Thursday, April 30, 2015

A Heart's Obsession by Colleen Coble (Review + Blog Tour)

A Heart's Obsession
by Colleen Coble
Journey of the Heart series, Book 2
Christian Fiction / Historical / Romance
Available April 2015
Thomas Nelson
128 pages

About the Book
Will Sarah’s journey west lead her back into the arms of the one man she can trust?

When her father succumbs to a long illness, Sarah Montgomery is freed from duty to family. At last she can be with the love of her life, Rand Campbell, who has gone out west to Fort Laramie, Wyoming. Sarah and her younger brother Joel make the arduous journey filled with hope.

But at Fort Laramie, the reception Sarah meets isn’t what she had hoped for. Her friend Amelia is thrilled to have her, but Rand seems to be in the clutches of Jessica DuBois, the scheming daughter of the post commander.

Sarah resolves to remain at Fort Laramie and try to win Rand back. But things will get tougher before they get easier . . . especially when her ex-fiancé Ben Croftner arrives in Wyoming, obsessed with having her back in his arms.

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My Thoughts
Urgh . . . so many emotions in this installment! I felt sorry for Sarah. She basically gets jerked around from one big emotional mess to another. And the reader gets jerked around too. (But in a good way, you know?) I really like Rand, but he's making some crazy choices. I suppose, we must be patient with him while he gets his act together. I mean, things are changing a lot on him as well.

It seems that Fort Laramie is going to be an intriguing setting. We got an introduction to it, and there's a lot that could develop between the soldiers, tensions with the Indians, and the women in the fort. I'm very intrigued and am interested to see how the story will move forward from here.  [3.5 stars]

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

About the Author
Colleen Coble has sold over 2 million novels worldwide. Seagrass Pier, the third installment in her acclaimed Hope Beach series, marks a new highpoint for emotion and complexity in Coble’s addictive brand of romantic suspense.

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