All posts tagged: Keely Brooke Keith

How God Revealed My Core Message

Last summer after completing my seventh novel, I felt depleted and lost as a writer. I had to force myself to write or check email or even look at a book. My fields needed to fallow. God said rest. I said but but but… oh, all right. I spent weeks in prayerful introspection, journaling my feelings. Eventually, my thoughts cleared and my spirit calmed. Then something unexpected happened. Questions began to pop into my mind, one by one. Questions I couldn’t ignore. Why do you write? What would you write if no one would ever read it? I’d spend days contemplating and scribbling out the answers. Once answered, another question would come. Finally, one stumped me. What is the core message God has given you to share and who needs to hear that message? I’d never thought about my core message as an author. I first started writing stories for funsies. I wanted to craft uplifting, unusual stories to encourage and entertain. Of course, I made sure every story had a solid theme, but I …

Cover Reveal ~ Aboard Providence by Keely Brooke Keith

Once again, I’m happy to be part of the cover reveal party of Keely Brooke Keith’s new project, Aboard Providence, due to be released soon. Without further ado, I reveal the cover below! Aboard Providence Cover About the Book In November 1860, Jonah Ashton is determined to finish his studies at Penn’s Medical School before rumors of Southern rebellion erupt into all-out war. When he learns his father has joined a group of Virginia families planning to sail from America to form a new settlement elsewhere, he travels to his family’s estate intent on saying goodbye. However, when an accident leaves his father in need of a physician, Jonah agrees to serve as ship’s doctor, but he resolves to return to medical school as quickly as possible. While aboard the Providence, Jonah falls in love with former classmate Marian Foster. Despite their love for each other, Marian has no desire to return to America with him. After an arduous voyage, Providence runs aground on an uncharted land in the South Atlantic Ocean. While the rest …

Book Review ~ Uncharted Inheritance & Christmas with the Colburns by Keely Brooke Keith

About Uncharted Inheritance Bethany Colburn is finally allowed to court and Everett Foster is ready to confess his love for her. As the outside world closes in on the Land, a new man arrives in the village of Good Springs. He brings charm Bethany has never encountered and illness the Land has never known. While the medicinal power of the gray leaf tree is put to the test and the Colburn family’s strength is stretched thin, Bethany must choose between the love of her life and the intriguing new man. But nothing will matter if the Land is invaded. Book Three in the ground-breaking Uncharted series, Uncharted Inheritance weaves heartbreak and hope while delivering long-awaited answers in this suspenseful story of life in a hidden land. If you like the rural setting and wholesomeness of Amish Fiction but are looking for something new, read Uncharted Inheritance. Genre Historical Romance/Contemporary/Techno Sci-fi Category Fiction/Christian/Adult Rating 4 Stars Review This is a simple story, but with a lot to offer outside entertainment. Through Bethany and Everett’s story, one …

Book Review ~ Uncharted Redemption by Keely Brooke Keith

About the Book Breaking from the Land’s tradition, Levi Colburn begins to build his own house outside the village—across the road from Mandy Foster to be exact. Though he hopes to marry Mandy someday, she rejected him once and has been unattainable to every man in the village ever since. When rebels tear through Good Springs and abduct Mandy, it’s up to Levi to find her. Driven to avoid the hour of hollow discontent that routinely plagues her at sundown, Mandy Foster has made choices she regrets. If anyone found out her secret, tradition dictates she would be shunned. She’s learned how to guard her heart, until she accepts the tender care of the one man who truly loves her. But if she admits her love for Levi, her secret could be exposed. Romantic, suspenseful, and filled with adventure, Uncharted Redemption weaves dramatic new layers into life in the Land.   Genre Christian/Romance Fiction   Rating ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ (4 Stars)   Review This is a story where the book’s title is absolutely true …

Cover Reveal ~ Uncharted Redemption (The Uncharted, #2) by Keely Brooke Keith!

I read Keely’s debut book, The Land Uncharted: The Uncharted #1, last year, and loved it. (You can read my review of that lovely book here!) So I was thrilled when she invited me to be part of the cover reveal party of the book #2, The Uncharted Redemption, this January! So, folks I present to you the cover… About the Book From the author of The Land Uncharted comes the second book in the Uncharted series, Uncharted Redemption. Written like a historical, set like a scifi, and filled with romance, Uncharted Redemption continues this suspenseful story of life in a hidden land. Levi Colburn, resentful of his father, haunted by his mother’s tragic death, and pained by his love for the unattainable Mandy Foster, breaks from the Land’s tradition and begins to build a life of his own. When rebels tear through the village of Good Springs, Levi vows to deliver justice and restore the woman he loves. As tradition stands in the way of redemption and threats from the outside world begin to …

Author Scoop ~ Chatting Moments With Keely Brooke Keith!

Keely contacted me about her new book, and one of the first things I perceived about her was her niceness as a person, and her enthusiasm for the publishing world. I reviewed Keely’s book and loved it! (You can take a look at my review here.) It made me anxious for the next books in the series. I’m looking forward to reading them! Come with me now as I chat with Keely!   Me: Hello Keely! Happy to have you visit TBAP today! Please tell us a bit about yourself. Keely: Thank you! Besides being a writer, I’m also a homeschool mom and bass guitarist. I’ve been very blessed to get to live out both of my passions: music and writing. I ride the line between introvert and extrovert, so I love being alone and writing, but as soon as I’m done I want to interact with people. I enjoy game nights, crocheting, and hanging out with friends.   Me:Wow! That’s a lot! Sounds like you know how to have fun. Great! The Land Uncharted is a …

Book Review ~ The Land Uncharted by Keely Brooke Keith

About the Book Lydia Colburn is a young physician dedicated to serving her village in the Land, a landmass in the South Atlantic Ocean undetectable to the outside world. When injured fighter pilot Connor Bradshaw’s parachute carries him from the war engulfing the 2025 world to her hidden land, his presence threatens her plans, her family, and the survival of her preindustrial society. As Connor searches for a way to return to his squadron, his fascination with life in the Land makes him protective of Lydia and her peaceful homeland, and Lydia’s attraction to Connor stirs desires she never anticipated. Written like a historical, set like a scifi, and filled with romance, The Land Uncharted weaves adventure and love in this suspenseful story of a hidden land. Genre Christian/Fantasy Romance My Rating ***** (4.5 Stars) My Review This story started a bit slow for me, but quickly picked up pace, and then wound up being a delightful whirlwind of a read. I especially enjoyed following the love story of the hero and heroine—Connor and Lydia—while …