Draw You Near

Draw You Near Savannah artist Abilene Dupree keeps her personal life out of her commercial paintings except one That one painting has now brought Londoner Lars Cargill back to the coastal town and into her art worl

  • Title: Draw You Near
  • Author: JanThompson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Savannah artist Abilene Dupree keeps her personal life out of her commercial paintings except one That one painting has now brought Londoner Lars Cargill back to the coastal town and into her art world Can she hold him at bay before he invades her personal space and paint his way into her heart While on vacation in Savannah last year, Lars Cargill bought a smaSavannah artist Abilene Dupree keeps her personal life out of her commercial paintings except one That one painting has now brought Londoner Lars Cargill back to the coastal town and into her art world Can she hold him at bay before he invades her personal space and paint his way into her heart While on vacation in Savannah last year, Lars Cargill bought a small watercolor painting for his estate in England The he stared at the artwork, the he wanted to meet the woman in the painting This summer, Lars returns to Savannah to find the elusive real life Lady and the Sea Problem is, the artist says she doesn t exist Of course, he doesn t believe her Otherwise, he wouldn t be showing up in her art classes and following her around He doubts she has the heart to turn him away, not when he shows her that he has artistic potential Abilene Dupree is busy trying to make a living as an artist and art teacher in Savannah She sells commercial art, not personal stories Although much of her heart goes into her paintings, she doesn t reveal her soul, not even to the clean cut guy with cute dimples who is searching for the woman in her Lady and the Sea painting She keeps telling Lars that the illusive woman in the painting doesn t exist Well, the she tells him that, the she begins to believe her own words Before she could give him the real answers he seeks, Lars s own past shows up and he has to leave Savannah Will their relationship be like an unfinished painting DRAW YOU NEAR is the third book in Jan Thompson s SAVANNAH SWEETHEARTS series of contemporary Christian romance celebrating faith, hope, and love.

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    1. Abilene is an artist that enjoys expressing herself through the strokes of her brush. She is content to paint most of the day, while also teaching art classes for extra income. She lives in Savannah and calls a small apartment her home . One of her paintings called, Lady and the Sea" has gotten the attention from a man named Lars. He seems to find her wherever she happens to be and is determined to find out who the woman is in the picture. His uncanny need to find this woman has caused Abilene i [...]

    2. A year ago, London resident Lars bought a painting called "Lady and the Sea". He comes to America to try to find the woman in the painting. He meets the artist Abilene Dupree and asks her for more information on her lady subject. Since she is so elusive, he begins to follow her and even enrolls in her outdoor artist class. What begins as an annoyance, soon turns into something more. Can Lars get through to Abilenes' shell around her heart so she can find the freedom to love?This is a well develo [...]

    3. Artist Abilene loves her quiet life in Savannah, GA. She’s frugal, but not ‘starving,’ and she is able to do what she lovesDraw You Near by Jan Thompson to do – paint. Wealthy British, Lars, comes to Savannah seeking the subject of a painting that Abilene created. Art is personal to Abilene, so this intrusion by Lars (which to me bordered on stalking), upsets the peaceful balance she has created in her life. Lars discovers the artist is much more interesting than the subject of her paint [...]

    4. Draw You Near is a sweet romance in the Savannah Sweetheart series that I loved. You can read it as a stand alone but you see recurring characters in this book that enriched my reading experience.The main characters were well developed and I enjoyed how Lars pursued Abilene.Several verses appealed to me "He is the way the truth and the life and no man cometh unto the Father but by me" John 14:6 regarding Lars on his journey returning to the Lord.I also enjoyed the verse Seek you first the Kingdo [...]

    5. Interesting book about two trust fund people who live frugally. Abilene is an artist. One of her paintings caught the attention of Lars. He had to meet the artist so he could find the lady in the painting. Something about her called to his soul. Abilene tries to avoid Lars but he keeps showing up everywhere she is. He is finally able to convince her to spend some time with him but then disaster strikes and she sends him on his way. It takes a while to get things ironed out, but in the end everyt [...]

    6. Abilene is a successful artist that uses most if her money for charity And has a trust find due to the family business of Depree Hot Sauce. She's busy paintingt looking for love. Lars is from England and bought a print of one of her works and fell for the woman in it so he goes to Savannah looking for the artist to find out who the woman is in the print. Abeline won't tell Lars, but Lats is persistent much so that that they build a strange friendship. Could Lars have fallen for the artist not th [...]

    7. This is the third book in the Savannah Sweethearts Series, bu it can be read as a standalone. It was fun catching back up with the characters from the first book, and I thoroughly enjoyed following Abilene and Lars in their journey to finding their happily ever after. This is another heartwarming and sweet romance combined with a message of God's love and faithfulness from this author that I certainly do recommend. I look forward to reading the next book in the series.

    8. I love books that celebrate faith, love, and hope, and Draw Me Near is a great example of such book. Set against a beautiful backdrop of Savannah, Georgia, the story is a part of Savannah Sweethearts series, but it can be read as a stand alone. The relationship between two main characters, Lars and Abilene, is carefully developed, starting from friendship and changing into something more. Lars bought a print of one of Abilene's paintings Lady and the Sea. He was so fascinated by the woman in the [...]

    9. Another terrific book by Jan Thompson! Lars, and Englishman and the hero, gets a copy of one of the heroine’s (Abilene) art pieces called Lady and the Sea and is intrigued. He’s very wealthy and travels from England to Savannah to find her and get the story of the painting. Abilene isn’t really impressed and frankly doesn’t want to share. He is persistent and they become friends. Both are Christians and he starts attending Abilene’s church. She warms up to him and begins to trust him. [...]

    10. My favorite part of this story is how loveably quirky Lars is. He is truly unique and, as such, you never know quite what to expect from him. His obsession with a painting and thus its painter is actually pretty funny as are said painter Abilene’s reactions to him. I really enjoyed the interactions between these two, especially as they were just beginning to get to know each other. They were hilarious! I also love the unique church community introduced in this book. I hope to get to know many [...]

    11. Draw You Near #3 Savannah Sweethearts series by Jan ThompsonLast year while on vacationing in Savannah Lars Cargill bought a small watercolor painting of a woman called, Lady and the Sea, for his estate in England. There is something about the woman in the painting that captivates him. Determined to locate the woman, he returns to Savannah and approaches the artists. But Abilene Dupree insists there is no such woman, she made her up. Lars does not believe her and won't leave her alone. Does the [...]

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