The Apple Tree Wish | Made by a Fatherless Child

A MOTHER’S PAIN OF NOT KNOWING HER BIOLOGICAL FATHER

 

“I would like to personally let you know how much of what you shared in your book about not knowing your father has really helped me.  My mother must have gone through the same issues of  loneliness, rejection, abandonment, guilt and low self-esteem described in the book.  She never […]

CAPTIVATING STORY

I was captivated by your story. You wrote with such detail that I felt I was on this journey with you. You didn’t leave me in the pit and darkness of your childhood so I was able to open my heart and keep reading.

My favorite word pictures were the […]

COVER TO COVER IN 24 HOURS

Dear Maria,

I couldn’t remember the last time I read a book, but I finished The Apple Tree Wish cover to cover within 24 hours.  

It’s the first time I’ve read an autobiography book written by someone I personally knew and I was all shook up. Weeping nonstop while I was at Champagne […]

MOVED TO TEARS READING “THE APPLE TREE WISH”

I just finished your book, The Apple Tree Wish. What an amazing story you have shared with me and others. I was moved to tears when you went on your women’s retreat.   I could feel all your emotions.  It ‘s amazing how God fills our hearts with love. I am so […]

What Daughters Need from their Father

Since Part II of the Journal contains intimate letters dealing with various issues, it always blesses me to see how different chapters of The Apple Tree Wish touch different people in different ways. 

Here’s what one reader writes:

This book holds your interest to the end. Full of wisdom from […]

A MOVIE?

 

“I enjoyed reading your life story; in fact I could not put it down. I cannot describe how I felt since it is beyond words. Sometimes, we overlook god’s attributes; it left me in awe of how almighty god is! Moreover, I would really love to see this book […]

YOUNGEST PURCHASER IMPRESSES AUTHOR

WOODBRIDGE VILLAGE BOOK FAIR OCTOBER 3, 2014 “Rachel loves to read,” said her mother.  The Woodbridge Village Book Fair was the perfect place for her to visit.  After making the rounds to all of the tables, she chose to purchase “The Apple Tree Wish.”  Naturally, I autographed it for […]

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    SHOCKING ENDING TO THE APPLE TREE WISH MADE BY A FATHERLESS GIRL

SHOCKING ENDING TO THE APPLE TREE WISH MADE BY A FATHERLESS GIRL

It always amazes me to hear how The Apple Tree Wish touches the lives of my readers.  Just the other day, Jenette of Lake Havasu City, AZ, called to tell me she just finished reading the book.

” I couldn’t put it down — it was like a mystery/thriller.  […]

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    Daddyless Daughters Advocate comments on book “The Apple Tree Wish”

Daddyless Daughters Advocate comments on book “The Apple Tree Wish”

Recently I found a website that deals with daddyless daughters (http://www.thelovelifestyle.com/) and I have had the privilege of talking with its founder, Angela Carr Patterson. Here’s the email she sent me after reading The Apple Tree Wish:

“After being gone from home for seven days, getting unpacked, returning phone calls […]

A SPECIAL HONOR

There are events that you know God, in His foreknowledge, planned to give you a glimpse of how He weaves people and times of your life to bless you and show you His wonderful grace.

In May of this year I traveled back to the Sacramento area from Irvine, CA […]