Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Review: Where Wildflowers Bloom by Ann Shorey

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 Where Wildflowers Bloom by Ann Shorey
Series: Sisters at Heart ~ Book one
Revell ~ Jan. 2012

About the book:


How far will she go to follow her dreams? 

The Civil War stole a father and brother from Faith Lindberg--as well as Royal Baxter, the man she wanted to marry. With only her grandfather left, she dreams of leaving Noble Springs, Missouri, and traveling west to Oregon to start a new life, away from the memories that haunt her. But first she must convince her grandfather to sell the family's mercantile and leave a town their family has called home for generations. 

When Royal Baxter suddenly returns, Faith allows herself to hope that she and Royal will finally wed. But does he truly love her? Or will another man claim her heart?

My rating:
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My thoughts:


Faith Lindberg's father and brother died while serving in the Civil War. Having also lost her mother when she was young, all the family she has left now is her grandfather, Judge Nate Lindberg.

When Faith was sixteen, she met Royle Baxter who was leaving for war. Since then, she has held hope that they would one day marry. But is he the man she dreamed about or will someone else come into her life?

Where Wildflowers Bloom is the first book in Ann Shorey's new series, Sisters at Heart, and the first book I've read by her.

While I thought this book sounded good before I even started reading it, Where Wildflowers Bloom exceeded my expectations and I ended up loving the whole book!

From stolen merchandise, war flashbacks, love, and a dream of moving to Oregon; Where Wildflowers Bloom was a great read! I loved the characters, especially Curt. Being a Veteran, he had scars - both physical and mental. There was just so much to his character and I hope in the next Sisters at Heart novel, we see more of him!

Although this is historical fiction, there also was some mystery. I personally was wondering who stole the merchandise from the store and if the culprit(s) would get caught.

As I said, I loved Where Wildflowers Bloom and I think if you enjoy books in the historical fiction genre, you will too! Completely recommend!

*I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher for my review. I was not required to give a positive review, only my honest opinion - which I've done. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.*


“Available January 2012 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.” 

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for taking time to review the great novels available. This is a great blog, and review.

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    1. Thanks! I'm glad you like my blog! :)

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  2. I've been considering whether to give this one a try. Based on your great review, I think I will!

    Jeremy @ Christian Fiction Addiction

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    1. Thanks, Jeremy. I'm glad my review helped - I loved this book! :)

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  3. Thank you for reviewing Where Wildflowers Bloom. I'm thrilled that you enjoyed the story!
    Blessings,
    Ann

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    1. Thanks, Ann! I'm really looking forward to book two! :)

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