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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Sincerely Yours by Jane Kirkpatrick, Laurie Alice Eakes, Amanda Cabot, Ann Shorey



In this collection of brand-new historical novellas from four outstanding storytellers, four young women find their lives altered after each receives a letter that sets her on a new path toward a changed life--and perhaps lifelong love. From a Hudson River steamboat to a lush drawing room, from a carousel carver's workshop to a remote and controversial hospital, readers will love being swept into the lives of four young women who are making their way in the world and finding love where they least expect it.


From the Back Cover


Spanning a century and a continent, these romantic novellas will lead you on a journey through the landscape of love. Four young women find their lives altered after each receives a letter that sets her on a new path. From a Hudson River steamboat to a lush drawing room, from a carousel carver's workshop to a remote hospital, you'll be swept into the lives of women who are making their way in the world and finding love where they least expect it.

Moonlight Promise by Laurie Alice Eakes
Camilla Renfrew is a highborn English lady fleeing false accusations when she runs smack into love on a steamboat bound for the new Erie Canal. But can this unexpected attraction survive the treacherous journey?

 
                      
Lessons in Love by Ann Shorey
Marigold Montgomery Bentley writes marriage advice for Kipler's Home Weekly even though she is single. Everyone assumes from the initials that "M. M." is a man. When the editor asks to meet Mr. Bentley, can Merrie come up with a ruse to keep her writing job?

 
One Little Word by Amanda Cabot
Lorraine Caldwell will lose her family fortune to a reckless cousin if she doesn't marry quickly. When she learns her long-lost brother is alive, she hopes she's found the answer to her problems. What she finds instead is a mysterious carousel carver who turns her life upside down.

 

A Saving Grace by Jane KirkpatrickGrace Hathaway must rescue a dear friend from a remote and notorious clinic that promises healing but delivers only heartache. In a place laced with deceit, where lives hang in the balance, whom can she trust to help her?


About the Author

                 

 
  Jane Kirkpatrick is the award-winning author of many novels, including A Flickering   Light. She is a frequent speaker at conferences and lives in Oregon. Visit www.jkbooks.com for more.





 Amanda Cabot is the bestselling author of the Texas Dreams series, the Westward Winds series, and Christmas Roses. She lives in Wyoming. Visit www.amandacabot.com for more.

       


  Laurie Alice Eakes is the author of The Midwives series and The Daughters of Bainbridge House series. Laurie Alice writes full-time from her home in Texas, where she lives with her husband. Visit www.lauriealiceeakes.com for more.

 

 
 Ann Shorey is the author of the At Home in Beldon Grove series and the Sisters at Heart series. Ann and her husband make their home in southwestern Oregon. Visit www.annshorey.com for more.




 Author Jane Kirkpatrick is having a giveaway!

Jane's Giveaway!

Meet each of the authors and enter to win a pen & stationary gift set!  A copy of Sincerely Yours will also be included.  There are entries that can be done each day, so be sure to do as much as you can to increase your chances to win.

Giveaway runs from April 1- April 8.
Click to enter
http://janeswordsofencouragement.blogspot.com/




My Review: 

I have just finished a book with four novellas by four different authors. I loved that at the end of each of the stories where author’s notes telling why they wrote about what they did, although the work are all fiction, there is a bit, and sometimes more to each of the stories. I think the one by Jane Kirkpatrick really touched me, and how terrible that some of the parts are true. Actually the ones you really don’t want to be, but am glad that she brought them to my attention.
These are all historical settings, and quick reads, you can finish one, and then head into the next in no time. I so enjoyed traveling in the historical parts of our country, I am able to see stonewalls of the old Erie Canal, not much there, but it is nice to read about it. I had a hard time putting the book down to go on with everyday activities.
There is blurb on the back of the book is about each novella, and it draws you in to make you want to read it. Also it give you an idea about what your about to read. There is so much more, and you’ll be pulled in quickly. We are fortunate to have such work available to the reader, and being able to enjoy four of theses wonderful authors at once is very poignant. You will find God present in each of these stories, and how he is part of their lives at the out come. There are some really good chuckles here, and some very serious and sad moments. I highly recommend you don’t let this book get away!

I received this book through the Revell Bloggers Tour, and was not required to give a positive review. 








1 comment:

  1. Thank you for your review, Maureen! I so appreciated your positive comments!

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