Friday, February 28, 2014

"Echoes of Mercy" by Kim W. Sawyer

The Dinsmore Chocolate Factory is under investigation. Two people with different reasons are checking out the factory and its practices. Which investigator will succeed, and what will they find?

Caroline has a heart for children and the things that should be happening during their childhood. They should be playing and getting an education, not working in a factory. When an accident happens at the Chocolate Factory, she finds that this is her way to get in and uncover what happened. Meanwhile, Oliver wants to know all about the business, but being a member of the owning family makes that difficult. So, he goes incognito to find the true answers. Caroline and Oliver meet and become friends, but neither knows that the other has ulterior motives. Will romance blossom between them, or will the truth shatter all hopes? Will the truth about the accident help or hinder either investigation? Will Oliver like what he sees in the family business?

Once again, Kim V. Sawyer has written a beautiful story that contains all the elements I enjoy in a book. There are realistic characters with a chance to not only fix some major problems, but also have a chance at love. And, it has a fun setting. Who wouldn't love to own a chocolate factory? If you enjoy novels like this, pick up "Echoes of Mercy." You won't regret it! I received my review copy from the Blogging for Books program in exchange for an honest review.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

"Distortion" by Terri Blackstock

The Cole family is devastated as death enters their home. Bob Cole is dead, and his wife, Juliet, is left to pick up the pieces with their children. As she begins to deal with the normal parts of life, abnormalities arise. Now she questions whether Bob's death was murder or an accident.

Juliet is in shock. The last fifteen years of her life are in question. The life of the man she had married and loved had been thrown into chaos. Was he really just playing a part? She has to know the answer, not just for her sanity, but also for the safety of herself and her children. As Juliet unravels the threads with the help of her sisters and a Private Investigator, her anguish and anger rise. Was Bob really a drug trafficker? a bigamist? secretly wealthy? a stranger? Come, join Juliet as she works to find the truth about her husband and the life they had together.

Terri Blackstock can certainly tell a story! She drew me in from the beginning and I didn't want to put the book down until the end. I found myself feeling Juliet's suffering. I wanted to help her find the answers to all of her questions. If you enjoy books that pull you into them and ask you to help solve the puzzles, this book is for you. While it is the second book in Terri Blackstock's "Moonlighters" series, it can be read alone. I can't wait for the next book! I received my review copy from Litfuse Publicity in exchange for participation in the blog tour.

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About the book: Juliet Cole's life has been dismantled by the murder of her husband. She doesn't know who---or what---to trust when everything she has believed to be true about her marriage has been a lie.
A husband's lies can have deadly consequences.
When Juliet Cole's husband of fifteen years is murdered before her eyes, she thinks it was a random shooting. Devastated and traumatized, she answers hours of questioning, then returns home to break the tragic news to her boys. But a threatening voicemail takes this from a random shooting to a planned, deliberate attack.
Juliet realizes that she and her children are in danger too, unless she meets the killers' demands. But as she and her sisters untangle the clues, her husband's dark secrets come to light. The more she learns, the more of her life is dismantled. Was her husband an innocent victim or a hardened criminal?
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About the Author: Terri Blackstock has sold over six million books worldwide and is a New York Times bestselling author. She is the award-winning author ofInterventionVicious Cycle, andDownfall, as well as such series as Cape Refuge, Newpointe 911, the SunCoast Chronicles, Restoration, and Moonlighters.

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"The Thief" by Stephanie Landsem

Nissa, Cedron, Longinus, and Mouse are all characters in this new book by Stephanie Landsem. They were all touched in some way by Jesus and His ministry - His miracles and crucifixion. How does it affect them and what choices do they make about Jesus? Come meet them and find out.

Outcasts, that's what Nissa and Cedron are. Her way of providing support for her blind brother has been picking pockets, something Cedron is adamantly against. But he is blind, and she does things he can't see. But Jesus is in town, He is a healer, and Cedron has received his sight. How will this change the relationship between  brother and sister?  Will either of them become a follower of Christ?

Longinusis a man who feels like he has failed at everything and as a Roman centurian, he can't afford to let anyone. least of all the Jews, know this. But when he is caught up in the trial crucifixion of Christ, how will it play out? How will the lives of Nissa, Cedron, and Longinusis intersect and affect each other? What role does Mouse play? As the story unfolds, the reader is caught up in the story and its conclusion.

