Into the Hand of a Woman

Romance - General
192 Pages
Reviewed on 05/01/2013
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Author Biography

Carla Ohse lives with her husband, Robert in the villages of Custer and Fountain in Western Michigan. Carla graduated from Michigan State University n 1963 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and taught elementary school in the Lansing area and after marriage at Mason County Eastern School in Custer Michigan. The couple have three grown children and three grandchildren. Carla and Bob have farmed in Mason County for over 48 years and as of this writing are still farming.
"Into the Hand of a Woman" is Carla's third novel. Her novels are women based with subject matter that invites both genders to read.
Previous novels written by Carla C. Ohse are Noonday Flower (2003) and She Bear Bride (2006)

    Book Review

Reviewed by Dianna Skowera for Readers' Favorite

Carla Ohse’s "Into the Hand of a Woman" is a captivating read for anyone keen on adaptations of historic tales and epic biblical battles. Deborah Miller, a successful New York judge, tries a case that compels her to further investigate the tale of the plaintiff. When Deborah discovers that the atrocities against a group of women in Northern Israel are true, she finds the courage to right the injustice she sees by enlisting the help of her government assigned guide, Lieutenant Barak Cohen. Deborah and Barak become ensnared in dangerous circumstances when they realize the crimes they uncover lead straight to the top of the Israeli Army. Yet what is right is right and our two heroes’ journey of finding the fortitude to overcome these odds is a page-turning tale that would amaze even the most uninspired. Ohse brilliantly spins a modern version of the biblical story of Deborah without inundating the reader with religious opinions. Akin to Joseph Campbell’s journey of a hero, this modern Deborah is the epitome of what anyone would want to achieve in their lifetime.

Ohse masterfully unites history, modern conflicts, and the resiliency of the human spirit in “Into the Hand of a Woman”. Never has a modern tale so poignantly proven the struggles and joys of self-conviction. “Into the Hand of a Woman” may borrow attributes of historical characters, yet be prepared to laugh, love, and go to modern day battle. If humanity read this book and took notes, the world would be a better place. “Into the Hand of a Woman” fights human trafficking the way the Spartans did for Sparta. Ohse’s characters inspire with their dedication to morality in spite of the overwhelming odds in our world today. I haven’t felt so much inspired by a book in years!

Cousin Cathy

I totally agree with Dianna's review. Just wish I could have given such an eloquent review and comments.

Edgar Struble, Film Produ

Like most of Ohse's work, Into the Hand of a Woman is centered around women's issues, but there's plenty of testosterone here as well. Not just gratuitous violence-there's enough intrigue, betrayal, and romance to keep all readers engaged. And above all, there is a undeniable message: With God all things are possible.