First Line Fridays# 37 – Mind Games by Nancy Mehl

Hi Readers, Happy Friday!

I pray you guys are all doing well and staying safe in this difficult times. To be honest, this Social distancing thing is hard, but one good thing is that I’ve been spending more time at home and more time reading! 😉

So, without further ado, my First Line Friday book of the week is… Mind Games by Nancy Mehl!

He stood in the middle of his secret room, staring at walls covered with old newspaper clippings

First line of Mind Games by Nancy Mehl

From the Back Cover

Kaely Quinn’s talents as an FBI behavior analyst are impossible to ignore, no matter how unorthodox her methods. But when a reporter outs her as the daughter of an infamous serial killer, she’s demoted to field agent and transferred to St. Louis.When the same reporter who ruined her career claims to have received an anonymous poem predicting a string of murders, ending with Kaely’s, the reporter’s ulterior motives bring his claim into question. But when a body is found that fits the poem’s predictions, the threat is undeniable, and the FBI sends Special Agent Noah Hunter to St. Louis. Initially resentful of the assignment, Noah is surprised at how quickly his respect for Kaely grows, despite her oddities. But with a brazen serial killer who breaks all the normal patterns on the loose, Noah and Kaely are tested to their limits to catch the murderer before anyone else–including Kaely herself–is killed.

About the Author

Nancy Mehl lives in Missouri, with her husband Norman, and her very active puggle, Watson. All of Nancy’s novels have an added touch – something for your spirit as well as your soul. “I welcome the opportunity to share my faith through my writing,” Nancy says. “It’s a part of me and of everything I think or do. God is number one in my life. I wouldn’t be writing at all if I didn’t believe that this is what He’s called me to do. I hope everyone who reads my books will walk away with the most important message I can give them: God is good, and He loves you more than you can imagine. He has a good plan especially for your life, and there is nothing you can’t overcome with His help.” You can find out more about Nancy by visiting her Web site at:

What are you reading this weekend?

I would love for you to join in on the First Line Friday fun by commenting below! Also, don’t forget to check out what other first lines Readers and Bloggers are sharing by heading over to our host blog, Hording Books!

Thanks for stopping by – Happy Reading! 🙂

JustRead Border Breach Blog Tour Stop #6

Border Breach JustRead Blog Tour

Hi Readers, Happy April Fools Day and welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for Border Breach by Darlene L. Turner, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m so excited to be apart of this blog tour for Border Breach by Darlene L. Turner and the fact that I get to post my review on April Fools Day is absolutely fantastic!! (I LOVE April Fools) *DISCLAIMER* I promise that this review and all my thoughts are true and are my own opinion. No part of this is an April Fools Joke. Anyway, let’s get started!

About the Book

Border Breach

Title: Border Breach
Author: Darlene L. Turner
Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense
Release Date: April 1, 2020
Genre: Inspirational Romantic Suspense

From the Back Cover

When drugs are smuggled across the border, it’s their duty to stop the culprits…at any cost.

Forming a joint task force, Canada border officer Kaylin Poirier and police constable Hudson Steeves have one objective: take down a drug-smuggling ring trying to sell a new lethal product. But when the smugglers come after Kaylin and Hudson, this mission becomes more than just a job. Can they live long enough to solve the case?

PURCHASE LINKS*: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository

About the Author

Darlene Turner

Darlene L. Turner is an award-winning author and lives with her husband, Jeff in Ontario, Canada. Her love of suspense began when she read her first Nancy Drew book. She’s turned that passion into her writing and believes readers will be captured by her plots, inspired by her strong characters, and moved by her inspirational message. You can connect with Darlene at where there’s suspense beyond borders.

CONNECT WITH DARLENE: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

What did I think?

So as I’ve said before, I love reading any Love Inspired Suspense because they’re half the size of a normal book and I can easily keep it in my purse, knowing that it’s a quick read if I need one.

So now that I’ve introduced why I love reading any and all Love Inspired Suspense book, lets look at this specific book. So I’ve read a ton of books, but never anything by Darlene Turner and boy, have I been missing out! The book starts off with Canada border officer Kaylin Poirier doing the same job she does everyday, checking to ensure that no one is smuggling anything (especially drugs) into Canada; however, little did she know that a vehicle was going to cross her border that would change her life forever.

