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Item description for Forgotten Road by Randall Arthur...Nashville music star and family man, Cole Michaels, is persuaded to embrace an 'American Dream' theology that promises comfort, happiness, and success. But when the unimaginable happens, Cole blames God and abandons his faith. More vulnerable than ever, he is clueless that an evil character with an unspeakable secret is using every available resource to find him.
Can two old sages, a beautiful blonde, a violin called the Mysterious Lady, and a Triumph motorcycle help prepare Cole for his ultimate trial?
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|Randall has served as a cross-cultural missionary, with his wife, since 1976 and has planted and pastored international churches in Norway and Germany. Along the way, he has written four works of fiction. His first three books (Wisdom Hunter, Jordan's Crossing, and Brotherhood of Betrayal) were published in the 90's. Each of the books was born out of a painful season in the author's life. Randall is noted as a writer who does not write "fairy tale" Christian fiction. His books represent true-to-life drama and resonate with those who are tired of religious pretense and politics. His first book Wisdom Hunter got him fired from his first mission agency. His latest book Forgotten Road comes after ten years of silence. One critic writes, "Few books on faith can keep a man's interest as well as a woman's, and you have managed to cross that barrier. Forgotten Road is a tearjerker of major proportions. It should become the 'Gone With The Wind' of religious fiction."
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|WOW!!!!WHAT A BOOK!!!! Mar 8, 2014|
|A beautiful story of heartbreak and redemption. This is a book you will NOT want to miss! I was grabbed from the first page and wasn't let go until long after I finished the book. This book has stayed with me even though I read it a few weeks ago. I just can't stop thinking about it!!|
Join Cole Michaels on his life journey. I loved Cole and how he walked with the Lord--his coming to Christ through unspeakable heart break; and his humble walk and how he chose to give to others instead of enjoying his riches himself. I love how he didn't let the world mild him into someone he just wasn't even though that would have been so easy.
Pick up thus book today. You will want to carve out plenty of time to read it. Once you start it you won't be able to put it down. I was given a complimentary copy of this book from The Book Club Network for my honest opinion.
|Excellent Contemporary Fiction Jan 21, 2014|
|"Forgotten Road" is one of those books that stay with you for a long time after you finish it. Not only does the story line grasp you and keep you there but all the subtle messages being taught along the way. Randall Arthur is an author to keep on the to follow list to be sure.|
The story revolves around Cole, a rising country music singer who suffers a family tragedy. He turns to alcohol to cope as many do and ends up suffering the consequences and goes to jail. In jail, he meets a preacher who helps him cope with what has occurred in his life.
Another storyline in the book is Jesse who is raised in an adopted household. He made many bad choices growing up due to poor self esteem. Eventually Jesse and Cole will meet.
I recieved this book from the Book Club Network for my honest review.
|a Phenomenal Book Jan 20, 2014|
|From the heights of fame, the first scene in the book to the completely unexpected ending, the novel had me spellbound. The writing is superb, immersing the reader into the story with vivid imagery and realistic emotions. Randall does not tell the story, but shows it in third person POV. The Author sakes some challenging questions, that each reader must answer for himself. The one that has resonated in my mind since I finished reading the book is why does the younger generation feel that God's grace is evident in your life if you are successful? The story alludes to the fact that some churches teach that, but I think that even if they do not, young parents seem to feel that is how you know you are right with your Maker. Cole's story clearly shows the error of this thinking, and though I would think that whoever reads this would also see that, I believe that only those who are open to the Holy Spirit's leading will take this truth to themselves. I unquestionably recommend this to my friends. I received this book free from Fred at The BookClub Network, the author Randall Arthur and publisher LifeImage in exchange for an honest review. A positive critique was not required. The opinions are my own.|
|Sensational Jan 10, 2014|
|Forgotten Road is definitely at the top of my MUST READ list of books. This is the first of Randall Arthur’s books that I’ve read and it’s going to be the first of many. In fact, I was thrilled to find out that Wisdom Hunter, Jordan’s Crossing and Brotherhood of Betrayal are all part of this series. It was also great that I didn’t have to read them first before reading Forgotten Road. I was captivated by the main character Cole Michaels and his journey from fame to brokenness to healing. I’m not sure I have enough words to express how much I enjoyed this story. It had all the major components of a great book – mystery, suspense, believable characters, intense plot and it must be accompanied by a box of tissues. It had me crying and biting my nails all the way through it. I must admit I wasn’t sure I would enjoy the story but I can say without reservation that I will recommend this book to every reader I know. |
Cole Michaels has it all. A beautiful family, money and fame and a comfortable and easy version of religion. Afterall, his pastor has taught him that Christians have it easy when they follow God. All that can be shaken will be shaken and when Cole’s world comes crashing down around him, he retreats into a world of self-loathing and reproach. In his nightmarish new reality, Cole meets a pastor whom he can barely stand to look at and he does his best to avoid the pastor. This man just might have the answers Cole’s been looking for or he might be the person who can finally feel the wrath Cole has been retaining for the God who abandoned him.
