The Lost Heiress

The Lost Heiress by Roseanna M. White My rating: 5 of 5 stars An epic novel filled with marvelous characters and layers of story that keep you turning the pages. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I’d read the second book in the series, “The Reluctant Duchess“, first. Loved that one too, but I wishContinue reading “The Lost Heiress”

The Reluctant Duchess

The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M. White My rating: 5 of 5 stars I thought I had read book one of this series, “The Lost Heiress.” In fact, I could have sworn I did! Nope. But it didn’t hinder my enjoyment of “The Reluctant Duchess” at all. This read just fine as a stand-alone novel.Continue reading “The Reluctant Duchess”

A Treasure Concealed

A Treasure Concealed by Tracie Peterson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Emily Carver wants what most young women in 1895 want, a husband and a home of her own. She’s disenchanted with the life she’s grown up in, following her father from mining camp to mining camp in search for a treasure of goldContinue reading “A Treasure Concealed”

The Prophetess

The Prophetess: Deborah’s Story by Jill Eileen Smith My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jill Eileen Smith writes some of the best Biblical fiction I’ve read. I enjoy her storytelling and appreciate that she always lets the reader know, at the end of her stories, which parts are true and which parts are fiction. SheContinue reading “The Prophetess”

Risen

Risen: The Novelization of the Major Motion Picture by Angela Elwell Hunt My rating: 4 of 5 stars The title gives the book away – it’s about the resurrection of Jesus. Instead of the usual telling from the point of view of His followers, this story is told from the point of view of aContinue reading “Risen”

Hannah’s Choice

Hannah’s Choice by Jan Drexler My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love a story that keeps me guessing – and this one does! Jan Drexler paints a very tranquil setting in 1840s Pennsylvania, with creeks and farms and orchards. What could go wrong in such a place? Human tragedy and human choices, that’s what.Continue reading “Hannah’s Choice”

A Worthy Heart

A Worthy Heart by Susan Anne Mason My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’d been anticipating this book since finishing the first in the series, Irish Meadows. Susan Anne Mason did not disappoint! She picked up where the first book left off and expanded the saga of this Irish family in early 1900s New York.Continue reading “A Worthy Heart”

A Thousand Shall Fall

A Thousand Shall Fall by Andrea Boeshaar My rating: 4 of 5 stars I love a good Civil War series and the Shenandoah Valley Saga caught my eye. This is the first book, but book two is teased at the end and I’m already looking forward to reading that one. A Thousand Shall Fall isContinue reading “A Thousand Shall Fall”

Until the Dawn

Until The Dawn by Elizabeth Camden My rating: 5 of 5 stars Elizabeth Camden delivers again! If you loved “Beauty and the Beast” as a child, you’ll enjoy this story. No, the hero isn’t a true beast, but he certainly could play the part at times. The heroine is a beauty, however, both inside andContinue reading “Until the Dawn”

Plum Pudding Bride

Plum Pudding Bride by Anne Garboczi Evans My rating: 5 of 5 stars This short romantic romp will fit into anyone’s busy Christmas schedule. Patience Callahan longs for a husband full of action and daring-do. Her perfect hero will match those in her favorite classic novels. And that doesn’t include mild-mannered storekeeper Peter Foote. He’sContinue reading “Plum Pudding Bride”