Friday, June 10, 2022

Love in Disguise

 


Who knew concealing one’s true identity could be so disastrous?

Who knew asserting one’s independence would cause such embarrassment? If only Almira “Emilie” Crawford Wheeler hadn’t insisted upon carrying her own stack of parcels, she wouldn’t have landed in an unladylike heap on the boardwalk. And what about the half-truth she told the handsome stranger who came to her aid? The stranger she never expected to see again?

Thad Alexander Evanson should have been paying closer attention to the boardwalk, rather than the newfangled automobile motoring down the street. Had he been more astute, a collision with the beautiful parcel-laden stranger might never have happened. And if it never had happened, he wouldn’t have told a partial-truth he figured wouldn’t matter.

Before long, Emilie and Thad are arranging to meet for a noonday meal each weekend in Missoula under the guise of different names. But what happens when their true identities are revealed? When half-truths are exposed? Could God have a plan even in the midst of a tangled web of lies?

 My thoughts: This was such a fun story of what happens when two people meet under unusual and embarrassing circumstances that lead to both of them keeping their true identities a secret. I loved how the story came together as they both struggle to keep their secrets, but wish to get to know one another better. This is a wonderful historical story to pick up and enjoy! I look forward to reading more by the author!

I received this book from Celebrate Lit. This is my honest review.

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About the Author

author photo 2Penny Zeller is known for her heartfelt stories of faith and her passion to impact lives for Christ through fiction. While she has had a love for writing since childhood, she began her adult writing career penning articles for national and regional publications on a wide variety of topics.

Today Penny is a multi-published author of several inspirational books. She is also a homeschool mom and a fitness instructor.

When Penny is not dreaming up new characters, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, camping, hiking, canoeing, reading, running, cycling, gardening, and playing volleyball.

She is represented by Tamela Hancock Murray of the Steve Laube Agency and loves to hear from her readers at her website www.pennyzeller.com and her blog, random thoughts from a day in the life of a wife, mom, and author, at www.pennyzeller.wordpress.com.

 

More from Penny

In Love in Disguise, the two main characters, Emilie and Thad, are both fond of pie a la mode. It plays a prominent part in the book, especially during Emilie and Thad’s courtship. My inspiration behind the dessert? My aunt’s famous, old-fashioned pie a la mode recipe, which is a family favorite.

Blog Stops

lakesidelivingsite, June 8

Labor Not in Vain, June 8

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, June 9

Texas Book-aholic, June 10

Inklings and notions, June 11

Of Blades and Thorns, June 11

For Him and My Family, June 12

deb’s Book Review, June 13

Locks, Hooks and Books, June 14

Mary Hake, June 14

Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, June 15

Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions, June 16

Connie’s History Classroom, June 17

Pause for Tales, June 17

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, June 18

Bizwings Blog, June 19

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, June 20

Jodie Wolfe – Stories Where Hope and Quirky Meet, June 20

Splashes of Joy, June 21

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Penny is giving away the grand prize package of a $25 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of the book!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/1eb77/love-in-disguise-celebration-tour-giveaway

8 comments:

  1. Love in Disguise sounds like a book that I really want to read, thanks for sharing it with me! Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Inklings and Notions! Have a marvelous weekend!

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    1. Hello Stormy, thank you for stopping by Inklings and Notions. Enjoy your weekend!

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  2. Hello! Thank you so much for participating in the "Love in Disguise" book tour and for your kind review. I am humbled and honored that you enjoyed the book, and I appreciate your encouragement. Have a wonderful weekend, and thank you again!

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    1. Hi Betsy! Thank you for stopping by and joining us for the Love in Disguise blog tour.

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  4. This sounds like a good read.

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    1. Hello Debbie! Thank you for stopping by and for your kind comment about Love in Disguise.

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  5. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Love In Disguise, this sounds like a wonderful read and I am looking forward to it

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