When Mountains MoveJulie Cantrell
In author Julie Cantrell's novel When Mountains Move, it is the spring of 1943. With a wedding and a cross-country move on the horizon, Millie’s world is about to change forever - and she wishes that her past could change with it. Soon after the break of day, Bump will b... Read More
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In author Julie Cantrell's novel When Mountains Move, it is the spring of 1943. With a wedding and a cross-country move on the horizon, Millie’s world is about to change forever - and she wishes that her past could change with it.
Soon after the break of day, Bump will become Millie’s husband. Then, if all goes as planned, they will leave the rain-soaked fields of Mississippi and head for the wilds of the Colorado Rockies. However, as Millie tries to forget a dark secret, she hasn’t yet realized how drastically her past experiences will impact the coming days.
For most of Millie’s life, being free felt about as unlikely as the mountains moving. But she’s about to discover that sometimes in life, we are given second chances - and that the only thing bigger than her past is her future.
Page Count: 416
- Product type: Book
- Format: Softcover
- Release Date: Aug 10, 2013
- UPC: 9780781404259
- Volumes/Discs: 1
- Pages: 408
- Publish Date: Sep 1, 2013
- Language: English
- BISAC: "FIC042000"
- ISBN: 0781404258
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- When Mountains Move Millies Story by inspiremichelle on 9/7/13
When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell
This book is the continuation of Millie’s story from Into the Free. I enjoyed this book but must admit I have not yet read Into the Free. It can be read as a stand alone book, but because I enjoyed this one so much I will be reading the first one. When Mountains Move is set in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Young newlyweds Millie and Bump set out across country on their own. As they struggle to build a home, ranch and veterinary practice they face trepidation in the mist of Millie’s secret. Read the story of Millie and Bump’s fear of an uncertain future, the challenge of taking a risks, and the redemption and freedom that can be found when a secret is no more. See how God works out the bad for His own good. Meet her Choctaw grandmother and learn her rich history. The author Julie Cantrell brings the characters to life and walks you through the struggles of the 1940’s. I want to thank the author Julie Cantrell and publisher David C. Cook for bringing good clean Christian books like this one to readers like me. I would also like to thank The Book Club Network Inc. for providing me with this book in exchange for my review.
- Stirring Sequel to When Mountains Move by Nancee on 8/27/13
Millie discovers hope in the opportunity to move forward with her life, far from atrocities of her past. Sadly, Millie's past is destined to become a major component of her future. Her choice between the two men she loves eventually creates questions in her mind regarding whether she has chosen the best course for her future. Opportunity awaits her and her new husband, Bump, as they set out to brave new worlds in the mountains of Colorado, far from the heartache in Mississippi. The challenges they face appear insurmountable when they realize that their "new" homestead is uninhabitable. Using every moment of daylight Millie and Bump attempt what appears to be the impossible, but their perseverance rewards them with an inhabitable farmstead and outbuildings with 5,000 acres of land to raise horses and beef cattle.
Julie Cantrell has received numerous awards for her debut novel, "Into The Free," which has been optioned by a production studio with hopes of bringing her story to the big screen! Julie's sequel to "Into The Free" surpassed my expectations! Her attention to detail is outstanding, and her characters are so well illustrated that I felt myself living Millie's life throughout the story! Vivid portrayals of the landscape throughout Millie and Bump's journey to the Rocky Mountains are eloquent, from the yellow flowers Millie so loves to the mountains that greet them. The hardships and disillusions they face are realistic and believable. As with Julie's debut novel, I feel that "When Mountains Move" is an exceptional work of artistic creativity. I highly recommend this inspiring book!
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the author and Wynn-Wynn Media in exchange for my honest review. All expressed opinions are my own, and no monetary compensation was received for this review.