Journey to New Heights

Journey to New Heights
We need a heart for the lost

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Christmas Target by Shirlee McCoy

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, The Christmas Target. This is the sixth book in the Mission:Rescue Series. I have loved this series and this book is amazing. This book is well written, fast paced, and full of action. You'll love the characters, I've been drawn to Stella and Chance since the first book and was thrilled to finally find out their story.

Stella Silverstone is a security and rescue specialist for HEART. She has taken some time off to move home and help her grandmother after her grandfather's death. Suddenly she finds herself the target of a killer. Her boss and team's early arrival is all that saves her. Now she must face the family secrets that seem to be hiding all over her family home. Chance is her only hope.

Chance Miller has loved Stella from the beginning of their relationship but the beautiful widow refuses to let him close to her and so he waits. When her life is threatened he must act. Can he keep her safe and show how much he cares? Can he give her hope in a world that is turned upside down? Can his love be enough to bring back the joy of Christmas, love, and hope for the future?

A journey of two hearts caught up in the pain of the past. 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, your trust, and control of your life and watch Him work.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Unraveling The Past by Eliizabeth Rees

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Unraveling The Past. This is the fourth book in the Navy Seal Defenders Series. I have really enjoyed this series and this book is awesome. I love stories about the military; Seals, Rangers, and Special Forces are my favorites. (my son was Special Forces)
This book is well written, action packed, and full of intrigue. You will love it.

 Former Petty Officer Tyler Beck of Seal Team Four woke up in an empty jail cell in an abandoned prison with a pounding head ache. Gun fire was all around him and a woman was calling his name but was calling him Sheriff Tyler Beck instead of his military title. What was going on? He soon finds out he has lost seven years of his memory. The woman ends up being one of his deputies and is in trouble. How did this happen? He takes his deputy and runs until he can figure out what is going on.

Deputy Joanna Graham has been undercover for the past six months. Suddenly her cover is blown and she is framed for drug trafficking. She turns to the only man she can trust, her boss. They have had some issues in their relationship, now he was unable to remember. Will he be able to help her find the man who set her up before he kills her? Now they find themselves on the run could this be a second chance for them?

A journey to find out who the drug deal is and who is setting them up before they find them and kill them. God has a plan for these two and it's much greater than either of them could ever hope for. God has a plan for you too. Give Him your heart and control then watch Him work.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Silent Night Shadows by Sarah Varland

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Silent Night Shadows. I don't know about you but I love Sarah's work. She writes great suspense stories. This book is well written, action packed, and full of faith. You will really like these characters as we revisit Treasure Point.

Claire Phillips closes her coffee shop and heads out to the tree lighting ceremony. She feels like she is being watched. She is almost at the town square when rough hands grab her from behind dragging her into the shrubs. She tried to fight off her abductor as well as she can but he is just too strong for her. As she cries out to God, a man from her past rescued her.

GBI Agent Nate Torres is in town under cover. He is following a drug trafficking ring selling a deadly drug called Wicked. Cover blown he takes on the job of protecting Claire. Claire wasn't the same girl he'd spent time with in college. Gone was the action seeking adventurer, now she was playing it safe. What had caused the change? Did it have anything to do with the mess she is in now? Can he keep her safe and not lose his heart again?

A journey of two hurting individuals struggling against the terror that surrounds them. They must learn to trust each other and to trust God. God has a plan for these two. God has a plan for you too. Give Him you heart and trust Him to take control. Watch how He turns your life around.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

High Speed Holiday by Katy Lee

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, High Speed Holiday. This is the third book in the  Roads to Danger Series. I always love Katy's book and I have really enjoyed this series. This book is well written, action packed, and full of intrigue. You'll love her characters and enjoy visiting some of the ones from the first two books. I'm sure you will enjoy this story.

Ian Stone had just had surgery when a man came to his room to tell him he was his long lost grandson who had been kidnapped as a baby. Ian has a hard time believing that what the man said is true and that he is to inherit a small fortune. He comes to Norcastle to check out his so called family and get his money. No sooner does he get to town when someone tries to kill him. The chief of police intervenes to protect him. How can he convince this police chief his siblings are after him?

Chief of Police Sylvie Laurent is a single mother. She has worked hard to become the chief of police although she is still on probation. She doesn't believe the Spencers are trying to harm Ian. They have searched for years to find their baby brother. She is determined to protect this "golden boy". Soon it becomes a question of which one of these two is really the target. Was this about the inheritance, her job as the chief, or her son?

A journey of two dysfunctional individuals who are trying to keep the other alive. They must learn to trust each other and God. God has a plan for these two and it is the answers to their prayers in a way they never dreamed. God has a plan for you too. Just give Him your heart, give Him control, and watch Him turn your life around.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Cowboy to the Rescue by Louise M. Gouge

My review today is on the Love Inspired Historical, Cowboy to the Rescue. This is the first book in the Four Stones Ranch Series. I enjoyed this book, a kind of North meets South story. This book is well written and heartwarming. I enjoyed the characters even though they were all dysfunctional. I'm sure you will enjoy this book.

Susanna Anders goes with her father on a prospecting trip; she goes to collect water but when she returns she find her father beaten and left for dead. Thank God she hadn't been in the camp. Susanna and her father had left the South to roam the country after her mother's death. As she fears for his life two cowboys ride in to the rescue. The young cowboy ends up taking them home until her father recovers. Can she accept hospitality from a Yankee? Can she do what her father asks of her when she's in love with the Yankee?

