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Island of Saints

(2005)
A Story of the One Principle That Frees the Human Spirit
A novel by

 
While digging up a withering wax myrtle tree beside his waterfront home on the Gulf coast, author Andy Andrews unearths a rusted metal container filled with Nazi artifacts and begins an intriguing investigation that unlocks an unspoken past that took place in his backyard . . . literally . . .

. . . In the summer of 1942, as the country gears up for a full-scale commitment to WWII, German subs are dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico to sink U.S. vessels carrying goods and fuel for the war. While taking a late-night walk along the coastline, Helen Mason-recently widowed by the realities of war-discovers the near-lifeless body of a German sailor. Enraged at the site of Josef Landermann's uniform, Helen is prepared to leave the lieutenant to die when an unusual phrase, faintly uttered, changes her mind.

Set in a period simmering with anger and suspicion, Island of Saints offers the very real chronicle of a small town preparing itself for the worst the world has to offer. As cargo from torpedoed ships begins to wash up on the beach, Josef and Helen must reconcile their pasts in order to create a future.

Blending his unique style of historical accuracy with unparalleled storytelling, New York Times best-selling author Andy Andrews offers a tale of war, faith, and forgiveness-illuminating the one principle that frees the human spirit.

Genre: Inspirational
 
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Hardback Editions

May 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: Island of Saints: A Story of the One Principle That Frees the Human Spirit
Author(s): Andy Andrews
ISBN: 0-7852-6140-0 / 978-0-7852-6140-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

September 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Island of Saints: A Story of the One Principle That Frees the Human Spirit
Author(s): Andy Andrews
ISBN: 1-59555-190-5 / 978-1-59555-190-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publishers
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

June 2005 : USA Audio CD
Title: Island of Saints
Author(s): Andy Andrews
ISBN: 1-59859-044-8 / 978-1-59859-044-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2005 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Island of Saints: A Story of the One Principle That Frees the Human Spirit
Author(s): Andy Andrews
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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