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Sweetbriar Cottage by Denise Hunter–Book Review

 

Noah Mitchell had moved to the mountains to a horse ranch after his divorce. His world was rocked when he received a letter from the IRS that said he and Josephine are still married. After further investigation, they realize that their divorce was never finalized. But when Josephine shows up with the papers trying to help hurry things along, and a terrible snowstorm snows them in together in the mountains, they are forced to talk about their past. Will they be able to work through the past and fall in love again? Or will their past totally destroy any feelings that were shoved down?

 

Another amazing book by Denise Hunter! I fell in love with Noah and Josephine, and the storyline sucked me in from the very beginning. The characters are so well-developed and have their own sets of flaws, and I found that I was just drawn into their story. I kept reading chapter after chapter and did not want to put the book down. I promise you, this book will not disappoint. If you love a good romance, you NEED to read this book! Get your copy here.

**I received this book free from the publisher through the Fiction Guild blogger program in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

 

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You’ll Think of Me by Robin Lee Hatcher–Book Review

 

Brooklyn Myers never intended to return to her hometown of Thunder Creek, Idaho, but God seemed to have different plans. When her husband whom she has been separated from dies and leaves his family home and property to her and her daughter, she sees it as the perfect opportunity to give her daughter a better life. However, Derek Johnson, who was her estranged husband’s best friend since childhood, is not exactly thrilled with the idea of Brooklyn and her daughter coming back to live next door, especially since it means he may not be able to buy the land he wanted so bad. As their paths continue to cross, and they get to know each other better, an attraction builds, but they both have some obstacles to overcome, and Brooklyn must get over her past and learn to trust again.

 

This was a beautifully written, captivating story; I didn’t want to put the book down. You’ll fall in love with the characters and be rooting for them each step of the way. Rooting for Brooklyn to stand up for herself, to learn to trust men again, and to give Derek a chance. If you love a good romance, this is one you should read!

**I received this book free from the publisher through the Fiction Guild program in exchange for review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

 

 

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Beyond Justice by Cara Putman–Book Review

 

When Hayden McCarthy is given a case with hardly any information, she knows she has her work cut out for her. Her boss is confident that she can win the case, but she can’t seem to get the answers she needs to move forward. As she finally starts gaining momentum, she realizes there is something more to this case than just a wrongful death, but she wants justice for her client. Andrew Wesley is Hayden’s roommate’s cousin and the son of Congressman Wesley. He works with young kids who have recently immigrated to the United States. Their paths begin to cross more frequently as a boy he’s helping ends up being one of the sons of Hayden’s client. Will Hayden be able to find justice before they all end up mixed up in something way over their heads?

 

This was the first book I’ve read of Cara Putman’s and I was not disappointed. It was fantastic! The characters were complex and well developed, they were very likable. From the beginning, I was sucked into the story. There were times where after reading the book, I couldn’t remember if I read it in the story or if it was a news headline. It’s full of twists and turns and keeps the reader guessing until the very end. I loved every minute of it, and can’t wait to read more of Putman’s books! If you too like suspense, you need to read this book!

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**I received this book free from the publisher through the Fiction Guild in exchange for a review. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

 

 

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Sister Eve and the Blue Nun by Lynne Hinton–Book Review

26112924Sister Eve has had a fascination with the Blue Nun. When she returns to the monastery she once called home for a conference, she finds that one of the speakers, Dr. Kelly Middlesworth, has been murdered and some very important historic documents have gone missing. Eve has helped her dad solve cases before, and naturally she takes a special interest in this case. Will her curiosity get her into trouble? Will she be able to help solve the case or will she just cause more trouble?

This was a great read! I loved the characters and I found myself bracing myself through all the twists and turns. There were a few places I found myself a little confused because I don’t know a whole lot about Catholicism, but those places didn’t interfere with the main story. Overall, if you love mysteries and you are looking for a different perspective such as, a detective who also is a nun, then this book is one you should check out!

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**I received this book free from the publisher through the Fiction Guild program. I was not required to write a positive review, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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A Respectable Actress by Dorothy Love–Book Review

51lcxid7DDL__SY344_BO1,204,203,200_When India Hartley arrived in Savannah, she never dreamed of the horrible events that would take place. Accused of murder, she must depend on her lawyer, Philip Sinclair, to help her prove her innocence. After getting permission for India to come back to his home on St. Simons island until her trial date, India discovers a locked door in the house that seems to be a shrine to his wife who died tragically. This room raises questions in India’s mind and after finding a few clues in an abandoned boat and a burned down chapel, she unravels secrets that lead back to Philip himself, and may lead to her freedom.

This story is set in Georgia during the post Civil War era. I found both the story and the characters to be very well developed. I loved the twists and turns that are thrown in to keep you on your toes. It was hard to put down. There were times, I’ll admit, where I wondered so much what was going to happen next that I had to stop myself from looking forward in the book to cheat to see the outcome, so I’d know what was coming. I can’t wait to read more of Dorothy Love’s books. If you love historical fiction with suspense and romance mixed in, this is the perfect read for you!

**I was sent this book from the Fiction Guild through Zondervan/Thomas Nelson publishers free for review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.