Tuesday, August 15, 2017

I didn't think it was possible that the author could write any better than she already does. Folks I'm here to tell you that this book has all the makings of a movie. It's not just about a baby that is very ill, but of a mother that carries guilt and shame. Tiffany is the type of character many can relate to. How many of us have done something we regret? Do we forgive ourselves or live in condemnation? I loved this character so much, I felt like I was in the hospital room with her. The author has written an honest, gritty and in your face book  about one woman's struggle to overcome her past, forgive herself for something she wanted to do and find strength to fight for her daughter.

Jake is a good person but has times where he doesn't know if he should stand up to his mother or not. Will Jake find his voice or allow his mother to control his life? His relationship with Tiffany is shaky at times. Can they overcome obstacles and save their marriage?  Patricia , Jake's mother means well, but her attitude towards Tiffany was harsh. I applaud Tiffany for biting her tongue many times when Patricia belittled her. The pain and inner struggle Tiffany faced was so hard to read at times, I felt the tears as they streamed down my face. This is a book I will never forget.

I loved how the author brought back a very special character from a previous book. I remember this character well and had hoped to see her in another one of the author 's books. The faith this woman has is unshakable and Tiffany can feel her undeniable belief in God. I loved watching Tiffany slowly reaching out to God more. Her past plays a pivotal role in the story and I loved how the author took Tiffany through trials and watched her become stronger and think more clearly.

The baby in the story is so precious and I wanted to hold her and pray for her. Tiffany and Jake have a long road ahead of them as their baby fights for her life. The decisions they were faced with were so tremendous I had to stop reading for a bit. A child is so special and a gift from God. When a child is very ill, it takes a toll on the entire family. I thought the author did an amazing job of showing the good days and the bad days that challenged them.  She writes with realism and doesn't pull any punches. The characters are as real as you can get and the dialogue is exactly what needs to be said. This is a powerful book that goes deep into a person's inner thoughts and feelings  of shame, guilt, unforgiveness and rips them out for God to heal.  Every time I read a book from this author, my faith grows. Thank you for writing a book that shows me how to ask God for help and learn how to forgive myself.

I received a copy of this book The BookClub Network and the author. The review is my own opinion.

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What an emotional story the author brings to readers in this new series called, Windy Gap Wishes. I couldn't help but fall in love with the characters as they came alive as the author brought charm and warmth to each one. Leah was such a great character and I felt a connection to her instantly. She is going through a tough time dealing with the loss of her mother even though it has been ten years. Leah has grown into a sweet and caring young woman. The house is filled with love as her siblings pitch in to help with chores.

Leah has seemed to withdrawal from any social activities and her dad has become concerned. It's hard when you lose your mother and feel lonely without her guidance . Who can she ask about dating or just share her thoughts of growing into a young woman since her mom has passed? I lost my mom and know the pain and loss I felt. The author really grabs at the depth of grieve and I cried as Leah slowly begins to come out of her shell. Will she allow God to show her His plans? Can she open her heart and allow someone to show her affection? Her dad  has been worried about Leah and I loved how much he wanted his daughter to find happiness.  When Jacob shows an interest in Leah, I loved how the author guided his character with grace and compassion . He wants Leah to trust him, but will she let her guard down?

When Samuel introduces Naomi to the family, I could feel the uneasiness growing among his children. . It is always difficult when a parent finds a new mate. Will Samuel's children welcome Naomi with open arms? What I liked the most about Naomi was her gentle heart and trust in God. I don't want to say anything about the plot, because you must read this book to truly understand how gifted the author is. Her characters make you feel like they are your neighbors as you share meals, laugh with each other and give a helping hand when needed. As I finished the book, I had so many feelings rushing through me. The story really shows how important family is as they each look for happiness and love . The author does an amazing job of showing how the characters trust that God has a plan for their lives. I can't wait to read the next book in this series. I want to find out about a few characters and see where God takes them.

I received a copy of this book from The Cozy Mystery Review Crew and the author. The review is my own opinion.

