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Michelle Baron should be reveling in her new life in Sandy Cove, Oregon. From the outside, it all looks idyllic. A newlywed settling into a quaint coastal town, her husband establishing himself as a junior partner in a law firm—what more could she want? But a series of disturbing nightmares haunts Michelle. Her quest to understand these dreams leads her to the New World boMichelle Baron should be reveling in her new life in Sandy Cove, Oregon. From the outside, it all looks idyllic. A newlywed settling into a quaint coastal town, her husband establishing himself as a junior partner in a law firm—what more could she want? But a series of disturbing nightmares haunts Michelle. Her quest to understand these dreams leads her to the New World bookstore, where she begins a spiritual journey that will challenge her Christian heritage as well as her marriage. Captivating characters, suspenseful story lines, and thought-provoking themes—bestselling author, Rosemary Hines crafts gripping, and at times poignant, tales of the challenges Christians face in contemporary culture. Known for her realistic portrayal of life and her sensitivity in tackling tough topics, her novels examine issues such as the prevalence of New Age beliefs and practices in today's society, the tragedy of suicide in families of all walks of life, the struggles of children from broken homes, the heartache of infertility as well as unwanted pregnancies and abortions, and the difficulties of aging. Never preachy but always leading the reader to a message of hope and redemption, Rosemary is a committed follower of Christ. The novels of the Sandy Cove series—Out of a Dream, Through the Tears, Into Magnolia, Around the Bend, and From the Heart convey profound Christian messages that touch hearts and impact lives. Refreshingly honest and true to life, the characters resonate with readers and become their friends, and the stories transition seamlessly from one novel to the next. "Out of a Dream quickly introduces you to characters that parallel people in our own lives. Shaped by traits that enhance the plausibility of the plot, you could swear that you’ve met them all before. This novel resonates with the theme of how people often go looking for love in all the wrong places when seeking spirituality. The beauty here is that although some explore false approaches to knowing God, there is hope for everyone who diligently seeks the truth.” —Irene Dunlap, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul, Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul, and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Treasure for Kids...

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ISBN : 22063999
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Number of Pages : 335 Pages
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Out of a Dream Reviews

  • Rhonda Gayle
    2019-03-16 04:28

    Out of a Dream was a delightful surprise! I was constantly anxious to read further just to see what was coming next. The characters were dealing with many temptations and issues and so I really could not figure out their next move. This book was filled with suspense, love, forgiveness,and depression/suicidal thoughts. I will not reveal the ending or the actions of the characters as that would SPOIL it for you, the reader, but I will say that I was left with a hopeful, joyful feeling when I finished this book! Now I really want to read the other books in this series from this "new-to-me author".....wonderful work, Rosemary! You hooked me from the very first page! I received a free pdf copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

  • Michelle
    2019-03-14 05:38

    Out of a Dream by Rosemary Wesley HinesMichelle newly wed, moves to Sandy Cove, Oregon from California, far from home and friends to embrace a new life with her husband. She finds herself with too much time on her hands and no close friends. Her husband Steve works as a junior partner in a law firm and Michelle is often left alone with her cat Max. She joins a yoga class and makes a few friends. Michelle’s life takes her on a spiritual journey that has her on the wrong track. She is exploring New Age religion. Somehow she gets involved with her teacher Trevor, who would like to be more than just the teacher. Follow Michelle as she goes on her spiritual journey, will she find the truth? This book is sure to take you on a ride through truth seeking, romance, a little mystery and tragedy. The author Rosemary Wesley Hines explores the truths of false religions in an easy to understand manner. She also shows that Christ is the one true God. This book touches on some hard subjects such as the Biblical truths and real temptations we as Christians face daily. She also gave realistic views from the secular world and how easy we believe the lies and deception of false teachings. I suffered guilt reading about the New Age practices but realized the importance of it at the end.

