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Torn Asunder by [Terry, Alana]
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Editorial Reviews


"Filled with suffering, yet ultimately has a resounding message of hope." ~ Sarah Palmer, Liberty in North Korea

"Alana has a great heart for the persecuted church that comes out in her writing." ~ Jeff King, President of International Christian Concern
"Faith and love are tested beyond comprehension in this beautifully written Christian novel - the story had me hoping beyond hope." ~ Kathryn Chastain Treat, author of My Battle for Survival, Courage, and Hope

"Not your average love story - wrapped in suspense, this story of faith will stop your heart as you hope and weep right along with the characters." ~ Nat Davis, author of Our Faith Renewed

"Torn Asunder is an enthralling, heart-aching novel that calls your heart to action." ~ Katie Edgar, blogger from KTs Life of Books

"This story kept me gripped, page after page ... I'm inspired and encouraged by these characters, and Hannah's resolve to praise His name no matter what is something that will stay with me forever." ~ Jessica Carlson Mocny, blogger and creator of A New Leaf

About the Author

Alana Terry is a homeschooling mother and pastor's wife who is is passionate about human-rights issues worldwide, particularly in North Korea. She has won awards from Women of Faith, Readers' Favorite, The Book Club Network, IndieFab, and more.

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  • File Size: 1991 KB
  • Print Length: 243 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publication Date: December 22, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00PSLIZ62
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #190,765 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Moving, Beautiful story of two young people, barely adults but so in love with Jesus that they make their way back into North Korea -- from which they'd both barely managed to escape --deeply dedicated to bringing Gods love and Word to people starving for the holy nourishment. Their lives at the hands of the tormentors, their continued love for God and each other despite barely surviving beatings and near starvation will grab your heart. I can't remember when a story so grabbed hold of me to where I lost sleep to read and had to take frequent breaks to pray. Strongly recommended.
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Gripping – that is the first word that comes to mind describing in this book. Honestly, that could sum up the entire thing. From the very first page all the way to the end, the entire novel is gripping, intense, and heartbreakingly real. I generally lean toward historical fiction, so this novel was a completely different type for me to delve in to. Originally, I thought to read a bit here and there over several days; however, within just one chapter, that thought went out the window and I just kept on going, unable to put it down and leave Hannah in the middle of her story.

Ms. Terry is a writer very gifted with imagery and character emotion. I could clearly see what they saw - and it wasn’t always pretty. I felt what they felt - and it hurt to even know such atrocities are possible in this fallen world. Her writing is just so very real and believable, and it’s almost incomprehensible knowing that circumstances such as these are happening half a world away. The characters took on their own identities quickly and were given a life of their own in a way that only truly exceptional authors can make happen. Hannah’s and Simon’s plights were thorough and well-developed. Supporting characters were created to be just enough and not too much – the enigma that is Moses had me going for awhile, slowly trying to figure him out and tugging my heartstrings with anguish in some areas. I questioned him, his actions and motives, and even had to get up and go find my husband to drag him into a discussion about this character and his path. This is actually the first book I’ve read by Ms. Terry, and I wonder if she’s already told some of Moses’ story. If not, she could easily create another novel focused on him. I plan on getting her other novels now just to find out!

Well done, Ms.
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"Torn Asunder" follows Alana Terry's book, "Slave Again", and we get to meet Hannah and Simon who have been trained to work in the Christian underground. They had come from North Korea, and they go back into North Korea mainly because of Hannah's desire to serve God by helping the many suffering victims of a godless, Communist country. That dedication and sacrifice challenge any reader. The characters are well developed, and the plot moves quickly with unexpected twists along the way. The six month time period that is covered reveals a love story in the midst of hopeless circumstances, yet the God of hope isn't finished with them. Ms. Terry has again written a well-crafted story, and I look forward to more from her. I do hope this e-book will become available in the Whispersync mode as I have the audible version also. I bought this as a result of reading "Slave Again", and my purchase helped the North Korean ministry that she supports. I appreciate that her stories are making a real difference in lives of victims of persecution.
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Torn Asunder is the third book in a series of novels by Alana Terry that can be read in any order, or individually as a stand alone story. Torn Asunder is the first love story of the bunch, though it is not your typical romance novel. True to the style of writing found in the Beloved Daughter and Slave Again, the author draws out deep philosophical and theological questions that leave the reader with food for thought and discussion long after the book has been read.

The book follows two North Korean refugees mentioned briefly in Slave Again, Hannah and Simon, who have been trained in the 'Secret Seminary' by an American missionary couple. They are sent back to North Korea to carry out specific missions for the underground church. Their love for each other is overshadowed by a greater passion to bring light into a darkened North Korea. They are separated when they leave the Seminary, and the book chronicles their stories as they wrestle with how to reconcile the feelings they have for each other with their missionary work.

Alana Terry has a gift for developing three dimensional characters who struggle with some of the most difficult conflicts of the human spirit and come out on the other side looking much like someone might in real life; there are no simple answers, no decisions that come easily. One of my favorite themes of the book was summed up in the quote, "Never judge someone who fails a test you have yet to pass." Torn Asunder was full of tests of the will, tests of faith, tests of priorities. The way the characters engaged these tests was fascinating and thought provoking. I felt myself drawn into each character, feeling what they felt and understanding why they made the choices they did, even if I would like to think I would have chosen differently.
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