Book Reviews

Book Review: The Healer By Dee Henderson

Book Review: The Healer By Dee Henderson

The Healer by Dee Henderson Tyndale House Publishers, October 14, 2005 A flood brings them together... Rachel O'Malley is a trauma psychologist who works disasters for the Red Cross; her specialty is helping children. Captain Cole Parker has spent the last year...

Book Review: In Search of Eden by Linda Nichols

Book Review: In Search of Eden by Linda Nichols

In Search of Eden by Linda Nichols Bethany House Publishers, 1st February 2007 A girl who has never been able to settle down, Miranda begins various adventures, but whenever reality begins to tarnish her dreams, she gives up. As she approaches her thirtieth birthday,...

Book Review: Safe in His Arms by Colleen Coble

Book Review: Safe in His Arms by Colleen Coble

Safe in His Arms by Colleen Coble Thomas Nelson, January 29, 2013 Born and raised on sprawling Texas land, Margaret O’Brien prides herself on her competence as a rancher. But her father believes she’s made for more than just dawn-to-dusk work. He wants her to have the...

Book Review: Shattered by Dani Pettrey

Book Review: Shattered by Dani Pettrey

Shattered by Dani Pettrey Bethany House Publishers, February 1, 2013 Piper McKenna couldn't be more thrilled that her prodigal brother, Reef, has returned to Yancey, Alaska, after five years. But her happiness is short-lived when Reef appears at her house covered in...

Book Review: Secretly Smitten

Book Review: Secretly Smitten

Secretly Smitten by Colleen Coble, Kristin Billerbeck, Diann Hunt and Denise Hunter Thomas Nelson, January 8, 2013 Summer, fall, winter, spring—Smitten, Vermont, is the place for love . . . and mystery! There’s a secret in Grandma Rose’s attic—a forgotten set of dog...

Book Review: Threads of Love by Devine, Hickey, Leach and Peck

Book Review: Threads of Love by Devine, Hickey, Leach and Peck

Romancing America: Threads of Love: Colorado  Frances Devine, Cynthia Hickey, Marilyn Leach, Winter A. Peck Barbour Publishing, Inc., 1st March 2013 On the one-year anniversary of their grandmother’s death, four cousins from a fractured family converge on beautiful...

Book Review: The Tutor’s Daughter by Julie Klassen

Book Review: The Tutor’s Daughter by Julie Klassen

The Tutor's Daughter by Julie Klassen Bethany House 01 January 2013 Emma Smallwood, determined to help her widowed father regain his spirits when his academy fails, agrees to travel with him to the distant Cornwall coast, to the cliff-top manor of a baronet and his...

Book Review: Swept Away by Mary Connealy

Book Review: Swept Away by Mary Connealy

Swept Away by Mary Connealy Bethany House Publishers, 1st March 2013 Laughter, Romance, and Action Abound in This New Series from Mary Connealy Swept away when her wagon train attempts a difficult river crossing, Ruthy MacNeil isn't all that upset at being separated...

Book Review: Catherine’s Pursuit by Lena Nelson Dooley

Book Review: Catherine’s Pursuit by Lena Nelson Dooley

Catherine's Pursuit by Lena Nelson Dooley Realms, 05 February 2013 In book three of the McKenna's Daughters series, Catherine McKenna begins a journey to find her lost sisters that turns into a spiritual journey for the entire McKenna family. I've been looking forward...

Book Review: Avra’s God by Ann Lee Miller

Book Review: Avra’s God by Ann Lee Miller

Happy New Year! We hope you all have a happy, blessed 2013 that's full of lots of enthralling reading 🙂 We're officially back from our summer holiday break - a very hot break, at least for me. Thankfully the weather has cooled off at the moment, but summer's still...

Book Review: Firefly Island by Lisa Wingate

Book Review: Firefly Island by Lisa Wingate

Firefly Island by Lisa Wingate Bethany House Publishers, 1 February 2013 SOMETIMES LOVE TAKES YOU ON AN ADVENTURE COMPLETELY OFF THE MAP Mallory Hale's life quickly veers off course when she falls hopelessly in love. After a whirlwind romance, Mallory finds herself...