Overall, the book has an engaging, “edge of your seat” kind of plot and it starts within the first chapter and has you biting your nails until the last few pages. The story had some parts that I didn’t care for, but nothing super violent or graphic; however, there are some people who are killed because of the drug dealers. >One thing that really stood out to me was the end. The culprit/villain/mastermind that’s revealed at the end is so shocking that I had to read that part twice!!

Another thing I really liked was the two main characters, Kaylin and Hudson. I loved that although they were two totally different people, their attitudes and strengths complemented each other and helped them to grow closer to each other and to God – even though neither of them wanted any kind of relationship with the other. (they had a past experience they both didn’t want to do over). All that being said, I would rate this book 4 out of 5 stars****

Tour Giveaway!!

(1) winner will receive a cross pendant, bookmarks, pens, and $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Border Breach JustRead Giveaway

Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule shown below. Giveaway will begin at midnight March 31, 2020 and last through 11:59 PM EST on April 7, 2020. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US/CAN mailing addresses only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

Giveaway is subject to the policies found here.


Follow along at JustRead Tours for a full list of stops!


Thanks for stopping by guys! Hope you’ve enjoyed checking out this new book and I’d love to know if you’ve already read this book or if it’s one that you’ll add to your TBR pile!

Happy Reading! 🙂

>>Special thanks to Darlene L. Turner, The JustRead Publicity Team and Harlequin books for letting me read and review this book – all opinions are my own.

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First Line Fridays #36 – The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M. White

Hi Readers, Happy Friday!

Wow, what a interesting couple of weeks! Praise the Lord that none of my family are sick, even though both of my parents are really high risk. I want to give a special shout out to anyone in the Medical field or a First Responder – we truly appreciate your hard work and sacrifice!

So if you’re like me and you now have some extra reading time, here is the first line from a book I’ve read many times, but absolutely love!

She could have been more then she was.

First line of The Reluctant Duchess by Roseanna M. White

This first line really makes you wonder what Rowena (the main character) is thinking. I don’t want to give too much away, but at this point in her life, Rowena has been betrayed by those she thought loved her and she feeling like God has forgotten her, but of course He hasn’t 🙂

From the Back Cover

Lady Rowena Kinnaird may be the heiress to a Highland earldom, but she has never felt good enough–not for her father, not for the man she thought she’d marry, not for God. But after a shocking attack, she’s willing to be forever an outcast if it means escaping Loch Morar. Brice Myerston, the Duke of Nottingham, has found himself in possession of a rare treasure his enemies are prepared to kill for. While Brice has never been one to shy away from manor-born ladies, the last thing he needs is the distraction of Lady Rowena, who finds herself in a desperate situation. But when Rowena’s father tries to trap Brice into marrying his daughter, Brice makes a surprising decision. Rowena wanted to escape the Highlands, but she’s reluctant to marry a notorious flirt. And when she learns that Brice is mixed up in questionable business with a stolen treasure, she fears she’s about to end up directly in the path of everything she was trying to avoid.

About the Author

Roseanna M. White is a bestselling, Christy Award nominated author who has long claimed that words are the air she breathes. When not writing fiction, she’s homeschooling her two kids, editing, designing book covers, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the author of a slew of historical novels that span several continents and thousands of years. Spies and war and mayhem always seem to find their way into her books…to offset her real life, which is blessedly ordinary. You can learn more about her and her stories at

What are you reading this weekend? 

Have you ever read one of Roseanna M. White’s books?

I would love for you to join in on the First Line Friday fun by commenting below! Also, don’t forget to check out what other first lines Readers and Bloggers are sharing by heading over to our host blog, Hording Books!

Happy Reading! 🙂

Sunday Encouragement – Wherever we go.

Hi Readers!

I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since I’ve talked with you! I haven’t really had a chance to post anything because of all the crazy stuff going around due to the COVID-19 virus; however, I wanted to give you just a little bit of encouragement today from God’s Word, just in case your church has cancelled services too.

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9

I read this verse yesterday and it really stood out to me because right now everyone is panicking and some people are scared to even leave their homes – and for good reasons. This social distance thing can be hard and the fear of the unknown can be scary – seriously, not knowing if you or anybody your loved ones have come in contact with someone who had the virus can be terrifying. However, especially in difficult times like these it’s important to remember that no matter where we go, God is ALWAYS with us – no matter what! 🙂

Here’s a song to remind you of God’s promise this week – I’ll be praying for you!

