Journey to New Heights

Journey to New Heights
We need a heart for the lost

Friday, August 18, 2017

Dead Wrong by Sussan Sleeman

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Dead Wrong. This is one of the Justice Agency Series. I'm so glad they decided to redo these books. I have really enjoyed reading them again. No one does suspense like Susan so I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to read and review them again. This story is well written, action packed and full of faith. I know you will enjoy every word of it.
PI Kat Justices is called by her old friend and college roommate. Nancy is trying to prove her brother was murdered instead of the accident the police claim, she was followed home and wants Kat to come help her. Kat calls for back up from her ex-partner on the police force before she arrives. She find the door open, lights out, her friends dead body, and someone in the room with her. She is attacked by the killer, he knows her name. She is rescued by a man she once had a serious crush on.
Portland Detective Mitch Elliot is called to the scene and finds Kat Justice in trouble. This is a woman he could care for if he wanted a relationship; he had failed badly in his last relationship and he isn't about to let that happen again plus he had hurt her badly years ago when he had rejected her in front of her co-workers.They must find a way work together to try to find this killer but can they prove Nathan's death was murder, find the killer, and live to tell about it?
Two people who once lost everyone they loved and are now struggling to live again. Neither one of them wants to fall in love. They meet violence every time they turn around. Can they learn to trust each other find the killers and not lose their hearts? God has a plan for these two; a plan for a hope and a future. God has a plan for you too; a good plan and not for evil. Trust Him, give Him your heart and watch Him

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Plain Retribution by Dana R. Lynn

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Plain Retribution. This is the second book in the Amish Country Justice Series. Dana does an excellent job on Amish Suspense. I really enjoy her work. This book is well written, fast paced, and full of action. She has interwoven her faith throughout her story, I really like that. I know you are going to enjoy this book.
Rebecca Miller and her friends were abducted during her ramspringa ten years ago. The girls were able to escape and put the man behind bars. Rebecca now lives in the English world because she is deaf and is unable to communicate with her family. She is almost kidnapped again and finds each of the girls are also under attack; the only police officer who can sign tries to help her.
Police Officer Miles Olsen has a past that haunts him. He is determined to save this girl's life and the lives of the other girls and find the find the killer to redeem his past mistakes. He takes her deep into the Amish community but the killer still manages to come after them. Can he save the girl, find the killer, and keep his heart safe?
A journey of two broken hearts struggling to survive in a world exploding in violence. God has a plan for these two; a plan for a hope and a future. God has a plan for you too. Give Him your heart and watch Him turn your life around.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Double Exposure by Susan Sleeman

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Double Exposure. This is the first book in the Justice Agency Series. I loved it when it first came out and I'm thrilled they brought it back. This book is well written, action packed, and full of faith. You are going to love every word of the book.
Photographer Jenny Buchanan is threatened and her photos that are to be shown for a charity are destroyed. Now the next day she is followed by a man as she boards the Portland MAX. The man keeps creeping up on her. She calls her boss and she sends help. Her boss has hired the Justice Agency to protect her and she puts Ethan on the phone as he comes to meet Jenny at the station. Jenny's not thrilled to have Ethan on the case because of their past history. Can she work with him with out loosing her heart again?
Ethan Justice takes over the case even though his siblings are well able to care for Jenny but he can't trust anyone to care for her as he can. He is over her betrayal, right? He must find the men behind the attacks and find out why they are after her. Can he protect her without falling for her all over again.
These two have a past of fear, distrust, and betrayal but God has a plan for these two; a plan for hope and a future. God has a plan for you too; a good plan not one of evil. Give Him your heart and watch Him move in your life.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Bodyguard by Shirlee McCoy

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Bodyguard. This is the fifth book in the continuity series Classified K-9 Unit. This series has been written by my most favorite authors so it is a no-brainer that I have really enjoyed this series. This story is well written, fast paced and full of adventure; I love Shirlee's books. I know you are going to love it too.
Esme Dupree is on the run. She is a member of the infamous Depree crime family. She saw her brother kill a man in cold blood. After going to the police she's put in witness protection but after two women who looked just like her are killed she runs. Her uncle is determined to kill her before she can testify and destroy the family. She runs to a place she feels safe from her uncle so she ends up in the Florida Everglades but when she is found she needs help.
FBI Agent Ian Slade and his canine partner, King are assigned to find Esme and keep her safe until the trial. He finds her in the everglades and helps her escape her uncle but Ian has some bad history with the crime family and has a hard time keeping his feelings under control. He soon finds himself drawn to this woman. He must keep her alive without losing his heart.
A struggle of two wounded souls trying to leave their pasts behind to survive and keep each other safe. God has a plan for these two; a plan for a hope and a future. Can they chose to forgive and trust God? God has a plan for you too. Can you give Him your heart and trust Him to turn your life around.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Lady Betrayed by Tamarra Leigh

