Allie's second husband is killed tragically when his 18-wheeler crashes into the rocks near their home in Cape San Blas--the tanker was full of fuel and the explosion could be seen on overhead satellites. She'd already lost the beloved waterfront restaurant her parents started and now losing her husband, no matter how unfulfilling their marriage was, might just push her over the edge.Joseph's time in Vietnam left him with scars that never seemed to heal. No matter how he's tried to love or what he's tried to do since then, he can't pull himself out of the wreckage of his former life. His trust and security shaken, he isolates himself in a cabin. But every morning, he faithfully pours two cups of coffee, drinking his while he sits with the second, and then pouring out the full cup.It's no small coincidence that Joseph found a mother and her two young children lost in the woods near his cabin. Or that when he helps them return to family in Florida, he's near enough to see that explosion....
|Title||:||Send Down the Rain|
|Number of Pages||:||352 pages|
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Send Down the Rain Reviews
So good! I heard that Charles Martin’s writing was good, but I didn’t expect it to be this good! From the moment I started reading, I was immediately drawn in to the story and was hooked until I turned the last page. Martin is truly a gifted story teller, and I look forward to reading many more of his books.
Charles Martin has crafted a beautiful story of sacrifice, forgiveness, love and redemption. He is becoming one of my favorite authors very quickly. I've only read this one and The Mountain Between Us, but both have been exceptional reads for me.
This story is about two brothers, Joseph and Bobby, whose father left their family when they were under ten years old. Their mother raised them as best she could. Joseph went off to Vietnam while Bobby ended up becoming a Senator. There is a secret burie ...more
I loved this book. I loved the characters. I also so loved Rosco, the dog. I don’t know if I can actually do a review that gives this book its justice. This author has such a wonderful way with his words and expressing emotions (this from his male perspective). I enjoy his books.
What I have to say is that this story is very well done. It is interesting and action packed. The main character, Joseph, is a tortured but bad ass soul with military medals and high honors galore. He is hardened from h ...more
While finishing this story, I had tears in my eyes. This story was filled with passion, romance and hope for second chances. The characterization was top of the line and it had such unique characteristics that forces you to keep scrolling/turning pages to have more. Mystery, romance, passion, drama and intensity brought together brings you Send Down the Rain by Charles Martin.
I want to thank NetGalley for providing me with an eARC in exchange for an honest review. I appreciate this opportunity a ...more
Charles Martin is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors. I don't even have to read the descriptions of his books before I start reading them because I know it will be good regardless of what its about. So I literally had no idea what this was about before I dove in. And guess what? I loved it. As usual, he has crafted an unforgettable emotional and dramatic story in Send Down the Rain. From the beginning I was pulled into the story, reading about the various characters and wondering how th ...more
Send Down the Rain is not a comfortable reading experience. I’m sure Martin meant this purposefully. War is not simple topic but i believe that while the Civil War is still an open wound for America likewise Vietnam is still festering and unresolved and this is the territory Martin explores. He mixes in the messiness of human relationships in the form of family dynamics and love between men and woman. It’s a perfect storm of angst.
These are all grave issues but I each time I reached for another ...more
4.5/5 so good. So fantastic. I loved it. I loved the characters. I loved the fight against evil and just being a good person.
"So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored." (Paula Begala)
Forty five years is a very long time to hold a secret. For Joseph, a Vietnam War veteran, he has been plagued not only by this secret but also by the years he has been separated from the woman he loved, Allie, his brother, a now famous Senator, and the home he once knew and loved. Can Joseph ever go back? He is so sc ...more