it. Ephesians 2v2, Ephesians 6v12, Revelation 20, Luke 8v31. This is Mrs. Rivers' best work - a true Masterpiece. The base story is of two people with devastating childhoods finding God's perfect plans for their lives, and how they affected each other in unbelievable ways. Good but not the typical Francine Rivers hit, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 2, 2018. Free shipping for many products! Tyndale, $25.99 (500p) ISBN 978-1-4964-0790-0. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 14, 2019. However it all came together nicely at the end like a masterpiece. I laughed, I cried, I treated people better, I loved Jesus more, I absolutely love filling my head with this kind of past time reading. The Masterpiece An unexpected and redemptive love story that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The Masterpiece: A Novel ... Recent Blog Posts. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Francine Rivers has insight into real-life issues and makes no apology for writing about them in the raw. Please try your request again later. For the modern day Believer, Unbeliever, those set free and those still bound, there's Hope. I also related to some the malfunction within family dynamics that was portrayed. Forgive and move on. Highly recommended to add to her previous triumphs with another 5 stars. Only an author of such talent could build and hold her readers` attention with the consummate ability she has demonstrated so ably in her other books. Introduction. The demons of Roman’s past seem to echo through the halls of his empty mansion and out across his breathtaking Topanga Canyon view. He is reaching for you to come out! So many people have lost jobs, homes, property. From the beginning this story of broken children, becoming broken young adults, caught my attention. This was a meaningful read! At times, I experience anger from the residue of my past decisions, choices, actions, guilt, regret. As a Christian woman, in my own personal hell that I went through, God revealed things to me that I needed to lay at His feet and learn to forgive myself because He forgave me. So all my chores got done today (weds) after getting the book Saturday at 8 pm. Be the first to write a review. Recently, she has found a home for herself and her 5-month-old son, Samuel, but living with the Garcias, who had hoped to adopt Samuel, is difficult, especially since Selah consistently pushes Grace away, casting herself as the boy’s constant maternal presence. Bestseller Rivers (Redeeming Love) brings unexpected faith to a fictionalized Banksy character in this ambitious novel. New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece.A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything he could possibly want--money, women, fame. Francine Sandra Rivers (born 1947) is an American author of fiction with Christian themes, including inspirational romance novels.Prior to becoming a born-again Christian in 1986, Rivers wrote historical romance novels. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.; Reprint edition (February 5, 2019). Buy this book. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (February 6, 2018). The Masterpiece Francine Rivers 11. Are you ready to fall in love in the tea room? 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Bridge to Haven: A Novel (A Riveting Historical Christian Fiction Romance Set in 1950s Hollywood), A Lineage of Grace: Biblical Stories of 5 Women in the Lineage of Jesus - Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, & Mary (Historical Christian Fiction with In-Depth Bible Studies), The Scarlet Thread: A Novel (The Historical Christian Fiction Story of Two Women, Centuries Apart, Joined through a Journal from the Oregon Trail), Marta's Legacy Gift Collection: Complete 2-Book Set (Her Mother’s Hope, Her Daughter’s Dream) A Gripping Historical Christian Fiction Family Saga from the 1900s to the 1950s, The Atonement Child: A Novel (A Heart-Wrenching but Uplifting Contemporary Christian Fiction Novel), Her Mother's Hope: Marta’s Legacy Series Book 1 (A Gripping Historical Christian Fiction Family Saga from the 1900s to the 1950s) (Marta's Legacy), A highly sought-after artist by day and clandestine graffiti prankster by night, Roman Velasco has shut his heart―until Grace Moore shows up on his doorstep. Unable to add item to List. I could not put it down. Watching the way God wove these characters lives together gives me hope and reminded me to always look at others perspectives. has been added to your Cart. Only Grace Moore, his reluctant, newly hired personal assistant, knows how little he truly has. It shows that we make mistakes as human but Go’s is always read6 to pick us up if we let Him and that sometimes it might take a tragedy for us to listen. Her Mother’s Hope: Marta’s Legacy Series Book 1 (A Gripping Historical Christian Fiction Family Saga from the 1900s to the 1950s), The Atonement Child: A Novel (A Heart-Wrenching but Uplifting Contemporary Christian Fiction Novel). This could well be a reader's life in writing. I would encourage readers to look at what the bible actually says about this. My best read for ages, Francine doesn't lose her impeccable reputation. Since Redeeming Love, Francine has published numerous bestselling novels with Christian themes—including The Masterpiece, Bridge to Haven, and A Voice in the Wind —and she has continued to win both industry acclaim and reader loyalty around the world. Francine Rivers has insight into real-life issues and makes no apology for writing about them in the raw. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. If you love 1940s cinema, discover this humorous novel about a quirky group of nuns who join the French Resistance during WWII. The style Francine uses to go back and forth in time during the first third of the book is not typical of her style. No disappointment in The Masterpiece. I realise there are people who have had certain "experiences", but we are called to test what we hear and I have yet to find a bible verse that says demons and the devil have dominion in hell. Love. Reviewed in the United States on February 17, 2018. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Love. There’s a time for everything under the sun, Bobby Ray. What more can you ask for? If He saved me from my past, He can save you too. This is one of the best books I have read in a long time (and I read about two book a week). After all, he’s used to easy women and commitment-free interludes. / Heidi Erickson. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Tall, athletic and shy, Isaiah can’t talk to beautiful women. Fans of Christian romance will delight in this tale of salvation through love. My only slight gripe was the fairly common misunderstanding in the church between Hades and Hell. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The time never seemed quite right with you.” What are some reasons for waiting until I also related to some the malfunction within family dynamics that was portrayed. I have always loved Ms. Rivers' writing. So did Grace. Rivers is a gifted writer that tells storied in such a way as to allow the reader to know each character. Other characters in the story also have interesting things happen as a result of their choices. Other characters in the story also have interesting things happen as a result of their choices. I enjoyed getting to know Grace and Roman in their life battles and to know God is always there whenever we need Him between the covers of this book lies the story of love, hate, forgiveness and most of all God. 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