If you're looking for a quick, simple, and uplifting read "The Encounter" by Stephen Arterburn would be a good choice.
A rich, famous, angry Jonathan Rush ventures to Fairbanks, Alaska on the advice of his counselor to find out the reason his mother left him at 4-years-old. With the help of a new friend, Erica Bingham, he searches his past history for answers. When they come across a woman named Mercy they are sure she holds information essential to piece together everything... if only they can convince her to talk to them.
This was a pretty easy read and somewhat predictable. Arterburn weaves his story in a calm way taking the reader through Jonathan's and Ada Rose's points of view with their individual stories. "The Encounter" was not a very exciting book but the message of forgiveness and acceptance was beautiful and comforting. At the end the reader will have plenty to reflect over in their own life.
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