My review today is on the Medieval Romance, Lady Betrayed. I've been waiting for this one to come out. I really enjoy medieval romances, although I'm very happy I didn't have to live back there. This book was well worth the wait; it is well written, heartbreaking, and full of drama. Faith was interwoven throughout the story as a tapestry. You are going to love this book.
Gabriel was the first son of the Baron of Wyverly but he is called into his father's presence to be told he and his oldest brother are not sired by their father, a whoreson, as such Gabriel would not be the heir. Heartbroken he leaves his home and continues his training. Now years later he is invited to tourney with a man who was once his best friend. Both of them had been involved with the Crusades, both were captured and held until the king rescued them but his friend was wounded and blamed Gabriel for all that had happened to him. He now seeks revenge. When he arrives at the tournament he finds the woman he once cared about but she has become cold and seems to blames him for the man her husband has become, believing Gabriel to be a coward. Has she become a whore as his own mother was?
Lady Juliana is married to Baron Bernart of Tremoral. He was unable to consummate his marriage and has made her life a life of abuse but now he is demanding she gives him a son. He has planned for her to steal a son from his enemy Sir Gabriel. When she refuses to sneak into his room and seduce him, her husband uses her blind sister, Alaiz to blackmail her. Bernart is to get him drunk and she is to go to him in the dark and keep her identity from him. Juliana is able to go to him the first night and keep her secret but the second night he is waiting for her. He takes measures to keep the girl she believes her to be from getting her pregnant the second time but soon realizes who he has been with. Juliana conceives and when Gabriel hears of it he steals her away.
A tale of hatred, revenge, and betrayal with an innocent Juliana in the midst. God has a plan for these two; a plan for good and not for evil, a hope and a future. God has a plan for you too. You might not be fighting knights and weapons but we do have an enemy and God has already fought this battle and won it for us, trust Him and give Him your heart and He will turn your life around.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Mail Order Bride: a Banker's Wife by Leah Laurens

My review today is on the Mail Order Bride: A Banker's Wife. This is the first book in the Mail Order Montana Series. I really enjoy mail order bride stories and so this is obviously a good fit for me. I have enjoyed Leah's work. This book is well written, faith based, and heartwarming. I know you are going to love it.
Sarah Ackerman and her elder brother Tom are raising their younger siblings after their parents death. Tom has a tragic accident with a plow. As Sarah tries to help remove the plow from his leg her arm is also injured. She is unable to do much around the house to help the family. When she finds out her sister Carrie has agreed to be a mail order bride to keep them losing the farm she decides to take her place. Carrie would be more help on the farm and she could care for the man's two children plus she wanted to protect her sister. Who knew what kind of man this banker might be? She takes off in the dark to catch the train.
Banker John Bowman has sent for a wife. He needs someone to care for his children and doesn't want any of the women in town. He's upset when he finds out she has lied to him by not telling his about her injury but he is drawn to her so he lets it slide. The Pastor is out of town and they are unable to marry yet so he would see how she did with the children.
The man is handsome but he is cold and unfeeling. Sarah is unable to talk to him to tell him who she really is. His daughter is out to destroy their relationship. She runs up against her future husband's partner and he takes liberty with her but John refuses to believe her. She is kidnapped in a bank robbery. Nothing is going as it should. How is she to make this work? She has all ready taken the bride price to save the family. She can't give it back but he seems determined to send her back. And Carrie seems determined to come and make things right.
A journey to two souls; broken and without hope. God has a plan for these two and the children. God has a plan for you too. Give your heart to the Lord and watch Him turn your life around.

Friday, August 4, 2017

A Tailor-Made Husband by Winnie Griggs

My review today is on the Love Inspired Historical, A Tailor-Made Husband. This is the ninth book in the Texas Grooms Series. I enjoy Winnie's work very much. This book is well written, faith based, and heartwarming. You're going to love it.
Seamstress Hazel Andrews has been in love with the sheriff since she was a young teen. She has decided that she is wasting her time dreaming of a future with this man so she has decided that since her business is failing she needs to move back to New Your to work with her aunt in the fashion world. When the sheriff returns with the body of his sister so that she can be buried here in Turnabout Texas he brings back Meg, an orphan girl. He expects Hazel to care for the child, she shares with him she will but only for a short time as she is moving away.
Sheriff Wade Gleason is shocked when his best friend tells him she is moving a way. Hazel was his sister's best friend and had been a part of his life for ever. She can't just leave. He knows she wants more from him than friendship but he had let her no there was no way he could marry after he failed his sister. His office was his calling and he was responsible for the whole town 24/7. There was no place in his life for a wife or children. As he and Hazel share caring for Meg the are drawn together. Caught in a compromising situation they become engaged but only to keep the gossips happy. Things just aren't going right.
A journey to two broken souls; Wade believes he failed his sister, he failed Meg, and now he has failed Hazel, Hazel's heart is broken by Wade's inability to love her, she must move on. God has a plan for these three people; a plan for a hope and a future. He has a plan for you too. Trust Him and watch Him move in your life.