Return by Karen Kingsbury, Gary Smalley

368 pages first pub 2003 (editions)

fiction romance emotional lighthearted medium-paced


Book 3 in the bestselling 5-book Christian fiction series that has sold nearly 2 million copies A story of tenacious love and longing for a lost son, from Karen Kingsbury, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of "heart-tugging and emotional" (...

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emotional 100%
hopeful 66%
inspiring 66%
reflective 66%
challenging 33%
sad 33%
tense 33%


slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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