Journey to New Heights

Journey to New Heights
We need a heart for the lost

Friday, May 18, 2018

Love's Ransom by Alexa Verde

My review today is on the Christian Romance, Love's Ransom. This is A First Street Church Romance Kindle Worlds Novella. I really enjoy Alexa's work. This is different, as it is a romance and not a suspense but I did really enjoy it. It's well written and heart warming, I know you are going to love it. It shows some of the problems people with diabetes deal with.
Businessman Andrey Sergeyev moves to Sweet Grove to care for his nephew after the death of his brother. He only planned to be here a short time to help his nephew adjust. He has an important business to run back home. Ilya, his nephew is a diabetic and Andrey has no idea how to deal with it. They had been playing basketball all afternoon and then suddenly Ilya becomes ill. Andrey called 911 but while he was waiting a neighbor came to the door bringing sugar free cookies. She tells him she is a paramedic and offers to help. The beauty is a life saver. She even rides to the hospital with them. Andrey wants no part of a relationship after his fiancee broke their engagement because of Ilya. He must fight his attraction to her.
Paramedic Melinda Mcalister suffers from diabetes herself so she has been drawn to Ilya. She had been close to him and his dad. She is worried about him now that he is to live with a man who had no idea how to care for him. He father had many complication due to his diabetes and eventually died from the disease. She knows how difficult it is to live with the a loved one that is ill. She isn't interested in a relationship after her boyfriend dumped her because of her health issues. She must keep her interest hidden.
A struggle of these three to combat a serious disease, grief over the loss of a loved one, and a growing attraction between them. God has a plan for these three, a good plan and not for evil. God has a plan for you too. God's Word is full of His plans for you, there is healing for those who can believe or He can take your worries and your pain a way and help you deal with it. His plan for you is for a hope and a future. No disease is impossible for Him to deal with.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Rejected Princess by Katie Clark

My review today is on the science fiction romance, The Rejected Princess. I received this book through NetGalley. I have never read any of Katie's work before. I really enjoyed this book. It was different. The story is well written and full of twists and turns. Faith is interwoven throughout the story. I know you are really going to enjoy it.
Princess Roanna Hamilton of Chester Wake has come of age and as a princess she is expected to marry nobility. An ambassador has come to the castle and has asked for her hand in marriage. She has refused but it soon becomes clear that her parents will expect her to marry Roland Dawson. This will bring a peace treaty to Chester Wake and Dawson Edge. He is not repulsive so she accepts but her heart belongs to her best friend Ben. Ben arrives and takes her to the dungeon where they find records of a doctor that was thrown into the dungeon on the date of her birth. The doctor was thrown into the dungeon for upsetting the Queen after the birth of her child. He kept screaming, "don't cut her hair." They are determined to solve the mystery.
Prince Benjamin Bellevue of Lox is trying to find a way to keep Roanna from being forced to marry the ambassador. He had read in a diary that there was some mystery about Roanna's birth so he leads her down to the dungeon but they are caught and both sets of parents are upset. They should not be alone together now that Roanna is betrothed. Ben is now going to go Dawson Edge to find a wife. He had been betrothed to the Dawson princess but there had been no princess born. He must find a bride among the nobles of Dawson Edge. The King of Dawson Edge is throwing an engagement party for Roanna and his younger brother Roland and two days later a ball to introduce Prince Ben to all the eligible women in the land. There would then be peace in all three kingdoms.
Upon arrival at Dawson Edge things begin to happen that cause Roanna and Ben to draw together to find answers to the mystery that is surrounding them. This is an unusual story and very intriguing. God has a plan for these three kingdoms; it's a good plan and not for evil. God has a plan for you too, a plan for a hope and a future. Give Him your heart, trust Him, and watch Him move on your behalf. 

Monday, May 14, 2018

Touch of Danger by Alexa Verde

My review today is on the Romantic Suspense, Touch of Danger. This is the  fourth book in the Secrets of Rios Azules Series. This book was sent to me by the author. Alexa has become on of my favorite authors. I have so enjoyed this series and I know you are going to love it too. This book is well written, action packed, and full of intrigue. You have to get a copy.
Julia Morrison is one of the Danger Girls. She receives a call from Seth Vargus. He tells her he might be disappearing for awhile; he can't tell her why over the phone. She heads for his home; he has been her friend for years. She must be there for him. When she arrives so does his brother Ivan. They enter his home to find his body in a pool of blood. There is a typed note blaming Julia for destroying his life. She refuses to believe he took his life but his brother and the police force blame her. Someone is trying to set her up, but why?
Police Officer Ivan Vargus is shocked when they find his brother's body. He has always cared for Julia and it's hard to believe that she could have changed so much and hurt his brother that badly. He was glad she when returned to Rios but now what was he to believe. As one attempt on Julia's life after another Ivan begins to realize she is being set up. To help her he must go against his family, his boss, and most of the town. Still  he must keep her safe when the killer goes after them both.
A journey of two broken souls full of past baggage who struggle to survive the chaos surrounding them. God has a plan for these two, a good plan and not of evil. God has a plan for you too, a plan for a hope and a future. Surrender your heart and all your trials, fix your heart on God and watch Him turn your life around.   

