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  1. Jeannette Garcia Jeannette Garcia says:

    Hidden Places is incredible It was such a beautiful portrayal of Biblical truth I was surprised when I realized how much I learned from this book Such characters as Aunt Batty and Walter Gibson just exuded so much wisdom in their part of the story Stories like this make you realize how important relationships are I've never had that great of a relationship with my own father but I know that above my earthly father I have a Heavenly Father whose love shows no bounds Lynn Austin is an excellent writer and I'm very excited to read every other work by her

  2. Linnette Linnette says:

    What an incredible read Lynn's portrayal of the human heart is spot on in every instance Hidden Places delved into the hidden places within healing me in places challenging me in others and leaving uestion for me to answer about myself I love Aunt Batty What an amazing and accurate perspective she has of God I want to be just like her when I grow up Eliza is the woman we so often find ourselves to be hurt confused afraid Gabe the wounded hero is incredible in spite of his misguided ways stemming from his own pain I love Matthew I hurt for Matthew I wanted Gabe to be Matthew and yet I didn't I found myself wanting to love Sam for the simple fact that he lived so completely unlovedAs to old Mr Wyatt how sad to think of the many souls out there just like him lost angry unable to do anything other than hurt those he should love the most Poor Lydia How many women allow themselves to believe they are irredeemable? How many women believe they deserve the ill treatment they receive? How many women take their punishment rather than turn to Christ for cleansing and freedom from their sins? And Mr Gibson? He's the greatest hero in the story If only there were men like him in the world And Aunt Batty's tooAs to the writing? I can't help but give a writing critiue If a writer is going to write from first person point of view THIS is the way to do it I am NOT a fan of first person POV for the simple reason that too many times the author has way too many information dumps and rabbit trails that only frustrate me and make me want to either put the book down or throw it across the room But this book? Hidden Places is one to go on my reread shelf As soon as I get my own copy Thank you Lynn for this incredible story and the incredible way in which you told it

  3. Loraine Loraine says:

    Lynn Austin's historical fiction has so far never failed to please me With strong complex everyday characters a strong faith element and a good plot line her stories draw me in and make me feel like I am living right along side of them in their small town rural setting My favorite character by far was Aunt Batty She was full of wisdom and faith and had wise words for both Eliza and Gabe She certainly had her own bag of secrets and enjoyed finding them out Her love of books without a doubt struck a strong chord with me Definitely an excellent readFAVORITE UOTES I feel the same way about books As I said for me these are the bare necessities of lifeIt isn't work when you love someoneHome is where your family is the people you love and who love you

  4. Kav Kav says:

    What an amazing complex completely riveting read Austin takes her time developing the story and digging deep into the lives of her characters So many 'live out loud' moments I just basked in the glory of it all even as I stressed over all the unanswered uestions This is the kind of novel it's easy to lose yourself in I loved the unhurried pace the sweet funny moments that often cropped up in the midst of tension The antics of a one eyed dog named Winkie and a maternal cat's craving for kittensin the form of stolen mittens And the Depression Era is a favourite curiosity of mine I blame the Waltons But I can't resist a story set in this time period Feelings seem sharper desperation starker stolen kisses sweeterI know that doesn't uite make sense but it's how I feelDeliciously long 429 pages this is the kind of story you can sink your teeth into Gabe is a man of mystery all grit and toe curling gentleness while Eliza is feisty and snappy and hiding tender feelings beneath a whole lot of worry and angst And Aunt Batty might just be the star of the novel Her story surprised me the most And the way Austin weaves these characters' lives together meshing their pasts with their present and wrapping them all in the secure arms of a loving God while she's at it well sweet perfection doesn't cover it

  5. Linda Klager Linda Klager says:

    Lynn Austin does it again What a wonderful and many faceted story What took place behind the lives of the Wyatt Family was filled with so much drama I liked way Lynn divided the book up so that each main character had a chance to tell his or her story and boy was there a lot to tellMy favorite character was Aunt Batty She was such a loving and caring woman who loved the Lord I was so very happy to hear her storyI highly recommend this book

  6. Lori Henrich Lori Henrich says:

    Loved this story This is the first book by this author that I have read and it won't be the last It flowed well kept me interested had the enough faith based info without being to preachy or overdone Someone could easily read this story and be led to the Lord What I like the most about the flow of the story was that you weren't given the entire past of the characters all at once Just when I started to wonder about certain aspects of what happened previously it was shared At times I wanted information and it was given but not until later which made me want to keep reading Eliza is on her own now raising her three young children on her own One night a strange man appears at her doorstep needing help Is he the angel that she needs to help her or a devil in disguise Eliza came to Deer Springs trying to escape her past She wanted to find a nice house to live in and a family Eliza was working at the diner when she met Sam Wyatt When she was told that Sam's family owned Wyatt Orchards and lived in the beautiful home right outside of town Eliza set her cap to make Sam fall in love with her She lied about her past to get what she wanted Eliza cared for Sam but not the way she should have Frank Wyatt Sam's father was an unlovable man who treated his son and everyone else with anger and disdain Eliza hates Frank with a passion especially when he allowed Sam to die as a result of a cut on his foot Sam could have been saved if he would have seen a doctor but Frank wouldn't allow it There was no love lost or grief for Frank when he died In fact if anything there was a sigh of relief Now Eliza has an orchard to run and a family to care for on her own More trouble is on the horizon for Eliza but with the help of Gabe and Aunt Batty there just might be a silver liningGreat read

  7. Katie Hanna Katie Hanna says:

    DNF I don't think this author is for me really

  8. Margaret Margaret says:

    Reading a Lynn Austin books is like stepping back a bit in time and sitting down to a home cooked meal nothing fancy but leaves you satisfied Her writing about faith and the Lover of our souls always strikes me right to the core Some parts of the storyline in this book was a bit fanciful but isn't that what reading is all about? An escape living in a fanciful world? Stories like these always makes me think of my mother who was a farm girl a devout Christian and who loved to cook I have noticed that a lot of Lynn Austin's books are geared around country living and cooking Frankly it can't get any better than that

  9. Julie Klassen Julie Klassen says:

    One of my all time favorite books

  10. steph steph says:


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Hidden Places [PDF / Epub] ☁ Hidden Places ✎ Lynn Austin – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk A deep yearning for home had led Eliza to Wyatt Orchards ten years ago Now widowed with three young children she faces mounting debts and the realization it is all up to her But she has no idea how sh A deep yearning for home had led Eliza to Wyatt Orchards ten years ago Now widowed with three young children she faces mounting debts and the realization it is all up to her But she has no idea how she will run an orchard aloneWhen a stranger appears at her doorstep Eliza guesses he is no different than the other out of luck characters searching for work during the Depression But the familiarity with which Gabe tends to the farm raises unanswered uestions With a vulnerable heart she is unwittingly drawn to his gentle ways But Eliza also fears that Gabe hides a past and motives that could jeopardize all she has fought to attain for herself and her children.

  • Paperback
  • 429 pages
  • Hidden Places
  • Lynn Austin
  • English
  • 14 April 2016
  • 9780764221972

About the Author: Lynn Austin

For many years Lynn Austin nurtured a desire to write but freuent travels and the demands of her growing family postponed her career When her husband's work took Lynn to Bogota Colombia for two years she used the BA she'd earned at Southern Connecticut State University to become a teacher After returning to the US the Austins moved to Anderson Indiana Thunder Bay Ontario and later.