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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. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Abbie Jo
    Apr 22, 2017

    Oh my goodness. This was the most amazing book. First of all, the cover is gorgeous. I wish they showed the full dress because the small part of it that is shown makes me want to wear it for my weddin...

  • Bethany
    Mar 16, 2017

    What a delightful read! From the moment I saw this book I have been looking forward to reading it and I am so thrilled it didn't disappoint! The lush cover and beautiful description were nothing compa...

  • Melissa
    Jan 22, 2017

    Everson's book is slightly slow to start, but it does pick up once America enters World War II and it begins to affect people in the small town of Bynum, Ga. The romance is quite poignant and touching...