God bless you and as always, Happy Reading! 😊

First Line Fridays #35 – Ready to Fumble by Christy Barritt

Hi Readers, Happy Friday!

Sorry this is so late, but I’ve been working an unusual shift at work; however, it does give me time for more reading! 🙂 So today’s first line is from book one of the Worst Detective Ever series and this is definitely a “Must Read” (I’m re-reading it… again), So without further ado, here’s the first line (actually, it’s first couple of lines).

My name is Joey Darling. However, most people think of me as Raven Remington. To make matters more confusing, my legal name is Josephine Schermerhorn.

First three lines of Ready to Fumble by Christy Barritt

What an introduction!

I know this is a FLF, but I wanted to include a few extra lines so you could read more about Joey Darling, because she is an awesome character! Seriously, I LOVE this series – it’s one of my favorites.

From the Back Cover

I’m not really a private detective. I just play one on TV.

Joey Darling, better known to the world as Raven Remington, detective extraordinaire, is trying to separate herself from her invincible alter ego. She played the spunky character for five years on the hit TV show Relentless, which catapulted her to fame and into the role of Hollywood’s sweetheart.

When her marriage falls apart, her finances dwindle to nothing, and her father disappears, Joey finds herself on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, trying to piece her life back together away from the limelight. A woman finds Raven—er, Joey—and insists on hiring her fictional counterpart to find a missing boyfriend. When someone begins staging crime scenes to match an episode of Relentless, Joey has no choice but to get involved.

Joey’s bumbling sleuthing abilities have her butting heads with Detective Jackson Sullivan and kindling sparks with thrill-seeking neighbor Zane Oakley. Can Joey channel her inner Raven and unearth whodunit before she ends up totally done in? And where is her father anyway? Can she handle fame, or is disappearing into obscurity the wiser option?

Get Ready To Fumble your way through this enchanting new series.

About the Author

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Christy’s married to her prince charming, a man who thinks she’s hilarious–but only when she’s not trying to be. Christy’s a self-proclaimed klutz, an avid music lover who’s known for spontaneously bursting into song, and a road trip aficionado. Christy currently splits her time between the Virginia suburbs and Hatteras Island, North Carolina. She loves spending time with her husband, her two sons, and her four dogs. For more information, visit her website:

What are you reading this weekend? 

I would love for you to join in on the First Line Friday fun by commenting below! Also, don’t forget to check out what other first lines Readers and Bloggers are sharing by heading over to our host blog, Hording Books!

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Thanks for stopping by – Happy Reading! 😊

>> Update on Fatal Strike, my FLF from last Friday.

Although, I hate snakes, the book was really good and I’m sooooo glad that I gave it a chance! Is there any book that you’ve read that you didn’t think you would like, but was better then you thought it would be?

The Runaway Bride by Jody Hedlund – Review

Hi Readers, Can you believe that it’s already March?!?

It’ seems like March snuck up on me; however, I’m so excited to be able to post my review of Jody Hedlund’s latest masterpiece on it’s book birthday (or release day). So without further ado, The Runaway Bride by Jody Hedlund!

The Bookish Details

Book: The Runaway Bride

Author: Jody Hedlund

Genre: Historical Romance

Release Date: Today! March 3rd 2020

Series: Book two of The Bride Ships

From the Back Cover

Haunted by mistakes in her past, Will she ever again trust her heart to another?

Wealthy Arabella Lawrence flees to British Columbia on a bride ship still wearing the scars of past mistakes. One of the few single women in the boomtown, she immediately has suitors, but she is determined not to find herself trapped again by a poor choice.

Vying for her hand are two very different men. Lieutenant Richard Drummond is a gentleman in the Navy and is held in high esteem. Peter Kelly is the town’s baker and has worked hard to build a thriving business. He and Drummond not only compete for Arabella’s affections, but clash over their views of how the natives should be treated in the midst of a smallpox outbreak.

As Arabella begins to overcome her fears, she discovers someone in dire need–a starving girl abandoned by her tribe. Intent on helping the girl, Arabella leans on Peter’s advice and guidance. Will she have the wisdom to make the right decision or will seeking what’s right cost both her and Peter everything?

What did I think?

