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”

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”

The Frontiersman’s Daughter

The Frontiersman’s Daughter by Laura Frantz My rating: 5 of 5 stars I need to have some serious words with Laura Frantz. She’s making me lose a lot of sleep! Too many of her books keep me up past my bedtime and this was one of them. Lael Click was best known as her father’sContinue reading “The Frontiersman’s Daughter”