Tag Archives: historical fiction

(Book review) A Drew Fathering Mystery Series

Reviewed by:  Ceil Carey, Co-president of ECLA and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: Dressed for death and Murder on the moor Author: Julianna Deering Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: March 1, 2016; January 31, 2017 Format: Paperback Length: 320 pages; 336 pages OVERVIEW In Dressed for Death, Drew Farthering and his bride of six months […]

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(Book review) All She Left Behind

Reviewed by:  Elijah Oates, a professional writing major at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana.   Introduction Title: All She Left Behind Author: Jane Kirkpatrick Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 2017 Format: print book Length: 343 pages OVERVIEW   Romances, especially Christian romances, often grow stale with their stubborn sameness. Jane Kirkpatrick, however, injects new life into the genre […]

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(Book review) The Christmas blessing

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, ECLA co-president and long time book discussion leader   Introduction Title: The Christmas blessing Author: Melody Carlson Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 2017 Format: Hard cover Length: 167 pages OVERVIEW The Christmas blessing is a sweet Christmas story, almost a novella at less than 170 pages. Set in the 1940’s, Amanda Richards finds […]

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(Book review) All She Left Behind

Reviewed by: Diane Ash, retired teacher and current church librarian at the Federated Church of Sandwich   Introduction Title: All She Left Behind Author: Jane Kirkpatrick Publisher: Revell Publication Date: 2017 Format: Print book Length: 329 pages OVERVIEW Jennie Pickett is in a troubled marriage, has a young son, and longs to become a doctor as she struggles with life on […]

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