I know I shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover, but one of the things that made me want to read this book (besides the fact that Jody’s books are always amazing) was the cover! I think it’s stunning and the story inside is just as amazing. Sadly, I read this book as a standalone because the first book (A Reluctant Bride) is in my TBR pile and I haven’t had a chance to read it (however, It’s now on the top of my list!)

I’m not very familiar with the history of the Bride ships, but I can only imagine how hard it would be to board a ship with a bunch of strangers, knowing your destination, but not knowing how your life will change once you get there. Some ladies went to find a husband, others were like Arabella and were running away or escaping from something. I really liked Arabella; however, I have to say that Pete was my favorite character. The one thing that was frustrating about Arabella was that she thought she was better then most of the others because, she came from a wealthy family and sadly, that thought process almost made her marry the wrong guy!

Pete; however, is a picture of God’s grace and mercy. He left his home and parents, and got involved in all the wrong things, and it wasn’t until God got his attention, that he finally turned his life around. I loved how selfless he was and how although he knew he was forgiven, he realized that he was by no means perfect and still struggled with things in his past. At first when he was talking to Arabella, he appeared over-confident and definitely proud, yet the more you read about him, the more you realize how kind and selfless he is.

My favorite part of this book was when Pete selflessly gave Arabella his father’s cross when she needed courage. I thought that was one of the sweetest moments I’ve ever read.

Overall, this was a classic “love at first sight” story with a unexpected twist and I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars ****.

**Warning** This book is hard to put down – especially at the end. Seriously, it was so hard to stop reading and go to bed (or go to work).

About the Author

Jody Hedlund is the author of over twenty historicals for both adults and teens and is the winner of numerous awards including the Christy, Carol, and Christian Book Award.

Jody lives in central Michigan with her husband, five busy children, and five spoiled cats. Although Jody prefers to experience daring and dangerous adventures through her characters rather than in real life, she’s learned that a calm existence is simply not meant to be (at least in this phase of her life!). You can find out more information about Jody and her books by clicking here

Thanks for stopping by guys! Hope you’ve enjoyed checking out this new book and I would love to know what you think if you’ve read it or if you’re going to read it.

Happy Reading! 🙂

>>Special thanks to Jody Hedlund, Bethany House Publishers and Netgalley for letting me read and review this book – all opinions are my own.

First Line Fridays #34 – Fatal Strike by DiAnn Mills

Hi Readers, Happy Friday! I’m so excited to share with you the first line from another book on my TBR pile.

I’ve been curious about this book because DiAnn Mills is an awesome author, yet hesitant at the the same time because the story contains snakes and I HATE snakes. Anyway, here’s the first line and we’ll discover together if it will be our next “must read”. So without further ado, the first line from Fatal Strike by DiAnn Mills.

Special Agent Leah Riesel scanned the headlines on her phone.

First line of Fatal Strike by DiAnn Mills

What?!? that’s the first line? Well, I guess I’ll have to read the book to find out if it’s a “must read” or not. 😉

How about you, have you read this book? If so, what did you think?

From the back cover

There’s a killer on the loose in Galveston, targeting law enforcement officials and using a fatal injection of snake venom to take them down. Authorities have reasons to believe the Veneno gang is behind the hits, and FBI Agents Leah Riesel and Jon Colbert team up to track down those responsible. Their best lead is an eyewitness who identifies a young man dumping the third body on a church doorstep. But their suspect has gone into hiding, and those closest to him are reluctant to reveal anything that might help investigators find him.

As Leah and Jon check connections among the victims and dig deeper into motives, they discover appearances may be deceiving. Someone is desperate to keep their secrets hidden, and Leah and Jon must face their greatest fears in order to stop the next fatal strike.

About the Author

DiAnn Mills is a bestselling author who believes her readers should expect an adventure. She is a storyteller and creates action-packed, suspense-filled novels to thrill readers. Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists; won two Christy Awards; and been finalists for the RITA, Daphne Du Maurier, Inspirational Readers’ Choice, and Carol award contests.

What are you reading this weekend? 

I would love for you to join in on the First Line Friday fun by commenting below! Also, don’t forget to check out what other first lines Readers and Bloggers are sharing by heading over to our host blog, Hording Books!

Thanks for stopping by – Happy Reading! 😊

First Line Friday#33 – Meeting Her Match Novella by Mary Connealy

Hi Readers, Happy Friday!

