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The Gift [Kindle Edition]

Lorhainne Eckhart
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

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Praise for The Gift...

Lorhainne has a way of making you crazy about her characters, whether it's hating them or loving them...on the edge of my seat for both and can't wait for the next. Amazon Reviewer ~ Skybabe

This author wrote an excellent, suspenseful, emotional, story of the loving bond between a father and his son...

A heartfelt Christmas Story.
A devastating plane crash and a fathers only hope are the dreams connecting him with his son.

This is a book that should be in every family's collection. ~ Amazon Reviewer ~ Tich

If you love stories that tug at your heartstrings and with the ideals of family then you'll loveTHE GIFT.

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LOST AND FOUND...A 2013 Readers Favorite Finalist. A hit & run. A deserted country road. A parent's worst nightmare. From Romance Junkies "The best romantic suspense I've read this year!"
MERKABA...Is the man who follows her the devil in disguise?
BOUNTY - Every cop has a past, but some can never talk about it.
BLOWN AWAY, THE FINAL CHAPTER: Imagine that the man who’s been the source of all your misery shows up on your doorstep. Imagine this man wants your forgiveness for every bad thing he's done to you and your friends. Would you believe him?

Lorhainne's #1 Amazon Bestseller in Westerns and Romance Series
THE FORGOTTEN CHILD - How do you tell a man there is something wrong this his child?

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SAVED: Growing up I had dreams that one day I'd fall in love, get married and start a family. Then one night I was taken. But I survived, I escaped and I was saved. Eric didn't see me as damaged. He didn't see my baby as a monster. He protected me, he kept me safe ... he saved me.
VANISHED: She thought her nightmare was over...

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About the Author

2012 was an amazing year in the publishing world for me. And it started with, The Forgotten Child, which landed on the Amazon bestseller list for western romance and romance series. And with the publication of each novel and short story each one made its way to the top 10 for its respective genre. 2013 has seen me posted in the top 100 authors on Amazon for Romantic Suspense and Mystery/Thrillers, Police Procedural. Where did it all begin? In 2008, I published my first novel, The Captain's Lady, a Contemporary Military Romance through The Wild Rose Press. I have a fierce writing schedule with four books scheduled for release this year and six short stories. I write three genres, edgy romantic suspense (Walk the Right Road Series), western romance (Finding Love ~ The Outsider Series, and young adult mystery and I warn my readers to expect the unexpected. I'm a mother of three children and we live on a small Island in the Pacific Northwest. I encourage you to contact me by email, I do answer every email I receive. Stay tuned. There is more to come from Walk the Right Road Series and Finding Love ~ The Outsider Series. And to my readers and all of you who have shared my stories with your family and friends, a big heartfelt thank you.Email:

Product Details

  • File Size: 3829 KB
  • Print Length: 48 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AU86E2K
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #218,277 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Intense Development in Few Words! February 25, 2013
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First, although very short, the author conveyed a wonderful story about a little boy who had 'dreams' that saved the lives of many plane crash victims. She also made this reader form an opinion of the characters, that's how real they were. David was a scared little boy who felt the love of his father and his uncle deeply, as young children often can.

What tore me apart was how he felt less comfortable around his mother. during the crisis, I understand the mother was scared for her husband, but her reactions to things David said were so far out of line that I instantly disliked her and doubted her ability as a nurturing parent.

I would say that is excellent development by the author, especially considering the length of the story! Sadly, one line spoken by the mother cost the book a star!
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
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This author wrote an excellent, suspensful, emotional, story of the loving bond between a father and his son....I actually fell in love with this little boy....Great characterization and plot, dealing with issues, of children that are "sensitive's" with a special gift, that even today, people find it hard to believe, because they don't have open minds...It showed a complicated, dysfunctional family, because half the time, the mother seems to be cold towards her son throughout the entire ordeal...

When there is a plane crash and missing people, family tends to come together for comfort, especially towards a young child, who is really not comprehending the circumstances...He is just really waiting for his father to come home, because he does sense that things get better with "Mommy" when "Daddy's" around.....

In the end, it will take a tragedy, and a miracle, to open up Gloria Hines' eyes, to see what is the true "gift"......
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Connect August 11, 2013
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when you start reading it you can not stop.
I thought it would be another kind of story.
At the beginning and see that it was the story of a plane crash, I thought it would be something dramatic. something I did not want at that time.
But this book did not disappoint me.
It is a touching story of the close relationship between a father and his son.
Very easy to read.
It encourages us to respect and listen more our children.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Nice January 23, 2014
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An enjoyable short story. Nice read and left me wanting to find out more about the characters. Will read this author again.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THE GIFT January 1, 2014
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The GIFT was so good and let kids know that they need to be included in all situations in life. The bad as well as the good parts of life. I would recommend this book to everyone and will read others by Lorhainne Eckhart.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THE GIFT December 16, 2013
By mary
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This a wonderful book and shows how the Lord works miracles through us. Thank you for giving me the chance to read it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars read October 30, 2013
By jlm
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I wasn't expecting much from this very short story but I was badly mistaken. This was a very moving story mainly between a father and son.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars quick read September 3, 2013
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Very short, but very well conveyed. Little boy has an unique connection to his father that only his uncle believed in.

Disliked his mom and her reactions to him.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad at all but it REALLY needed to be longer.
The storyline was great & would have made an absolutely wonderful novel. This is one of those stories that suffered because the author didn't have the time to develop all the... Read more
Published 8 days ago by Sandy C
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read!!!!
Great read!!! I enjoy this author very much!!! She has a capturing type of writing. Enjoy!
Published 1 month ago by globird
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Not much story.
Published 2 months ago by Desertlady
5.0 out of 5 stars Short and engrossing.
A story about a connection between two people that is strong enough to impact the course of events. The story may be fiction but you would like to believe such things happen. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Stephen Wintory
4.0 out of 5 stars The gift
Very good. Kept my interest and was believable. Would recommend this book to other readers who enjoy happy endings like I do.
Published 3 months ago by Eileen Lowe
3.0 out of 5 stars Good book
Great read, disappointed it was so short.
Excellent story, captivating. Would recommend if you want a quick easy read. Will read other books by author
Published 4 months ago by Randy Ronda Schollaert
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very nice book
Published 5 months ago by PAP
5.0 out of 5 stars very warm entertainment
Very easy read, finished in minutes, heartwarming and enjoyable. I will purchase more of Lorhainne Eckharts books to read soon
Published 7 months ago by Effinghamgma
2.0 out of 5 stars Sweet but short!!
I liked the idea of the story. However it was very predictable... and vaguely familiar as I said Sweet but short.
Published 7 months ago by Michelle Sciabica
4.0 out of 5 stars This was amazing
How strong a love David has for his father. Sometimes you have to believe in more than what can be proven.
Published 8 months ago by Paula Estevez
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More About the Author


USA Today bestselling author Lorhainne Eckhart's books have been described as Longmire meets old school Dallas and she recently received the 2013 Readers' Favorite Award for Romantic Suspense for her title Lost and Found. With over 30 titles under her belt, she is frequently a top 100 bestselling author in multiple genres such as Romance, Westerns and Mystery/Suspense, including such series as The Outsider, Walk the Right Road, The Wilde Brothers, The Saved and her most recent addition The Friessens: A New Beginning.

Lorhainne lives on sunny Salt Spring Island with her family where she is working on her next novel.

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