This was a very enjoyable read. This is the fifth book in the Daughters of the Mayflower series. Each one I've read seems to be a little better as the stories unfold of the beginnings of our great nation. The Cumberland Bride was full of travel, adventure, danger and sweet romance. Set in 1794, Kate and her family along with a few other settlers begin a long, grueling journey to Kentucky over rough trails using pack horses. Kate's dad, Karl Gruener, has hired Thomas Bledsoe to scout for…Continue
This novel is divided into three parts:
1. Predeployment 2007
3. Reintegration 2008
Darren Turner spends 15 months in Iraq as an army chaplain. This leaves his wife Heather at home to take care of their three children but also to help the army wives whose husbands are also in Iraq. Even though they both feel called by God, neither realizes the hardships they will face. Darren gives glimpses of what the soldiers are having to go through. Such eye-opening…
I throughly enjoyed getting to know the characters in this novel. They could easily be friends of mine in real life. The Amish have all different groups over different parts of this country with different rules. Some groups are more strict than others. Priscilla was facing the big decision of whether to join her Amish church in which her father was bishop. She is not 100% sure she is ready to commit. When an opportunity comes available for Priscilla to work for an English lady as her child's…Continue
From the very first word on the very first page I was held in the gripping tale of break-ins, murder, and computer hackers. The story was fast paced and a real late into the night, page turner. I have yet to be disappointed in a story by author Lisa Harris.
The two main characters, psychologist Grace and detective Nate, each had traumas of their own from the past that had "crippled" them. Grace unwittingly got drawn into this national crime because of a client of hers. Danger lurked…