We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the library. Find a location near you.

The Water Keeper
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(4)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(2)
1 star
 
(0)
Series:
Published:
Thomas Nelson 2020
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Description

A riveting story of heroism, heartache, and the power of love to heal all wounds by New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin.

Murphy Shepherd is a man with many secrets. He lives alone on an island, tending the grounds of a church with no parishioners, and he's dedicated his life to rescuing those in peril. But as he mourns the loss of his mentor and friend, Murph himself may be more lost than he realizes.

When he pulls a beautiful woman named Summer out of Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, Murph's mission to lay his mentor to rest at the end of the world takes a dangerous turn. Drawn to Summer, and desperate to find her missing daughter, Murph is pulled deeper and deeper into the dark and dangerous world of modern-day slavery.

With help from some unexpected new friends, including a faithful Labrador he plucks from the ocean and an ex-convict named Clay, Murph must race against the clock to locate the girl before he is consumed by the secrets of his past—and the ghosts who tried to bury them.

With Charles Martin's trademark lyricism and poignant prose, The Water Keeper is at once a tender love story and a heartrending search for freedom.

"Charles Martin fans rejoice, because he's done it again . . . a multilayered story woven together with grace and redemption, and packed tight with tension and achingly real characters." —Lauren Denton, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Hideaway

  • Part of The Murphy Shepherd series:
  • Book 1: The Water Keeper
  • Book 2: The Letter Keeper
  • Book 3: The Record Keeper Coming July 2022!)
  • Full-length novel
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs
  • Also by Charles Martin: The Mountain Between Us, Send Down the Rain, Long Way Gone, When Crickets Cry, Chasing Fireflies
  • Also in This Series
    Formats
    Adobe EPUB eBook
    Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
    Kindle Book
    Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
    OverDrive Read
    Need Help?
    If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
    More Like This
    Other Editions and Formats
    More Copies In LINK+
    Loading LINK+ Copies...
    More Details
    Format:
    Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
    Street Date:
    05/05/2020
    Language:
    English
    ISBN:
    9780785230922
    ASIN:
    B07TCYXBGN
    Reviews from GoodReads
    Loading GoodReads Reviews.
    Citations
    APA Citation (style guide)

    Charles Martin. (2020). The Water Keeper. Thomas Nelson.

    Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

    Charles Martin. 2020. The Water Keeper. Thomas Nelson.

    Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

    Charles Martin, The Water Keeper. Thomas Nelson, 2020.

    MLA Citation (style guide)

    Charles Martin. The Water Keeper. Thomas Nelson, 2020.

    Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
    Copy Details
    LibraryOwnedAvailable
    Shared Digital Collection21

    There is 1 hold on this title.

    Staff View
    Grouped Work ID:
    dac069e6-6071-b0cd-276c-f7515e43fee0
    Go To Grouped Work
    Needs Update?:
    No
    Date Added:
    May 06, 2020 12:19:02
    Date Updated:
    Oct 04, 2021 17:39:58
    Last Metadata Check:
    Feb 21, 2024 12:03:19
    Last Metadata Change:
    Feb 18, 2024 14:23:16
    Last Availability Check:
    Feb 21, 2024 12:03:21
    Last Availability Change:
    Feb 21, 2024 12:03:21
    Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
    Feb 21, 2024 15:17:13

    OverDrive Product Record

    images
      • cover:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0354-1/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img100.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • thumbnail:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0354-1/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img200.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover150Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0354-1/7FA/6BF/4E/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img150.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover300Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0354-1/7FA/6BF/4E/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img400.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
    formats
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780785230922
              • type: ASIN
              • value: B07TCYXBGN
              • type: KoboBookID
              • value: 204557ac-7569-3752-8f5d-4c8e85153914
        • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
        • id: ebook-epub-adobe
        • identifiers:
              • type: ASIN
              • value: B07TCYXBGN
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780785230922
              • type: KoboBookID
              • value: 204557ac-7569-3752-8f5d-4c8e85153914
        • name: Kindle Book
        • id: ebook-kindle
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780785230922
              • type: ASIN
              • value: B07TCYXBGN
              • type: KoboBookID
              • value: 204557ac-7569-3752-8f5d-4c8e85153914
        • name: OverDrive Read
        • id: ebook-overdrive
    mediaType
    eBook
    primaryCreator
      • role: Author
      • name: Charles Martin
    title
    The Water Keeper
    dateAdded
    2020-05-06T14:04:51.277-04:00
    contentDetails
        • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=141&titleID=4815172
        • type: text/html
        • account:
            • name: Sacramento Public Library (CA)
            • id: 1151
    sortTitle
    Water Keeper
    crossRefId
    4815172
    series
    Murphy Shepherd
    id
    7fa6bf4e-bf55-4ac9-bad6-f6dd7c229341
    starRating
    4