This is a wonderfully written and engaging story! It is fun for me to read about the lives of people who lived during Christ's time, even if it is fiction. The characters are very realistic and the story based on fact. It will capture the attention of readers of all types, and I recommend it highly. I received my review copy from Litfuse Publicity for participation in the blog tour.

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A Roman centurion longing for peace and a Jewish woman hiding a deadly secret witness a miracle that transforms their lives and leads them to the foot of the cross.
Longinus is a Roman centurion haunted by death and failure. Desperate to escape the accursed Judean province, he accepts a wager. If he can catch the thieves harassing the marketplace before Passover, he'll earn a transfer away from the troublemaking Jews.
Nissa is a Jewish woman with a sharp tongue and no hope of marriage. Only with the help of Mouse, the best thief in Jerusalem, can she keep her blind brother, Cedron, fed and a roof over their heads.
When a controversial teacher miraculously heals Cedron, Longinus longs to learn more about the mysterious healer. Instead, his journey leads him to Nissa, whose secret will determine the course of both their futures.
Unexpectedly caught up in the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus, they wonder who this teacher is who heals others but does nothing to save himself. Is the mercy he offers in his teachings real, or just another false promise? Can Nissa and 
Longinus overcome their pasts to find a future free of their shackles?
The Thief is an evocative story of two people trapped in their circumstances and the life-changing power of forgiveness and love.

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Stephanie Landsem loves adventure in far-off times and places. In real life, she's explored ancient ruins, medieval castles, and majestic cathedrals around the world. Stephanie is equally happy at home in Minnesota with her husband, four children, and three fat cats. When she's not writing, she's feeding the ravenous horde, avoiding housework, and dreaming about her next adventure---whether it be in person or on the page.

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Friday, February 21, 2014

"The A - Z of C.S. Lewis" by Colin Duriez

C.S. Lewis was a prolific writer with many characters, settings, and story lines to keep track of. He wrote books which ranged in type from children's books through theology and into science fiction. In this new book by Colin Duriez, readers can immediately look up any one of those characters, etc. and find information about it. This is "An encyclopedia of his life, thought, and writings." Why is that important? It introduces the reader to the many facets of Mr. Lewis and not simply one type of writing. The book is laid out in alphabetical order so that you can easily find things like "hrossa" and "Meldilorn," discover what work they are from, and learn a little about them. 

This is a really neat reference book. I love the idea of easily locating the characters and settings of the books I love by Mr. Lewis (Narnia), but also just flipping through and finding new things to read and books to pick up. It has certainly peaked my interest for more of his work. If you are a fan, or think you might be, this is a book for your reference shelf. I received my review copy from Litfuse Publicity for participation in the blog tour. 

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About the book: 

A Complete Guide to His Life, Thoughts and Writings
Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of C. S. Lewis's death, this complete guide covers all of Lewis' works, from his literary criticism to Narnia.
C. S. Lewis's work is widely known and regarded, but enthusiasts are often only aware of one part of his work-his children's stories and his popular theology; and yet he wrote so much more, including science fiction and literary criticism. This volume brings together all aspects of C S Lewis's life and thought. Arranged in alphabetical order, it begins with The Abolition of Man-written in 1943 and described as "almost my favorite"-to Wormwood, a character in The Screwtape Letters. This book will delight anyone who is interested in C. S. Lewis and wants to learn more about him, his thought, his works, and his life.

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Colin Duriez was for many years a commissioning editor at Inter-Varsity Press UK. He has subsequently appeared as a commentator on DVDs of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings, and BBC television's The Worlds of Fantasy. He is also the author of The Inklings Handbook (with the late David Porter), J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: The Story of Their Friendship, andTolkien and The Lord of the Rings, and has contributed to definitive reference works relating to Tolkien such as The Tolkien Encyclopedia (Routledge).

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

"Where Courage Calls" by Janette Oke and Laurel Oke Logan

A new challenge! Beth is going to western Canada to teach. It will be so very different from the life she has enjoyed, but she believes God will help her. What will Beth find when she gets to Coal Valley? Will the people accept her?

