All posts tagged: Rachelle Rea

Book Review ~ The Sound of Emeralds by Rachelle Rea (Steadfast Love, #3)

About the Book What once was blazing hatred has turned to lasting love, but could the union of a wild heart with that of a lady ever result in more than heartache? With the help of an old friend with uncertain loyalties, Dirk inches ever closer to clearing his name. Gwyneth throws her faith into good tidings and the promise of a future as a family. But an old evil comes to call, just as tragedy rips apart a fledgling truce. Enemies from the past and grief for the future threaten to tear asunder what God had brought together… As the date of Dirk’s trial approaches, his fate and his family hang in the balance. Will he be proven innocent of Gwyneth’s parents’ murders—or separated from her forever? How much pain does it take to erode a love steadfast? Category Christian/Fiction Genre Historical Romance Rating 4 Stars Review The Sound of Emeralds marks the conclusion of the Steadfast Love Series, and a fine finish it was! The struggles of Dirk and Gwyn—personally, and as a …

Join These Authors/Actors/Alliances in TBAP’s 2016 Easter Fiesta!

Hello Folks! I’m happy to invite you to TBAP’s 2016 Easter Fiesta! it’s going to be lots of fun! About the Event TBAP’s Easter Fiesta is a social media event where the professionals of the literary and the entertainment industries give back to the audience that has supported them over time, by chatting with the audience that will appear on TBAP’s social media on a set date/time. For 2016, it’s TBAP’s Facebook! The professionals are drawn from the categories: authors/actors/alliances/music artists. it begins March 17th through 27th. I’ll be your host! Meet the Guests! 1.  Award-winning author of The Daughters of Boston, Winds of Change, and Heart of San Francisco series, Julie Lessman was named American Christian Fiction Writers 2009 Debut Author of the Year and has garnered 17 Romance Writers of America and other awards. Voted #1 Romance Author of the year in Family Fiction magazine’s 2012 and 2011 Readers Choice Awards, Julie was also named on Booklist’s 2010 Top 10 Inspirational Fiction and Borders Best Fiction list. One of her most recent novels, …

Book Review ~ The Sound of Silver (Steadfast Love, #2) by Rachelle Rea

About the Book The stalwart saint and the redeemed rebel. One is fighting for faith, the other for honor… After Dirk rescues Gwyneth from the Iconoclastic Fury, she discovers that faith is sometimes fragile—and hope is not as easy as it may seem. Gwyneth continues her quest to learn more about the love of God preached by Protestants she once distrusted. Meanwhile, Dirk’s quest is to prevent his sullied name from staining hers. Will his choice to protect her prove the undoing of her first faltering steps toward a Father God? Once separated, will Dirk and Gwyneth’s searching hearts ever sing the same song? Genre Historical Romance Category Christian/New-Adult (N/A) Rating 4.5 Stars Review You now those books which, while you’re still in the middle of the story, you already know it’s probably a five-r—that is, those that will end up with a five-star rating, or something close—this is one of them! This installment in the Steadfast Love Series—The Sound of Silver—is so rich in almost every plot element you can think of, without it …

Cover Reveal! ~The Sound of Silver (Steadfast Love, #2) by Rachelle Rea

It’s with much pleasure that I reveal this cover! Rachelle isn’t only my friend, but also my editor. To see her finally become the author she’s meant to be, is something I dearly celebrate. It wasn’t so long ago we ended The Sound of Diamond tour ( you can read my review of that wonderful book here!), and now we are revealing the cover of the next book in the Steadfast Love Series, The Sound of Silver! And, yes, this new cover is absolutely dashing and swoon-worthy! Here it is!     About the Book The stalwart saint and the redeemed rebel. One is fighting for faith, the other for honor… After Dirk rescues Gwyneth from the Iconoclastic Fury, she discovers that faith is sometimes fragile—and hope is not as easy as it may seem. Gwyneth continues her quest to learn more about the love of God preached by Protestants she once distrusted. Meanwhile, Dirk’s quest is to prevent his sullied name from staining hers. Will his choice to protect her prove the undoing of …

Book Review ~ The Sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea

About the Book In Reformation-era England, a converted rogue wants to restore his honor at whatever cost. Running from a tortured past, Dirk Godfrey knows he has only one chance at redemption. An independent Catholic maiden seeking refuge in the Low Countries finds herself at the center of the Iconoclastic Fury. Jaded by tragedy, Gwyneth’s only hope of getting home is to trust the man she hates, and she soon discovers her poor vision is not the only thing that has been blinding her. But the home Gwyneth knew is not what she once thought. When a dark secret and a twisted plot for power collide in a castle masquerading as a haven, will the saint and the sinner hold to hope…or be overcome? Genre Christian/Historical Romance Rating 5 Stars Movie Star Award *PW Star* Review This is truly a delightful book! Beautifully written with a wit and charm that sways with each word and every swipe of page. There wasn’t a thing I didn’t like in this story. There’s a softness to Rea’s writing …

Cover Reveal! ~ The sound of Diamonds by Rachelle Rea!

Rachelle is a friend of mine, and also my proofreader, and so I’m delighted to announce she has a book on the way! Today, we and, a couple of other blogger friends reveal its awesome cover! Here we go … What do you think? Isn’t it lovely? I think so, too! With a lady’s hand on the knob of a closed door, her other hand clutching the chain around her neck, as well as the general outlook, the cover presents some sort of mystery. I love the colors of the cover also, especially the blue dress! That being said, I’m looking forward to reading this book! About the Book In Reformation-era England, a converted rogue wants to restore his honor—at whatever cost. Running from a tortured past, Dirk Godfrey knows he has only one chance at redemption. An independent Catholic maiden seeking refuge in the Low Countries finds herself at the center of the Iconoclastic Fury. Jaded by tragedy, Gwyneth’s only hope of getting home is to trust the man she hates, and she soon discovers …

~ Pieces of a Page ~ To Die Once Acknowledgment Page & an Announcement!

Writing To Die Once was quite a journey, getting it out there to the world is another and we’re almost there! I have so many people to thank for this, and an Acknowledgment Page won’t do justice to that, but I have to try. Here it is! … an excerpt from To Die Once … ~ ACKNOWLEDGMENT ~ First of all, I’d like to thank You, God, for granting me the desire of my heart. Dear Lord, You’ve been a wonderful King, Father, and Friend to me. You’ve taken me by the hand, led me out of the darkness and into the light, and given me a promise, a hope, and a future. I’m truly grateful! Dad and mum, thank you for loving me! Your care and support have been sturdy pillars for me to lean on. I bless the Name of the Lord for giving you to me as parents, and may He enable me to always do right by you. Bernedette, Elizabeth, Christabel and Kevin—my siblings—I love you with all my heart! I …