Saturday, October 27, 2012

Blog Tour | A Promise to Love by Serena B. Miller

A Promise to Love
by Serena B. Miller
The Blue Willow Brides series, Book 2
Christian Fiction / Historical / Romance
Available October 2012
Revell
336 pages



About the Book
Can a marriage of convenience ever become one of true love?

Ingrid Larsen arrives in Michigan in 1871 with little more than the clothes on her back and a determination to find her brother, who has disappeared into the dangerous lumber camps. Destitute and barely hanging on to hope, the young Swedish immigrant crosses paths with Joshua Hunter, a newly widowed farmer with eyes the color of the ocean she had crossed and five rambunctious children to raise on his own.

Marriage would solve both of their problems, and Ingrid finds herself proposing in broken English to a man she barely knows. Many difficulties lie ahead--but the hardest battle of all will be winning the heart of her new husband.

My Thoughts
I'm a fan of "marriage of convenience" stories and was looking forward to reading A Promise to Love by Serena B. Miller. Miller delivered so much more than a sweet romance story, and I'm so glad I read it! Within the first few pages, I felt immense compassion for both Josh and Ingrid and wondered how their stories would intersect. As the story continued to develop, I was impressed by the way Miller crafted a story with depth and emotion, shattering my first impression of a cutesy romance. The amount of research that went into this novel was obvious as well and added another layer to the story. All in all, I loved this book and am firmly a new fan of Serena B. Miller!

I received a free copy of this book from Revell in exchange for my fair and honest review.

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

About the Author 
Serena B. Miller is the author of The Measure of Katie Calloway and Love Finds You in Sugarcreek, Ohio, as well as numerous articles for periodicals such as Woman's World, Guideposts, Reader's Digest, Focus on the Family, Christian Woman, and more. She lives on a farm in southern Ohio.

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