Journey to New Heights

Journey to New Heights
We need a heart for the lost

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Merciless by Tamara Leigh

My review today is on the Medieval Romance, Merciless. This is the first book of the Age Of Conquest Series. I couldn't wait to get my hands on this book. It was my Birthday present to my self (I just don't buy books) but I love Tamara's books. This book is well written, action packed, and full of romance. I loved it. I know you will too.
After the Battle of Hastings, England is in turmoil, Chevaliar Cyr D'Argent (Merciless Cyr) and his family come to England to fight for the Norman cause. They win a tremendous battle but as Cyr looks for his uncle and brothers he find his uncle has died. It appears the great warrior has died at the hands of five young boys. A hard thing to happen. One of his brothers is missing and one has lost his arm, Cyr meets a young woman on the battle ground. She is a servant looking for the boy in her charge. He ends up helping the woman and is unable to get her out of his mind. After he has left England and returned to France he is drawn to God and a priest who mentors him. Two years later he is given his choice of lands as a reward; he heads for Wulfenshire, he must find his missing brother and the woman with no name.
Aelfled of Wulfen has sworn her life to her lady. She is in charge of her lady's son. The boy takes his friends and runs off to the battle. She is out looking for him; when she finds him and his friends on top of a Norman Warrior all of them dead she is beside herself. A silver haired warrior does everything in his power to protect her from the Normans salvaging the battle field. When she insist on moving her lady's son and then the boys so their bodies won't be desecrated he helps her for a time. She finds later he has moved all the boys and covered them so they weren't found. She has lost her faith and allows herself to be used by the rebels to fight the Normans. She can't forget the man who helped her even though he is her enemy.
These two broken souls are forced to remain apart because they are enemies. Can Cyr keep Aelf safe as her own people believe she has betrayed them? 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. Give Him your heart and watch Him move in your crisis.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Cold Case Christmas by Jessica R. Parch

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Cold Case Christmas. I always enjoy Jessica's books. She writes a great intrigue. This book is well written, fast paced, and action packed. She has interwoven her faith throughout the story like a well made tapestry. I know you are going to love it.
Chief Meteorologist Nora Livingston lost her job. She has put in for a job in Florida but decides to go home early for the Holidays. She doesn't want anyone to know of her problems. She arrives to find out that they have finally found her mother's car and hopefully her body. Nora could never believe that her mother would just take off and leave her family. She is determined to find answers. Someone took her mother's life and she would prove it even if she has to work with Rush the one man she loved and left. As threats and attacks follow wherever she goes she knows she is on the right track. Can she find the answers?
Chief Deputy Sheriff Rush Buchanan is called to the Shepherd Rock Lake. They have found a car and dragged it from the lake. The car is a Jaguar belonging to Mary Livingston; she has been missing for seventeen years. A skeletal body is all that they have found along with a silver cuff link, a partial man's masquerade mask, her bags, and a lot of money. She was the mother of the woman he thought he was going to marry. After her mother's disappearance Nora withdrew and finally left town. Now she would be back. The sheriff felt like it was pretty much a cut and dried case and wanted to close the case right a way. Rush knew Nora would never go for that. It soon became evident someone didn't want Nora investigating as threats became attacks to stop her. Can he keep her safe and not lose his heart again?
Two broken souls are out to find the answer to the seventeen year old case. The killer is determined they shall bury the truth or he will bury Nora. God has a plan for these two and the truth will be made known. God has a plan for you too, a good plan and not for evil. Give him your heart and watch Him  move in your life,

Monday, December 17, 2018

Valiant Defender by Shirlee McCoy

My review today is on the Love inspired Suspense, Valiant Defender. This is the eighth book in the Military K-9 Unit Continuity Series. This has been a great series and I'm sure you have been loving it. This book like all of Shirlee's books is well written, action packed and full of faith. You are going to love it.
Captain Justin Blackwood has spent the last seven months tracking a killer. The last few months he has been working with a fellow officer assigned to him to observe his K-9 Unit. He has come to really enjoy his relationship with the Captain. He will hate to see her leave. He believes he's closing in on the Red Rose Killer, then his teenage daughter is abducted and now it has become personal.
Captain Gretchen Hill has been assigned to partner with Captain Blackwood to learn all about the K-9 Unit. She will soon return to her home base and start a K-9 Unit at Minot Air Force Base. She has been involved with the search for the Red Rose Killer for these last few months. Something in her died when her fiance` had died four years ago, so how can she be drawn to this man and his daughter.
A journey of two broken hearts trying to survive in a world somehow turning upside down. 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. Give Him your heart and watch Him move in your life.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Christmas Under Fire by Michelle Karl

