Nancy Drew meets Mary Stirling

Through Waters Deep
by Sarah Sundin

America is on the brink of joining the allies in WWII, in 1941 tensions was high and opinions was many. Mary Stirling is a young Boston Navy yard Secretary that is not looking for love. Then along comes an old childhood friend, the handsome and outgoing naval officer Ensign Jim Avery. As evidence starts to pile up that someone is sabotaging the ships in the navy yard. Mary starts to see a mystery brewing that she needs to solve just like her childhood heroine Nancy Drew. She goes to Jim and shares her thoughts and he agrees to help her uncover the culprit that is doing the sabotage. As the time passes and the list of suspects grow, it seems that they are not getting any closer to finding out who is trying to push for america to go to war. the challenges grow as Jim and Mary grow closer to finding out that they love each other.

If you love reading a WWII novel this is the one for you. I love that it mentions the Nancy Drew series, which was one of my favorite series to read growing up.

A big Thank you to revell reads for providing this book for free for exchange for a review.

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A mind blowing read.

Trial run

Trial Run
by Thomas Locke

Dr Gabriella Speciale has gathered a elite team of scientists to complete on goal in her work that is to create and control out of body experiences that transcend the limits of time. Reese Clawson’s main goal in life is to take down Gabrirella’s team with the help of her test subjects. Gabriella’s team gets a helping hand from two very unlikely people a college intern and a student who meet thru the out of body experience. It turns into a race to rescue the test subjects from the oblivion that they are headed toward. Will the unlikely two be able to do what Dr Gabriella has not been able to do and stop Reese from suceeding.

A great big Thank you to Revell Reads for providing this book for free for a review.

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Finding love in Hope Harbor!!

Hope Harbor by Irene Hannon

As a visitor to Hope Harbor, Michael Hunter is hoping to find what he has lost in his life. But what he did not know is that he would find more than he was looking for in life. A native to Hope Harbor, Tracy Campbell’s plans was to stay forever living there on the third generation  cranberry farm that she grew up on. Her plans was changed when love and life altered her plans, now she is back home trying to keep her families livelihood going. A chance meeting sets Tracy and Michael on a course towards changes in a project that is close to Tracey’s heart. The more time they spend  together, the more they each realize that they are missing something in their lives. As healing touches each of their lives they realize that there is a chance of a beautiful  future in front of them.

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A historical read!!!

The Mapmakers Children by Sarah McCoy

Two women from very different eras lives interconnect across the generations. Sarah Brown the vibrant and talented daughter of abolitionist John Brown finds her life turned around when she starts to work with the Underground railroad. Watching as her family deals with the loss of her father and brothers, she resolves to continue her fathers work with the help of a friend. Using her artistic talents to provide hidden maps for the fleeing slaves to follow north to freedom.
Eden Anderson is a modern day woman facing some struggles of her own, having not been able to have a child and moving to a new home. The discovery of a old doll head leads her on a search for information about the house she lives in. Sarah and Eden connect across time thru the dolls head and letters that are found connecting to the house.

This book takes us back to a time when war was brewing between the states. It shows a side to the John Brown story that I have never thought about.

I received this book from Blogging for Books for free.

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July 15, 2015 · 9:06 pm

Breaking the Shame!!!

Unashamed by Jessie Minassian

We  as girls and women all struggle with many secret sins that we hide behind a mask or facade. Jessie Minassian breaks the silence by admitting to a secret sin and silent shame in her life. She touches our heart by reaching deep down in and forcing us to look at what has us trapped in that dark place in our lives. By sharing her story and how she found victory thru our Heavenly Father she shows there is hope out there for all of us. If you have a young lady,a daughter, a granddaughter in your life pass this book on to her to share with another hurting girl. Lets break this damaging cycle of silence from shame of secret sins and help others find healing.

Received this book for free from Tyndale bloggers

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Tangled to Untangled!!

Untangled by Carey Scott

Each one of the things that we have in our lives can become tangles, from seeking the approval to being the woman we want to be. We are all seeking for someone to say that we are what we are seeking to be in life. Carey Scott delves deep into the tangles and knots that are lives and shows us that there is hope out there for us all. she lovingly takes us thru practical strategies to escape the tangled mess we have gotten ourselves into. We will see that we are not alone in all of our struggles. Reading this book felt like I was reading parts of my story instead of a strangers story. I recommend this book to women of all ages.

Received this book for free for blogging from Revell Reads.

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Love at first sight!!

In FireFly Valley by Amanda Cabot

The second Book in Texas Crossroads series brings back Rainbows End Resort and Greg and Kate as a background characters.

Marissa St George is headed back to the one place she has run away from, the town where she grew up at. After losing her job to a downsizing, she has chosen to take a huge pay cut and has accepted a position as the business manager at the struggling Rainbows End Resort. A new guest to the Resort, Blake Kendall has come to his friends resort to find his muse. But unbeknownst to him, he will find more than thoughts for his next book. Meeting the very interesting Marissa leads him down a very different road then he ever expected in his life. For Marissa she never thought she would fall in love at first sight, but after meeting Blake it seems that there is some truth to it. Will they both be able to overcome secrets and the dark past that haunts Marissa?

I received this book for free for a review from Revell Reads.

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