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Historical Romance Book Review: The Heart of the Mountains

About the Book Title: The Heart of the Mountains   Author: Pepper Basham   Genre: Historical Romance   Publisher: Barbour   Release Date: July 1, 2022   Click here to purchase a copy of this book. Publisher's Book Description “Can True Love Weather a World of Differences?     To escape marriage, Cora Taylor runs away from her home in England to join her brother in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, but not even her time as a nurse in the Great War prepares her for the hard landscape and even harder lives of the mountain people. With the help of Jeb McAdams, a quiet woodcarver, who carries his own battle scars, she fashions a place for herself among these unique people. But the past refuses to let go, and with dangers from within and without, can hearts bruised by war find healing within the wilds of the mountains?” My Review The Heart of the Mountains , by Pepper Basham, is beautifully-written, thoughtful, and uplifting. As a sequel to the novel, Laurel’s Dream, thi

Amish Fiction Book Review: Building a Future

About the Book Title: Building a Future   Series: An Amish Legacy, Book 2   Author: Amy Clipston   Genre: Amish Fiction   Publisher: Zondervan   Release Date: August 2, 2022   Click here to purchase a copy of this book.   Publisher's Book Description “They both had different plans for their futures . . . until their hearts led them to each other.   Michelle Lantz dreams of marrying and starting a family, and now that she’s been dating Korey for over a year, she thought it was only a matter of time before he proposed. But lately, Korey has seemed distant and is far from the attentive boyfriend she once knew. They’ve spent so much time together that she feels she can’t give up on their relationship, but she begins to question her own feelings as his seem to cool.   Tyler Bontrager is focused on expanding his father’s roofing company so he can take over one day. He throws himself into his work and thinks he’s too busy to worry about finding a wife. He and his brother Korey find

YA Historical Romance/Fantasy Book Review: Enflamed

About the Book Title: Enflamed   Series: Knights of Brethren, Book 5   Author: Jody Hedlund   Genre: YA Historical Romance/Fantasy   Publisher: Northern Lights Press   Release Date: August 16, 2022   Click here to purchase a copy of this novel.   Publisher's Description “During a time when legends were born . . .     ENFLAMED     The most beautiful noblewoman in the kingdom, the lowly knight who can never have her, and the forbidden love they share.     When Sylvi Prestegard discovers that her father has arranged for her to marry a wealthy nobleman known for his thieving ways, she’s desperate to avoid the union. She turns to her childhood friend Espen, a Knight of Brethren, counting on his loyalty and kindness to help her escape.     Espen has been given an urgent mission to locate the holy lamp, an ancient relic necessary to defeat the enemy invading their country. In addition to his royal quest, he’s determined to protect Sylvi, the woman he’s always secretly loved. When sh