Sunday, October 28, 2012

Book 3 of The Jamieson Legacy: Free From Guilt by Pat Simmons

Book 3 of The Jamieson Legacy It’s salvation round-up time and Cameron Jamieson’s name is on God’s hit list.

The two-degreed MIT graduate thinks he’s in need of nothing. He’s satisfied with his career, social calendar, and good genes. But God sends a beautiful messenger by the name of Gabrielle Dupree to show him that he’s in a spiritual deficit. Cameron struggles with the notion that the wisdom of man is like foolishness to God. For every philosophical argument he throws her way, Gabrielle is equipped to sway him with scriptures that make him question his worldly knowledge.

A tenth generation descendant of a royal African tribe, Cameron is accustomed to being part of a close-knit family. But one by one, Cameron witnesses each of his older brothers and cousins’ girlfriends, who eventually become their wives, lead them down a path of Godly repentance and righteous living. Cameron is absolutely determined not to go down without a fight, even if Gabrielle is unquestionably the most desirous and beautiful woman he’s ever met. She can match him wit for wit. And there’s one more thing. His heart won’t let her get away.

About The Author

Pat Simmons is a self-proclaimed genealogy sleuth. She is passionate about digging up the dirt on her ancestors, then casting them in starring roles in her novels. She has been a genealogy enthusiast since her great-grandmother died at the young age of ninety-seven years old.

She has won numerous awards for her previous novels and was voted the Best Inspirational Romance for 2010. She was also a nominee for the African American Literary Award’s best Christian fiction award. Pat is best known for her Guilty series. The Jamieson Family Legacy trilogy: Guilty by Association, Guilt Trip and Free From Guilt is a continuation of first three Guilty Series books and the of the story of the much-loved Grandma B.B character and her new sidekick, Mrs. Valentine.

Pat and her husband live in Missouri and have two children

My Review:
I have read the other two books in this series and this one is just as good. You also don't have to read the other books to enjoy this one, but do yourself a favor and enjoy all of them.
The first book started with Cameron meeting the Jamison cousins in NY. With this book we are introduced to a lot more of the family...some distantly related and some half siblings.
This story is Cameron's and his desire to be with Gabrielle. She is attracted to Cameron, but she lets him know in no uncertain terms that for her "Jesus is the ONLY way".
Both come from such strong and loving families. You feel the pull that God has actually placed Gabrielle there to help bring Cameron to him. Satan doesn't like letting go, and puts people and worldly things in the way.
What a tremendous story Pat Simmons has written. I so enjoyed this book and felt the kinship with this family. Once I began my journey I could not put this book down, and finished in less than a day.

I received a copy of this book from the Author, and was not required to give a positive review.

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