The Crown of Rosemund by Michele Ashman Bell takes us back to 1498 and a young heroine who faces tragedy and must pretend to be a boy in order to reclaim her father’s throne. Isabelle and Alexander by Rebecca Anderson takes a young couple in 1850 who marry as strangers, then circumstances force them into unexpected roles.
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Three memorable new historical novels are introduced this month. In Times of Rain and War by Camron Wright takes us back to Germany and World War II. Mary Magdalene, Beloved of the Bridegroom introduces the reader to a strong conjecture concerning the life of Christ. Heather B. Moore completes the trio with Until Vienna, the third volume in the Romance on the Orient Express series.
Two new books stand out this month. Second Chance is the much-anticipated newest book in the Griffin Force series by Julie Coulter Bellon. Anneka R. Walker reveals some of the painful aspects of the Regency period in Refining the Debutante as her heroine falls from society’s darling to a harshly treated servant in her uncle’s home.
Bored with staying home, winter, and, and social distancing? Spice up your life with either or both of these exciting novels, "Treacherous Legacy" by Kathi Oram Peterson and/or "In Harm’s Way" by Traci Hunter Abramson.
Today’s reviews are of three books set far apart geographically. But all three are great to curl up with on a cold, wintry day.
The Givens wish to show that the Restoration that the Lord brought about through the Prophet Joseph Smith represented a decisive theological breakthrough. The true, eternal story of humanity had been lost, even mutilated, and now it was being revealed once again. However, the authors warn, we are at constant risk of backsliding into a theological framework that threatens to stifle the true spirit of our eternal humanity.