When Love Abounds

Lou Ellen's life is filled with luxuries, comfort, and love. She has a nice house, a beautiful garden, and a husband and family who adore her. She should be happy. So why is she left with indefinable feelings that something is left unfinished? In search of answers, Lou Ellen must journey back into her past, reliving memories from her childhood and beyond. What she vividly recalls is alternately poignant, humorous, sweet, and painful. Life wasn't always easy. As a girl, she had to overcome poverty, constant rejection, loneliness, and criticism. She learned to succeed through hard work and bore responsibility that was well beyond her years. But against all odds, she met the challenges life presented. Through her faith and hope, she grew to become motivated, happy, and blessed with a love that defies explanation. As she sifts through the events that have shaped her life and the woman she has become, Lou Ellen looks for the key to her contentment, finding that When Love Abounds, there's always hope for the future. 'Ms. Robinson has penned a novel that is both heartwarming and filled with faith. Through Lou Ellen's journey of self-discovery, she offers hope and insight that can benefit us all!' Cindy Kelley, screenwriter for The Velveteen Rabbit and Love Comes Softly, co-author of The Silent Gift

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By Jim (Mount Pleasant, IA) · ★★★★★ · July 01, 2011
When Love Abounds by author Linda Robinson is a book that you will want to read over and over again. You will enjoy following the lives of Lou Ellen and Burt and how the Lord brings them together in their teens to a shared life that weathers the storms of life.

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By Aileen (Shelby, OH) · ★★★★☆ · June 22, 2011
"When Love Abounds" is the story of one woman's life told in a series of flash backs. As the main character, Lou Ellen, reflects on how good God has been to her, despite a rocky start in life, she also comes to find that God still has a purpose for her. Author Linda Robinson's soft Southern style... ...more
By Cindy (The United States) · ★★★★★ · July 13, 2011
When Love Abounds is a moving story filled with faith and insight and the journey of one woman's self discovery and what it really means to be loved. Pour yourself a cup of tea and curl up with this book....you'll be glad you did. ...more
By Amy (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · October 19, 2011
Author Linda Robinson has done a wonderful job in her book "When Love Abounds" of sharing the life of her main character Lou Ellen. Throughout the book, Lou Ellen remembers back over her life. She recalls some of the pain, hurt, joy, laughter, and friendships that she has known. She realizes that... ...more
By Judi (Pipe Creek, TX) · ★★★★★ · August 05, 2011
“When Love Abounds,” by Linda Robinson is a sweet story of a woman who thinks back to her beginnings. Her memories of her childhood include fun times as well as some of her struggles. Lou Ellen grows up and falls in love. The sweet romance blossoms as their lives go from being young to elderly. L... ...more
By Linda (The United States) · ★★★★★ · June 22, 2011
Author's Review:
When Love Abounds is all about the human need to be loved, beginning at a very young age. It is important for children to know they are loved, be encouraged, and then praised for their accomplishments as they learn. The protagonist, Lou Ellen, journeyed back in time to explore the... ...more
By Kelly · ★★★☆☆ · July 29, 2011
Author Linda Robinson leads us deep into the past of Lou Ellen in her novel When Love Abounds. There we take a journey with her through the flash backs of her life, good, bad, happy & sad. Lou Ellen sees how God has kept her and helped her through it all, step by step to face her past and gro... ...more