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PDF á BOOK Listening for Lions FREE ☆ GLORIA WHELAN ¸ If you are among evil people you must be like the lion gathering strength and awaiting your timeAfrica is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known But when influenza strikes down her missionary parents she is left vulnerable prey to her family's wicked neighbIf you are among evil people you must be like the lion gathering strength and awaiting your timeAfrica is the only home Rachel Sheridan has ever known But when influenza strikes dow “They were all brilliant They wrote books and painted pictures and if they ever stopped talking which I was sure they would never do they planned to change the world”― Gloria Whelan Listening for LionsThis is the second book I have read by Gloria Whelan The first Homeless Bird was extraordinary While Listening for Lions did not make it onto the list of my favorites I still think it is a good read that many fans of Historical Fiction will enjoyThe book is set in Africa at first Rachel is a young girl and her parents run a hospital where they treat people with influenza Tragically Rachel's parents both wind up catching it and they do not survive leaving Rachel on her ownRachel becomes enmeshed in a scheme by her evil neighbors who temporarily assume charge of her through lies and deceit To tell you the truth that is just the surface of the book I do not want to say to much but what this book is really about is Rachel's journey as she comes into herself and develops her own identity encountering many obstacles along the way as well as much love found in the most surprising places Not romantic lovethis book has no romance in itWhat I liked best about this book is what I adored about Homeless Bird The vivid descriptions of Africa were stunning particularly the animal descriptions Whelan's books at times read almost like poetry Animals seem to play a big role in her writings and in Lions you will meet birds and wild ponies and hear Rachel talk of her love for Lions The sense of atmosphere is so compelling and in my review of Homeless Bird I had said the Prose glows Well it does in Listening for Lions as well She is such a beautiful writerAnd once again the theme is independence Rachel wants to be a doctor and heal people and she will not let much stand in her way I so like that Whelan writes strong protagonists Her young women are Free Spirited and unbound by Society's norms and expectations That along with her beautiful and descriptive prose make Whelan's books so interesting to readThe negatives have nothing to do with the book I just wasn't uite in the mood to read about Influenza Especially not with Covid 19 being so prevalent I have already gone through some depression due to our present circumstances so I will tell people there is much focus on disease and for me I had to skim much of that I think had my mood been different I would have focused on those scenes maybe but just was not in the moodAs others mention it does lose power toward the end I fell in love with Grandfather with his twinkling eyes and fun bird loving nature bu I think the book could have ended at the point the evil neighbors scheme was discoveredSofor fans of Historical Fiction I can't recommend this book enough If you have never read Whelan you might want to start with Homeless Bird which is just amazing but I plan to work my way through all her books A strong four stars from me for Listening for Lions

Gloria Whelan À Listening for Lions READER

N her missionary parents she is left vulnerable prey to her family's wicked neighbors Surrounded by greed and lies Rachel is entangled in a criminal scheme and sent to England where One of my most favourite books ever This story reminds me about fulfilling dreams and how special home is There is sadness but also joy in this book and every time I read it it fuels my desire to hear the lions myself one day To me it’s a treasure among books

PDF Þ Listening for Lions À Gloria Whelan

Listening for LionsShe is forced into a life of deception Like the lion she must be patient and strong awaiting the moment when she can take control of her own fate and find her way home again at las This has to be one of the best books I've ever read It is filled with adventure excitement suspense and surprises I can't recommended this book enough Just go read it Now ;