Treachery causes Gwyneth Fairchild’s world to crumble.
This book was my favorite book of 2013.
I don’t say that lightly. I really, really loved this story. Gwyneth definitely fits the bill for a damsel in distress, and Thaddeus Lane (isn’t that an awesome name?) is a one-of-a-kind hero. But more than that, the strong theme of whispers, secrets, and enduring love tied this book to the top of my favorites list.
Gwyneth witnesses her father’s murder and flees for her life. Insomnia wracks her on the voyage from England to America until she is extremely unwell, but then in Thad’s presence, she realizes she is safe, that he can be trusted. That was the sweetest scene. I just loved how Thad put her immediately at ease.
The danger is not over, however. Far from it. I hesitate to say too much; I’d much rather you buy this book and experience the adventure for yourself! The pacing was just right; I could hardly put it down. The moments of realization in the middle of the book made my jaw drop and jazz hands happen.
And the ending. Well. I’ll leave that for you to discover, but, rest assured, it is the most beautiful, sigh-worthy romance I’ve read in a long time. Thad’s decision was the heroic ultimate. Gwyneth’s growth was awesome to behold.
And she’s an artist! The way that is worked into the plot and how things fall into place was genius!
These characters became friends, and I was sorry to see their story end. Thankfully, it doesn’t–there’s more in the series! Yay!
Readers of historical fiction will thoroughly enjoy Roseanna M. White‘s latest release–may it glue to your hands as it did mine and become a bookshelf favorite! Whispers from the Shadows is sure to wrap its way around your heart!
Watch for the inspirational message, too. I want to be more like Gwyneth–who learned that the Lord is trustworthy and true.
About the Author
Roseanna M. White is the author of two biblical novels from WhiteFire Publishing, and historical novels, including The Lost Heiress of the Ladies of the Manor series. She is the senior reviewer at the Christian Review of Books, which she and her husband founded, the senior editor at WhiteFire Publishing, and a member of ACFW, HisWriters, HEWN Marketing, and Colonial Christian Fiction Writers. Find her on Facebook, Twitter, and on her website.
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