Monday, August 14, 2017


About the book:


She's out to steal his name. Will he steal her heart instead?
Rosemary Gresham has no family beyond the band of former urchins that helped her survive as a girl in the mean streets of London. Grown now, they are no longer pickpockets-now they focus on high value items and have learned how to blend into upper-class society. Rosemary's challenge of a lifetime comes when she's assigned to determine whether a certain wealthy gentleman is loyal to Britain or to Germany. How does one steal a family's history, their very name?
Rumors swirl around Peter Holstein. Awkward and solitary, but with access to the king, many fear his influence. But Peter can't help his German last name and wants to prove his loyalty to the crown-so he can go back to anonymously writing a series of popular adventure novels. When Rosemary arrives on his doorstop pretending to be a well- credentialed historian, Peter believes she's the right person to help him dig through his family's past.
Anger and danger continue to mount, though, and both realize they're in a race against time to discover the truth-about Peter's past and about the undeniable attraction kindling between them.




About the author:


Roseanna M. White pens her novels beneath her Betsy Ross flag, with her Jane Austen action figure watching over her. When not writing fiction, she's homeschooling her two children, editing and designing, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the author of over a dozen historical novels and novellas, ranging from biblical fiction to American-set romances to her British series. Spies and war and mayhem always seem to make their way into her novels . . . to offset her real life, which is blessedly boring. She passes said boring life with her husband and kids in the beautiful mountains of eastern West Virginia.

Find out more about Roseanna M. at http://www.roseannamwhite.com.





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Rosemary is quite a character as you will find in this enchanting story. She is not the typical young woman that men swoon over. She is pretty enough but she has this little secret that could make her not so appealing. Rosemary is well how should I put it? I will just blurt it out and say she is a thief. She does it to help support her family so surely that must be alright. I did like the tightknit "family" Rosemary was a part which consisted of orphans  that have  decided that they will stick together and run the streets of London.

I loved the description of the era and loved London with all its royalty and parties they gave. I wasn't sure if I was going to like Peter at first. He seemed so unsure of himself  and a bit standoffish almost to the point of being arrogant. I did like the fact that Peter was a stutterer. I have read of different afflictions that characters have , but this one was a nice surprise. The author delt  with it in a very graceful way and helped me see Peter in a more everyday person and not so much as a stuck up royal snob.  Someone  is spreading rumors that Peter is not loyal to London and could be helping the Germans.

Rosemary has somehow found her way into the manor where Peter resides. He is in need of a librarian to help him get the library in order. He is also hoping to find documents that will prove his loyalty. Will Rosemary be able to help him? Why is she really there at the manor? I loved how the author slowly developed their characters by writing notes to each other everyday. I found it to be enduring and almost a bit romantic.

There are definite secrets that Peter is keeping that could have consequences. Will he confide in Rosemary? What will happen if Peter  finds out that Rosemary is a thief and is out to steal something very valuable from him?
I loved the way the author blends prayers into the story in a way that shows the characters need for help from God. I was captivated by the intrigue and twists that the author placed subtlety in the story. It kept me wanting to read without stopping. You don't want  to miss this story that deals with forgiveness and trust.

I received a copy of this book from LitFuse. The review is my own opinion.
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Sunday, August 13, 2017




OUT of the ASHES Book tour and Giveaway




Out of the Ashes Summary: Sometimes peace is won through battle.  

Haunted by the memories he can't escape, Ralph Williams wants to be left alone to lick his wounds. He doesn't understand why he's forced into the company of the one woman he least desires. Can God bring him healing through such uncomfortable circumstances? 

Frank Harper thought he had left the war and its turmoil behind, but the home to which he has returned is anything but peaceful. When racial tensions arise in Maple Grove, Frank finds himself on a battlefield once more. He's desperate for peace, but at what cost? 


When George Chandler heads off to wed his beloved bride, things don’t go as expected. Just as George starts to get comfortable with what he believes is God’s new plan for his life, history threatens to repeat itself. Will he fight for the woman he’s come to love, or will he let her go? 

