August 12, 2017
I'll Be There is a recent addition to Susan May Warren's Montana Fire series. You will cross paths with Liza and Conner from the earlier tale, Playing with Fire, as they are preparing for their wedding. This event is planned to take place in three days, but, of course, Conner is late for the party!
After Liza learns that Conner was involved in a serious car accident and more importantly, that he is again in pursuit of his brother's killer, she knows that life is about to get very crazy!
Watch and see this tale unfold in Deep Haven, with Liza and Conner surrounded by the Christiansen clan. Hang on, as you will discover an ending full of surprises!
August 7, 2017
The Two of Us is the latest book by Victoria Bylin. On the opening pages, you will meet Mia Robinson as she waits in a coffee shop across the street from her hotel. Her younger sister, Lucy, is planning to get married in a Vegas wedding chapel. After Mia watches a handsome man successfully capturing stuffed animals in a claw machine, she learns that this man actually has a close relationship with Sam Waters, the young man who will soon be Lucy's husband!
Jake Tanner has been keeping an eye Sam, ever since his mother, Connie, was killed in a police shooting. Now it seems their wedding will be delayed due to complications with Lucy's pregnancy. Mia's dream of joining a medical non-profit group may be delayed as well. Once the wedding finally takes place, Mia's life plan seems to be back on-track, until new feelings for Jake start barging in. Jake's own plans to build a youth center for children of fallen police officers seem to be in jeopardy as well!
Once Mia and Jake put aside their own dreams, you will be interested to see where God will take their lives!
I received this book from Bethany House in exchange for my unbiased review.
August 2, 2017
To Wager Her Heart is the latest from Tamera Alexander. You will meet Alexandra Jamison, on the opening pages of this book, as she is introduced to Silas Rutledge, her father's new colleague. Alexandria does not quite know what to make of this man from Colorado. Silas does not quite fit into the Southern ways of Nashville. Then before you know it, her father begins pushing Alexandria toward marrying a man three times her age!
Once Alexandra refuses her father's plan, she knows she must find a different direction for her life. After her fiance, David had died in a train accident, Alexandra still carries his desire to help educate any freedman wanting to learn. She soon learns of Fisk University, a school right in Nashville, dedicated to training freedmen. Following a fall-out with her parents, Alexandra leaves home with nothing but the clothes on her back, to enter a new world teaching the students at Fisk University. Around the same time, Silas Rutledge is trying to navigate his way, through the business world of Nashville, to acquire the opportunity to become part of bringing a new rail line to the area. Silas soon find that Alexandra is just the person to help him find his way!
This is an interesting tale to follow as you watch Silas and Alexandra learn to navigate in a world new to them both!
I received this book from Zondervan in exchange for my unbiased review.