  • Carol Howell
    2019-03-11 06:31

    I just finished Out Of A Dream, by Rosemary Hines, and WOW! It was fabulous. I wanted to continue reading to find out what would happen, and I couldn't wait to get back to the book after putting it down. Thank you so much for sharing your heart and your faith, your knowledge and your wisdom through the pages of Out Of A Dream. It will absolutely bless everyone who reads it pages.

  • Melanie Bennett
    2019-03-12 06:55

    Out of a Dream, the first book in a series by Rosemary Hines, is a wonderfully written book that captures your attention and keeps it throughout the whole book. It is true that it this book touches on subjects that many are not willing to write about, but there are many other topics that it addresses. For example, dreams and the mystery of how or even if they should be interpretative, intercessory prayer, the hand of God and how it is working even when we don’t have a clue what is going on, the power of prayer, trusting God when it if difficult to do so, etc. Hines has a nice way of unfolding the story in a way that can be easily followed. It compares to getting to know a new friend and how involved that friend’s life is and how it has impacted her as well as those involved in her life. The plan of salvations is nicely interwoven in this book in a thoughtful way, answering many questions that people seem to have when making such an important eternal decision. If you know of someone who is struggling with decisions on salvation and the questions that come to heart, this would be a great book to purchase for them. Or if you alone would just like to read a good, heartwarming, encouraging book that can often be hard to find this day and age, I recommend the book Out of a Dream.

  • Janet Marie Dowell
    2019-02-24 07:47

    This book was different from what I usually read, but I really enjoyed it. Michelle was curious about Tarot Cards, Phychics and other spiritual things. Her parents allowed her and her brother to decide on their own how they woud they would live their lives. Her Dad was a "Self made man" and very independent. He thought the only one you could count on was your self. Her mom thought she always had to be in control. Michelle's grandparents were devout Christians who tried to instill their beliefs in her as she grew up. Between her parents and her grandparents, Michelle was confused.Michelle begins to have dreams and she wants to know what they mean.Michelle married a great guy named Steve who got a job and moved her away from her family and friends.While Steve was at work, Michelle & her friend Monica got involved in some "Spiritual" classes at a local bookstore where they meet a man who had written a book on dreams. His name was Trevor............he was a smooth talker. Michelle gets somewhat involved with him. Trevor is very romantic and attentive with her, but he is over friendly with her for all the wrong reasons. Meanwhile, Michelle dad gets into serious trouble business-wise and tries to handle the situation himself. To find out how everything turns out, you'll have to read the book! Happy Reading!

  • Dali Castillo
    2019-02-24 01:55

    For me, a good book is one that captures my attention right off the bat, and Out of a Dream, by Rachel Hines, did just that. The author goes out on a limb by tackling the subject of New Age beliefs, but she handles it well. New Age is something I know very little about, but Rosemary does an excellent job of giving the reader just enough insight to be able to understand it without overdoing it. Along with that, she weaves in God's Word and how a relationship with God differs from New Age, all of which is at the core of the storyline, along with a variety of characters and how their lives are impacted, not just by their beliefs, but by an unexpected occurrence which makes them each turn to "the truth" in order to be able to deal with what happens. And just when you get to the part where you can breathe a sigh of relief, it ends, just at the right moment, leaving you ready and eager to get your hands on the second book of the series.

  • Mahoghani 23
    2019-03-02 09:39

    Good ReadThe story was an inspiration to show just how people can deceive you about God and especially religion. Michelle was confused about religion and that was because of her parents but the basic teaching she received from her grandparents sustained her and kept her from continuing down the wrong path.

