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You're the One That I Want (Christiansen Family) - Susan May Warren

You’re the One That I Want  by Susan May Warren
The book summary sounded interesting to me, enough to request and ultimately won a free copy. Have read other books recently, Evergreen, by this author and have enjoyed the books.
Like how the book starts out with a letter from a mother to her son and what she expects his life will turn out to be.
Story starts out on a crabbing boat in Alaska and Scotty's father is the captain and she works alongside the men, also taking over the wheelhouse when the captain needs a break.
Loved hearing of how the work on the crab boat is done, each doing their specific job and using their hands...
Tragedy strikes and they go overboard in the North Pacific and it's days til they are discovered. We learn of his relatives and their thoughts as they learn of the accident.
Circumstances bring them together and they all end up in MN to straighten out the drama the family has.
Things escalate to really bad and she knows she has stayed too long, she needs to get back to her life.
Even though there are a lot of family characters it's easy to keep them straight, especially if you've read other books in this series.  Love the mystery and how they are continually reminded to 'keep the faith'.
Really enjoyed this story, can't wait to read the other family members books.
Learned new things and found new interesting places to visit. Loved girlie girl intervention as I've never had one, was great to see it in action. So many twists and turns, NOT a dull boring book by any means. Can be read as a standalone.
I received this book from Tyndale House Publishers via The Book Club Network *bookfun.org* who have provided me with a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.