The Silent Gift by Michael Landon Jr.

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From the creator/director of the Love Comes Softly film series--

A story both bittersweet and heartwarming of a mother and her son...and of his unusual gift.

The decade of the 'thirties was a time of enormous uncertainty--for the world, for America, and in particular for one lonely, struggling mother and her disabled son. Their story is one of unyielding love and incredible sacrifices in the face of circumstances beyond belief.

But then The Gift appears...where has it come from, and why? How can a young boy who cannot communicate provide comfort and direction to seekers who learn of the special ability? Whatever the source, its presence brings a single shaft of light and hope to Mary and her beloved son, Jack....Will it be enough?

A novel filled with passion, with yearning...and with hope.
 

About Michael Landon Jr.

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Michael Landon Jr., son of the Little House on the Prairie star, has been building his own reputation in the film world and beyond with his highly successful Love Comes Softly movies. His Christian worldview illuminates all his work. He and his wife make a home for their three children near Austin, Texas.Cindy Kelley and Michael have co-written film scripts together for over a decade, including the screenplays for most of the beloved Love Comes Softly films. The two now have collaborated on his second and her first novel, The Silent Gift. An avid reader, Cindy and her husband, Jim, have three children and a granddaughter and make their home in Tucson, Arizona.
 
Published October 1, 2009 by Bethany House Publishers. 369 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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# Paperback: 368 pages # Publisher: Bethany House (October 1, 2009) # Language: English # ISBN-10: 0764203630 # ISBN-13: 978-0764203633.

Dec 24 2009 | Read Full Review of The Silent Gift

Book Reporter

While Mary considers Jack to be her “silent gift,” there is also a second meaning to the title, and it is that meaning that finally leads to the thrilling climax of the story.

Oct 01 2009 | Read Full Review of The Silent Gift

Deseret News

Mary gets some leads, but Jack was born both deaf and mute, and Mary can't leave him alone.

Oct 04 2009 | Read Full Review of The Silent Gift

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