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The Ringmaster’s Wife

This novel had to be a great deal of work with a huge amount of research. There is so much within the pages that reflect upon the time period. It holds fascinating facts and a solid story overall.
 
 
 
 
 
 
falling like snowflakes
falling like snowflakes
falling like snowflakes

Falling Like Snowflakes

I think any reader who enjoys a sweet romance with a bit of tension, action, suspense and the ambiance of a Maine winter tale will like "Falling Like Snowflakes."
 
 
 
 
 
 

AmishChristmasGift
AmishChristmasGift
AmishChristmasGift

An Amish Christmas Gift

I was happy with the outcome of all three novellas, which were all very different. I think that fans of Amish Romance will enjoy these heart warming stories.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Hiding Places

Overall, I was disappointed in the read.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Bones Will Speak

"The Bones Will Speak" is a decent suspense novel. There are several places where Parks could tighten things in order to compare to her general market counterparts, but the book is still a page-turner.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Curiosity Keeper

All in all, this was a pleasant book to read. It was not as gripping from a mystery or suspense standpoint as I had hoped. Regardless, the characters and the writing style made it enjoyable.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Married 'til Monday-Denise Hunter
Married 'til Monday-Denise Hunter
Married 'til Monday-Denise Hunter

Married ’til Monday

Hunter is quickly becoming one of my absolute favorite writers. Her books flow so smoothly and have such great themes of family, love, and spirituality.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest
The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest
The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest

I was expecting a young adult novel. This one is decidedly more grown up, however, and I would recommend it for older teens (16+) and adults only due to some of the content.
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Inn at Ocean's Edge-Colleen Coble
The Inn at Ocean's Edge-Colleen Coble
The Inn at Ocean's Edge-Colleen Coble

The Inn at Ocean’s Edge

Coble combines a page-turning mystery with a scenic coastal town in Maine to deliver plenty of twists and turns to keep suspense fans up late at night.
 
 
 
 
 
 
A Faith of Her Own-Kathleen Fuller
A Faith of Her Own-Kathleen Fuller
A Faith of Her Own-Kathleen Fuller

A Faith of Her Own

I think that this book is a reminder that there are times in life that anyone can question their traditional belief system...
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Sparrow in Terezin-Kristy Cambron
A Sparrow in Terezin-Kristy Cambron
A Sparrow in Terezin-Kristy Cambron

A Sparrow in Terezin

My heart ached for the innocent children in this story, and Cambron's outstanding and emotional writing really brought them to life.
 
 
 
 
 
 
An Amish Cradle-Various Authors
An Amish Cradle-Various Authors
An Amish Cradle-Various Authors

An Amish Cradle

I don’t often read novellas, but I was excited to have something light to read and this collection delivered!
 
 
 
 
 
 

Betting on Hope-Debra Clopton
Betting on Hope-Debra Clopton
Betting on Hope-Debra Clopton

Betting on Hope

Clopton quickly escalated the tension with a few challenging words and plopped her characters in the middle of a hilarious, no-way-out mess.
 
 
 
 
 
 
One Last Thing-Rebecca St. James
One Last Thing-Rebecca St. James
One Last Thing-Rebecca St. James

One Last Thing

This book is an unexpected journey of a woman whose life revolves around a false reality, and how she copes when that reality crashes down around her. For anyone who has ever felt a sense of betrayal so acute it becomes life-ch...
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Lady at Willowgrove Hall-Sarah E. Ladd
A Lady at Willowgrove Hall-Sarah E. Ladd
A Lady at Willowgrove Hall-Sarah E. Ladd

A Lady at Willowgrove Hall

This is an engrossing, atmospheric tale with a hint of mystery and a fantastic love story that overcomes the past to reach toward a shared future.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hidden Blessing-Kim Cash Tate
Hidden Blessing-Kim Cash Tate
Hidden Blessing-Kim Cash Tate

Hidden Blessings

In addition to the Biblical wisdom woven throughout the story, the plot is well-paced and the characters are nuanced and interesting.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Seagrass Pier-Colleen Coble
Seagrass Pier-Colleen Coble
Seagrass Pier-Colleen Coble

Seagrass Pier

Coble once again does an excellent job of writing a story that keeps you intrigued and wanting to know what will happen next.
 
 
 
 
 
 
A Deadly Business_Lis Wiehl
A Deadly Business_Lis Wiehl
A Deadly Business_Lis Wiehl

A Deadly Business

A Deadly Business is a fun story but an easy mystery to figure out.
 
 
 
 
 
 

An Amish Garden
An Amish Garden
An Amish Garden

An Amish Garden

These novellas are predictable, but they are also easy to read and sweet romances that made me smile.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Luminary
Luminary
Luminary

Luminary

McGee’s continued development of the characters make us feel as if we are slowly going into a deeper relationship with each, gradually earning their trust enabling us to learn more of their stories.