Rick Hamlin is the executive editor of Guideposts magazine, where he has worked for more than twenty-five years. His spiritual memoir, Finding God on the A Train, was a Book of the Month Club alternate selection and a selection of One Spirit Book Club. He has published three novels, most recently Reading Between the Lines, as well as The Tournament of Roses. A native of Pasadena, California, Rick and his wife, Carol Wallace, live in New York City. Visit him online at RickHamlin.com.
Publisher: Howard Books (September 5, 2006)
Length: 320 pages
"This is a brilliant book about a man and a woman who are struggling to find romantic fulfillment, but both of them are dealing with internal issues of fear, grief, and oversized hope. Hamlin takes us deep inside these characters and helps us to work through similar issues within ourselves. The book stays alive on every page, full of stimulating internal and interpersonal dialogue. This novel will benefit every couple who is searching for lasting love -- whether they are already married or hoping to be." -- Neil Clark Warren -- Founder and Chairman, eHarmony.com
"Reading between the Lines is a unique tale of faith and romance, written with surpassing charm and humor. Rick Hamlin finds magic in the lives of Jim Lockhart and Elizabeth Ash, two busy but lonely New Yorkers. Beautifully drawn characters and imaginative plot twists make this a truly engaging -- and enormously satisfying -- love story." -- F. Paul Driscoll -- Editor in Chief, Opera News
"Endearing and touching in turns, this book will capture the romantic heart. I was captivated and charmed, and you will be too." -- Debbie Macomber -- Author, Susannah's Garden
"It's a delight to find a book that succeeds on so many levels at once...an ingenious, suspense-filled plot; authentic characters you miss like absent friends when the story ends; an insider's view of the contemporary New York scene; a love story big enough to encompass death and abandoned dreams; and above all a drama of the spirit that left me, like the protagonist, walking a little closer to God." -- Elizabeth Sherrill -- Author, The Hiding Place and All the Way to Heaven
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