The Baker's Wife

The Baker's Wife

Book - 2011
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Before Audrey was the baker's wife, she was the pastor's wife.

Then a scandalous lie cost her husband a pastoral career. Now the two work side-by-side running a bakery, serving coffee, and baking fresh bread. But the hurt still pulls at Audrey.

Driving early one morning to the bakery, Audrey's car strikes something--or someone--at a fog-shrouded intersection. She finds a motor scooter belonging to a local teacher. Blood is everywhere, but there's no trace of a body.

Both the scooter and the blood belong to detective Jack Mansfield's wife, and he's certain that Audrey is behind Julie's disappearance.

But the case dead-ends and the detective spirals into madness. When he takes her family and some patrons hostage at the bakery, Audrey is left with a soul-damaged ex-con and a cynical teen to solve the mystery. And she'll never manage that unless she taps into something she would rather leave behind--her excruciating ability to feel other's pain.

Publisher: Nashville, TN : Thomas Nelson, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781595547521
Branch Call Number: HEA
Characteristics: 345 pages ; 22 cm

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sbaxfield
Dec 15, 2015

Full of unlikely gratuitous violence - totally implausible plot.

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Perry2
May 11, 2014

I loved this book and it has made me want to read more from this author. Very good mystery that keeps you hooked until the very end. Highly recommend.

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ftwness
Jun 24, 2013

This is the first book I've read in awhile & I loved it! Found it hard to put down! However, there were a few little ends that never got tied up & it's really bugged me! Aside from that, I would highly recommend! If empathy is one of your strong points, then you'll have an instant connection to the main character that'll have you feeling as though you're walking with her through her supernatural journey of faith.

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srosskopf
Nov 09, 2012

I enjoyed this book. Easy read - kept me interested in what would happen next. I liked how the story is told in the perspectives of several different characters.

Religion and God played a role in it throughout - not too heavy, but it was there - which I enjoyed.

Glad I found this book!

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