Historical Fiction Book Review: True Nobility


About the Book

Title: True Nobility (The Saberton Legacy Book1)
Author: Lori Bates Wright
Publisher: Sierra Vista Books
Release Date: October 6, 2018
Genre: Historical Christian Romantic Suspense


Publisher's Description

"Alone in an unfamiliar country where her noble title is useless. Everything she believes in is shattered. Driven by desperation, she risks it all to return to the one man whose love promises to be true.

Lady Victoria Haverwood, beloved daughter of a widowed Earl, has spent years at a fashionable boarding school longing for the day she can come home to finally take her place as mistress of Wrenbrooke. But when she becomes the target of a murderous plot, her idyllic plan is swiftly turned upside down. 

Nicholas Saberton, an accomplished American Naval Captain, is commissioned to escort the earl and his daughter safely across the ocean to the lively shores of Savannah, Georgia. Pledged to protect her with his life, Nicholas is determined to remain immune to Victoria’s innocent charm. Focused on building his shipping empire, the Haverwood heiress and her quirky relatives become an irresistible diversion. Danger shadows them. 

Soon the repercussions of her father’s past ensnare Victoria in a web of deception that threatens to consume her. Only her love for Nicholas will give her strength to discover the truth. But will it be too late?"

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My Review

True Nobilty, by Lori Bates Wright, is the first book in The Saberton Legacy series. Abounding with surprises and unexpected twists, this novel is thoroughly entertaining. Well-written and thoughtfully composed from start to finish, this book is a pleasure to read. With a satisfying blend of romance, history, and mystery, True Nobility is very compelling and enjoyable.

True Nobility features an intriguingly rich plot that is extremely clever and character-driven. This novel creatively explores the themes of deception, love, redemption, honor, and courage through a varied cast of captivating characters who are vividly developed and truly likable. Their motivations, fears, desires, and choices carry significant purpose and meaning. Also integral to the story is the historic Savannah, Georgia setting. Often just as noteworthy and memorable as the characters themselves, Savannah and its fully detailed surroundings provide a striking backdrop for the majority of the novel’s most powerful scenes.

True Nobility is a story of faith, forgiveness, trust, and truth. Strengthened by Ms. Wright’s richly descriptive style and attention to historical detail, this book is truly satisfying and engaging. The romance and mystery within this novel are certainly elements worthy of being savored. True Nobility is thoughtful, emotionally stirring, and ultimately uplifting. I recommend it wholeheartedly.

*I was given a copy of this book by the author. A review was not required. The review I have written contains opinions that are entirely my own.

About the Author: Lori Bates Wright

"Lori Bates Wright is an author of Christian Fiction who has a fascination with history and a soft spot for love stories.

Raised in New Mexico, she now lives in Texas with her husband of 34 years. Her two grown kids have blessed her with four adorable grand boys (who leap tall buildings in a single bound!)

When she's not writing you'll most likely find her sipping coffee and daydreaming on the porch swing. Or cooking for her family when she can get them all together.

Her passion is helping women of all ages discover their God-given strengths. With a touch of humor, her stories help illustrate truths, hard-won lessons, and unwavering perseverance by women from times gone by. In honoring the past, she hopes to encourage today's women to courageously love, devote their talents, and never give up on their dreams.

You can learn more about Lori and her stories at her website. --Biography from Lori Bates Wright's author page on Amazon.com.

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Coming Soon


Title: Field of Redemption (The Saberton Legacy Book 2)

Release Date: July 23, 2019

Publisher’s Description: 

“They say confession is good for the soul.  But, revealing too much could prove deadly.

When devoted governess, Abigail McFadden, discovers her charge has run off to join the Union army on his fourteenth birthday, her impetuous decision to go after him catapults her behind enemy lines and into a life-changing fight for survival.

Failing to locate the boy, Abby is stranded in Confederate Georgia with no means to get home. After taking a nursing position in Macon's confederate hospital, she comes under suspicion as a union spy. Her only consolation is the work she does outside of the hospital walls in a shanty town of unwanted orphans.

Confederate Officer, Ian Saberton, a theological graduate of Yale, is thrust into war and forced to choose sides. His greatest struggle becomes a fight for his soul as his faith and deep convictions are put to the test.

When Sherman advances on Atlanta, Ian is sent to prepare his home state for enemy invasion. Headquartered in Macon, he encounters a town full of civilians oblivious to the imminent danger bearing down on them. He and his men must see the city secured, while avoiding a passel of matchmaking socialites determined to see him married.

When Abby is brought up on false charges and scheduled to be hanged, she has no choice but to trust the handsome Confederate officer who offers the only way of escape.

But will deep secrets pitting them on opposite sides destroy the fragile bond between them?”

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