The Sign Painter

The Sign Painter

A Novel

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
Losing her husband to illness and her home to debt, Amy endures life on the streets with her young daughter until her local church helps her find temporary housing and a job, an opportunity she is afraid to trust. By the best-selling author of Book of Dreams. Simultaneous.

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After losing both her husband and her home, Amy Dowell and her young daughter, Kimberly, are reduced to living on the street as Amy searches for work to sustain them, until they meet pastor Lucy Watts, who offers them shelter and a job lead.

Simon and Schuster
A deeply emotive story about a young mother struggling to get back on her feet after a devastating loss leaves both her and her daughter alone and living on the street—from bestselling and award-winning author Davis Bunn.

Amy Dowell had always considered herself a very good mother. But when she loses her husband to illness and her home to debt, she finds herself and her young daughter, Kimberly, living on the streets as she struggles to find a job that will get them back on their feet again.

When Amy meets Lucy Watts, the pastor in charge of the church program that fed Amy and Kimberly their latest meal, Lucy sets them up in temporary housing and gives her a lead on a job painting signs for a local auto dealership—but Amy is hesitant to let go and trust. Is this finally a legitimate break? Can Amy subject herself to the possibility of disappointment and hurt by hoping again?

Inspired by the true story, The Sign Painter is a tale of desperation, taking chances, and ultimately redemption. This heartwarming novel blends mystery, romance, and characters you’ll root for, will leave you wondering–Is home really where the heart is?

Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Howard Books, c2014
ISBN: 9781416556732
Branch Call Number: FIC BUN
Characteristics: 233 p. ;,22 cm.

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matcat44
Jul 07, 2017

This one was not for me, too much religion, didn't believe in the characters.

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Jeepers1981
Jan 27, 2016

This is great story involving second chances, a caring community and criminal activity in a car dealership. Great characters and action, along with a wonderful story of restoration and trust.

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LASbookluvr
Jan 24, 2015

An intriguing story that kept my interest for the most part, but I was glad to finish it!

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