Review: The Missing

Sunday, August 5, 2012

The Missing
The Missing by Beverly Lewis

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Missing is part two in the Seasons of Grace trilogy and picks up where "The Secret" left off. Lettie Byler has left her family to search for the baby she gave up as a young girl and her family has no idea where she is or why she has left. Only her parents know of Lettie's secret and they are trying their best to keep her family from finding out.

I found that this book seemed to have a better flow to it than the first and I got through it much faster. Perhaps because it seemed a better time for Heather's story to unfold. I felt her character had been introduced entirely too early in the first book and it made the story too predictable.

This second installment continues to follow Heather through her battle with cancer, her dad's uncertainty and worry...Just life in general for a family in the midst of a trial. Along the way we also see the continued struggles of Grace's family as they try to come to terms with their mother leaving them

I am looking forward to the next book. I'm curious to see if Judah can forgive Lettie for keeping a secret from him for years and to see if Heather recovers. I am also curious to see how Grace and her family comes to terms with their mother's indiscretion. I will admit...I'm also a little curious to see if Grace finds love in the midst of me a hopeless romantic!!!

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