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Publisher Description

From the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and The Masterpieceand “one of [Christian fiction’s] most honored and talented writers” (Library Journal)—comes a heart-wrenching but uplifting story about a highly controversial topic.

Dynah Carey knew where her life was headed. Engaged to a wonderful man, the daughter of doting parents, a faithful child of God—she has it all. Then the unthinkable happens: Dynah’s perfect life is irrevocably changed by a rape that results in an unwanted pregnancy.

Her family is torn apart and her seemingly rock-solid faith is pushed to the limits as she faces the most momentous choice of her life: to embrace or to end the life within her.

This is ultimately a tale of three women, as Dynah’s plight forces both her mother and her grandmother to confront the choices they made. Written with balance and compassion, The Atonement Child brings a new perspective to a widely debated topic.

Fiction & Literature
May 18
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Tyndale House Publishers

Customer Reviews

abqpad ,

Beautifully written

This is a must read. We all face choices. God is on our side. Turn to him always.

TNville ,


Thank you Mrs. Rivers for following God's direction with this book. I am a Christian woman and have often thought about the choice I would make in this situation. Thank you. His love is everlasting and His grace is enough!

Element of Style ,

The atonement child

I have read al Francis Rivers stand alone titles now and the Atonement chills is amazing . I read it in one day. The way it opens your mind to all the different ways God can use us even if we have made not so good choices or have circumstances beyond our control he will forgive us , he can & will give us a new beginning . To Francis your talent at telling stories to touch the soul of your readers is beyond life altering. Thank you

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