AHHHH! I don’t know what happened, but I’m running really late today! (it’s already 11pm! *head smack) Anyway, I want to share my First Line Friday with you real quick and this time it’s from a novella by Mary Connealy.

It was downright silly to be the mother to three boys and running a busy household when you were twenty-one and single.

First line from Meeting her Match, a novella by Mary Connealy

From the Back Cover

When the tables are turned and a tenderhearted meddler becomes the beneficiary of a matchmaking scheme, her world is turned upside down. As her entire life changes, will she finally be able to tell the banker’s son how much she cares for him?

This novella is part of the novella collection called A Match Made in Texas and it’s definitely a”Must Read” . Here’s the info for all of the books in the collection if you want to check it out!

There’s a secret matchmaker at work in frontier Texas!

In the small town of Dry Gulch, Texas, a good-hearted busybody just can’t keep herself from surreptitiously trying to match up women in dire straits with men of good character she hopes can help them. How is she to know she’s also giving each couple a little nudge toward love?

A Cowboy Unmatched
Neill isn’t sure who hired him to repair Clara’s roof–he only knows Clara desperately needs his help. Can he convince this stubborn widow to let down her guard and take another chance on love?

An Unforeseen Match
Hoping to earn an honest wage on his way to the land rush, Clayton ends up on Grace’s doorstep, lured by a classified ad. He may have signed on for more than he expected though–and he may have found the one woman who can keep him from moving on.

No Match for Love
Andrew can’t fathom how refined Lucy ended up as the caretaker to his dotty aunt, and somehow her arrival has prompted even more bizarre occurrences around the ranch. When they join forces to unearth the truth, will the attraction between Andrew and Lucy develop into more?

About the Author(s)

Karen Witemeyer is a winner of the Carol Award and has been a finalist for the RITA Award and National Readers’ Choice Award. She lives with her husband and three children in Abilene, Texas. Learn more about Karen at

Mary Connealy is well-known for her award-winning, bestselling historical romantic comedies. She lives on a ranch in eastern Nebraska with her husband, Ivan, and has four grown daughters.

Regina Jennings is the author of two acclaimed historical romances, with a third to release soon. She lives outside Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with her husband and four children.

Carol Cox is the author of more than 25 books and novellas. A pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom, she makes her home with her husband and daughter in northern Arizona.

So what”s the first line of the book you’re currently reading?

I would love for you to join in on the First Line Friday fun by commenting below! Also, don’t forget to check out what other first lines Readers and Bloggers are sharing by heading over to our host blog, Hording Books!

Happy Reading! 🙂

First Line Friday #32 – More Than Meets the Eye by Karen Witemeyer

Hi Readers, Happy Valentines Day!!

One thing I want you to remember this Valentines, is that God loves you so much! I saw an awesome t-shirt at Barnes and Noble yesterday that summed up God’s love perfectly (or as perfect as we human’s can), the shirt said “I love you to the cross and back. signed Jesus”. This was a great reminder to me of how much He loved me. That instead of a box of chocolates, Jesus gave me His life so that I could live with Him forever. 🙂

So, since today is Friday, and I’m trying to post about a book every Friday, I have another first line (well, lines) to share with you today and this one is a Historical Romance by one of my favorite authors, Karen Witemeyer!

“Don’t lose heart, children. We have several strong families lined up in Bonham. I’m sure we’ll find good homes for each of you.”

First couple of lines from More Than Meets the Eye by Karen Witemeyer

From The Back Cover

Many consider Evangeline Hamilton cursed. Orphaned at a young age and possessing a pair of mismatched eyes–one bright blue, the other dark brown–Eva has fought to find her way in a world that constantly rejects her. Yet the support of even one person can help overcome the world’s judgments, and Eva has two–Seth and Zach, two former orphans she now counts as brothers.

Seeking justice against the man who stole his birthright and destroyed his family, Logan Fowler arrives in 1880s Pecan Gap, Texas, to confront Zach Hamilton, the hardened criminal responsible for his father’s death. Only instead of finding a solitary ruthless gambler, he discovers a man not much older than himself with an unusual family. When Zach’s sister, Evangeline, insists on dousing Logan with sunshine every time their paths cross, Logan finds his quest completely derailed. Who is truly responsible for his lost legacy, and will restoring the past satisfy if it means forfeiting a future with Evangeline?

