Not Quite What I Expected – Guest Review by Hayley

As the final instalment of the “American Royalty” series, “His Delightful Lady Delia” was at the top of my TBR list, since I very much enjoyed the first two in the series.  As a musician myself, I was interested in the storyline being set in an opera house, and all the behind-the-scenes politics therein. 

I wanted to like this book as much as the first two, and it has good aspects in it, very good in fact.  The unconditional love given to us by Christ is echoed as Kit learns more of Delia’s heritage and her parents’ sordid past.  As he learns more and more of her family’s secrets, she is constantly questioning whether Kit will still accept her.  In an earthly portrayal of Christ’s love, he always does.   Continue reading

A Story That Will Stay With You Long After Reaching “The End”

287158-heart_most_certain-sliderControversy. Scandal. Desperation. These words were not ones I expected to use when describing the newly released Bethany House book entitled “A Heart Most Certain”, written by new-to-me author Melissa Jagears. The lovely cover image, the series name of “Teaville Moral Society”, and even the back-cover synopsis did not reveal what this book was truly about. While the storyline and plot did surprise me greatly, I was not, however, disappointed in my hope for a wonderful story. It was simply wonderful in unexpected ways. Continue reading