Where She Belongs

Where She Belongs by Johnnie Alexander My rating: 4 of 5 stars What is a contemporary romance that centers on the past? An interesting story! Johnnie Alexander does a wonderful job of combining the present with the past to create a complex and heartwarming tale. Shelby Kincaid is a young widow drawn to her pastContinue reading “Where She Belongs”

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”

The Moses Quilt

The Moses Quilt by Kathi Macias My rating: 3 of 5 stars Mazie Hartford’s great-grandmother gives her a gift. A quilt she calls the Moses Quilt. Knowing her time on earth is short, her great-grandmother tells Mazie the story behind the quilt. The Moses Quilt is named after Harriet Tubman and it tells her story.Continue reading “The Moses Quilt”

Love’s Sweet Beginning

Love’s Sweet Beginning by Ann Shorey My rating: 4 of 5 stars This story is the third in the Sisters at Heart series. I have not read the previous two books in the series. This book stands alone as a good story, but I will be collecting the other two and reading them now thatContinue reading “Love’s Sweet Beginning”

Summer of Promise

Summer of Promise by Amanda Cabot My rating: 4 of 5 stars Abigail Harding leaves her home in Vermont to visit her sister in Wyoming. She doesn’t know what to expect, but reading between the lines of her sister’s letters, she’s sure something is amiss. What she doesn’t expect is to survive a stagecoach holdupContinue reading “Summer of Promise”

Love by Design

Love by Design by Christine Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Set between WWI and WWII, this historical hits a unique time frame for a romance. More WWII romances are hitting the market, I’ve reviewed and enjoyed several, but this one is unique. Jen Fox, the heroine, must find a way to earn aContinue reading “Love by Design”

The Photograph

The Photograph by Beverly Lewis My rating: 3 of 5 stars On a train bound for Pennsylvania, Jed Stutzman finds a book with a photograph stuck between its pages. The photo is of a beautiful Amish girl. The book is full of comments written in the margins. He’s intrigued by both. Eva Esch’s younger sisterContinue reading “The Photograph”