I loved the way Randall Arthur showed the character of Jesse from his childhood through adulthood. He does an exceptional job of incorporating how his upbringing and childhood affected his thought processes and reasoning. A character the reader can despise and yet feel empathy for is not easily done, but Jesse is that character. His involvement with Cole is brilliant intertwined.
A new love interest, a second chance at fame and a new beginning all await Cole but he must consciously decide whether fame and fortune is really what he wants. The past has a way of finding us and Cole’s past has a vengeance for repaying him. The story will keep the reader captivated until the last page.
Forgotten Road encompasses the questions about western culture’s idea of Christianity, human trafficking and redemption. I didn’t want the book to end. This book is truly sensational all the way around. I received this book from The Book Club Network and Tyndale Publishing in exchange for my honest opinion.
|A novel with a spiritual message Jan 2, 2014|
|Randall, author of the classic Wisdom Hunter, has penned another novel that will have readers discussing its concepts for a long time.|
Nashville music star Cole Michaels is caught up in the prosperity and success theology. His career skyrockets to the top. But then tragedy strikes in the death of his young son and his wife shortly after. Unable to handle his own role in the tragedy, he resorts to alcohol, causing only more tragedy.
While serving his prison sentence, Michaels is befriended by the prison chaplain, a relationship that changes his life. But even as he is getting his life back together, there is another who is bent on taking that life from him.
This is a novel characteristic of Randall's previous works. This novel is not just to entertain, although it is entertaining. Arthur has a message he wants to communicate and he does that through the lives of characters in this novel.
Michaels gets caught up in a teaching we see in the church today: God wants you to be a success. That theology is no comfort to him when his life falls apart. God send others into Michaels' life to bring him back to a correct understanding of God's plans and desires for a Christian's life.
Forgiveness is a big theme in the novel too. Michaels must learn to forgive himself, even as God has forgiven him. That theme runs straight arrow through to the end where Michaels has the opportunity to make the ultimate act of forgiveness.
Another theme is restoration. God had certainly given Michaels a gift in the music area. That is, in a sense, taken away and then restored. But it is restored to a different level, a level that is in submission to God.
It is interesting to see what restores Michaels to a right relationship with his Savior. A motorcycle plays a huge part. There are a number of men who come alongside him to help him progress to the place God wants him to be. Another item that plays a huge part is a violin. He had become a star with his violin, one he destroyed at his lowest ebb. Later another is given to him and rather than leading to success, this violin leads him to servant-hood.
By the way, if you read the Wisdom Hunter all those years ago, you'll appreciate an elderly Jason Faircloth's appearance in this novel.
This is a great novel for men. But I enjoyed it too. It certainly gave me much to think about. Randall notes at the end of the book that many of the events in the novel are based on real experiences. He must like his motorcycle group as there was more than enough narrative about Michaels and his motorcycle and the motorcycle group. (Some of that could have been left out, I thought, making the book not so long.)
The title of the novel comes from a piece written by a friend of Randall's daughter. This quote gives you an idea of its meaning in the narrative: “...I cannot deny that He is asking me how far I am willing to walk down the road of complete abandonment to everything but Him, the road that has been gladly forgotten in today's society.” (300)
If you are ready to face the challenge of walking your own forgotten road, you might want to read this book. It will inspire you.
I received a complimentary copy of this book through the Book Group Network for the purpose of this review.
|A moving tale of a man searching for God’s direction. Dec 30, 2013|
|I received a free copy of this book through The Book Club Network in exchange for my honest opinion.|
Nashville music star and family man, Cole Michaels, is persuaded to embrace an “American Dream” theology that promises comfort, happiness, and success. But when the unimaginable happens, Cole blames God and abandons his faith. More vulnerable than ever, he is clueless that an evil character with an unspeakable secret is using every available resource to find him.
