Exciting And Entertaining
Phantom Ship In The Desert by Sherri Kukla is a Christian contemporary children’s adventure novel and the third book in the Moto Mysteries series. It can be read as a stand-alone. I enjoyed catching up with familiar faces.
A mystery handed down the years is the focus as Jeremiah and Millie set out to solve it. Millie is particularly tenacious. She is head strong, always pressing forwards sometimes at the detriment to personal safety. She is also aware of her faults, asking God to help her where she is weak.
The search in the story reminds the reader that God searches for us relentlessly and with a passion until He finds us.
We are called to take care of the orphans or those who find themselves parentless through no fault of their own. Arms, hearts and a home are opened as a generational dream is fulfilled. Once more, we remember that we will always find a home in Our Father’s arms.
In The High Valley by Susan Coolidge is the second book in the Clover Carr Chronicles. It is equally as enchanting as the previous Carr Family stories.
The circle is closed as we hear about the fortunes and fates of the now grown up Carr children.
Part of the story is set in England, in Devon around the Bideford and Clovelly areas which I am familiar with, having holidayed there as a child. The familiarity with the area meant that I was able to clearly ‘see’ the setting.
Clover by Susan Coolidge is a wonderful children’s historical novel and the first book in the Clover Carr Chronicles. It continues on from where the Carr Family series finished.
Clover is just as enchanting as the previous novels. Clover is the sister down from Katy. She is quieter but just as kind and good hearted.
The book moves from the family home to the mountains as Clover offers to look after her younger sibling who is in ill health, needing the fresh mountain air. Here, we see Clover blossom.
What Katy Did Next by Susan Coolidge is the third book in the Carr Family series which has been enchanting.
In this book we see Katy as she undertakes a European tour with her friend and her friend’s young daughter. It was very fashionable to travel abroad for the well to do. It was quite an undertaking in the late nineteenth century.