Reading Wednesday | The Bridge to Belle Island

I've heard great things about Julie Klassen's books, so when the opportunity came to read her latest release, I looked forward to giving it a try. The Bridge to Belle Island is a historical mystery set in 1819 England. It reminded me a lot of the cozy mysteries I love to read, but with a more … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Bridge to Belle Island

Reading Wednesday | The Way of the Brave

I love wilderness survival novels. When I volunteered to read and review a copy of The Way of the Brave by Susan May Warren, I didn't realize how much of a survival story it was. The further into the book I got, the more hooked I became. Getting trapped on Denali with death, the past, and … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Way of the Brave

Reading Wednesday | Smokescreen

Smokescreen by Terri Blackstock was my first time reading a book by this author. I loved her writing. She has an amazing ability to draw out emotion in a reader, whether happy, sad, or mad. Brenna Strickland is a single mother fighting her ex for custody of her children. Nate Beckett is a smokejumper who … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Smokescreen

Reading Wednesday | Aiming for Love

Aiming for Love by Mary Connealy is an historical romance set in the mountains of Colorado. When Josephine Nordegren's curiosity gets the better of her, she must decide whether or not to invite strangers into her family's sanctuary. Cattle owner David Warden plans to make a new life in the mountains above his childhood home. … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Aiming for Love

Reading Wednesday | Hope’s Highest Mountain

I love historical fiction and a story set in late 1800s Montana is for sure going to be among my favorites. Hope's Highest Mountain, by Misty M. Beller, follows the journey of Ingrid Chastain and Micah Bradley as they attempt to deliver vials of the smallpox vaccine to a mountain town battling the epidemic. However, injury, illness, … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Hope’s Highest Mountain

Reading Wednesday | The Number of Love

The Number of Love is the first book in Roseanna M. White's newest series, The Codebreakers. It follows Margot De Wilde, a young mathematician who works for England's secretive Room 40 during World War I, and Drake Elton, a British spy who falls in love with her. With an enemy closing in, they must work … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Number of Love

Reading Wednesday | The Tinderbox

Curiosity killed the cat, the saying goes. Sylvia Miller's curiosity might just destroy her family. When she peeks in her dad's tinderbox, she unlocks a secret he has harbored for twenty years. The Tinderbox, by Beverly Lewis, returns readers to Lancaster county and the tightknit Amish community of Hickory Hollow. Sylivia is the only daughter … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Tinderbox

Reading Wednesday | Dead Ringer

Dead Ringer is the first book in Susan Sleeman's latest series, Truth Seekers, which centers around the scientists at the Portland-based Veritas Center. Dead Ringer tells the story of Emory Steele and how she must work with an out-of-town sheriff to track down a missing woman before kidnapping turns into murder. Sheriff Blake Jenkins is … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Dead Ringer

Reading Wednesday | Far Side of the Sea

Far Side of the Sea by Kate Breslin is a World War I spy romance. Lieutenant Colin Mabry decodes messages from the front after being sent home with a permanent war injury. Johanna works at a dovecote for French Intelligence. When she sends Colin a message to come to France, it begins a gripping quest … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Far Side of the Sea

Reading Wednesday |The Curse of Misty Wayfair

The Curse of Misty Wayfair, by Jaime Jo Wright, is a gripping split-timeline, romantic suspense novel about identity and family heritage. It follows two young women as they both grapple with the Legend, and ghost, of Misty Wayfair. Thea Reed is an orphan who lives in the early 1900s. Her quest to find her mother … Continue reading Reading Wednesday |The Curse of Misty Wayfair