All posts tagged: Christian Romance

How I Became A Bestseller Author by Michelle Onuorah

It’s a tour stop! I’m happy to introduce to you folks for this first time on this blog, author Michelle Onuorah! She’s one of the most remarkable authors whose work I’ve come across, one of the reasons being that she makes no apology/excuses for her style of writing. When you read her book, whether you’re a Christian or non-Christian, it’s impossible not to walk away in a jaw-dropping manner. I believe Laura Pol of Crafty BookSheeps will agree with me! My head’s still reeling from reading her new book Jane. I’m honored to be part of the blog tour team, and today Michelle is guest posting here. If you’re a writer just starting out, her words of wisdom are exactly what you need. Those who’ve been in the business will agree with Michelle’s words. So folks, I present to you … Michelle Onuorah!   I wrote this on Facebook a few days ago and feel it very appropriate to open this post with the same words: “I just realized that 10 years and 5 days …

Book Review ~ Chain of Mercy by Brenda S. Anderson

About the Book They forgave him for the accident that killed their son, but he will never forgive himself. Manhattan businessman Richard Brooks was at the top of the world, drunk with Success … Wealth … Women … And he proudly lived that prodigal lifestyle. Until one disastrous evening, when that world came crashing down. Richard flees to Minneapolis where he repairs ancient boilers instead of solving corporate problems, and he s determined to live the solitary life he now deserves … Chained to his guilt. Blending in with the gray. No luxuries in sight. But Executive Sheila Peterson has other plans for the handsome custodian. She s had it with serious relationships, and Richard appears to be the perfect match for the no-strings-attached romance she desires. Instead, she finds a man who is complex, brilliant, and shrouding a tormented past. In her quest to uncover the secrets holding Richard captive, will her own secrets remain buried? Genre Fiction/Christian/Romance Rating ***** (5 Stars) Review This is the first time in a long while that I’ve …

Book Review: Dandelions on the Wind

About the Book Tattered relationships and broken hearts, like a quilt, can be pieced together by God’s love. When Maren Jensen took a job on Elsa Brantenberg’s St. Charles, Missouri farm, she never expected to call the place her home. As she grows to love Mrs. Brantenberg and her granddaughter, Gabi, Maren is transformed from a lonely mail-order bride-without-a-groom to a beloved member of the Brantenberg household. But when Gabi’s father, Rutherford “Wooly” Wainwright, returns to the farm unexpectedly, everything changes for Maren. Despite the failing eyesight that caused her suitor to reject her, she can see that Wooly desperately needs to reconnect with the family he abandoned when his grief sent him running toward the army—and into the Civil War. She also senses there could be something more between the widower and herself, if either can move beyond their past hurts. Comforted and counseled by the wisdom of the women in her beloved quilting circle, Maren begins to discover the cost such decisions demand of her heart. Are her choices in obedience to God, …

Book Review: Swept Away

About the Book 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 from the family who raised her. All they’ve ever done is work her to the bone. She prayed for a chance to get away, and then came the raging flood. Alive but disoriented, she’s rescued by Luke Stone…so unfortunately, there are more chances to die in her immediate future. Luke is heading home to reclaim the ranch stolen from his family. But the men who killed his father are working hard to ensure Luke doesn’t make it alive. He has no choice but to keep moving. Still, he can’t just abandon Ruthy, so she’ll have to come along. His friends–a ragtag group of former Civil War soldiers–take a fast interest in the pretty gal. Luke thinks that’s rather rude–he’s the one who found her. And the more time he spends around the hard-working young woman who is a mighty good …

Book Review: Christmas In Apple Ridge

About the Book Experience the holidays with the Plain folk of Apple Ridge, Pennsylvania, in these touching novellas centered around love, romance, heartache, and restoration from best-selling author Cindy Woodsmall. The Sound of Sleigh Bells Beth Hertzler is unable to let go of a past tragedy, but when she discovers a large, intricately carved scene of Amish children playing in the snow, something deep inside Beth’s soul responds. Determined that her niece meet the gifted artist, her aunt tracks him down, but it’s not that simple – will Jonah be able to offer Beth the sleigh ride she’s always dreamed of and a second chance at real love?   The Christmas Singing Mattie thought her childhood sweetheart adored her until he abruptly ended their engagement on Christmas Eve. Brokenhearted, Mattie moves away and pursues her longtime dream of becoming a cake decorator, and even finds a new beau. But when Mattie is forced to return home three years later, will learning the truth behind Gideon’s rejection restore her Christmas joy – or open the door …

Book Review: Congo Dawn

About the Book While former Marine lieutenant Robin Duncan is no stranger to corruption or conspiracy, she has always been able to tell the good guys from the bad, and the Congo jungle at first seems no different. But as her security team tries to track down an insurgent killer, Robin has to face a man who broke her trust years ago, and she discovers the gray areas extend farther in this jungle wilderness than she anticipated. A ruthless global conspiracy begins to surface, run by powerful men who can’t afford to leave any witnesses. Her life at stake, Robin doesn’t know who to trust and wonders how she can help protect innocent people. Why is God silent amid all the pain and injustice? And how do these people of faith continue to rejoice in their suffering? My Rating 5 out of 5 My Review I found this book an absolute delight, start to finish. Jeannette is such a brilliant and talented writer. Her use of metaphor is rich and pleasantly staggering. I couldn’t have …