Rancher Nate Northam finds the southern beauty intriguing and offers her his protection but when he brings her home his controlling father, the Colonel is anything but hospitable. He orders them off his property but his wife intervenes. How can Nate court her when his father hates her? How can he consider marriage when his father treats like a servant and hes sees no hope for a future?

A story of restoration and forgiveness in a world torn apart from the war. God has a plan for these two families, a plan of restoration and hope. God has a plan for you too. Just give Him your heart and control and watch Him work. God bless you.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Shielding His Christmas Witness by Laura Scott

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Shielding His Christmas Witness. This is the first book in Callahan Confidential Series. I loved this book and I'm really looking forward to the next book which is Miles story. I liked his character and all the Callahan Clan. This book is well written, fast moving and full of adventure. I know you will love it. Laura's books are always awesome.

Bank clerk Kari Danville is a witness to a bank robbery and murder. She is to testify soon when her safe house is attacked. How had they found her? She has to fight for her life and the secret life she carries with in her. Her FBI Agent rescues her and heads out on the run. Can he protect her and her baby? Should she tell him about the life growing with in her?

FBI Agent Marcus Callahan lost a witness not long ago so when the safe house is breached, he feels he must go off the grid and hide his witness until he knows who the mole is. He discovers his witness is pregnant and is about as far along as his wife was when she died. Unable to trust the task force, he calls in his family. His family is all in some form of law enforcement. With their help they will protect these two who have become so important to him.

Two heartbroken individuals who are drawn together as their world all around them explodes. God has a plan for this little family, a plan much greater than either of them could hope for. God is like that, He has a plan for you too. Even though we don't face guns and robberies we do face spiritual attacks all around us. These are days that could cause your heart to stop with fear but God has made a way for you. Give your life over to Him and watch Him turn things around. Don't give up or quit.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Highlander for Christmas by Jamie Carrie

My review today is on the Medieval Romance, A Highlander for Christmas. This story takes place in 1714 in Glencoe Scotland. I loved this book. I really enjoy medieval stories although I can't imagine trying to live that way. This story is well written, humorous, and yet intriguing. I know you will love it.

Lady Juliet Lindsay is in Scotland attending the Highland Games. She is fascinated by Chief of the MacLeon Clan. That man is huge and powerful, so unlike the men that she met in her first season. Juliet had allowed a kiss in the garden and is now basically unable to find a decent match so her parents have punished her by sending her to Scotland. She receives word that her father is dying and she must return immediately.

Chief Ian MacLeon was fascinated by the beautiful English rose but he couldn't wed an English woman. His tribe wouldn't accept her but he is drawn to the beauty. He agrees to escort her home as he has business near by. He's shocked that her father is forcing her to marry an evil man.

Juliet's younger brother devises a plan to kidnap the Chief. He drugs the man and then they carry him to a carriage to run him to Gretna Green.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Abducted by Dana Mentink

My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Abducted. This book is the third book in the Pacific Coast Private Eyes Series. I love Dana's work and this series has been awesome. The story is well written, action packed. and full of intrigue. I always enjoy how Dana weaves her faith throughout her work, much like a tapestry. I know that you will love it.

Sarah Gallagher is working in a small mission in Mexico when her former high school sweetheart crashes through the door carrying and injured man. The mission is then attacked and they must flee through an underground tunnel. Betrayed by her friend; Sarah, Jett, her patient are abducted and taken to an remote island. Now they have two enemies; the man who abducted them and the drug lord that had originally injured Jett and her patient. Why does everyone want this man?

Dominic Jett had been in love with Sarah nine years ago and he thought Sarah was in love with him but she broke up with him saying she couldn't watch him self-destruct. He joined the Navy but after a terrible injury was discharged and was trying to keep an eye out for Sarah as he ran a diving operation in Mexico. Now he was captured along with Sarah, how was he to keep her safe? How did they get out of this mess? There seemed to be no way to get help from her families private eye business.

A journey of restoration and forgiveness as these two try to fight against the two men using them as pawns in their evil game. God has a plan for these two and as they learn to trust and lean on Him He makes a way where there is no way. God has a plan for you too. He will make a way for you, just give Him control and ask Him to do something with your life. You will be amazed.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A Family for the Holidays by Sherri Shackelford

My review today is on the Love Inspired Historical, A Family for the Holidays. This is the third book in the Prairie Courtship Series. I really enjoy Sherri's book and this one was great. The story is well written, humorous, and heart warming. You're going to love this one.

Orphan Lily Winters is hired to escort two orphans to Nebraska to live with their grandfather. Upon arrival she learns that the grandfather has disappeared. A gunslinger stands between her and the entrance of the hotel. The children are fascinated by the outlaw but Lily faints and is carried inside by him. The man seems very caring and is good with the children, how can that be? The man who owns the hotel soon tries to get control of the children but the outlaw is determined to save them.

US Marshal Jake Elder is undercover and is intrigued by this beauty and the two children. How can he protect them and not blow his cover? Jake is attracted to the little family but soon finds that they are involved in the case he is investigating. Can he find Emil, keeps the kids out of the hands of a man set on getting their inheritance, and protect Lily?

A journey of this little family of orphans and the man that wants to hold them together. God has a plan for these people and it's a great one. God has a plan for you too. Just give Him control of your life and watch Him work.