Can two old sages, a beautiful blonde, a violin called the Mysterious Lady, and a Triumph motorcycle help prepare Cole for his ultimate trial?
This book is beautifully written and has a wealth of Biblical truths woven throughout the story. The “American Dream” theology that Cole has been taught is carefully examined by Cole along with the sages that step up to walk beside him and help him to learn what God and the Bible truly have to say about how mankind should live. It was an absolute pleasure to go on the journey with Cole. There were many aspects of the Christian life within a church body that Cole discusses throughout this book that I was able to relate to having seen them in my own life experience.
|Great Read! Dec 27, 2013|
|Wow! Talk about one of my favorite books! This book caught my attention from the first page. This book starts with two different stories going on. I stayed up way past my bedtime just to figure out how these two stories go together. |
Cole Michaels is pretty much an overnight sensation. He is living the "American Dream" but then many tragic experiences happen in his life. He starts to blame God and goes on the biggest adventure of his life. There are many things that happen in his life to teach him many life lessons.
Not only was this book a great fiction story but it had so many biblical applications in it. This is a book that will stay with me way after reading it. I feel like I have been to church and have gained some biblical knowledge from it that I can apply in my daily life.
Randall Arthur is a very talented writer. I have read all of his book thus far and I will continue to read his books. He is one of my favorite authors. I would recommend this book to everyone!
|Forgotten Road Dec 12, 2013|
|Note: I received a complimentary copy for an honest review of this book from www.bookfun.org|
It is well worth the time taken by readers to read and enjoy this novel. I believe that many who enjoy a novel that grabs the mind along with the heart will relish some of the themes presented here. One of the encouraging thoughts of the book is the way some characters talk honestly about their walk with the Lord and health of the church. Secondly, I enjoyed the writing because it showed how tragedy can come in the believer’s life along with some of the consequences of making incorrect choices, as well as how to handle the deep pain and grief, but also how God uses it for His glory.
There is also within the pages the truth of giving to others like Christ and not living with an entitlement mentality. Along with this theme is the challenge to acknowledge how the entitlement teachings have contaminated the church. Some may think that once a character receives wrong instruction there can’t ever be redemption through true Biblical teaching, but in this work of fiction we see a character learn to do just that and more.
It was good to see how being saturated in the Word and surrounded by believers can bring about healing along with a new direction in life. To me, this is what God can do: He can take something Satan or life means to take out of believers and instead raise them up to do what, without that lesson, they would never imagine being able to accomplish. The main idea I found encouraging while reading is how we need to live, giving our lives away, doing what God has blessed us with instead of using it to serve the flesh.
The more I read, the more I pondered what the author was sharing through various scenes and characters. While parts were hard to read because they brought heartache, other parts showed God healing the pain and bringing new life to the heart of His children. Here is a novel that does reflect some of the real situations and feelings I have experienced in my walk with the Lord and as a member of the Body of Christ. I sure hope people take the time to read, enjoy and ponder the themes gleaned from Forgotten Road, then give a copy away so others can take the worthwhile journey through the pages!
|A great Christian novel Dec 12, 2013|
|This is the first book written by Randall Arthur that I have read but will not be my last one. This is an amazing and powerful story. When I started reading it I did not want to put it down. The story and the characters are so well written that you feel they are real and not fictional. It is a story of faith, family, tragedy and redemption.|
Cole Michaels the main character thought he had it all. A wonderful family, a great musical career, money and faith in God until tragedy struck. Due to the tragedy he has suffered and mistakes he has made he feels his life is not worth living but knows he must pay for his mistakes.
Other characters are Chaplain Parker who helps Cole find new faith and redemption and has s story of his own to tell; and Jesse Rainwater who suffered an abusive childhood from his adoptive parents. How is Jesse's life related to Cole's.
I recommend you read this story.
