Monday, December 5, 2016

Know Tiny Secrets by Latasha Fleming

The organization, Know Tiny Secrets LLC is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Its goal is to get this book into as many children’s hands as possible to help children learn to speak up against sexual abuse. This book is written by a survivor of sexual abuse for young children to teach them about sexual abuse and to empower them.

This book helps children learn how to keep safe and how to talk about sexual abuse. It is geared toward young children, with pictures, simple words, and a powerful message.

Is there a young child in your life? Get them this book and teach them to be open about sexual abuse and stop it in its tracks. All children are special and unique. They need to know they can say no, and they need to know who they can trust if they need to talk to someone.

What are some signs that you are being inappropriately touched? That is talked about in this book in a way young children can understand. Let’s keep our kids safe and teach them how to be in control of their bodies. Teach them who they can trust, who they can talk to.

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N: The Shadow of the Cross by Joyce Swann

This is the second story in the futuristic young adult series N. Children of arrested Christians are targeted. Petra and Rahm are trying to keep them safe. They move their hideout to Prayer Mountain. Their location must remain secret to protect them. When someone reaches out to them for help, can they trust him to keep their location a secret?

If you were targeted as a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you? This is what ran through my mind as I read this short story. Petra and Rahm put their lives on the line to keep these kids safe. If they are caught they will be killed. Would you be willing to put your life on the line as they do?

You do not need to read these in order, but you know more of the characters’ backgrounds if you do.
I cannot wait to read the next installment. This one leaves you waiting for more. What will happen if they are discovered? Who is on their side? The Shadow of the Cross will keep you on the edge of your seat trying to figure out what is going to happen next.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Finding Love in Last Chance, California by Miralee Ferrell

Justin Phillips is summoned by Alexia Travers’ deceased father to help her with the ranch. With three-year-old Toby in tow, Justin comes to the rescue. Can he prove he’s not a thief?

Alexia Travers doesn’t know who to trust. Someone is stealing her horses, trying to take over her land. Can she figure out what is going on before it’s too late?

Stolen horses, a man killed, missing gold. This is one story you won’t want to miss. Miralee Ferrell is a great author. I can’t wait to read more of her stories. If you like inspirational westerns, you'll love this story!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Outlaw Angel by Miralee Ferrell

Located in Sundance, Wyoming, 1800s, Outlaw Angel is an inspirational historical western romance. Angel Ramirez dresses like a boy to hide her past and find work on a ranch. Bart Hinson is determined to find her so she can’t accuse him of murder. After her uncle’s death, it’s not safe to reveal herself. She finds a job as a tracker but gets tired of hiding in boy’s clothes.

Travis Morgan hires Angel to track coyotes and mountain lions that have targeted his cattle herd. Once Travis realizes she is a woman and not a boy, can he save her from her past before it’s too late? When Angel is confronted with her past, will she choose Travis or her old life?

Loved this story and the characters. Travis’ ranch felt like home to me. I wanted to go visit and then stay. If you enjoy inspirational westerns you’ll love this story! It’s filled with action, adventure, and romance. Looking forward to reading more by this author!

Chasing the Powhatan Arrow by Michael Abraham

Michael Abraham’s latest nonfiction book, Chasing the Powhatan Arrow, takes you on a journey following the rails of the Powhatan Arrow. From Virginia, to West Virginia, to Ohio, Abraham stops at several locations along the line to talk with people about their area and what they remember from the passenger service line.

From Norfolk to Cincinnati, Abraham brings to life the stories of the railroad. How Claytor Lake was named, the story of Mary Ingles Draper, among others, Abraham takes you inside the lives of the people who lived along this route. Interspersed with the history of the Norfolk Southern line, the economic and geographic changes, and the personal histories of places along the line, Chasing the Powhatan Arrow immerses you in a time gone by.

As with Abraham’s other nonfiction books, the stories will draw you in, placing you in the midst of the towns, the locations, the people’s lives as they tell their stories. Climb aboard and start your own journey, Chasing the Powhatan.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Decoy by Joy Ohagwu

Decoy is the first book in a new Christian suspense novella series. The suspense, interwoven with faith and romance, will keep you turning the pages.
David Kings finds his father murdered and Rose is the only witness. Rose Dennison has returned to town but can’t remember what happened. Deciding to trust God in her situation, she starts praying for an answer. Hope and faith sustain her until a break comes in the case. But will the answer keep David and Rose apart? Rose learns that trusting in God’s redeeming power can turn around a difficult situation. The twists and turns in Decoy will keep you guessing until the end.

I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A Christmas Homecoming-Sunriver Dreams Book Two by Kimberly Rose Johnson

Bailey Calderwood is taking care of Mona Belafonte after she had a stroke. It’s not in her job description, but she needs help. She juggles the interior design aspects of her job in the family business in between being a nurse, cook, and housekeeper. She struggles with thinking she’s not good enough.

Stephen Belafonte comes home early to help take care of his mother. His wife died 2 ½ years ago and he fled to France. Mona wants to fire Bailey from her assistant position and hire someone new. Stephen wants to defend Bailey after she rescued him from his accident. Can he convince his mother to keep her on in the family business? He is determined to make everyone happy. But what if what makes them happy causes him to miss what God has placed before him? Can he convince his mother Bailey’s an asset? Will his heart realize Bailey’s good for him as well?

A Christmas Homecoming is a great Christian romance. I couldn’t put it down once I started reading! Bailey and Stephen drew me in to their story. I can’t wait to read the next story in the series.

I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review.