    OverDrive MetaData

    isPublicDomain
    False
    formats
        • fileName: TheWaterKeeper_9780785230922_4815172
        • partCount: 0
        • fileSize: 4192319
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780785230922
        • rights:
              • type: Copying
              • value: 0
              • type: Printing
              • value: 0
              • type: Lending
              • value: 0
              • type: ReadAloud
              • value: 0
              • type: ExpirationRights
              • value: 0
        • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
        • isReadAlong: False
        • id: ebook-epub-adobe
        • onSaleDate: 5/5/2020
        • samples:
              • source: From the book
              • formatType: ebook-overdrive
              • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=7fa6bf4e-bf55-4ac9-bad6-f6dd7c229341&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
        • fileName: TheWaterKeeper_9780785230922_4815172
        • partCount: 0
        • fileSize: 0
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780785230922
              • type: ASIN
              • value: B07TCYXBGN
        • name: Kindle Book
        • isReadAlong: False
        • id: ebook-kindle
        • onSaleDate: 5/5/2020
        • samples:
              • source: From the book
              • formatType: ebook-overdrive
              • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=7fa6bf4e-bf55-4ac9-bad6-f6dd7c229341&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
        • fileName: TheWaterKeeper_9780785230922_4815172
        • partCount: 0
        • fileSize: 0
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780785230922
        • name: OverDrive Read
        • isReadAlong: False
        • id: ebook-overdrive
        • onSaleDate: 5/5/2020
        • samples:
              • source: From the book
              • formatType: ebook-overdrive
              • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=7fa6bf4e-bf55-4ac9-bad6-f6dd7c229341&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
    creators
        • role: Author
        • fileAs: Martin, Charles
        • bioText:

          Charles Martin is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author. He and his wife, Christy, live in Jacksonville, Florida. Learn more at charlesmartinbooks.com; Instagram: @storiedcareer; Twitter: @storiedcareer; Facebook: @Author.Charles.Martin.

        • name: Charles Martin
    publishDate
    2020-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
    isOwnedByCollections
    True
    title
    The Water Keeper
    fullDescription

    A riveting story of heroism, heartache, and the power of love to heal all wounds by New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin.

    Murphy Shepherd is a man with many secrets. He lives alone on an island, tending the grounds of a church with no parishioners, and he's dedicated his life to rescuing those in peril. But as he mourns the loss of his mentor and friend, Murph himself may be more lost than he realizes.

    When he pulls a beautiful woman named Summer out of Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, Murph's mission to lay his mentor to rest at the end of the world takes a dangerous turn. Drawn to Summer, and desperate to find her missing daughter, Murph is pulled deeper and deeper into the dark and dangerous world of modern-day slavery.

    With help from some unexpected new friends, including a faithful Labrador he plucks from the ocean and an ex-convict named Clay, Murph must race against the clock to locate the girl before he is consumed by the secrets of his past—and the ghosts who tried to bury them.

    With Charles Martin's trademark lyricism and poignant prose, The Water Keeper is at once a tender love story and a heartrending search for freedom.

    "Charles Martin fans rejoice, because he's done it again . . . a multilayered story woven together with grace and redemption, and packed tight with tension and achingly real characters." —Lauren Denton, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Hideaway

  • Part of The Murphy Shepherd series:
  • Book 1: The Water Keeper
  • Book 2: The Letter Keeper
  • Book 3: The Record Keeper Coming July 2022!)
  • Full-length novel
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs
  • Also by Charles Martin: The Mountain Between Us, Send Down the Rain, Long Way Gone, When Crickets Cry, Chasing Fireflies
  • seriesId
    534866
    popularity
    7070
    links
      • self:
          • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1B3gEAAA2d/products/7fa6bf4e-bf55-4ac9-bad6-f6dd7c229341/metadata
          • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
    id
    7fa6bf4e-bf55-4ac9-bad6-f6dd7c229341
    starRating
    4
    readingOrder
    1
    images
      • cover:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0354-1/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img100.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • thumbnail:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0354-1/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img200.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover150Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0354-1/7FA/6BF/4E/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img150.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover300Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0354-1/7FA/6BF/4E/{7FA6BF4E-BF55-4AC9-BAD6-F6DD7C229341}Img400.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
    isPublicPerformanceAllowed
    False
    languages
        • code: en
        • name: English
    subjects
        • value: Fiction
        • value: Romance
        • value: Suspense
        • value: Christian Fiction
    publishDateText
    05/05/2020
    otherFormatIdentifiers
        • type: ISBN
        • value: 9780785230946
    mediaType
    eBook
    shortDescription

    A riveting story of heroism, heartache, and the power of love to heal all wounds by New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin.

    Murphy Shepherd is a man with many secrets. He lives alone on an island, tending the grounds of a church with no parishioners, and he's dedicated his life to rescuing those in peril. But as he mourns the loss of his mentor and friend, Murph himself may be more lost than he realizes.

    When he pulls a beautiful woman named Summer out of Florida's Intracoastal Waterway, Murph's mission to lay his mentor to rest at the end of the world takes a dangerous turn. Drawn to Summer, and desperate to find her missing daughter, Murph is pulled deeper and deeper into the dark and dangerous world of modern-day slavery.

    With help from some unexpected new friends, including a faithful Labrador he plucks from the ocean and an ex-convict named Clay, Murph must race against the clock to locate the girl before he is...

    sortTitle
    Water Keeper
    crossRefId
    4815172
    series
    Murphy Shepherd
    publisher
    Thomas Nelson
    bisacCodes
        • code: FIC027260
        • description: Fiction / Romance / Action & Adventure
        • code: FIC042100
        • description: FICTION / Christian / Contemporary
        • code: FIC042120
        • description: FICTION / Christian / Romance / Suspense