The Gifted

Revell. (Shaker, Bk. 5). 2012. c.352p. ISBN 9780800734558. pap. $14.99. CF
Now 18, Jessamine Brady grew up in a Shaker village. but some of the villagers are concerned about the young woman's lack of discipline and her curious nature. Berry picking in the woods, she and another woman hear a gunshot and discover an injured man. Jessamine brings him back to the village. He stays for three days while he heals, and both Jessamine and Tristan realize that they share a connection. Will she leave the safety of the village in order to pursue a life with a stranger?
VERDICT Gabhart's latest (after The Blessed) character-driven story is a sure bet for fans of Jerry S. Eicher.
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