The Red Door Inn

The Red Door Inn by Liz Johnson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I couldn’t put it down. The story was a roller coaster of emotions. Three hurting people brought together by their individual losses to build a dream. Marie Carrington is hurting and lost when Jack Sloane meets her at the ferry landing. HeContinue reading “The Red Door Inn”

Joshua’s Mission

Joshua’s Mission by Vannetta Chapman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The publisher calls this novel a romance, but it has a lot more in it than the typical romance does. Many of the main characters are Amish, but it’s not your typical Amish book either. I found it very refreshing! Joshua Kline’s younger brotherContinue reading “Joshua’s Mission”

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”

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”