About the Author

For those who love to smile as they read, bestselling author Karen Witemeyer offers warm-hearted historical romances with a flair of humor, feisty heroines, and swoon-worthy Texas heroes. A transplant from California, Karen came to Texas for college, met a cowboy disguised as a computer nerd, married him, and never left the state that had become home. To learn more about Karen and her books, or to join her subscriber list, please visit

So what”s the first line of the book you’re currently reading?

I would love for you to join in on the First Line Friday fun by commenting below! Also, don’t forget to check out what other first lines Readers and Bloggers are sharing by heading over to our host blog, Hording Books!

As always, thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a very blessed Valentines day!

-Happy Reading! 🙂

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Legacy Reclaimed by Robin Patchen – Review

Hi Readers, Happy Monday!

I’m so excited to be able to share with you a fantastic book that I recently finished by Robin Patchen. Truthfully, I haven’t read a lot of books by this author; however, I really enjoyed reading this one! (I tell you more in my review)

So, without further ado, let me introduce you to Legacy Reclaimed.

The Bookish Details

Book: Legacy Reclaimed

Author: Robin Patchen

Genre: Romantic Christian Suspense

Release Date: February 11th 2020 (Tomorrow!!)

Series: Legacy Series, book 3.

From the Back Cover

She’ll risk anything to save the company her parents built. He’ll risk anything to save her. Someone will stop at nothing to make sure they both fail. 

Chelsea Hamilton spent her life preparing to run the international clothing business her parents started, but she’s still caught off guard when she learns of her mother’s untimely death. Chelsea returns to New Hampshire, buries her mother, and prepares to take over the floundering business. When a stranger attempts to kill her, she realizes somebody doesn’t want her to inherit her legacy.

Private Investigator Dylan O’Donnell spends his time searching for lost teens. He doesn’t know what to think of the beautiful woman seeking his services. Hers isn’t the kind of case he’s accustomed to handling, and she isn’t the kind of client he quit his steady job to help, but something about the woman pulls at him. She’s in danger, and he can’t turn her away. But if he blows this very public case, his floundering business might not survive.

Together, they dig into her family’s secrets. The closer they get to the truth, the closer they grow to one another. Can Chelsea save the legacy her parents fought to leave her? Can Dylan save Chelsea from the enemies determined to see her dead? 

Grab your copy here!

What did I think?

Wow! That’s the first word that comes to my mind when I think about this book. As I mentioned above, I haven’t read a lot of books by this author, but I am SO glad that I was chosen to be on her launch team because I really enjoyed reading this story. I also know that this book is part of a series; however, I read it as a standalone. The book starts with a major cliff-hanger moment (literally, Chelsea was pushed off a mountain) and the suspense continues to build from there. Both of the main characters (Dylan and Chelsea) were relatable and I loved their relationship with each other.

One thing I really liked about both characters, was how real their faith was. How even in the toughest of times, with someone trying to kill them, they didn’t just rely on each other, they relied heavily on the Lord. One of my favorite parts was the moment when Dylan told Chelsea that the business wasn’t her parents legacy… she was. I also loved that even though Chelsea was a VERY rich young lady, she never acted snotty or like she was better then everyone else and she thought of others.

The one negative thing about the story was that some of the plot was a bit predictable. I was able to guess who the “bad guy” was before the middle of the book; however, there were enough twist and turns to keep my attention until the end confirmed my suspicions – making the book hard to put down. Overall, I think this book is definitely a must read and I would give it 4 out of 5 stars ****.

About the Author

Robin Patchen writes contemporary Christian suspense, romance, and romantic suspense. Her books are often set in New England, where she grew up. She creates strong, protective heroes and intelligent, courageous heroines. Aside from her family and her Savior, Robin Patchen has two loves–writing and traveling. If she could combine them, she’d spend a lot of time sitting in front of her laptop at sidewalk cafes and ski lodges and beachside burger joints. She’d visit every place in the entire world–twice, if possible–and craft stories and tell people about her Savior. Alas, time is too short and money is too scarce for Robin to traipse all over the globe, even if her husband and kids wanted to go with her. So she stays in Oklahoma, shares the Good News when she can, and writes to illustrate the unending grace of God through the power and magic of story.

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Thanks for stopping by guys! Hope you enjoyed checking out this new book, I would love to know what you think of it or if it’s not quite your “cup of tea”

– Happy Reading:)

>>Special thanks to Robin Patchen for letting me read and review this book – all opinions are my own.