Book Review | Mountain Laurel by Lori Benton

Mountain Laurel #1 in Kindred series North Carolina, 1793 Ian Cameron, a Boston cabinetmaker turned frontier trapper, has come to Mountain Laurel hoping to remake himself yet again—into his planter uncle’s heir. No matter how uneasily the role of slave owner rests upon his shoulders. Then he meets Seona—beautiful, artistic, and enslaved to his kin. … Continue reading Book Review | Mountain Laurel by Lori Benton

Book Review | The Edge of Mercy by Heidi Chiavaroli

Two women, three hundred years apart, must face the devastation of all they hold dear... Suspecting her husband is having an affair, Sarah Rodrigues fights to appear unbroken while attempting to salvage her family. Though distracted by her own troubles, Sarah is summoned to an elderly friend’s deathbed for an unusual request—find a long-lost daughter … Continue reading Book Review | The Edge of Mercy by Heidi Chiavaroli

Book Review | The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

A Prostitute Seeks Her Revenge–In 1942, Miyako Matsuura cradled her little brother as he died on the sidewalk, a victim of the first U.S. bombing raid on Japan. By 1948, the war has reduced her to a street-hardened prostitute consumed by her shame. A WWII Hero Finds His True Mission–Captured by the Japanese after piloting a B-25 in … Continue reading Book Review | The Plum Blooms in Winter by Linda Thompson

Fall Picks 🍁 3 Christian Novels You Should Cozy Up With Season

Welcome, everyone! Here in Arkansas, we've been enjoying fall-like temperatures for the past few weeks. My electric throw has claimed it's cool weather spot on the back of our couch and I've already used the seat heaters in the minivan. It's my favorite time of year to cozy up with a good book. Have you … Continue reading Fall Picks 🍁 3 Christian Novels You Should Cozy Up With Season

Book Review | Enchanting Nicholette by Dawn Crandall

Young, widowed, and newly out of mourning, Nicholette Everstone is an heiress yearning to be loved. Her parents had arranged for her to marry her loving late husband, but the marriage ended tragically on her wedding day. Returning to Boston after being away, she finds there's someone new to her set of friends and family … Continue reading Book Review | Enchanting Nicholette by Dawn Crandall

Book Review | Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family’s summer estate near the picturesque village of Hallstatt. He enlists the help of Annika Knopf, his childhood friend and the caretaker’s daughter, … Continue reading Book Review | Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Book Review | Where the Fire Falls by Karen Barnett

“Faith can move mountains, but time spent in the mountains sometimes moves us toward faith.”  —Clark Johnson, Where the Fire Falls Karen Barnett’s Vintage National Parks Novels are proving to be the perfect series for those of us who are both bookish and nature loving. In Where the Fire Falls, readers experience Yosemite National Park … Continue reading Book Review | Where the Fire Falls by Karen Barnett

Review: The Hidden Side by Heidi Chiavaroli

New York, 2016 Natalie Abbott offers answers for hurting listeners on her popular radio program. But she struggles to connect with her teenagers, with her daughter in an unhealthy relationship and her son uncommunicative and isolated. When one member of the family commits an unspeakable act, Natalie is forced to uncover who she truly is … Continue reading Review: The Hidden Side by Heidi Chiavaroli