Kindle Price: $2.99

Save $11.96 (80%)

kindle unlimited logo
Unlimited reading. Over 1 million titles. Learn more
Read for Free
OR

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

The Convict and the Rose by [Sikes, Jan]
Kindle App Ad

The Convict and the Rose Kindle Edition

5.0 out of 5 stars 25 customer reviews

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
$2.99

Length: 382 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Matchbook Price: $0.00 What's this?
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases now lets you buy the Kindle edition for $2.99 or less. (Textbooks available for $9.99 or less.)
  • Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.
  • Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. You can also see more Kindle MatchBook titles here or look up all of your Kindle MatchBook titles here.
  • Read the Kindle edition on any Kindle device or with a free Kindle Reading App.
  • Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon.com.
  • Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available.
Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.


Editorial Reviews

Review

Love conquers all
By Red City Review on August 18, 2014
Format: Paperback
'This is a story about love, perseverance, and finding harmony in life. Fromthe first page to the last, it shows two underdogs climbing to the top,and it'll have you rooting for them - and their reunion - the whole way.  Thecharacters and storyline were inspired by real people, circumstances,and events, and the text is rich with photographs and excerpts fromactual letters, interviews, and original poetry and songs.


We grow through suffering
By Dr. Robert Rich on June 2, 2014
Format: Paperback
This book, the sequel to Flowers and Stone, is the intertwined storyof two people, harshly separated from each other. Both of them growthrough suffering, and learn from unwise choices.
In the previousbook, Luke was convicted of a bank robbery he didn't commit, but hiscode of honor prevented him from pointing the finger at the realrobbers. He now faces up to 50 years in jail. During the first part ofthe book, he is defiant, aggressive, violent -- and as a result, has ahard time of it. Jan Sikes describes a gradual transformation that leads to wisdom, self-restraint, generosity, and personal salvation through a variety of creative arts.
Darlina had already grown considerably inthe first volume, but she is only 19. She goes through her own trials,particularly an involvement in the drug culture, and again, we trace her development into a wise, strong, loving woman.
The Convict and theRose is about these two people, but through them, it looks at a numberof universal problems we all face, and is an inspiring guide to making a better life, regardless of our circumstances.

From the Author

Writing this book was a challenge since I wasn't personally present in prison. However, I researched endlessly to come with accurate information and details to write each scene.

Since this is a true story, it is super important to me that the facts be correct. I enjoyed doing the research, because that meant digging through boxes of letters, volumes of writings and remembering stories I was told.

During this research, I ran across some song lyrics that I'd never seen before. I'd never heard Rick Sikes sing them or mention them, but they were so powerful, I knew I had to get someone to put music to them. That person turned out to be Jamie Richards and the day we went into the studio was pure magic. He completely captured the emotion in the song, Forty Foot High.

This book is the sequel to my first book, Flowers and Stone, and I'm currently working on a third title to complete the trilogy. "Home at Last" will be released in the spring of 2015.

Product details

  • File Size: 1787 KB
  • Print Length: 382 pages
  • Publisher: RiJan Publishing (June 1, 2014)
  • Publication Date: June 1, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00KTHM0UC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #171,261 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Customer Reviews

5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
Share your thoughts with other customers
See all verified purchase reviews

Top Customer Reviews

on January 21, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on March 16, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on February 13, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
11 comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on March 10, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 27, 2017
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on June 17, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
0Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

The Convict and the Rose
Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway
This item: The Convict and the Rose

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?