Blacksmith Brides is anthology of four novellas revolving around blacksmiths from various times in history and the women with whom they fall in love. Authors Pegg Thomas, Amanda Barratt, Angela K. Couch, and Jennifer Uhlarik combine to bring us this wonderful collection of romantic stories.
I have heard Jen Turano puts a healthy dose of humor in her books, but that knowledge didn’t prepare me for how lightheartedly entertaining reading Storing up Trouble would be! From quirky characters to tongue-in-cheek dialogue, Storing up Trouble had every type of humor while also touching on the most difficult topic of women’s rights in the early 1900s.
When the world gets crazy, I find myself gravitating toward simple, clean romance stories. Like Her Hidden Hope by Jill Lynn, published by Love Inspired. In this fourth story of Jill Lynn’s Colorado Grooms series, we follow Evan Hawke and Addie Ricci as they navigate the choppy waters of reconnecting years after the last summer they spent together as teenagers.
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….
Standoff by Patricia Bradley is the first book in the Natchez Trace Park Rangers series. Luke Fereday is undercover, trying to take down a drug pipeline along the Natchez Trace National Parkway. Brooke Danvers is grieving the loss of her father on the eve of her swearing in as a Law Enforcement Park Ranger. She doesn’t know Luke’s real job, only that it’s nice to have her old friend back in town.
Never Say Goodbye by Sarah Grace Grzy is a sweet, contemporary romance about grief, loss, and forgiveness. Tyler Collens is a single dad still recovering from the loss of his wife eighteen months ago. Alyvia Emmerson is a young woman with plans to open a bookstore in her hometown, and avoid her father now that he’s back in her life. Things don’t go easy for Tyler and Alyvia, but will the hardship drive them together or apart?
A cattle drive gone horribly wrong is the before and after of Eliza Gentry’s life in Kathleen Y’Barbo‘s historical novel The Chisholm Trail Bride, the latest installment of The Daughters of the Mayflower. Before, Eliza enjoyed watching the stars with her best friend, Wyatt Creed. Afterward, nothing was ever the same.
The year is 1862 and the place is Dartmoor Prison, Devon, England. A man wrongly imprisoned makes his escape in order to prove his innocence. His trek across the moor is a costly one and he would have died if not for a woman willing to bring a stranger into her home. The House at the End of the Moor by Michelle Griep is a tale of justice, forgiveness, and mercy.