  • Boundless Book Reviews
    2019-02-28 09:51

    So I'm a reader and that being said I have 10 different emails coming to me daily for free E-books. In one of these emails I saw the link for the 2nd book in the Sandy Cove Series. Of course I was interested, I wanted to read book 1 first so I found it and got it.Honestly, this is a very serious book. It's about a family with a father who is facing hard choices at work and a daughter facing a spiritual unknown and marriage issues. After some serious issues, the family comes together and helps each other both spiritually and mentally.This book really opened my eyes to all the things we face in a spiritual world. There are so many different religions and beliefs out there that at times it can be hard to know the truth, and what's real. I don't think I know anyone who has all the answers. It's all about a person's perception of what they, personally, believe.This book deals with suicide. This is a difficult subject and is one that is always bringing up the question of right or wrong. I really think this book had a great message for those both spiritual and those who are not.By the end I had chills and was in tears. I guess that means this book spoke to me. I'm sure it will speak to others too.I will definitely be reading book 2 and will be suggesting this book to others. Great read!!!...Stormihttp://www.boundlessbookreviews.comhttps://www.facebook.com/BBReviews

  • Jenn Sands
    2019-02-24 09:53

    I received the audio book in exchange for an honest review.As far as the narrator: initially I didn't like the narrator's style of reading, but as I got engrossed in the storyline I noticed that she ceased to grate on me. Listening to this story was quite a different experience to physically reading the book (I had read the book a long time before I listened to this audio version). I found that I engaged better with the characters and emotions of the story. I found the story to be quite an emotional and spiritual roller coaster and I felt quite anxious with Michelle's meddling in New Age practices.The story: This was a rather intriguing story where people eventually came to faith but via a range of detours along the way. This would be a good book to read by someone who is concerned about the choices people in their family are making with regards to their spirituality. Yoga, New Age, Tarot cards...all these avenues are explored by the seeker who is looking for spiritual fulfilment...but none of them really fill the void. Out of a Dream shows the power of persistent prayer by the grandparents and a peace which draws the others to them in a crisis situation. God is at work.I'm looking forward to starting the second book in this series and following this family as they regroup after their crisis.

  • Beverly Lytle
    2019-03-05 07:54

    Out of a Dream grabbed my attention in the first pages. I thought it was excellently written, captivating the audience as you read your way through Michelle’s spiritual journey. Rosemary Hines has a way of making her characters real to you. I found myself wishing I could sit down and have a heart to heart conversation with Michelle, at times forgetting she was a fictional character. Michelle very innocently begins a quest to make some new friends after relocating with her husband to Oregon. A local yoga class seems to be just the answer when Monica befriends her. Relaxation and friendships soon lead Michelle deeper into New Age practices. Searching for an answer to her horrifying dreams, Michelle finds herself looking for answers in all the wrong places. Can a husband on a spiritual journey of his own, praying grandparents, and a crisis in her family bring Michelle back to a place of contentment? Or will tarots, dreams, interpretations, and meditations lead her farther into a New Age lifestyle?Emotion, romance, suspense and solid biblical principles all molded together to keep me turning the pages to the end. I can’t wait to read Through the Tears and Into Magnolia!

  • Wendy Jones
    2019-03-19 02:50

    Michelle is a young married woman living in a picture postcard town in America. However, all is not well in her world. She is having a series of disturbing dreams and she is in a frantic search to find out what they mean. In her spiritual quest she turns to new age thinking and tarot to help her solve the mystery ad free her from the horror of her dreams. However, God has his hand on Michelle and will not let go. This is essentially a book of good versus evil as old as time itself. However, Rosemary Hines has created a real page turner. The characters are superbly crafted and painfully real. Hines shows a real insight into the human psyche. This is not a long book but Hines has used every word carefully to ensure that every page is packed with interest and intrigue. I loved this book. It is the first in a series and I am looking forward to reading the next one already. I would highly recommend.I was given a copy of this book for review purposes. I was asked to provide an honest review which I have done based on my reading of this book. The review is a fair representation of my feelings towards the book.