The War Between the States has destroyed more than just a nation. In four years, it has damaged bodies and wounded souls until the people think that nothing is left.
 Will they find the healing they so desperately need from God that loves them?
                                       
                               


Author Bio: Besides being an Indie Author, I’m a wife, mother of four, children’s Sunday School teacher, sweet tea drinker, history fanatic, romantic, bubbly, lover of broccoli, and cake decorator who has a soft spot for Christmas trees, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.  

What I’m not is a laundress (or at least not one who keeps up very well), a duster, tall, or patient in a doctor’s office.


Contact Links:
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/AMHeathfanpage/
Blog: https://amheathblog.wordpress.com/
You'll also find me on Pinterest, Goodreads, and Twitter but I'm most active on Facebook and my blog.


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If you get a chance and you need to make sure you do, this book is a must read. It flows easily with wonderful and unforgettable characters. I have loved each book in this series and this one I have to say is my favorite. The Civil War has become a very interesting topic for me and the author is well versed in the history of this epic part of many of our ancestors. The book starts after the war has ended and we get to see where the characters from previous books in the series are in their journey. The war changed many lives and I found the book to capture history in its aftermath of a war that devastated many .

I can't imagine what the slaves endured during this time period. I became so involved in the story that at times I felt tears stream down my face. The living conditions were horrendous at times, but I loved how the characters became involved and helped the people overcome obstacles. There are characters that grip your heart and you find yourself wanting to help them. The element of faith in the book was very well written and danced across the pages with compassion. The author puts just the right words of faith at the perfect time to build the strength of a character to continue through their trials.

Sometimes in a book I will pick out a particular character that really stood out. In this book, I loved each character for different reasons. They were all very vital to the story and each character enhanced the other in ways that were subtle or very emotional. The romance in the book helped to lighten the story up at time when there were heavy emotional things going on that were hard to deal with.

This series has been a pleasure to read.  Through pain, loss, forgiveness and compassion the series comes to an end that has impacted my life. I want to thank the author for writing a series about a topic that is emotional and filled with heartache at times. In the end, the series will leave you with a vision of the Civil War and the people who endured so much, but through God's grace , overcame much to survive and move forward with a bright future.


I received a copy of this book from the author. The review is my own opinion.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017


WAIT FOR ME by JO HUDDLESTON

Here is another beautifully written book by one of my favorite authors. I loved Julie so much. She is a young woman who is ready to go to college. She has had a very comfortable  life. She is an only child and her family is quite wealthy.  Julie doesn't show off her wealth, and enjoys hanging with friends. It's funny that her mother thought she should not associate with children of coal miners. Her mother was a bit snotty . I think in the time period this was written, the wealthy thought it was beneath them to socialize with people who were not shall we say well off. I very much enjoyed reading about the coal mines. The workers risked their life everyday and many became sick later in life .

Julie's boyfriend is such a nice young man. He wants to make something of himself. I loved how much he respected Julie and believed they should not do anything until they are married. It was so refreshing to read how these two wonderful characters loved God and wouldn't allow temptation to deter them from their beliefs. One character really stood out to me. Her mother was at times judgmental and seemed to be very hard on Julie. I know her mom wanted the best for her daughter, but her bitterness was getting the best of her. There is something in the story that made me cry. I won't give it away but I will say that the author handled the subject with such grace and compassion. I can't forget go mention Julie's dad. Oh my goodness he was what I wished I had as a dad. He loved his wife and daughter unconditionally. He worked hard and treated his workers well. He did such wonderful and selfless things for others.

The story follows Julie and Robby as they tackle trying to be a couple , going to college and facing tragedy and hardships. Once again the author has written a story that penetrates the soul and leaves you with a sense of family , love and acceptance.

I received a copy of this book from The BookClub Network and the author. The review is my own opinion.

