Archive | January 2017

Wild Montana Skies by Susan May Warren

A Song To Sing

Wild Montana Skies by Susan May Warren is a contemporary Christian romance. It is the first book in the Montana Rescue series and what a cracking series it promises to be.

I had heard a lot of good things about Susan May Warren and she certainly did not disappoint. I cannot wait to read more by her.

The main theme is that of fathers. There are all sorts of different types of fathers. A father’s love is a precious thing. It is a gift from God. The bond that the reader witnesses unfolding in the novel is truly beautiful. It encompasses caring, sacrifice and overwhelming love. The novel also shows we are never too old to not need our father’s love.

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Covering Love by Caryl McAdoo

Two In One

Covering Love by Caryl McAdoo is a Christian historical romance. It is the eighth book in the Texas Romance series but can be read as a stand-alone. As with all Caryl McAdoo’s novels, it is beautifully written.

The epic story of the Buckmeyer family continues. Much of the novel is written through the eyes of six year old Evie. She seems much older and wiser than her years.

The novel is cleverly written. It is almost a two in one as Evie proof reads a story penned by the famous May Merryweather. The tale is cemented by letters passing between the two.

There is both a maturity and an innocence in the character of Evie. This endears her to the reader.

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Reach For Me by Jan Thompson

Trusting In The Dark

Reach For Me by Jan Thompson is a contemporary Christian romantic thriller. It is the second book in the Vacation Sweethearts series but can be read as a stand-alone.

I really enjoyed Reach For Me, I was drawn into the novel from the start. Jan Thompson cleverly opened with her characters presenting an air of mystery that had me immediately asking questions. I greedily consumed the novel as I sought the answers.

The main characters of Keenan and Phoebe were both likable and unique. They were similar but different. Both were running from their pasts but with different reasons. In their isolation, they were drawn to each other.

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This Road We Traveled by Jane Kirkpatrick

Dreaming Big

This Road We Traveled by Jane Kirkpatrick is a Christian historical novel based on the life of pioneer Tabitha Moffat Brown. It is an epic read and one that I immersed myself in.

Set in the mid nineteenth century, Tabitha Moffat Brown’s adventures began when aged sixty six, she set off on the trail west. The novel explores the dangers she faced but she always trusted in God’s goodness and provision. “We will thrive on that cloud of faith… knowing that God is an unending source of hope, no matter the trial.” As she emptied herself of self and relied on God, so He provided. Tabitha Moffat Brown was indeed a strong woman of faith. She believed “God was in the world and in the small details of her life.” She knew a personal and an omnipotent God.

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