Beth Thatcher is a teacher like her Aunt Elizabeth. She longs to teach children who might otherwise have no option, so she accepts a position in Coal Valley in western Canada. When Beth arrives, she finds many problems and difficulties. There was a mining accident, there are few educational opportunities, there's a language barrier, and no schoolhouse. She has work to do, but is Beth up to the challenge. Throw in two eligible bachelors, and her dilemmas increase. Beth still wants to help the children and families with their education but does miss the ease of life she left behind. Will a visit from her sister send her home after the first year? Will one of the Mounties grab her heart? Will Beth be able to trust God enough to lead and guide her footsteps? In classic Janette Oke style, all these questions are answered in a charming, well written story.

I love Janette Oke and read everything I can by her. Her characters and story lines are realistic, and the lessons learned are applicable today. It is wonderful to find her daughter writing this one with her! This story is rich in God's guidance and answers to prayer, although sometimes the characters, like us, have to wait a little while. If you like stories that have strong characters, realistic dilemmas, light romance, and the power of God, you will love this book. I received my review copy from Litfuse Publicity for participation in the blog tour.
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About the book: Her courage and her heart will be tested in ways she never expected . . .

Beth Thatcher has spent her entire life in the safe, comfortable world of her family, her friends, and the social outings her father's wealth provides. But Beth is about to leave it all behind to accept a teaching position in the rugged foothills of western Canada. Inspired by her aunt Elizabeth, who went west to teach school several years ago, and gently encouraged by her father, Beth resolves to put her trust in God and bravely face any challenge that comes her way.

But the conditions in Coal Valley are even worse than she'd feared. A recent mining accident has left the town grieving and at the mercy of the mining company. The children have had very little prior education, and many of the locals don't even speak English. There isn't even a proper schoolhouse. In addition, Beth's heart is torn between two young men---both Mounties, one a lifelong friend and the other a kind, quiet man who comes to her aid more than once.

Despite the many challenges, Beth is determined to make a difference in the rustic frontier town. But when her sister visits from the East, reminding her of all the luxuries she's had to give up, will Beth decide to return to her privileged life as soon as the school year is over?

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Janette Oke Celebrated for her significant contribution to the Christian book industry, Janette Oke is the recipient of numerous awards. Her novels have sold more than 30 million copies and are beloved by readers around the world. Janette lives with her husband, Edward, in Alberta, Canada. 

Laurel Oke Logan is the daughter of Edward and Janette Oke, is the author of "Janette Oke: A Heart for the Prairie," as well as the novel "Dana's Valley," which she co-wrote with her mom. Laurel and her husband have six children and two sons-in-law and live near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

"The Sinners Garden" by William Sirls

Benning is a town filled with hopelessness, abuse, anger, and poverty. It seems like the last place anyone would want to live, much less plant a garden. But that is just what happens in this new book by William Sirls. Come on - visit Benning with our author and discover what the garden does to the town.

Andy Kemp is a young man who has had a very hard life. The abuse he has suffered makes him stay away from everyone. His bitterness has his mother hoping for a miracle, and she welcomes the help of his uncle and the town's Pastor. Uncle Rip had just returned from time in jail, but wants to help make a change in Andy. The pastor tries to help Andy heal and learn about forgiveness. Odd music, prophesying, and a good will burglar are just three things that cause concern for the citizens of Benning. And then, a beautiful garden grows overnight. What is its purpose and who takes care of it? Can this be the medicine the town needs to change from lifeless and hopeless into a place of love and joy? Andy, Rip, Heather, and others are waiting to tell you their stories.

This is an interesting book filled with real life problems and solutions. It shows how so many bad things grow and grow without forgiveness. It is such a powerful act to not only give to others, but to give to ourselves. It also homes in on the message that God can restore us and enable us to forgive. If you like books that have supernatural mystery and suspense, combining with messages of hope and forgiveness, this book is for you. I received my review copy from Litfuse Publicity for participation in the blog tour.
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About the book: In the small Lake Erie township of Benning, someone is at work cultivating a supernatural garden . . .

Andy Kemp's young life has been as ravaged as his scarred face. Disfigured by an abusive father, the teenager hides behind his books and an impenetrable wall of cynicism and anger.

