Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Appalachian Serenade by Sarah Loudin Thomas (18)

Delilah Morrissey has always wanted to be a mother, but when she becomes a young widow, that dream now seems farther away than ever. Unable to continue to live alone in Chicago, her only option is to accept her sister's offer to move in with her family back in West Virginia. Will Delilah have the faith to pursue a new dream--even if it means giving up the old?

In this charming novella, debut novelist Sarah Loudin Thomas introduces readers to Wise, West Virginia--a small town nestled in an Appalachian valley where the everyday miracles of life and faith play out in stories of healing, hope, and love. 



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  • Kindle: 1730 KB
  • Print Length: 115 pages
  • Publisher: Bethany House Publishers (June 4, 2014)
  • ASIN: B00KQS1DJ8

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Sarah Loudin Thomas grew up on a 100-acre farm in French Creek, WV, the seventh generation to live there. Her Christian fiction is set in West Virginia and celebrates the people, the land, and the heritage of Appalachia. Her first novel, Miracle in a Dry Season, releases August 2014. Married with one dog, she now lives in Western North Carolina, which is almost as beautiful as West Virginia.

Sarah is represented by Wendy Lawton of Books & Such Literary Agency. You can visit her at www.SarahLoudinThomas.com.





REVIEW:
Bring on, Miracle In A Dry Season!
This story was a great warmth to my heart. It helped I read it Valentine's week, so the feel of love was in the air.
Robert and Delilah are so cute together. Too bad it isn't until the very end of the story that they actually come together, but the dynamic between them for the whole story was pretty obvious they needed each other. 
This story reminded me that God has a plan for us, whether we know what to do or not, he will get us there. Faith is all you need, then the hard work pays off. Whatever it is you do. If it's a job, family or personal relationships, God has what we need and if we don't have it then, faith will get us there.
I look forward to reading more from this author. Especially if it's a lead off of this one!

4/5


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2 comments:

  1. Wise, West Virginia sounds like a wonderful setting.

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  2. I really enjoyed this book as well. Looking forward to reading the next one even though it doesn't really follow Robert and Delilah (I don't think). Nice review.

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