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The One True Love of Alice-Ann
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The One True Love of Alice-Ann


Living in rural Georgia in 1941, sixteen-year-old Alice-Ann has her heart set on her brother's friend Mack; despite their five-year age gap, Alice-Ann knows she can make Mack see her for the woman she'll become. But when they receive news of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Mack decides to enlist, Alice-Ann realizes she must declare her love before he leaves. Though promising to write, Mack leaves without confirmation that her love is returned. But Alice-Ann is determined to wear the wedding dress her maiden aunt never had a chance to wear--having lost her fiance in the Great War. As their correspondence continues over the next three years, Mack and Alice-Ann are drawn closer together. But then Mack's letters cease altogether, leaving Alice-Ann to fear history repeating itself. Dreading the war will leave her with a beautiful dress and no happily ever after, Alice-Ann fills her days with work and caring for her best friend's war-torn brother, Carlton. As time passes and their friendship develops into something more, Alice-Ann wonders if she'll ever be prepared to say good-bye to her one true love and embrace the future God has in store with a newfound love. Or will a sudden call from overseas change everything?

Title:The One True Love of Alice-Ann
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:418 pages
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    The One True Love of Alice-Ann Reviews

  • Amy
    Nov 02, 2016

    What a beautiful story!!! While the description tries to bill this as a love triangle, it is really a sweet, coming-of-age story about a young girl on the WWII home front discovering the meaning of tr...

  • Yvette
    Apr 20, 2017

    More coming-of-age than romance, this is a sweet story of the journey of Alice-Ann from infatuated teen to maturing young woman. A great deal of that maturing has to do with recognizing the difference...

  • Karen
    Feb 22, 2017

    A wonderfully written coming of age story, set during World War Two, told from the perspective of a young woman in a rural Georgia town. Learning what true love really is comes to Alice through a lot...

  • Sarah
    Oct 05, 2016

    The Greatest Generation is slipping away and I hope it will be books like this one that keep those heroes and heroines of WWII alive for us. When I read about Alice-Ann, Mack, and Carlton I can see th...

  • Ane Mulligan
    Jan 01, 2017

    Eva Marie Everson gets better and better with each book she writes! The One True Love of Alice-Ann is a masterpiece. A story of young love, of loss, and coming-of-age, it's the consummate love story. ...

  • Jessica Wolf
    Jun 03, 2017

    I'm conflicted (as per the usual) because the story itself was interesting, yet lacking; the characters were varied, yet shallow; the plot easy, yet predictable. BUT the cover is abso-freaking-lutley ...

  • Deanne Patterson
    Apr 14, 2017

    Such a beautiful story! Alice-Ann comes of age in the early 1940's in rural Georgia. She plans to have a 16th birthday party and all her friends are coming. A few hours before the party though, horrib...

  • Rachael
    May 30, 2017

    Set on the homefront in WWII, it depicts the the hardships of those at home--the anxiety of waiting to hear from loved ones, the devastation to the whole town at a death. I could just hear the souther...

  • Alyssa
    Jun 01, 2017

    Eva Marie Everson's One True Love of Alice-Ann is a story about 16 year old Alice Ann and the love of her life Mack. Set during the second World War, Mack decides to enlist after the attack on Pearl H...

  • Heather Iseminger
    Mar 31, 2017

    "If her heart grew any warmer, it could have baked a pound cake." And so goes the southern comfort description of strength, dignity, and kindness demonstrated by Alice-Ann and her small-town Georgia c...