Shelter of the Most High, by Connilyn Cossette, is a captivating tale set in 1388 BC. Sofea is a young woman taken from her home on the Island of Sicily. She is eventually brought to Kedesh, a City of Refuge among the Hebrews. Eitan is a young man who wishes to leave Kedesh, but cannot under the risk of death. Together, these two must unravel betrayal before those closest to them pay the price.
I loved The House on Foster Hill, so when I learned that Jaime Jo Wright was coming out with a second book, I jumped at the chance to read it. The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond is a page-turning tale that mixes history, suspense, and romance. Written in the same style as The House on Foster Hill, it follows two women who, though living in separate centuries, have their lives woven together by an obituary and two tent revivalists. Continue reading
In the Shadow of Denali by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse is an historical, inspirational novel set in Alaska during the early 1900s. It follows Allan Brennan on his quest to find the truth about what happened to his father on Denali. Believing the expert guide, John Ivanoff, to be at fault for his father’s death, Allen takes a job in Curry, Alaska where he meets Ivanoff and the man’s beautiful daughter Cassidy. Continue reading