The Healer's Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson

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In author Melanie Dickenson’s new book, a young healer’s apprentice named Rose believes she will never marry … until she meets Lord Hamlin, the future ruler of her village. Hamlin is everything she could ever want—kind, understanding, and a man of faith—but her low station and the fact he’s already betrothed to a mysterious woman makes their romance impossible. As Lord Hamlin seeks to find the sorcerer who cursed his future bride, Rose’s life spins toward confusion. A creative retelling of the classic Sleeping Beauty tale.


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Melanie Dickerson is the author of The Healer's Apprentice, a Christy Award finalist and winner of the National Reader's Choice Award for Best First Book. Melanie earned a bachelor's degree in special education from the University of Alabama and has been a teacher and a missionary. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Huntsville, Alabama.
Published September 28, 2010 by Zondervan. 272 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Romance, Young Adult, History, Travel, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Parenting & Relationships. Fiction

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As Melanie Dickerson said in an interview (which can be found in the back of the book) something she wanted readers to take away from the novel is “That God had a plan for Rose all along, and she only needed to trust God.” As all of us tend to do, Rose took matters into her own hands and suffered...

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