The Trouble with Patience by Maggie Brendan
Patience Cavanaugh is a very determined female with no hope of marriage in sight. After the loss of the man she had planned to settle down with, she has instead chosen to take over her grandmothers boarding house. The town’s marshal Jedediah Jones has a reputation for hanging criminals, which happens to be the kind of man Patience does not want to associate with. Jedediah is need of a dependable source of food for the prisoners and Patience is in need of a strong man to do the hard work of fixing up the boarding house. What seems like a very simple arrangement turns into more than just a business partnership. As time passes Patience sees there is more to Jedediah then his reputation, can they set aside their differences to see what is in front of them.
The Crimson Cord “Rahab’s Story
by Jill Eileen Smith
Taking a step back into history we are introduced to Rahab, the prostitute that hid the two spies and helped them escape from Jericho. After being forced to become someone she does not want to be, she chooses to keep on surviving from day to day. Until one day into her life walks two strangers who believe in a High Power. Their appearance in Jericho makes her rethink what she has known from childhood up. Rahab has heard the rumors about the Israelites and how they have trimphed over everyone of their battles. Taking a leap of faith, she places her life and her families life in the hands of God. As the time passes after she helps the spies escape, she convinces her family to come live with her for their safety. not having any idea of the many challenges that she will face on the other side of the walls- will she be able to see the true meaning of love.
Jill Eileen Smith takes us deeper into the history of the bible and weaves a story that keeps us riveted to the pages till the end of the book.
Where Rivers Part by Kellie Coates Gilbert
As the Quality assurance Director for a big bottling company, Dr Juliet Ryan has devoted her life and career to food safety. Choosing to be on the opposite of what her father believes she should be doing with her career, does not help their strained relationship. Knowing where she want to be in her career , she is not going to let anything or anyone, not even her father bring her down.
But when tragedy strikes close to home, Juliet has to take a step back and rethink everything she has done in her life. Sending her scrambling to find the answers to all the questions going thru her head and the people around her. She must chose to reach out for help to the one person she has held at a arm’s length for many years. By facing the past hurts and deep wounds she choses healing and restoration over a career.
Like a river runs down through a valley, this book will sweep you up and take you along for the ride of healing and restoration of a relationship.
A big Thank you to Revell Reads for supplying this book for a review!!!