I received this book from bookfun.org for my honest opinion and review.
|Redemption, Forgiveness and Love of God Dec 9, 2013|
|Cole is rising star on the country music scene. He has it all and thinks he has earned it because of his pastor's teachings. His has a beautiful wife and son. Then tragedy strikes. Cole loses everything and ends up in prison. He believes he is being punished and rightfully so. He has been sentenced to 11 yrs. He learns how hard prison can be and he soon becomes a friend to the Chaplain. Before he is released he has come to know and understand more about the Bible, Faith and Christ. He's been asked to cut a new album and go on concert tour, do interviews and get involved in all the trimmings he once had. He realizes that he is in the same place as before. He agrees to the first concert, walks out and cancels the tour, interviews, special appearances and all. He sells his things except for his fiddle (which he has become famous for), buys a motorcycle and things he needs for a long road trip of touring the US. Meet the people he does, those that affect his life. Those that he affects by his help, his physical and monetary help and most important the faith that he was shown and learned from the Chaplain. This book shows forgiveness, redemption, faith, caring for others and trying to stay in the walk of God and letting Him shine through our lives for others to see.|
I received this book through www.bookfun.org to read and leave a honest review. I thought this book was well written, it touched my heart and I highly recommend this book. You will enjoy the characters, the motorcycle tour and shed a tear or two (at least) while reading about his life in prison and how he comes back to Christ.
|I wish everyone could read this! Dec 8, 2013|
|What an amazing novel! Its gut wrenching honesty is very hard to take at times and refreshing at others. It is a story about a musician, Cole Michaels, and his life from fame and fortune to the depths of self-destruction when Christ gets a hold of him.|
It poses the questions of how far are we willing to go, as Christians in the comforts of the USA, to obey God? What is wrong with our churches? How do we follow God when He seems to be silent and far away?
This is not a farfetched story but one that holds many truths and very plausible. In fact parts of it come from lives of those who have touched the author’s life. The spiritual truths he shares are remarkable. God has used Randall Arthur in a very powerful way through this story.
Note: I received a complimentary copy for an honest review of this book. The opinions shared in this review are solely my responsibility. Other reviews can be read at http://TMWoodsBooks.com/blog . Also follow me on Twitter @TMWoodsBook, FaceBook at https://www.facebook.com/TMWoodsBooks .
|Forgotten Road Dec 6, 2013|
|Randall Arthur weaves profound truths and life lessons for Christians within a captivating and intriguing story about one man's spiritual journey. A gifted musician/singer-songwriter suffers unfathomable loss, abandons his beliefs, and escapes into alcohol to ease his grief. While under the influence, he causes a horrific auto accident that kills a mother and daughter. In court he rejects any defense and is sentenced to eleven years and eight months. At first he blocks the prison chaplain's attempts to help him due to disillusionment with earlier superficial spiritual leaders. Yet, eventually the chaplain becomes his spiritual mentor, and Cole sets out earnestly to seek God and His purpose for the rest of his life. Because of his success before the tragedies, a music production company pursues him to record an album that becomes successful beyond their hopes. However, he questions whether or not he is in God's perfect will. He begins a quest that will bring him face to face with an evil person who has sought him and planned his demise for a long time. The final chapter is a riveting and dramatic conclusion that the reader cannot possibly predict. I received this book through the Book Club Network in exchange for an honest review.|
|It will grab you from page 1 Dec 3, 2013|
|“Nashville music star and family man, Cole Michaels, is persuaded to embrace an “American Dream” Theology that promises comfort, happiness, and success. But when the unimaginable happens, Cole blames God and abandons his faith. More vulnerable than ever, he is clueless that an evil character with an unspeakable secret is using every available resource to find him. |
Down every forgotten road is a new discovery. Sometimes pleasant. Sometimes frightening.
There’s no “fairy tale’ Christianity here. But there is a true –to-life drama that will captivate your heart and mind. And resonate in your soul.”
Forgotten Road by Randall Arthur is the first book that I have read by this author and it is unlikely that it will be the last. It is one of the best books I’ve read in a very long time. It is at times sweet and other times rife with raw gut-wrenching emotion. This book will grab you on page one, touch your heart, jangle your emotions, and not let go of you until the last paragraph. It is filled with Cole Michaels’ personal road to really discovering the truth who God is and how to humble himself not only before God, but before man as well to let HIS light shine through.
I can’t say enough about this book… but to divulge too much would give away the story. You must unwrap this story yourself. I will warn that there are a few paragraphs/pages that are seriously graphic – so sensitive readers be aware.
*Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book through the “For Readers Only” group at The Book Club Network, in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own, and no monetary compensation was received for this review.