As Andy's mother struggles to reconnect with him, his Uncle Rip returns transformed from a stint in prison and wants to be a mentor to the reclusive boy, doing everything he can to help end Andy's pain. When Andy begins hearing strange music through his iPod and making near-prophetic announcements, Rip is convinced that what Andy is hearing is the voice of God.

Elsewhere, police officer Heather Gerisch responds to a late-night breaking and entering in one of the poorest homes in town. She soon realizes that the masked prowler has left thousands of dollars in gift cards from a local grocery store.
As the bizarre break-ins continue and Heather pursues the elusive "Summer Santa," Andy and Rip discover an enormous and well-kept garden of wildflowers that seems to have grown overnight at an abandoned steel mill.

Soon, they realize who the gardener is, and a spree of miracles transfigures this small town from a place of hopelessness into a place of healing and beauty.

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Meet the author: Over the course of his life, William Sirls has experienced both great highs and tremendous lows---some born of chance, some born of choice. Life lessons involving faith, grace, and forgiveness are evident in his writing. The Sinners' Garden is his second novel. His first novel, The Reason, was published in 2012. William makes his home in southern Michigan.

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"Scraps of Evidence" by Barbara Cameron

Quilting is a hobby that Tess really enjoys. As a police officer, her time off is precious and quilting provides a time of relaxation. Logan is also a police officer, one who would like to get to know Tess better outside of work. Can Logan and Tess find time for dating around her quilting guild? Is there more to the story quilts that Tess makes?

Tess is a woman with two sides - efficient officer and gentle, thoughtful quilter. The love that goes into each quilt is personal and the story each tells tailored for the recipient. Logan knows some of this but really wants her to spend some off hours with him; to give up a night or two of quilting.  When he goes with her to the nursing home to deliver a quilt to her aunt, they find that her Aunt Susan is agitated by the quilt. She notices something on the story quilt that has to do with her uncle and a seriel killer. What does Aunt Susan tell them and how will it affect the investigation? Is the killer around and, if so, who is his next intended victim? Come join Tess and Logan as they work together to solve the mystery.

I really enjoyed this book. The twists and turns kept me interested and I wanted to know if they would find the killer, and if Logan and Tess would get a personal relationship going. If you enjoy mystery, murder, and a little love story thrown in, you will enjoy this book. I received my copy from Litfuse Publicity for participation in the blog tour.
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About Quilts of Love: Quilts tell stories of love and loss, hope and faith, tradition and new beginnings. TheQuilts of Love series focuses on the women who quilted all of these things into their family histories. A new book releases each month and features contemporary and historical romances as well as women's fiction and the occasional light mystery. You will be drawn into the endearing characters of this series and be touched by their stories.

About the book: Tess has taken some ribbing from her fellow officer, Logan, for her quilting hobby. He finds it hard to align the brisk professional officer he patrols with during the day with the one who quilts in her off-time. Besides, he's been trying to get to know her better and he'd like to be seeing her during those couple nights a week she spends with her quilting guild.

Then one afternoon Tess and Logan visit her aunt in the nursing home and she acts agitated when Tess covers her with the story quilt. Aunt Susan seems to be communicating a message to them about Tess's uncle. There's a story behind this quilt, they realize, one that may lead them to a serial killer. Will they have a chance to have a future together or will the killer choose Tess for his next victim before they find him?

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About the Author: Barbara Cameron is the CBD, CBA, and  ECPA bestselling author of 24 books including the new Stitches in Times series for Abingdon Press. Barbara has written fiction and non-fiction books for Abingdon Press, Thomas Nelson, Harlequin, and other publishers. She sold three films to HBO/Cinemax and is the first winner of the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award. Barbara's first two novellas won the 2nd and 3rd place in the Inspirational Readers Choice Contest from the Faith, Love, and Hope chapter of  RWA. Both were finalists for the novella category of the Carol Award of the American Christian Writers Award (ACFW). 

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Monday, February 17, 2014

"All Things Hidden" by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse

Love, a broken family, a stipped medical license, and secrets from the past combine in this new book by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse. What will it take to get people to love and trust each other in the Alaskan wilderness?

