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Historical Romance Book Review: To Tame a Cowboy

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About the Book Title: To Tame a Cowboy   Series: Colorado Cowboys   Author: Jody Hedlund   Genre: Historical Romance   Publisher: Bethany House Publishers   Release Date: May 3, 2022 Click here to purchase a copy of this novel for yourself.   Publisher's Book Description “They share a passion to heal what is broken, but it's their own hearts that need to be made whole.      Brody McQuaid is a broken man, and he knows it. While his body survived the war, his soul did not. Besides loving his little niece, his only sense of purpose comes from saving the wild horses that roam South Park. Ranchers in the area have taken to killing the horses, which are competing with their cattle to feed on the open grass.     Savannah Marshall is a veterinarian on her family's Colorado ranch. She longs to keep her father happy following the tragic death of her older brother, including marrying a man of his choosing. But days before her wedding, she gets cold feet and disappears to South Pa

Historical Fiction Book Review: Shadows in the Mind's Eye

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About the Book Title: Shadows in the Mind’s Eye   Author: Janyre Tromp   Genre: Historical Fiction   Publisher: Kregel Publications   Release Date: April 19, 2022 Click here to purchase a copy of this book.   Publisher's Book Description “Charlotte Anne Mattas longs to turn back the clock. Before her husband, Sam, went to serve his country in the war, he was the man everyone could rely on--responsible, intelligent, and loving. But the person who's come back to their family farm is very different from the protector Annie remembers. Sam's experience in the Pacific theater has left him broken in ways no one can understand--but that everyone is learning to fear.     Tongues start wagging after Sam nearly kills his own brother. Now when he claims to have seen men on the mountain when no one else has seen them, Annie isn't the only one questioning his sanity and her safety. If there were criminals haunting the hills, there should be evidence beyond his claims. Is he real

Dual-Timeline Book Review: The Souls of Lost Lake

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About the Book Title: The Souls of Lost Lake   Author: Jaime Jo Wright   Genre: Dual Timeline   Publisher: Bethany House Publishers   Release Date: April 5, 2022 Click here to purchase a copy of this novel.   Publisher's Book Description “To save the innocent, they must face an insidious evil.     Wren Blythe has long enjoyed living in the Northwoods of Wisconsin, helping her father with ministry at a youth camp. But when a little girl in the area goes missing, an all-out search ensues, reviving the decades-old campfire story of Ava Coons, the murderess who is believed to still roam the forest. Joining the search, Wren stumbles upon the Coonses' cabin ruins and a sinister mystery she is determined to unearth.     In 1930, Ava Coons has spent the last several years carrying the mantle of mystery since the day she emerged from the woods as a thirteen-year-old girl, spattered with blood, dragging a logger's ax. She has accepted she will never remember what happened to her

Contemporary Romance Book Review: All That It Takes

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About the Book Title: All That It Takes   Author: Nicole Deese   Genre: Contemporary  Romance   Publisher: Bethany House Publishers   Release Date: April 5, 2022 Click here to purchase a copy of this book.   Publisher's Book Description “When the ever-cautious Val Locklier moves cross-country with her son for a secure job, everything she'd planned unravels within the first week. After Val reluctantly agrees to rent an apartment from her best friend's brother, an unexpected chance at an elite filmmakers' mentorship ignites fresh hope for a dream career. But as Val's community begins to expand, so do her insecurities, especially those heightened by her growing attraction to a certain friendly landlord.  Pastor Miles McKenzie returns home from a short-term mission trip to discover that not only does he have an intriguing new tenant living upstairs, he's also been reassigned to a local ministry on life support. Disillusioned and restless, he distracts himself b