*Reviews of this book were posted at the following locations: this site, Barnes & Noble, Deeper Shopping, Books A Million, Goodreads, and to be featured on my blog at http://titus3.wordpress.com
|Great read - can't wait to read more Dec 2, 2013|
|I just finished reading a book that I can’t stop thinking about: Forgotten Road by Randall Arthur. I had never heard of this author before but am so glad I was introduced to him. His writing is so real and so captivating, I was hooked by the second chapter. There are so many twists and turns, storylines, and Biblical truths woven throughout this novel, I feel like I know these people intimately. Some of the scenes that Mr. Arthur captured I not only found myself thinking about throughout my day, but had to keep reminding myself it was only fiction. That is how real and organic his writing is. |
The storyline is about a famous musician and I seriously had to stop myself from Googling his name because I felt like he was a real celebrity. The way that Mr. Arthur describes Cole Michaels - the absolute gift that God gave him with his ability to pick up the violin and create a masterpiece is exactly the gift God gave Mr. Arthur in the realm of writing. This is an author that I will be going back and finding his older books, three of them, and reading them cover to cover. I have already praised this book to three people and I had barely gotten past the first 100 pages when I did that.
This is a book that appeals to both men and women. It deals with heavy topics so if you would prefer a light romance, this isn’t the book for you. If, however, you like to read about real life and like to be challenged a bit by what you read, I would highly recommend this book. I have finished the book and it has challenged my way of looking at the world and its belief systems, encouraged me to take that next step in my walk with Christ, and reinforced to me how important it is to me to continue living an authentic, genuine life for God. This book isn’t preachy in any way. It’s just taking a journey with a man who has lived through some terrible things and survived, only by God’s grace. And we are privileged to get to walk with him. This is a book whose truths will stay with you for a long time, in a good way. Thank you, Mr. Arthur, for taking me on your journey. I can’t wait for your next one.
This book was provided for me by bookfun.org for my honest opinion. I posted this review on this site, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, and Deeper Shopping.
|Reviews From A Man's Perspective Dec 2, 2013|
|Cole Michaels appears to have it all. As his pastor had said, "It is never God's will that any of His children should suffer financially......" So his rising music career, his beautiful family and everything going his way had to be given to him by God. In an instant, though, all of that changed. Why would God forsake him? Isn't he a child of the King? Who wants a God that can put people through so much pain? As Cole know adjusts to life without his career, his family and all things perfect, there's a new focus and direction to his life. When the opportunity comes to reignite his career, he jumps at the chance, but ends it all abruptly. He takes out on the road to spend time conversing with God and to draw nearer to Him. To take all of the noise out of his life to zero in on what the Lord's desire is for his life. What does he find during his travels? Can he get his career back on track? What kind of life does God really want for us? GO BUY THIS BOOK!|
I can't say enough about this book. The hard part is putting all of my thoughts down in this review without giving the story away. This books touched me in a way that no other book has ever done. The way that Cole gave of himself to others, the personal discovery that he made out on the road by himself, and after he teamed up with the group of men from Jason Faircloth's church. This book was filled with such personal insight into how we need to approach our relationship with Him; "We all need to be under the preaching of God's Holy Word, None of us can afford to slack off on being in God's house on God's day", "Tell those who are rich in this world not to be proud and not to trust in their money. Tell them to use their money to do good. They should be rich in good works and should give generously to those in need. By doing this they will be storing up their treasure as a good foundation for the future". On and on, I could keep typing these little snippets from the book that really made an influence on me, but I won't. I'll just remind you to GO BUY THIS BOOK!
Is this a guy's book? You better believe it. This book hits at the heart of a man. It shows us how to humble ourselves before man and before God so that His light is the one that shines through all of the time. This story has a great "man's club" feel when the motorcycle club takes off on their adventure, especially because of the different adventures they get into while on the road.
|Excellent book Dec 1, 2013|
|"Forgotten Road" is a powerful book about a man, Cole, that believes he has it all. He has a wife he loves, a child he adores, a career that is going places, money and a belief in God. How quickly all this can and does change! When tragedy strikes Cole makes some terrible choices and suffers from the consequences of his decisions. Jesse, another main character in "Forgotten Road" is brought into this story in small bits and pieces. Jesse is a young man that has suffered at the hands of his adoptive parents, and then also because of some poor decisions he makes, mostly because he feels unloved and inadequate. When Cole and Jesse meet, well, you will have to read the book for that...|
My heart just breaks for these two men and the pain and suffering they experienced. I believe Randall Arthur did an excellent job switching characters, and often I was longing for him to go back to Jesse. I wanted to see what he was going to do next!
