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Greater Love by Carol Kinsey

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Greater Love by Carol Kinsey

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Release Date: October 11, 2015

Publisher: Create Space

ISBN:  9781505827583

Genre: Contemporary / Romance / Christian

Carol Kinsey has done it once again! Greater Love is a must read!

Trey Netherland is an undercover FBI agent posing as Rainey Meadows’ boyfriend. Rainey Meadows has been deceived. She wants answers. He wants to catch the bad guy. When they find themselves in the middle of Columbia, Trey and Rainey realize that they are searching for different things. Without giving too much away, Rainey loses her memory and is trying to figure out who she is. Trey finds himself torn between the lies and he has told her and the Truth that is fighting to reach his heart. Tangled in a dangerous plot, can Rainey trust the man whose lies put her heart in turmoil? Will Trey finally cry out to the only One Who can truly set him free? There is only one Truth and it’s in Him they find Greater Love.

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Until Proven Innocent by Carol Kinsey

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Until Proven Innocent by Carol Kinsey

23237626Until Proven Innocent by Carol Kinsey

Release Date: September 10, 2014

Publisher: Createspace

ISBN: 9781495973703

Genre: Christian / Historical Fiction / Romance

 Where do I even begin with describing this beautiful book? I absolutely loved it! This is a fantastic historical novel that everyone should read.

Bethany Young is accused of murdering her uncle and all of the evidence points to her. Deputy Brenly captures her immediately in the beginning of the book, but quickly believes that she is innocent and will do anything he can to help her prove it. They find themselves constantly on the run all over California.

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More Than She Dreamt by Sandy Faye Mauck

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About the Book

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It was more than she dreamt. But as the romance began to bud, she felt the thorns of a heartless beauty rise to tear it apart.

Young widow, Katie Jensen, endures patiently under her oppressive uncle in desolate Arizona Territory. She tries to keep her promise to her dead aunt to be a witness and take care of her uncle but when his tirades grow worse, she gathers her two precious little ones and runs.

Making their way to an unknown land, they come to the town of White Rock, which is strangely like the place in the dreams Katie has been having. They are welcomed into the cottage of a kindly grandmother who takes in borders.

When Danny, the older woman’s grandson, comes home, he finds surprises in store: a crisis, a beautiful young woman, and her adorable children who bring laughter and life into all their weary souls.

Katie is filled with hope when an unexpected romance sparks but there is a vindictive raven-haired beauty and an old enemy conspiring to put it out—permanently.

Will God give Katie rest as she and the family pray for their enemies?

Can she stand strong in her faith when fear overwhelms her?

My Review:

More Than She Dreamt is a historical fiction written by debut author Sandy Faye Macuk. If you’re looking for a cute light read, this one is for you. The writing is very simple and easy to read.

I loved the characters, especially little Jeremy. He is the cutest and charming little boy and makes reading so enjoyable and fun. Grandma Gwen is the cutest old lady that I wish was my grandma! She genuinely cares about the people she crosses paths with and treats them as her own. I loved how Katie held on tightly to her faith in God no matter what circumstances God threw at her. Might I add, she’s been through some tough too.

This is the first book in the series so I’m curious to see what’s next in store. Thank you Celebrate Lit and the author for providing me with a copy of this beautiful book to review. All thoughts and opinions expressed are completely my own.

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.

 

About the Author

sandymauckSandy Faye Mauck writes Historical Romance in the light of the gospel and with the heart of her Savior.

Slip into a comfy chair with a cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate and travel back to the first years after the turn of the century.

Enjoy faithful Christian characters who have come through a spiritual wilderness into a place of hope. Stories of charming romance sprinkled with humor and topped with redemption. And be sure not to put the cup too close to the edge of the table because there are enemies lurking about.

Sandy lives in her own happily-ever-after with her Bible doctrine writer husband in the west they love. They have five children and nine grandchildren. She enjoys crocheting (a different kind of yarn) and is also a professional artist.

Guest Post from Sandy Faye Mauck

Hi everyone! Sandy Faye Mauck here! Today I launch my book on Celebrate Lit!

They say to write the book that is missing from your bookshelf. So I did. I wrote a story that brought the purity of a Christian romance with a touch of humor and endearing characters who live what they believe, with real enemies and redemptive grace.

More Than She Dreamt is set at the time just after the turn of the century. Probably my favorite time travel place if I had to choose because of the interesting changes and the lovely clothing and yet there was indoor plumbing, and lights, LOL!

My greatest writing inspiration (other than my Lord), was my favorite author, Grace Livingston Hill. She could tell a story, make you feel you were there in every sense. Grace could bring romance, excitement, and enemies and then touch your heart with a truth of God’s word that would penetrate your heart. I hope to do this as I write my heart and I add humor because that is who I am.

I hope you enjoy this Celebrate Lit Blog Tour and the special personal giveaway at the end!

Blog Tour Stops

June 14: cherylbbookblog

June 15: Singing Librarian Books

June 16: Chas Ray’s Book Nerd Corner

June 17: D’S QUILTS & BOOKS

June 18: Bigreadersite

June 18: Cassandra M’s Place

June 19: A Greater Yes

June 19: Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations

June 20: Pause for Tales

June 21: Daysong Reflections

June 22: A Holland Reads

June 23: Splashes of Joy

June 23: Christian Bookaholic

June 24: Book Bites, Bee Stings, and Butterfly Kisses

June 25: Red Headed Book Lady

June 25: It’s Storytime With Van Daniker

June 26: Bukwurmzzz

June 27: For the Love of books

Giveaway

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To celebrate her tour, Sandy is giving away a charming keepsake box filled with some Rose Arbor themed prizes. Enter here: https://promosimple.com/ps/9c26

The Gifting by K.E. Ganshert

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date:
  Coming June 1, 2015 (Kindle Edition)

Genre:  Young Adult Romance/Dystopian

Series: The Gifting

Katie Ganshert already has a talent when it comes to writing. Recently she has branched out into young adult fiction. This excites me because it’s rare these days to enjoy really good young adult fiction. If you’re a fan of Divergent or Twilight, you’ll probably love this one. Read the rest of this entry