Monday, August 7, 2017

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DAN MCCALL's BRIDE by BARBARA GOSS

I remember when I was younger , my dad would sit in front of the tv on Saturdays and watch western movies all day. It would really irritate me until I I started to watch them myself and fell in love with them. The author has taken me back  to that time with this wonderful story. I loved Leila as soon as she was introduced. She had a hard life as an orphan and wanted a family so much. Her decision to become a mail-order  bride gives her hope of belonging somewhere and finding happiness. It must have been a bit scary to travel to a strange town to marry someone you don't know. 

Lelia has high hopes of becoming a bride until a band of robbers leave her hurt on the side of the road. When Dan finds her, he takes her back to town. I loved how Leila instantly had this infatuation with Dan. Well how could she help herself? He did save her life. Now if only she can remember who is she and why she traveled to the town. The author paints a vivid picture of the Wild West and gives readers an unforgettable story. I loved how she brought faith and God into the story. I thought Dan was a wonderful character and found it funny that he kept saying," he is not the marrying kind." Oh me thinks thy do protest to much Mr. Dan McCall. 

I loved the town, the cattle rustling going on and especially a little love triangle brewing all to make for a very exciting book. I will now have to purchase every book the author has written so I can read about an era that fascinates me. I have fallen in love with this author's writing and look forward to read all her books. 

I received a copy of the book from the author. The review is my own opinion.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

CHANGE IS COMING

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A GROOM FOR CHRISTMAS by ANNE GREEN

I am a huge fan of this author. I love her writing style that is funny, full of adventure and always grounded on faith.  This story really took me back to a time when my granddad would talk about his adventures as a young married man. He and his wife traveled by covered -wagon to Oklahoma to homestead their land. As I read this story I was taken back to a time where people sought after their dreams and overcame many obstacles.

Felicity is a real looker but her sign advertising for a husband sure drew stares from the townspeople. She just has to find a husband and fast. She promised her daddy she would marry and homestead 640 acres . What would you do if you needed to find a husband fast? Well of course you put up a big sign in the store and wait for men to apply. Felicity sure had her hands full with all the men showing up to apply. I loved how her friend Jed took his promise to her dad seriously. There was no way she was going to travel without him. I loved how the author showed how dedicated Jed was to watch out for Felicity.

With her selection made the wagon-trains are ready to head out. Has she chosen the right husband? Ben has his own agenda. He wants to go to California to the gold rush.  Can he be trusted? I loved how the couple grew closer as they traveled the cold  trails and looked to each other for guidance and security. The story is one I really liked because I love stories about wagon -trails, and the difficult terrain they travel for a better life. I loved that the main characters had a direction that God gave them and watched as they relied on Him to show them where their life together would be. It's a great story filled with adventure, compromise and unconditional love.

I received a copy of this book from The BookClub Network. The review is my own opinion.

THE CHRISTMAS ADMIRER by LAURA V HILTON

This is a quick read but full of such wonderful characters and beautiful scriptures. I loved how much faith Susanna had , even though at times she may have wavered a bit. It is hard when things seem to crumble around you, to trust God. Susanna is charming, loves her dad and has dreams of marrying Benaiah. But that all falls apart when Benaiah calls off the wedding. I can't imagine how hard it would be to see the man you love everyday knowing that he broke your heart.

Benaiah loves Susanna but can't put such a burden on her by helping raise his siblings and taking care of his grandmother and dad. I found it interesting that Benaiah didn't seem to have enough faith in Susanna to allow her to show him that she was willing to take on the role of wife and caretaker for his family. I sensed a bit of pride in Benaiah by thinking he had to do it all himself.

I was very disappointed in Susanna's dad. I found him to be selfish. When he tells his daughter that his soon to be bride is coming for a visit , Susanna was beside herself. Not only is she shocked to learn that her dad is remarrying but she has quite a few kids. Irene reminded me of a wicked stepmother who treated Susanna like a servant. The story does bring some sadness and a feeling of abandonment to Susanna. Will she do as her dad asks and follow him to Iowa to be with his new wife and kids? Can Benaiah trust God to supply his needs?  I loved the Mary and Martha comparison with Susanna. It really made me think about how concerned she was with taking care of everyone, but not taking time to listen to God. This is a great book about family, faith and learning to trust God.