"Forgotten Road" is about "Name it, claim it" religion versus "Faith based love for Jesus Christ." It is about accepting the consequences of our sin, and about forgiving others as well as ourselves. It is about where and from whom our love and acceptance must come from. About whom we need to please, the general public or God. Just as Cole had to make these choices, so do all human beings...
I received this book from Bookclub.org for my honest review.
|a great page-turner, really Nov 25, 2013|
|This is the first novel I have read by Randall Arthur. Forgotten Road has risen to my top 10 all- time favorites. The story is mesmerizing and the characters are quite believable. The main character,|
Cole Michaels, is a fine example of a Christian who lost his way in this world and knew he could return to God and His forgiveness.
Cole's struggles with faith touched a nerve with me, as I struggled all my life with doubts and discouragements of faith and belief. While Cole Michaels did turn back to God amid the glitz and glamor of the entertainment scene, he had to make a choice: to devote his time, money, and energy to help common people and many worthwhile causes or continue entertaining and pleasing crowds of fans. The fame and fortune were truly attractive.
The character Jesse impressed me as I continued to wonder what role he was going to play in this story. He brings awareness of a real problem existing today, and that is Human Trafficking.
I encourage everyone to read this excellent novel. I look forward to reading Randall Arthur's other books:
Wisdom Hunter, Jordan's Crossing, and Brotherhood of Betrayal.
I received this free book from the author and the BookClub Network for my honest review.
|Couldn't Put it Down Nov 25, 2013|
|When this book came in the mail, I was in the middle of another book. I decided to read the first few pages of this one to see if I was going to like it, and guess what? I couldn’t put it down until I had finished it.|
Cole Michaels is living the American Dream, when he faces the biggest nightmare a person can face. As a result, he blames God and wants nothing more to do with a God like this. This book made me cry. I cried with sadness and I cried with joy. I really, really wish Cole’s CD was a real CD, because I would love to hear it.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who believes God has let him down, or to anyone who knows God HASN’T let him down.
I was given this book for review purposes by the author and bookfun.org
|You will not put this book down Nov 24, 2013|
|Forgotten Road is the first book that I have read by author Randall Arthur. However, I do know that it will not be my last. This book grabbed me from the first page and I could not put it down. I wanted to turn page by page in order to find out what was going to happen next. Where was Cole's life going to not only lead him but the reader as well?|
Cole Michaels had it all. He was a Nashville music star, he had a great wife and son, and he had a nice home and life. He had recently given his life to the Lord. He was living the American Dream because his Pastor taught him that if he loved God and lived a good life, God would give him all he wanted.
One day and two tragedies later, Cole is now at rock bottom or so he thinks. Then he makes one of the biggest mistakes in his life. He decides that he must pay for his mistake and is content to fulfill his punishment. He is alone, broken and completely down to the last. Enter Pastor Duke. Through the teachings and friendship of this man, Cole realizes that the God he has been angry with and the teachings he once believed have been wrong. Cole starts on his new path.
Eleven years and 8 months after he started his punishment, Cole walks out a free man. He picks up his career and "The Blond Fiddler" returns to the music scene but under a different label and with a different type of music. He has a beautiful woman who loves him. He has fans who have missed him but he still feels empty. Through prayer, Cole realizes what his next path will be.
As we continue to follow Cole on his journeys, the reader is introduced to many scriptures, many people and many different circumstances along the way. Will Cole find where he truly should be?
Mixed throughout the novel, the reader is also introduced to a young boy then a young man who is going through his own living nightmare. How is he related to Cole? Will these two meet? What will the outcome of their meeting be?
Randall Arthur wrote Cole Michaels as a character which could be someone real. I really do wish that I could by Cole's CDs and listen to his playing the violin, the Mysterious Lady. I love to hear the violin. How does an old violin, a new motorcycle and his new found faith and understanding lead Cole down the "Forgotten Road"? Read the book. It will not disappoint you!
I received this book through bookfun.org in exchange for my honest opinion.
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