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The other issue I had was not enough character development. I realize that a lot of the characters were introduced in previous books, but as a reader that hasn't read any of them, I kept wondering who these people were. I love reading books in a series but am a firm believer that each book should stand on its own.
I notice from other reviewers that this seems to be this author's style of writing. I will probably try another book from this author, but if it is her style of writing, I'm not sure if I will read any after that.
There are many characters in Some Happy Day and I found myself identifying with many of them along their personal journeys. Though I did not go through the same experience as each character, the feelings they express are feelings all of us can relate to in some way. There is Nobel who finds a baby in a field and instantly feels the need to protect her even at the risk of his own future. Then we have Myrtle Jennings, a young woman, whose life is changed when strangers abduct her. Myrtle feels she is now damaged goods, unworthy of someone else's love. Constance Brooks, an orphan herself, spent years taking care of other people's children. Her world is turned on its axis when she finds out the truth about her own parents. Will she ever find happiness? In addition, I really enjoyed the character of Nate Young (Grandpa). His wisdom was refreshing.
Each chapter of Some Happy Day left me wanting more, which is nice since this is the first book in Elaine Littau's "Rescued" series. I believe readers will find themselves captivated by both the characters and their stories!
Great story telling, and kept my interest.
Like all good books, you don't want the story to ever end. The good news is that Elaine continues to write and you will meet the characters again as life does indeed go on. I am pleased to recommend "Some Happy Day" to you.
This book has more than one character in it, but it was easy for me to follow their individual storylines.
I was first introduced to Elaine's writing by her book The Eyes of a Stranger. I loved it, and so I purchased Some Happy Day, which I loved even more. I know I'm doing it all wrong because these books are not the beginning of the series, but the ending. I will definitely purchase the rest of the books in Nan's Heritage Series.
There are a few characters in this story you will fall in love with:
There is Nobel who rescues a little toddler after she got separated from her family. He names her Sierra. Nobel wants to adopt her, but he's having some problems with the law that he needs to straighten out first.
Then, there is Myrtle, a sweet, smart, beautiful girl with long, dark hair and blue eyes who gets abducted by some bad men and goes through a horrible experience.
Then there are Constance and Elmer who are in love, but something is always keeping them apart.
Also, there are Myrtle's loving parents, whom you will love and feel for.
There were two other people I couldn't help but hate throughout the whole story; Myrtle's fiancé and her best friend...
I don't want to give too much away, so I better stop. I'm giving this book five out of five stars, just because it made me go to another place and time and completely get lost in the wild, Wild West.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I don't like how the book jumped around between people so much. There were at least two different stories here that are almost completely unrelated. Read morePublished on August 29, 2013 by Ashley
This book had great promise, however, there were too many characters, and story lines, for one book. That made for undeveloped characters, and the story lines needed fleshing out. Read morePublished on August 21, 2013 by Jeanette
Elaine Littau is a very talented writer that grabs your attention and keeps it. I have read all except one and they are fabulous. Read morePublished on February 1, 2013 by S. Ellison
Very well written, and the intertwining of character stories peeks your interest. Put that with the history that is interwoven with the stories and you have a book you won't put... Read morePublished on January 16, 2013 by Shari D Cook
This is the second book by Elaine that I have read. Her writings are so descriptive that you feel as if you are in the scene with the characters. Read morePublished on January 7, 2013 by alice fletcher
Another wonderful book by Christian writer Elaine Littau. Loved the characters and the book held me captive until I read the last word. Read morePublished on January 2, 2013 by Sherri Smith
I THOUGHT THIS A VERY CAPTIVATING BOOK. I DIDN'T WANT TO PUT IT DOWN.THE MANY PEOPLE THAT WERE CONNECTED TOGETHER TO KEEP IT INTERESTING. WAS WELL PUT TOGETHER.Published on December 27, 2012 by Reva Blochlinger
You solely are responsible for your life. No one else is. If you want to put your hope in something, it better be you. A little boring.Published on December 19, 2012 by Mustang Beam
This is honestly the first book I have ever considered NOT finishing once I started. I did read the whole book, but found it hard to follow the characters. I would not recommend.Published on November 11, 2012 by Kim
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