Book Review: A Heart Beat Away by Harry Kraus

Book Review: A Heart Beat Away by Harry Kraus

A Heartbeat Away by Harry Kraus  David C. Cook, September 1, 2012 When a brilliant surgeon undergoes a heart transplant, her life transforms as she begins experiencing memories of a murder she never witnessed. The residents worship her. Nurses step out of her way. Her...

Book Review: Vanished by Irene Hannon

Book Review: Vanished by Irene Hannon

Vanished by Irene Hannon Revell, January 1St 2013 A tenacious reporter. A skeptical PI. And a secret that will shatter lives. Reporter Moira Harrison is lost. In the dark. In a thunderstorm. When a lone figure suddenly appears in the beam of her headlights, Moira...

Book Review: Fired Up by Mary Connealy

Book Review: Fired Up by Mary Connealy

Fired Up by Mary Connealy Bethany House Publishers, September 15, 2013   Rollicking Wild West Adventure and Romance from Bestselling Author Mary Connealy Dare Riker is a doctor who saves lives, but someone seems determined to end his. It may have something to do with...

Book Review: Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz + Giveaway

Book Review: Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz + Giveaway

Courting Morrow Little by Laura Frantz Revell, 01 July 2010 Caught between the wilderness and civilization, Morrow Little must find her way to true love Morrow Little is haunted by the memory of the day her family was torn apart by raiding Shawnee warriors. Now that...

Book Review: Into the Whirlwind by Elizabeth Camden

Book Review: Into the Whirlwind by Elizabeth Camden

Into The Whirlwind by Elizabeth Camden Bethany House Publishers, August 1st, 2013 As owner of the 57th Illinois Watch Company, Mollie Knox's future looks bright until the night the legendary Great Chicago Fire destroys her beloved city. With her world crumbling around...

Book Review: Deadly Pursuit by Irene Hannon

Book Review: Deadly Pursuit by Irene Hannon

Deadly Pursuit by Irene Hannon Revell, September 1st 2011 As a social worker, Alison Taylor has a passion for protecting children and seeing that justice is served on their behalf. But when she starts getting harassing phone calls and bizarre "gifts," it seems she may...

Book Review: Strand of Deception by Robin Caroll

Book Review: Strand of Deception by Robin Caroll

Strand of Deception by Robin Caroll B&H Publishing Group, March 1 2013 When Gina Ford, the daughter of a prominent Tennessee politician, goes missing from the University of Memphis a week after another girl was murdered on the same campus, police call in the FBI....

Book Review: Love Finds You at Home for Christmas

Book Review: Love Finds You at Home for Christmas

Love Finds You at Home for Christmas by Annalisa Daughety and Gwen Ford Faulkenberry Summerside Press, October 1, 2012 Love finds a home in two heartwarming stories of Christmas past and present. "Sweet Southern Christmas" Both Ruby and Cliff have returned home to...

Book Review: To Write a Wrong by Robin Caroll

Book Review: To Write a Wrong by Robin Caroll

To Write a Wrong by Robin Caroll B & H Publishing Group, Sept 15 2012 In Angola State Penitentiary, a man is serving time for a crime he didn't commit. Riley Baxter is an eager reporter desperate for a story to make a name for herself. When she stumbles upon the...

Book Review: The House That Love Built by Beth Wiseman

Book Review: The House That Love Built by Beth Wiseman

The House that Love Built by Beth Wiseman Thomas Nelson, April 2, 2013   Brooke has only loved one man. Owen’s heart is filled with bitterness. Can a mysterious house bring them together for a second chance at love? In the small town of Smithville, Texas, Brooke...

Book Review: Barefoot Summer by Denise Hunter

Book Review: Barefoot Summer by Denise Hunter

Barefoot Summer by Denise Hunter Thomas Nelson, May 28 2013 Madison’s heart has been closed for years. But one summer can change everything. In the years since her twin brother’s drowning, Madison McKinley has struggled to put it behind her. Despite the support of her...