Friday, May 11, 2018

Salvation by Olivia Rae

My review today is on the Medieval Romance, Salvation. This is the first book of the Sword and the Cross Chronicles. I really enjoy Medieval stories and this one was recommended to me. I had never heard of the author but I do highly recommend this book. I can assure you I will be reading more of Olivia's work. This book is well written, intriguing, and full of twists and turns. Faith is woven throughout the book like one of the fine tapestries in the story. I know you are going to love it.
Lady Breanna Durville was forced to marry by her family. Now that her husband has just died and she is with child she is determined not to marry again. She has been running the Keep and all is well. Her brother sends one of his warriors (a peasant) to the Keep to protect her and the Keep. Breanna has no wish to be protected or to depend on a man she can handle her life and the Keep. She is still talking to the man when her husband's cousin arrives and tells her he is here to marry her and take over the Keep. She introduces the warrior as her manager and tells the cousin she has no need of a marriage. She soon finds out her new manager has turned his life away from the Lord. Can she bring him back to faith?
Royce Canwell leaves the Holy Land to go to Durville Keep. He is broken in spirit and in need of healing. He has sworn an oath to make sure all is well at the Keep and to protect the sister of his mentor. When he arrives he finds his lady is in more trouble than is expected. A monster is trying to force her into marriage and steal the Keep from her. He takes his place as the manager of the Keep but the cousin sees right through it. He must find a way to save his lady, her child, and the Keep.
A journey of two broken souls trying to find healing only to have their lives in jeopardy. God has a plan for these two, a plan for a hope and a future. God has a plan for you two, a good plan and not for evil. Give Him your heart and watch Him move in your life.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Witness in Hiding by Lisa Phillips

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Witness in Hiding. This is the fourth book in the Secret Service Agents Series. I really enjoyed this book. It's well written, action packed, and full of intrigue. Lisa has woven her faith through the story like a fine tapestry. I know you are going to love it.
Single mom, Zoe Marks is being followed. She saw something she never should have seen so she is on the run. She slips into the laundry mat to get her new ID's but a man follows her into the place and opens fire. Zoe manages to get away from the shooter. She slips into the office to find her new papers but is caught by a Secret Service Agent. She manages to slip away from him but hides in his car. He takes her back to her home only to find her house is on fire and her son and her sister is trapped inside. They get them out but this is only the beginning of the horror that await Zoe. Can she trust this man?
Secret Service Agent Jude Brauer is investigating a money laundering ring when a beautiful woman invades his investigation. He soon is right in the middle of her chaos. Is she a part of the ring or an innocent bystander? Whoever she is he is determined to keep her and her family safe. Can he do that without losing his heart?
A complicated struggle to find the killers, stay safe, and find out why they are out to destroy Zoe and her family. God has a plan for them, a good plan and not for evil. God has a plan for you too; a plan for a hope and a future. Give Him your heart and watch Him turn your life around. 

Monday, May 7, 2018

Lady Rosamund ( The Rose and the Ring) by Joyce Brandt Williams

My review today is on the Medieval Romance, Lady Rosamund. The first book in The Rose and the Ring Series. I really like Medieval romances. This is a great read and I hope to read more of Joyce's books. This story is well written, action packed and faith based. I know you are going to love this book.
Lady Rosamund Schmidden meets her true love or her crush when she is just a ten year old. The Ship the Tarragon was docked at her home for repairs. The young captain was a man dreams were made of. Rosamund was sure he would come back for her some day. Now seven years later her father is in trouble. The neighboring Lord is in need of finances. He has taxed his people so severely that they were raiding the villagers in Lord Schmidden land. The neighbor, Lord Fredrick decides he will take Rosamund as a wife or he will take Lord Schmidden to war. Lord Schmidden fears for his daughter and send her to his nurse. He then sends for Captain Erik Brandon for help.
Captain Erik Brandon isn't sure what he can do to help Lord Schmidden. He is a long way off and his ship is stuck in a sheet of ice. No way was he going any where. As he is praying and tells God it's not like he was able to walk on water; he looks down and sees that he is standing on the water it's just frozen. He takes his men over the frozen sea to go help his Lord. He stops on the way and meets Rosamund in a poor hut. She is so beautiful but how could he even dream of her when he has nothing to offer her.
A journey of two souls meant to be together while an evil Lord try to pull them a part and destroy them. God has a plan for them, a good plan and not for evil. God has a plan for you too. Give him your heart and watch Him move in your life.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Rapsodia Rhapsdy by Alexa Verde

My review today is on the Christian Romance, Rapsodia: Rhapsdy. This is book three in the Series, A Tuscan Legacy. I was excited to get this book. I have really enjoy Alexa's writing. This story is well written, faith based, and delightful. I know you are going to love it.
Marco Carter is returning home from Tuscany. It was his grandmother's eightieth birthday so he boarded the plane even with his overwhelming fear of flying.( He has come a long way since the one woman he loved left him for a richer man. He has turned his passion to his chain of pizzerias leaving romance forever. Control has brought him to a place where he has become rich himself.) His seat companion is a beautiful woman who takes his mind off his fear and intrigues him as no other woman has. They must spend many hours together and he begins to question his goal minded lifestyle.
Wedding Photographer Samantha is on her way home after a visit to Italy on the anniversary of her fiance`s death. (Guilt ridden over his death she is unable to heal and has shut herself up even though she was once a risk taker. She didn't deserve to have a life.) She is caught up by her seat mate's obvious fear of flying. She must take his mind off the flight. She is drawn to the handsome man and feels guilty over her interest.
Marco receives a mysterious painting that makes him wonder if he's missing out on life. He turns his life over to the Lord. Samantha is always on his mind and he decides to build a pizzeria in her home town. He must see her again. He could help her with her business. Samantha hasn't been able to forget the handsome man she met. When he turned up at her doorstep delivering a pizza to her she feels she must help him. God has a plan for these two hurting souls, a good plan and not for evil. God has a plan for you too, a plan for a hope and a future.