November 19, 2018

Wait for Me

Wait for Me, by Susan May Warren, is the final book in her Montana Rescue series.  Pete Brooks and Jess Tagg meet up again at fellow teammates wedding reception.  These two have not seen each other for months.  The last time they were together Pete had proposed and Jess had put off answering him.  Be ready for fireworks when they are yet again in the same room!

After an initial fight between Jess and Pete, Jess heads off with fellow teammates, Ned Marshall and Shae Johnson.  Before you know it someone is attempting to run their vehicle off the road!  Jess has enemies, due to her family's wealth; however, she had no idea anyone would follow her to Montana!

Watch as these three attempt to stay alive in the rugged outback of the mountains in Montana.  You know the entire PEAK Team will be involved in their rescue.  You will be surprised to learn that more than one individual is involved in attempting to eliminate these team members!

November 11, 2018

The Reluctant Warrior

The Reluctant Warrior is the latest tale from Mary Connealy.  You will meet Cameron Scott on the opening pages.  He has come to the Sierra Nevada mountains to claim his young daughter and nephew.  Cameron soon will find he has a fight on his hands.  Gwen Harkness has been caring for these young lives and is not ready to give them up very easily!

You will soon find both Gwen and Cameron fighting against the elements, in the dangerous world of the snowy west in the year 1868!

Hold on to see how God will bring Gwen and Cameron through all of the circumstances they encounter along the way!

November 6, 2018

The Making of Mrs. Hale

The Making of Mrs. Hale, by Carolyn Miller, brings wonderful closure to her Regency Brides: A Promise of Hope series.  You will encounter Julia Hale again, as she is desperately looking for a safe place for her and her young son to land.  Julia's husband, Thomas Hale, has been away from home for far too long, with no notice of when he will return.  Julia has run out of money and needs assistance with keeping her son alive!

By the leading of God, Julia has landed at the doorstep of former acquaintances, Lord Henry Carmichael and his wife, Serena.  Julia has definitely found a safe place to land; however, she still does not know when her husband will return!

Soon you learn that Thomas Hale is being held and tortured as a prisoner, in a jail cell in Spain. After Thomas and his fellow jail mates find a way to escape, you wonder if his wife will ever be able to forgive him for all the took place in that jail!

Hang on until the final page, to see how Thomas and Julia will learn to forgive each other and other people in their lives.  The most beautiful image you will see is both Thomas and Julia bowing their knee before our God!

I received a copy of this book from Kregel Publications in exchange for my unbiased review.

November 1, 2018

Caught by Surprise

On the opening lines of Caught by Surprise, the latest from Jen Turano, you will find Miss Temperance Flowerdew, being kidnapped on the streets of New York City as she is walking to work.  You know the details of this tale will blossom into something out of the ordinary!

When Temperance's childhood friend, Mr. Gilbert Cavendish, shows up on the scene and ends up rescuing her, you know this tale will be full of unexpected events.  Especially with characters like the vivacious Temperance and the sedate and always in-control Gilbert!

Hold on until the final page to see where Temperance and Gilbert will land at the end of all of the chaos.  There will be a lot of secrets revealed along the way!

October 29, 2018

Lady of a Thousand Treasures

Lady of a Thousand Treasures is written by Sandra Byrd.  When you meet Eleanor Sheffield on the opening pages of this book, the year is 1866.  Eleanor has been working for years as a collector and evaluator of antiquities, first with her father and now, after her father's death, with her aging uncle and another college.  Eleanor is doing all she can, in a man's world, to keep her family business, Sheffield Brothers, open and successfully in operation!

When a wealthy client, Baron Lydney, passes away, he leaves instructions that Eleanor must decide whether to leave his legendary collection of treasures to his son, Harry or to a museum in England.  The situation is complicated by the fact that during their youth, Eleanor and Harry had a romantic interest.  The question is whether she will be able to make a decision based solely on the facts of which recipient is most deserving!

As you walk this path with Eleanor, you will find that she does not know who she can trust.  Friends of old or acquaintances she has made along the way.  When Eleanor's business runs into financial difficulties, you do not know how she and those she loves will survive.  Hang on to discover the ending to this rather rocky road!

I received this book from Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for my honest review.

October 22, 2018

Jesus, Our Perfect Hope

Jesus, Our Perfect Hope is the latest devotional from Charles F. Stanley.  This devotional has the perfect title for the crazy world in which we live today!

In this book, Dr. Stanley daily leads us through God's Word, to show us His Truth that we can hold onto in moments where we need to find His hope!

This is a beautiful book that would make a wonderful gift for those we hold dear!

I received this book from Thomas Nelson in exchange for my honest review.

October 15, 2018

Swimming in the Deep End

Swimming in the Deep End, by new author Christina Suzann Nelson, is a tale I will not soon forget!

This book is set up to tell the same story from four different perspectives.  First, you meet Jillian, mother to Izzy, a teenager who has a life ahead of her in competitive swimming.  Jillian daily struggles with a secret, she has kept hidden for twenty years.  Then, you are introduced to Izzy, whose life is about to change, when she discovers she is pregnant.  Izzy and her boyfriend, Travis, must make some serious life decisions!

Next, you hear the story from Margaret's perspective, a single mother, who has been struggling to raise four sons.  Margaret does not know which way to turn when her son, Travis, dies in a automobile accident.  Finally, you meet Stacey, a young woman who is unable to become pregnant.  Stacey and her husband have moved to a new home, after their efforts to adopt ended in failure.  It has been two years and they are finally ready to give adoption another chance!

This book will have you reading page after page to discover where each of these characters land.  By the end of this tale, you will learn some jaw dropping details about one of the prominent figures you meet along the way.  You definitely will see God at work in each of these lives!

I received a copy of this book from Kregel Publications in exchange for my unbiased review.