Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite
Anthony, an addict, heard the young black woman scream. He reached out to help her and saw blood streaming from her hands. When he touched her, she ran from the church. He knew instantly that he was saved; he would never be addicted again.
Twenty-four-year-old Gina was bi-polar and had fibro. Her pain was almost unbearable. She loved the Lord and prayed that He would share with her. He came to her in a vision, touched her, and gave her two red roses. Blood ran from the palms of her hands. Suddenly she was the headlines. Some wanted to protect her and some wanted to destroy her; Anthony wanted to love her.
Wounded, by Claudia Mair Burney, is a beautiful love story demonstrating both love between God and human and between man and woman. Burney is a talented author, bringing real emotion to her story. The lead characters, Anthony and Gina, come to life on the pages. The love they exhibit is evident. The supporting characters are fascinating and add much to the plot. Gina’s relationship with Christ was one of devotion and faith, offering hope to all. Wounded is a must-read for Christians.