  • Malory
    2019-02-22 08:26

    Out of a Dream is a really good book and most definitely worth the read!!! Mrs. Hines writes a story that sheds light on the New Age movement and how it can easily seem appealing to those outside of the Christian faith who are searching. I don't want to give anything away, but I do want to say that she speaks truth and shares the Gospel so beautifully. At times, you may want to go into the book and slap some sense into a character or two, yet, you can also relate to some of what they are going through! Great job on a great book, Mrs. Hines!!! I am super excited and can't wait to get the other two books in this series!!! Once you read this book, you'll definitely be hooked!!!Yes, I received this book for free from the author in exchange for an honest review. That being said, I was NOT required to write or post a positive review. All opinions that I have written, spoken, typed, or expressed are ALL my own. Thank you :)

  • Rhonda(Ritty)
    2019-03-12 06:53

    Great read - Highly recommended! The writing style flowed seamlessly, which made for a quick and enjoyable read. It was packed with wonderful life lessons and an intriguing story-line that kept me on my toes, wondering what might happen next. I was moved on a deep level by the very believable characters and their real-life struggles, which I could easily relate to. And, the sure sign of a good book? I found myself reacting out loud, highlighting often, and taking notes! Not only that, there were moments where particular sections brought conviction to my spirit on ways that I could improve in my own relationship with God. This is definitely a book that I will want to go back and read regularly. I highly recommend this book and am very anxious to begin reading the next one in the series entitled, Through the Tears. And trust me, you will too!

  • Tonja Saylor
    2019-03-08 02:51

    Michelle Baron is a young wife in a new community with few friends and a husband who spends more time at work than at home. Raised in a home with parent’s who didn’t want to choose a religion for her, and now with too much free time on her hands she begins a yoga class which introduces her to New Age religion. A major family crisis pits her new beliefs against the beliefs her grandfather taught her from the Bible as a young girl. Will she embrace the New Age philosophy or turn to the Good Shepherd?This books was wonderfully written and flowed seamlessly. The characters had depth and the struggles they faced were so believable. At times I found myself talking, and even arguing, with Michelle. I laughed and I cried. This was a great read!

  • Beverly Kratz
    2019-03-05 07:49

    God inspired seriesThis is truly the most inspirational series I have read so far, andI am. an avid reader! You do a wonderful job telling the stories.One of the things I love about all you're books is the amount of wisdom, feeling, and truly giving we the readers something toreally think about and internalize your teaching and knowledge!The reader is drawn to each of the characters and u keep us sainting for more. There are so many things that ring true to me personally and my pathway to be a better. Christian. Thank youfor sharing your experiences and offering scripture to support many of the incidents that happen along the way throughout these beautifully written books. God bless you and hope to have many more to read in the future. Beverly

  • D.J.
    2019-03-23 09:27

    From the first sentence, Out of a Dream held my attention! Rosemary Hines shows how easily it is to get involved in New Age beliefs and how quickly it can take root in your life. As Michelle searches for help and answers, she is tempted on many levels. I was blessed by how God uses her family and friends to reach out to her with His love.Rosemary's characters are very true-to-life and the story totally believable - I found myself caught up in the story, as if it were real! I was given the opportunity to hear an audible of this novel by the author in exchange for an honest review. I am so glad I had this opportunity... this novel will bless everyone who reads it.

  • Stacey
    2019-03-13 06:39

    This book is a great read for people of all walks of life. I loved the message of God hope and love, but I believe there is also a valuable message in this novel for people who are still seeking answers and not ready to accept God's gift. This book deals with the difficult issue of the occult and all the fascination that lures the lost into its dark world. Rosemary handled it brilliantly while weaving a book of characters that are unforgettable. I look forward to reading book 2!

  • Joyce Glass
    2019-03-12 01:49

    I had a hard time putting it down! I had to find out what Michelle was going to do next. Rosemary does an excellent job of making a Christian Romance full of suspense. I can't wait to read the next one in the series.

  • Diana Montgomery
    2019-02-28 03:28

    Book was great couldn't put it down. Kept my attention from the beginning. I was glad to see people getting saved in this book. I was sure hoping she wasn't gonna get messed up in the false religion and another man. Leaves you wanting book 2.