I received a copy of this book from the author. The review is my own opinion.

"Love gives the other person a choice."

Vangie Vale and the Murdered Macaron
by R. L. Syme

A new to me author and a book that will keep you turning the pages as fast as you can to see what happens.
~Babs Book Bistro
What I wouldn’t give to be in this story. It was fun, imaginative and full of yummy treats.
~Bibliophile Reviews
I liked the neighbourhood friendship all the characters have, they agree and of course disagree, and let me say I can’t wait to discover more characters and more delicacies from Vangie!
~Varietats
It might have been the book cover that drew me in.
But it was the story and plot that kept me and lured me all the way to the end.
~My Reading Journeys
Vangie Vale and the Murdered Macaron (The Matchbaker Mysteries Book 1)
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Setting – Montana
Hummingbird Books (July 21, 2017)
Paperback: 362 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1548024437
E-Book ASIN: B073ZLKBZT
Small towns and gossip go together like flaky crust and sweet pastry cream. Between the police scanners, social media, and the senior center, it’s like a zombie apocalypse where the undead consume people’s secrets instead of living flesh.
But Vangie Vale wants nothing more than to stay under the radar…especially the police radar.
So when her new bakery becomes linked to a murder investigation, nothing will stop the gossip mill from connecting her to the dead body. Can’t have that.
Forced into the role of investigator, this new-in-town bakery owner has to become the very thing she hates–a nosy, small-town gossip–in order to clear her good name, and keep her face off the front page. But when a dating debacle brings her face-to-face with the Sheriff, Vangie can’t ignore the fact that one of her macarons was involved in a murder. She has to find the who-dun-it.
Book One in a cozy culinary mystery series from USA Today Bestselling Author, R.L. Syme.

About The Author
Rebecca Syme writes small town romance as Becca Boyd and cozy mystery as R.L. Syme. She is a long-time foodie and loves fancy cheese. Becca calls the mountains of Montana her home and draws inspiration from the beautiful vistas and heartwarming people. She is the USA Today bestselling author of the Line of Fire series of sweet romances and part of the Chick Tales series set in Somewhere, TX. You can find her on Twitter talking #fancycheese or #Chopped, and on Facebook with her fans in Becca Nation.


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I am so glad I got the chance to read this book. It is a refreshing book with wonderful characters that make the story so good. Vangie Vale is not your typical character in a cozy book.  She is one complex woman in a small town in the beautiful setting of Montana. I have been to Montana before and it is easy to fall in love with the state. The landscape alone takes your breath away. The people are friendly and always helpful. It's the perfect place for Vangie to start over. She owns a bakery that has a quirky gimmick. I did have to laugh at how clever it was . Tourists couldn't resist stopping in at the bakery for  fresh baked goods matched up especially for them. What I really liked about Angie was her other job as pastor of the small town. As you get further into the story, you will discover some background on her that will explain why she landed in Saint Agnes, Montana.

Vangie  has several goals in mind. She wants to help people and stay out of the limelight. Oh if only that could happen her life would be carefree. But it is not to be when a famous actor shows up in her bakery. I liked how Vangie  wasn't that impressed about who he was which I'm sure must have hurt his ego. The mystery is subtle, and leaves behind secrets, blackmail and bodies. The best part of the entire book is that I couldn't figure out who the killer was. I had in my head who I thought it was, but with the twists the author delivers I quickly went to another suspect. The book is well written and I liked how the author touched on religion in a way that was not preachy. Along the way I found myself so engrossed in the book I forgot about everything going on around me.

I loved the ending and how the author left us with questions as to where Vangie finds herself next. This is sure to be a series to follow and don't forgot to try the recipe at the end of the book. Thank you for a clean mystery that deals with forgiveness, redemption and family.


I received a copy of this book from The Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours. The review is my own opinion.






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