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About Echoes

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 Robin Jones Gunn

Robin Jones Gunn, best-selling author of the much-loved Christy Miller Series and co-author of Praying for Your Future Husband, has had more than 4.5 million copies of her books sold worldwide. Her frequent speaking engagements have taken her around the globe. Robin and her husband live in Hawaii and have a grown son and daughter.

Product Details

288 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: May 14, 2004

Trim Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

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Will Lauren learn to trust her heart before she loses her chance at love?

This Christmas, experience learning to trust alongside the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania in this heart-warming tale of second chances. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=226490#sthash.t1pXmENy.dpuf
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Crazy things always seem to happen to Lauren Phillips, but even she wasn’t expecting her fiancé to break their engagement. Hoping to lift her spirits, her brother Brad gives her a new computer—along with a few suggestions for how she can improve her social life online. Soon Lauren connects with a mysterious man who identifies himself as a fellow God-lover…someone she knows only as K.C.

As she takes tentative steps into a new life, Lauren increasingly enjoys her new online friendship with K.C. But she can’t bring herself to hope for something more and risk relinquishing the safety that distance provides her bruised heart.

After a year of corresponding, Lauren finally has an opportunity to meet K.C.  Is she willing to risk everything…including more heartache?

Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf
Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf
Sadie enjoys her freedom away from home and her mission trips to Peru, but after four years, her Old Order Amish family insists it’s time to come home and settle down. Levi, a bachelor who distrusts women after a family heartbreak, also has no desire for romance. To keep their families from meddling in their lives, Sadie and Levi devise a plan—but soon discover that the walls around their hearts are breaking down. Can they let go of their prejudices, learn to trust each other, and embrace a future together? - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=226490#sthash.t1pXmENy.dpuf
Working hard to develop a new Amish community outside of Unity, Maine, Rhoda Byler is fully committed to rehabilitating an orchard with business partner Samuel King. But an impulsive decision has created an unexpected strain in her relationship with her beau, Samuel’s brother, Jacob, threatening plans for the orchard. Amidst mounting tension in matters of the heart and business, Rhoda finds that this fledging settlement feels like the home she has always longed for, and she begins to embrace the God-given, heightened intuition that has always felt like a burden to her. - See more at: http://waterbrookmultnomah.com/catalog.php?work=208964#sthash.ouClSIqV.dpuf

Click here to download chapter one of Echoes.

By Jami Bennington

Sweet, quirky, and stirringâ?¦ Those are the words that Iâ??d use to describe Echoes. The story took place at the turn of the twenty-first century, and I loved the little journey back into time with the description of the main character learning about the internet and email. It brought fun little memories of my own. Lauren is such an easy to like character. She has some crazy things that happen to her that I can relate to, like a...

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By Erika Evans

Echoes by Robin Jones Gunn is a pleasant, upbeat Christian romance that quickly engages the reader from the very first chapter. The heroine, Lauren is likable and relatable. She isnâ??t exactly where she had hoped to be in her early twenties; living city life and working at a bank, but she has a fiancée she loves and high hopes for the future. Her dreams of moving to a small town and becoming an English teacher are shattered when her...

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By Katrina Roets

Have you met amazing friends or the love of your life online? Echoes explores online relationships. Lauren, fresh from a broken romance, "meets" KC on line, and they strike up a friendship in cyberspace. Both share a love for everything Victorian, including Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barret Browning, and English Breakfast tea. After a year of corresponding through the magic of the "Web," Lauren finally realizes that she loves KC....

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By Misty Boone

Echoes is the third book in the Glenbrooke series by Robin Jones Gunn. In this third book, Robin first takes us to Nashville where we meet Lauren Phillips. Lauren is one of those delightful characters who seems to be accident proneâ?¦from a bad perm to taking a flight to Fairbanks, Alaska instead of Burbank, Californiaâ?¦Her life is a series of mishaps which in the end all turn out for the best because through one of her mishaps she begins a...

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By Leah Colson

After getting dumped by her fiance, Lauren joins the online world thanks to her brother getting her a computer. Her first correspondence, again thanks to her brother, is with a man who calls himself KC. After a few misdirected emails meant for her brother, the two continue the conservation and begin a fulfilling relationship through the wires. After a year, Lauren decides it is time to meet the man behind the emails. Is she ready to...

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