Gwyn is a nurse working in her father's clinic, and while she loves it, she also finds life hard. Her mother and sister are gone, a direct result of the rustic life, and they aren't coming back. Both Gwyn and her father know that they are needed where they are and they love it there, but they also miss love and family. As the practice grows and help is needed, Dr. Hillerman asks Dr. Jeremiah Vaughan to join them. 

Jeremiah has his own problems. His medical license was taken away after one of his wealthy patients died and his fiance has left him. A new start in Alaska? That is what he is hoping for. But, how will he and Gwyn get along? Will Jeremiah be a help or a hinderance to the practice? And, what are the secrets that threaten to destroy any opportunity for love? Open this book to find the answers, along with many other twists and turns. 

This is a wonderful story set around the time of the Depression, in the Alaskan frontier. It has great characters, writing that puts you on the ground with the characters, and a story that will engage you. If you like historically based stories with a love story entwined in the pages, this book is for you! I received my review copy from Bethany House in exchange for an honest review.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

"Prophet on the Run" by Baruch Maoz

Jonah was a prophet of God who learned a tough lesson about running from God. Spending time in the belly of a great fish and then being thrown up on shore made an immediate impression on him. Is there anything Christians can take from his life and apply to their own? Absolutely, and in this new devotional commentary, Baruch Maoz shows how.

Jonah was told by God to go to Ninevah and preach, and while he knew he couldn't hide or run from God, Jonah tried. The lessons he learned from those steps came at a steep price, but they did help change Jonah's direction. Christians, too, can have times that we want to run and hide. The way doesn't always contain things we want to do. But, step into this Bible study and learn lessons from Jonah's life that will help keep your footing on the right path. 

I love that this was originally preached in Israel! It brings more life to the words. The idea of a devotional commentary was an unexpected pleasure and I have truly enjoyed the study. If you are looking for a new look at Jonah, this book is for you. I recommend it to Christians everywhere. I received my review copy from Cross Focused Reviews for an honest review.

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Baruch skillfully unpacks the text with careful attention to every important nuance. This is a clear and thorough exposition of Jonah, an extremely helpful resource for all students of Scripture—experts and beginners alike.
—Pastor John MacArthur
This book has eyes that see God’s glory in Scripture, and it has hands that grasp the deepest motives of our hearts. The story of Jonah becomes our story, and we are invited to change and grow.
—Joel R. Beeke, President, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary
I wondered if I would learn anything new or get new spiritual insights into Jonah. The answer is a resounding yes. Maoz understands the story of Jonah and he clearly applies its truths to the life of the church.
—John D. CurridCarl McMurray Professor of OT, Reformed Theological Seminary
Baruch has given the church a theologically astute and extremely practical commentary on Jonah. Written in an accessible and straightforward style it will appeal to readers. He makes the book of Jonah come alive in a way that will transform heart and mind.
—Tremper Longman IIIRobert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies, Westmont College

"Discovering His Image" by Jennefer Payne

Good poetry can uplift the soul and bring peace to a heart filled with pain. When that poetry is about our Lord and creator, the ability to touch hearts is magnified. In this new book by Jennifer Payne, readers are treated to the fullness and glory of God through thoughtful poetry.

Do you meditate on the glories of God? This book will give you new ways to do that, and if you don't, you will get the incentive to do so. Readers are taken on a journey that will enhance their walk with God. God wants to touch our lives, to fill us, to light our way. All it takes is some time and effort on our part, as God is ready, willing, and able to lead and direct us.

This is a wonderful collection of poems that I found inspiring and uplifting. Two of my favorites are "One Day At a Time," and "Be Lifted Up." Don't think you will enjoy reading poetry? Try this book and I think you will find that God will speak to you through its words. I received my review copy from BookSneeze in exchange for an honest review.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

"Friend Me" by John Faubion

Problems in your relationship? Just go online and pretend to be someone you are not and create a virtual life ot find friends, right? That's what Scott and Rachel thought independently of each other. Can they find their way back to each other before it's too late?

Scott and Rachel are at a critical point in their marriage. Each simply wants attention and understanding from the other, but they are in two different places. Scotts job is demanding and full of pressures Rachel doesn't understand, and Rachel is a housewife who simply wants some conversation and friendship. The solution - create and online personality to attract friends to spend virtual time with. But, while they think this is harmless, someone else is working against them to take everything from them, someone who is pretending to be a friend to both, but who wants Rachel out of the way. Is deception in a relationship ever a good thing? Can Scott and Rachel save themselves before Melissa takes everything she wants? 

