Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Where Wild Roses Bloom by Angela K. Couch, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOKTitle: Where Wild Roses Bloom Series: Heart of a Mountie #1 Author: Angela K. Couch Publisher: Smitten Historical Romance Release Date: March 15, 2022 Genre: Historical Romance, Christian When Lenora Perry’s dream of becoming an acclaimed singer dies a painful death, she attempts to escape her mistakes by fleeing north—directly into the path of an all-too-dashing Mountie. Though the man in scarlet appears eager to be rid of her, his home provides security, and his sister offers friendship—two things Lenora is desperate for after discovering her pregnancy. With the past dogging her footsteps and her future uncertain, dare she consider new dreams? Upholding the law makes up the fabric of Constable Edmond Bryce’s existence. As his five years of service draw to an end, he must decide whether or not to continue in his father’s footsteps—an increasingly difficult decision now that Miss Perry has infiltrated his life. Though she’s the daughter of a parson and a close friend to his sister, Edmond can’t push aside the feeling that Lenora hides more than she tells. But duty calls, leaving little time for matters of the heart. PURCHASE LINKS*: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | BookDepository | IndieBound | Christianbook
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
To keep from freezing in the Great White North, Angela K. Couch cuddles under quilts with her laptop. Winning short story contests, being a semi-finalist in ACFW’s Genesis Contest, and a finalist in the International Digital Awards also helped warm her up. As a passionate believer in Christ, her faith permeates the stories she tells. Her martial arts training, experience with horses, and appreciation for good romance sneak in there, as well. When not writing, she stays fit (and warm) by chasing after five munchkins.CONNECT WITH ANGELA: Website | Facebook | Twitter
Where Wild Roses Bloom by Angela K. Couch is a historical romance set in Canada and the first book in the Heart of a Mountie series.
This story has a tension-filled romance as well as plenty of mystery and a touch of suspense. While I liked both Edmond and Lenora, I have to admit Edmond’s sister kinda stole the show for me and I’m really hoping she’ll get a story in the near future.
This story also wrestles with deep topics, specifically Lenora’s unwed pregnancy. Back then, the stigma was strong, but it hasn’t lessened in many communities today. I liked how those challenges were reflected in the story
I loved learning more about Canadian history. And I enjoyed attempting to figure out the rustler mystery alongside Edmond. The ending was a bit more drawn out than I usually prefer, but that’s personal preference. I’m definitely looking forward to the next book in the series!
I received a complimentary copy of this book from JustRead Tours and also purchased a copy. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with FTC guidelines.
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