The Enchanted Life Of Adam Hope: A Novel by Rhonda RileyThe Enchanted Life Of Adam Hope: A Novel by Rhonda Riley

The Enchanted Life Of Adam Hope: A Novel

byRhonda Riley

Paperback | April 23, 2013

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The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope is an unconventional and passionately romantic love story that is as breathtaking and wondrous as The Time Traveler’s Wife and The Story of Edgar Sawtelle.

During WWII, teenager Evelyn Roe is sent to manage the family farm in rural North Carolina, where she finds what she takes to be a badly burned soldier on their property. She rescues him, and it quickly becomes clear he is not a man…and not one of us. The rescued body recovers at an unnatural speed, and just as fast, Evelyn and Adam fall deeply in love.

In The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope, Rhonda Riley reveals the exhilarating, terrifying mystery inherent in all relationships: No matter how deeply we love someone, and no matter how much we will sacrifice for them, we can only know them so well…

Rhonda Riley is a graduate of the creative writing program at the University of Florida. This is her first novel. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.
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Title:The Enchanted Life Of Adam Hope: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.97 inPublished:April 23, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062099442

ISBN - 13:9780062099440

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from So different! I want to give this book a 4.5/5. The storyline was so different and interesting from anything out there. At times, it did remind me of Tuck Everlasting, but at the same time was a whole different thing. There were a few "wtf" moments, but in a good way that just made me want to keep reading to find out what the heck was going to happen next. My only complaint is that there are a lot of gaps where we don't hear anything about Evelyn's family of origin for quite some time, and one of the middle chapters gets a little boring. But things pick up very quickly again after that.
Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eye catching This is a must read! I have never read a book like this one before, and this story will stay with me forever.
Date published: 2015-04-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from far fetched I was very disappointed in this book that I did not even finish it. Once the character turned into "Adam", I thought I have had enough.
Date published: 2014-08-04

Editorial Reviews

The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope creates a world in which the reader will encounter the full spectrum of emotions… This stunningly beautiful and unforgettable novel, a testament to the possibilities and triumph of love, find a permanent home in the reader’s heart.”