Beauty From Ashes
Make You Feel My Love by Robin Lee Hatcher is a charming Christian dual timeline that will warm your heart and soul.
The action alternates between present day and late nineteenth century as we follow stories linked by ancestry. Both stories have themes echoing each other. Both stories tell of God who is faithful, urging us to choose faith not fear.
There is the theme of forgiveness. It is not always easy to do but it is vital for our well-being.
In both tales there is the theme of domestic abuse. It takes many forms, not just physical but verbal too. “Chelsea covered her ears … trying to shut out the voices from the past.” We need to silence the hateful words from the enemy and listen to the life-affirming voice of God.
When life is hard, we see that God is still faithful. “Nothing we go through is wasted in God’s economy.” We learn our greatest lessons at times of greatest trial.
“I wasn’t looking for God.” We do not need to be looking for God in order to be found by Him. When He comes knocking on the door of our hearts, we need to invite Him in.
Both time periods have the theme of rescue – women are rescued from their situations due to personal strength of character and love. Not all men are out to put women down. God rescues us from our lives of disconnection to Him.
A character is struggling with loss. He feels “guilty for being alive.” As a bond is severed by death, the love and the memories remain.
Those with the most treasure are those who love well. Chasing earthly treasures of wealth and power will never bring contentment. “For all his wealth and power, he was a miserable man. He would never have enough.” The gods of this world will never satisfy. Only when we rest in God can we find true rest and contentment.
I really loved Make You Feel My Love. The characters were warm and welcoming, and the presence of God shone through the words of Robin Lee Hatcher.
I received a free copy from Just Read Tours via Net Galley. A favorable review was not required. All opinions are my own.
Welcome to the Blog Tour for Make You Feel My Love by Robin Lee Hatcher, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: Make You Feel My Love
Series: Legacy of Faith
Author: Robin Lee Hatcher
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: July 13, 2021
Genre: Christian, Contemporary Romance
One broken woman. One lost man. And the long-buried secrets tying them together.
After escaping an abusive relationship, Chelsea Spencer flees to Chickadee Creek—the town where her great aunt Rosemary owns a quaint little antique shop. There, Chelsea plans to help with the shop as her aunt heals from an accident—and perhaps find some healing of her own.
Liam Chandler was one film away from a leading role when his brother Jacob was stricken with cancer. After spending the last months of Jacob’s life with him in Boise, Liam heads to the vacation home he built outside of Chickadee Creek to get his life and his faith back on track.
While working to clean out a storage room in the antique shop, Chelsea finds an old violin. Aunt Rosemary says she may have the instrument, but they soon learn it is very valuable and once belonged to Cora Chandler, Liam’s great-great-grandmother.
Drawn together by the old violin and stories from the past, Chelsea and Liam begin to find answers for their present and the future God has in store for them.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Robin Lee Hatcher is the author of over 80 novels and novellas with over five million copies of her books in print. She is known for her heartwarming and emotionally charged stories of faith, courage, and love. Her numerous awards include the RITA Award, the Carol Award, the Christy Award, the HOLT Medallion, the National Reader’s Choice Award, and the Faith, Hope & Love Reader’s Choice Award. Robin is also the recipient of prestigious Lifetime Achievement Awards from both American Christian Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America. When not writing, she enjoys being with her family, spending time in the beautiful Idaho outdoors, Bible art journaling, reading books that make her cry, watching romantic movies, and decorative planning. Robin makes her home on the outskirts of Boise, sharing it with a demanding Papillon dog and a persnickety tuxedo cat.
(3) winners will receive a print copy of Make You Feel My Love by Robin Lee Hatcher!
Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway began at midnight July 13, 2021 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on July 20, 2021. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. Print copy US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.
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