October 29, 2012

A Wreath of Snow

A Wreath of Snow: A Victorian Christmas Novella  -     
        By: Liz Curtis Higgs

A Wreath of Snow is a Christmas novella by Liz Curtis Higgs.

The year is 1894 as Meg runs through the snowy streets towards the train station.   Her brother Alan with his temper had made it too uncomfortable to remain at her parent’s home for the holiday.  The accident he endured as a boy has turned him into an angry person.

Meg has no idea what will occur as she steps into the train car.  One of her fellow passengers is the man who caused the terrible accident that has changed her family’s life.

Walk these steps with Meg to a revelation that will change her life!


I received this book from Waterbrook Multnomah in exchange for my unbiased review

October 28, 2012

Lovelier Than Daylight

 Susanna Hanby is excited as she travels to Westerville, Ohio to begin her college experience.

On the way, she stops to visit her sister, Rachel, and her 6 children.  As she stares with wide-opened eyes at the empty house, she fears something awful has happened.   Where was her family???

As she continues her search in Westerville, she meets Johann Giere.  They are as different as can be.  Johann is the son of a German-American who owns a successful brewery enterprise and Susanna has very strong views as a temperance crusader!

When Susanna soon discovers that her nieces and nephews have been left in city orphanages, she and Johann begin a crusade to bring the children home. 


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

October 17, 2012

A Scent of Rain

Daphne Sweeten’s life seemed to fall apart in a moment.   Her fiancĂ©, Mark left her standing alone on the day they had planned to marry!
Daphne had left an ideal job at a perfumery in Paris, France to return to the states for a scent formulation job in Dayton, OH.  Now Daphne’s only choice is to go on to Dayton alone.  She arrives at her new job to meet her new boss, Jesse who seems to have hang-ups of his own.
Daphne and Jesse begin to work together to formulate a new scent to save their company.  God has new things planned for their lives that they never imagined!
I received this book from Thomas Nelson in exchange for my unbiased review