Book Review | Set the Stars Alight

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Set the Stars Alight is Amanda Dykes‘s second novel. After reading her first, Whose Waves These Are, especially since it was one of my favorite reads of 2019, I couldn’t wait to read this one. And it did not disappoint!

Book Review | A Portrait of Loyalty

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Reading A Portrait of Loyalty by Roseanna M. White felt like the ending of an era. It’s the third book in The Codebreakers series, but the series built off of the previous series, Shadows of England, and even touched on a character or two from the previous series Ladies of the Manor. It was a fitting and beautiful culmination to this group of books.

Book Review | The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus

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The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus by Jaime Jo Wright is a split-time novel centered around the wintering grounds of the Bonaventure Circus. It follows Pippa Ripley, adopted daughter of the original owner of the Bonaventure Circus, as she seeks find the mysterious “Watchman” in 1928 and, in current day, Chandler Faulk, who wants to save the deserted circus train depot while navigating the struggles of being a single mom with newly diagnosed disease.

Book Review | Minutes to Die

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I’m a big fan of Susan Sleeman‘s books, but Minutes to Die, the second book in her Homeland Heroes series, might be her best one yet. Impossible to put down and filled with incredible detail, it follows the RED Team as they attempt to stop a deadly attack before the anniversary of 9/11.

Book Review | A Life Once Dreamed

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Travel back to the Dakota Territory in A Life Once Dreamed by Rachel Fordham. 1880 frontier life was not for the timid, but Agnes Pratt fought her way into the hearts and lives of Penance anyway, only to have her past catch up to her when the new doctor comes to town.

Book Review | A Bride of Convenience

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A Bride of Convenience is book three in Jody Hedlund‘s Bride Ships series. Where the women of the previous two books came to British Columbia on the Tynemouth, Zoe Hart has arrived on the second boat, the Robert Lowe. She has two qualifications for a husband: a man who can take care of her and take her to the mountains to find her brother.

Book Review | Don’t Keep Silent

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Don’t Keep Silent is the third and final book in Elizabeth Goddard‘s Uncommon Justice series. We finally get to hear Liam’s story and what a story it is! The former undercover DEA agent has returned home to recuperate after having his cover blown and his heart crushed, not to mention the bullet he took to save the life of the woman he loved.

Book Review | A Gilded Lady

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A Gilded Lady by Elizabeth Camden is book two in her Hope and Glory series. We met Caroline Delacroix in the first book, The Spice King, when her brother came under suspicion of being a traitor. Now, with another brother in a Cuban prison, Caroline is desperate to hang on to her job as the First Lady’s secretary in hopes of securing a presidential pardon for him.

Book Review | At Love’s Command

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I love Westerns and At Love’s Command by Karen Witemeyer is my new favorite. Mercenary cowboy, female doctor, hostage rescue. Doesn’t get much better!

Book Review | A Mosaic of Wings

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You need to read A Mosaic of Wings by Kimberly Duffy. Yes, it’s fiction. Yes, it’s historical. Yes, it’s Christian. You should still read it. And here’s why….