Litfuse Blog Tour: Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren



Release Date: February 6, 2018

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764230240

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance

Series: The Sugar Baron’s Daughter, Book One

About the Book:

In 1772 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father’s estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage.

Although it flies against all the conventions for women of the time, they’re determined to make their own way in the world. But once they arrive in the Caribbean, proper gender roles are the least of their concerns. On the infamous island of Nevis, the sisters discover the legacy of the legendary sugar barons has vastly declined–and that’s just the start of what their eyes are opened to in this unfamiliar world.

Keturah never intends to put herself at the mercy of a man again, but every man on the island seems to be trying to win her hand and, with it, the ownership of her plantation. She could desperately use an ally, but even an unexpected reunion with a childhood friend leaves her questioning his motives.

Set on keeping her family together and saving her father’s once-great plantation, can Keturah ever surrender her stubbornness and guarded heart to God and find the healing and love awaiting her?

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My Thoughts:

Lisa T. Bergren is one of my favorite authors so of course, I had to read her newest release, Keturah. I was captivated from the very first page. Readers will find a story about an independent woman and her sisters traveling across the Atlantic from England to the West Indies with the intent of running a sugarcane plantation alone.

The sisters find themselves surprised as they learn what the island is truly like. They were surrounded by slavery in England, but the slaves were treated as family. They were quite sheltered from it all, so when they come to Nevis they’re in for a shock.

God shines throughout the pages even though this does deal with somewhat heavy topics such as slavery and abuse. Keturah had been abused both physically and emotionally by her late husband. The author doesn’t share any graphic detail, especially since the abuse happened long before the story takes place. However, readers do watch the inner battles of one who has been abused. The author handles the topic with grace, love, and hope.

Overall, I quite enjoyed being transported back in time to a setting that I’ve never read about before. Highly recommended!

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher for my honest review, which I have given. I was not required to write a positive review and have not been compensated for it in any way. All opinions expressed are my own.

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20139954_10155529264178695_4657707816379549696_nAbout Lisa T. Bergren

Lisa T. Bergren has published more than 40 books with more than 3 million books sold combined. She’s the author of the Christy Award-winning “Waterfall,” RITA®-finalist “Firestorm,” bestselling “God Gave Us You,” and popular historical series like Homeward, Grand Tour, and more. She’s also a recipient of the RT Lifetime Achievement Award. She lives in Colorado Springs with her husband and three teen-and-older children.


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3 thoughts on “Litfuse Blog Tour: Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren

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