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How Sweet the Sound

(2014)
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"With poetic prose, lyrical descriptions, and sensory details . . . this story dives into the Gulf Coast culture of pecan orchards and debutante balls, exposing layers of family secrets and sins. In the end comes redemption, grace, forgiveness, and faith. Bravo!" - Julie Cantrell,New York Times bestselling author

Wealth and etiquette can hide a lot of things in the South, as the esteemed Harlan family of sleepy Bay Spring, Alabama, knows. But behind the gentle facade of white pillared porches and acres of cultivated pecan orchards, family secrets smolder.

Young Anniston Harlan cares little for high society and the rigid rules and expectations of her grandmother, Princella. She finds solace working the orchards alongside her father and grandfather, and relief in the cool waters of Mobile Bay.

Anniston's aunt, Comfort Harlan, has never quite lived up to the family name, or so her mother Princella's ever-apparent scowl implies. When she gleefully accepts the proposal of her longtime boyfriend, Solly, a flood tide of tragedy ensues that strips Comfort of her innocence and unleashes generations of family secrets, changing the Harlan family forever.

While Comfort struggles to recover, Anniston discovers an unlikely new friend from the seedy part of town who helps her try to make sense of the chaos. Together, they and the whole town of Bay Spring discover how true love is a risk, but one worth taking.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: How Sweet the Sound (Thorndike Press Large Print Christian Romance)
Author(s): Amy K Sorrells
ISBN: 1-4328-4624-8 / 978-1-4328-4624-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: How Sweet the Sound
Author(s): Amy K Sorrells
ISBN: 1-4964-2613-4 / 978-1-4964-2613-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: How Sweet the Sound: A Novel
Author(s): Amy K Sorrells
ISBN: 1-4347-0544-7 / 978-1-4347-0544-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: David C. Cook
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Kindle Editions

September 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: How Sweet the Sound
Author(s): Amy K Sorrells
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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