  • Stanley A Reese
    2019-02-28 06:26

    Not for most readersthis book is a story written by someone who wanted to push their agenda on the reader. it was somewhat entertaining until the "proof" of the author's beliefs became the plot. I admit I was not interested enough to finish the book.

  • Donita Corman
    2019-02-26 05:53

    it was a touching story dealing with serious issues. Michelles seeking for that peace that passes all understanding was a long journey but how she comes to it is very touching. looking forward to book 2

  • J.C. Morrows
    2019-03-19 06:53

    Rosemary Hines has written a great trilogy! In the first novel, OUT OF A DREAM, she pulls the reader into the characters lives. We need more stories like this today - heartwarming, decent, with good overcoming evil. Everyone who loves a real love story should read this trilogy!

  • Lisa
    2019-03-17 05:37

    I really enjoyed this novel. Rosemary Hines has created characters that are so relatable and easy to identify with. I look forward to following Michelle on the rest of her journey.

  • Sharon Leaf
    2019-03-18 06:36

    I loved the characters and the story.

  • Norma
    2019-03-13 09:35

    Reading to Review.

  • Judy Bolick
    2019-03-11 03:29

    Out of a DreamAn EXCELLENT book for any person "straddling the fence" searching for the way to go religiously! The New Wave of thinking or our basic standard of GOD and JESUS!

  • Tracy Drane
    2019-03-17 07:28

    Slight spoilers, but no real detail...Good Christian book, but I started to feel uncomfortable in the beginning of the book when it almost seemed to push mysticism. I understand the main character was in the midst of a battle between her family's faith and her new friend's spiritual leanings, but the descriptions were all too real. As for the story itself, it was a shallow plot. Young couple moves away to new town, wife Michelle is bored and gets involved with a group of spiritualists and try to lead her down the wrong path. One of them is a handsome man who confuses her sexually and emotionally. Something happens to her father and she has to make a decision. It never really gets exciting except in one or two places. Then in the notes at the end of the book, we find that Michelle's journey is based off the author's real life experiences. That helped make the book more interesting and explained why the details of the spiritualists' beliefs were so authentic. I wish I had known that before reading the story. I'm thankful to God that He was able to get through to Ms. Hines and that she is now on a Godly path.

  • Lisa
    2019-03-06 04:41

    I would give this book 1 star, but I reserve 1-stars for books I don't finish at all and technically I finished this book by skimming. As a Christian, I understand the importance of turning to Jesus - I really do. But I don't need to read a whole book whose sole purpose is to convert non-Christians. And the way the author went about doing it is so boring and going on and on, it made it hard for me to even read (hence the skimming). I almost didn't finish this book because it was so boring and had no point other than to convert non-Christians. If you're looking for that type of book, you have found it here. If you're looking for some FUN Christian reads, I highly recommend the L.N. Cronk series - her books have a fabulous story and still interweave the Truth without beating it to death. Tessa Afshar does the same books. And if you liked this book, you will LOVE both of these other two authors.

  • Lee Phillips
    2019-02-25 05:28

    Excellent story of true to life events that can happen to anyone. From the start with a out of state move for newlyweds, to making friends who lead one​ to different avenues of viewing Christianity. The wrong road's chosen causing confusion and turmoil, all while a family moved away from battle's different demons.I'd love to give more details, but don't want to give the story away. I found this book hard to put down and even felt like praying for the characters even though it was fiction. I happily give this 5 stars and recommend it to everyone. Faith filled or not. This book reaches out to all reader's.

  • Dana
    2019-03-01 08:55

    All books I have been reading make the main character to be the most beautiful creature to walk the earth, men just flock to them, and being married less than a year and feeling so lonely she has to latch on to the first man that pays her any attention, is just too much for me. Plus she just so happens to decide that all the New Age stuff is something she wants to tamper with even after years of influence from her Christian grand parents (and yes always a possibility) just found to be annoying. I am sure the youth today would love the book and the added temptation.