Not only did the title and synopsis of this book catch my eye, but once I opened it, it kept my attention. The characters and situations are so real that they could be taken right from the headlines. If you enjoy books full of suspense and realism, this book is for you. I received my review copy from Litfuse Publicity Group in exchange for an honest review.

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About the book: When a lonely wife and her frustrated husband each secretly pursue companionship online, neither dreams that a real woman is behind their virtual creations, threatening their marriage---and their lives.
Scott and Rachel's marriage is on the brink of disaster. Scott, a businessman with a high-pressure job, just wants Rachel to understand him and accept his flaws. Rachel is a lonely housewife, desperate for attention and friendship. So she decides to create a virtual friend online, unaware that Scott is doing the exact same thing. As Rachel desperately tries to re-create a friendship with a friend who has passed, Scott becomes unfaithful and is torn between the love for his wife and the perfection of his cyber-girlfriend. But neither realizes that there's a much larger problem looming . . .
Behind both of their online creations is Melissa, a woman who is brilliant---and totally insane. Masquerading as both friend and lover, Melissa programmed a search parameter into the virtual friend software to find her perfect man, but along the way she forgot to specify his marriage status. And Scott is her ideal match. Now Melissa is determined to have it all---Scott, his family, and Rachel's life.
As Melissa grows bolder and her online manipulations transition into the real world, Scott and Rachel figure out they are being played. Now it's a race against time as Scott and Rachel fight to save their marriage, and their lives, before it's too late.
In today's digital age, the Internet presents all kinds of opportunities to test our personal boundaries, and this exciting and suspenseful story raises important questions about the ethics of virtual relationships. Friend Me will open your eyes to a new---and terrifying---moral dimensions and how they play out in the real world.

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 John Faubion has spent many years in Asia as a missionary with his family. Since returning to the United States, John has worked as a senior software developer for a large appliance chain. He teaches an adult Sunday school class and enjoys writing and driving his 1949 Packard automobile. John lives near Indianapolis with his wife, Beth, and their daughter.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

"A Miracle of Hope" by Ruth Reid

An arranged marriage, an unborn child, a deaf child, and two adults who have lost hope for love. are elements in this new novel by Ruth Reid. Can Lindie and Josiah put aside their differences and fear, and work together to raise two precious children while building a home?

Lindie is not married, but she is pregnant, and that means shunning by her Amish community. She had no idea what she would do to support herself and her unborn child until her brother, Eli, had the idea of an arranged marriage. Was it what she wanted? No, but she needed a solution and maybe God was opening a door. Josiah had a young family until his wife died suddenly. That left him and his eight year old deaf daughter to find their way forward together. Josiah agreed to marry Lindie, solving both dilemmas, but doesn't believe he will ever love again. Is love in the future for these two? Can they build a home and a marriage without love? Come visit them and see what miracles hope can bring.

This is a beautifully written story about the power of hope in overcoming difficulties in life. The characters and their stories will draw you in and you will find yourself crying with them, cheering with them, and pulling for them. I recommend this book to anyone who loves stories based on overcoming obstacles. It will leave you wanting more from the characters. I received my review copy from Litfuse Pubicity Group in exchange for an honest review.
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About the book: Book One in the Amish Wonders series.

How far can God's mercy reach?

Lindie Wyse is pregnant out of wedlock and thinks an arranged marriage is the only way to preserve her future. Josiah Plank is certain he'll never love again, but he needs someone to care for his eight-year-old daughter, Hannah. The two take on their arrangement tentatively at first but soon realize they are each in for more than they imagined.

Lindie experiences a breakthrough with Hannah when she recognizes Hannah's special gifts, but a risky pregnancy and serious health issues threaten to demolish the foundation Josiah and Lindie are building. Will their growing love survive despite their struggles, or will their hearts become as cold as the northern winter?

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About the author: Ruth Reid is a CBA and ECPA best-selling author of the Heaven on Earth series. She's a full-time pharmacist who resides in Florida with her husband and three children.

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