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Christmas Under Fire. This is third book in the Mountie Brotherhood Series. This book is well written, action packed and full of faith. I know you are going to love it.
Cally Roslin comes to British Columbia to enjoy Christmas and the wedding of her good friend. She needs to get away from a controlling family. She comes from the land of Amar. In her country she is just one of many in a large royal family but since she is traveling in Canada they have decided she is an important foreign dignitary. She lands at an airport that closes as she is in the rest room. She comes out to find herself under attack in an empty building. A Mountie comes to her rescue.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer Aaron Thrace is to escort Cally to a rental at Fort Mason. She is here to attend the wedding of her friend and Aaron's brother. He arrives in time to see her attacked. He is able to catch her before she falls to the floor. He wants to run after the assailant but he must help this woman. After multiple attacks Aaron is sure she is the target. He must keep her safe even through the blizzard wrecking havoc over the area.
A journey of two struggling souls trying to survive the multiple assaults. Can they trust each other even with their completely different background. 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. Give Jesus your heart and watch Him move in your life.

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Honorable Rosalind's Heart by Bridget Barton

My review today is on the Regency Romance, The Honorable Rosalind's Heart. I haven't read any of Bridget's work before but I did really enjoy this story. The book is well written, humorous, and heart warming. I'm sure you are going to love it.
Rosalind Danvers is about to embark on her third season. Her parents have made it clear that she would find a husband this time. She is not so sure. Her best friend has found her soul mate but Rosalind hasn't found anyone. Her parents arrange a courtship with the Earl of Frinton. He is handsome but she hasn't missed his wandering eye. How can she get her parents to understand that he was not the right man for her? Her best friends boyfriend introduces her to his cousin the Duke of Langdale. The man is arrogant and cynical and has no desire to marry. They are instantly oil and water. They are unable to have an ordinary conversation, all they do is argue but are drawn to each other.
The Duke of Langdale, Heath, is ex-military and jaded. He was forced to leave the military when his father died at an early age. His mother is trying to force him to marry a girl that is only interested in his title. He is intrigue when he meets Rosalind, she isn't like any other woman he has ever met. Her family is trying to force her to marry a man unworthy of her. Will she ever get the courage to stand up to her parents?
A journey full of pot holes in an established society. Others are trying to force these two to do what they want them to do. Can they stand up to the people they love and still live their own lives?

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Christmas With the Enemy by Mary Vee

My review today is on the romance, Christmas With the Enemy, A Blizzard Novel. I haven't read any of Mary's book before but I really enjoyed this one and hope to read more of her work. This book is well written, humorous, and heart warming. You are going to love this one. The story of a long feud between two families that had once been close knit.
City girl Samantha, Sam, Windermere has come up to the family lodge. Her father had bribed her to come for the holidays by paying her student loans. Her family was to arrive before her but hadn't arrived yet. She found a pot of stew on the stove and was enjoying it when a mountain man burst through the door. Both  claimed to own the lodge and refused to budge. Come to find out, although this was the Winermere's week at the lodge no one had been here these last three years so Hank Tucker came up each year and did repairs and cleaning before his family came in the next week. Sam is not about to leave though it's her week.
Hank Tucker is a rancher. He comes up each year to clean and repair the lodge. His family would be here next week. He is shocked to find a beautiful city girl eating his food and messing up his sofa. He ends up helping the girl. She can't seem to do anything. They are trapped in the lodge by a blizzard. Neither can leave. He received a note from his sweetheart before he arrived. Now reading the letter he finds his sweetheart is off to the city. His heart is broken. What else can go wrong?
A struggle of two broken hearts that are struggling to bring peace to their families. God has a plan for these two families, 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 bring peace into your mess.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Amish Christmas Emergency by Dana R. Lynn

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Amish Christmas Emergency. This is book five in the series Amish Country Justice. I've said many times that I love Amish stories and I love suspense so I'm always thrilled when I get one of Dana's books. This story is well written, action packed and full of faith. You just can't beat that. You are going to love this one.
Nurse Practitioner Alexa Grant is concerned when one of her Amish patients miss his appointment. He is always early. It is snowing, could he have had an accident? She can't help the feeling that something was wrong. Noah finally shows up only to be shot as he enters the door. The police come to help.
Sergeant Gavin Jackson arrives at the scene. He takes charge and sends men out to find the sniper. He goes to talk to the nurse practitioner; she is the prettiest woman he's seen in a long time. As he's talking to her a delivery of flowers arrives for Alexa. It contains a single red rose and a threatening note. Gavin must keep this woman safe.
A journey of two broken souls struggling to find their way through a life that isn't going the way it should. Can they learn to trust each other and believe that God is there for them? 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. Give Him your heart and watch Him work in your mess.