To onlookers, Carrie Ann Bell Collier might appear to be the dutiful wife, sitting at her unconscious husband’s bedside. But she feels like a hypocrite. Instead of trusting her intuition, she allowed herself to believe Peyton was dead. And then she fell in love with his best friend, Eli Kent.
Except, Peyton wasn’t dead, and now Carrie will do anything to keep him alive.
My thoughts: While the first two books in this series were amazing, this one fell a little flat for me. The author does an incredible job of bringing the Civil War era to life in each of these books. This story just felt like it ended abruptly and that several of the key characters didn't see resolution of any sort after playing such big parts in the story. The nurse in this story is a truly horrible person, though I kind of get why Carrie felt like she needed to hire her, with her feelings of guilt.
Overall, I would recommend the first two books whole heartedly and caution readers that this one doesn't have a very satisfying end.
I received this book from Celebrate Lit. This is my honest review.
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About the Author
Andrea Boeshaar was born and raised in Wisconsin but now lives in South Carolina. She had her husband Daniel have been married more than 40 years. They have 3 grown sons, 1 beautiful daughter-in-law, and 5 grandkids.
Andrea’s publishing career began in 1994 when her first novel was released by Heartsong Presents book club (Barbour Publishing). In 2007, Andrea earned her certification in Christian life coaching and she’ll soon earn her bachelor’s degree in Business Management.
Meanwhile, Andrea continues to write. Her latest novel is There is a Season: A Civil War Novel. It’s book 3 in her Shenandoah Valley Saga. Recent historical short novels include: Give Me Thine Heart, Love’s Guiding Light (Steeple View Publishing).
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At last the long-awaited third and final book in Andrea Boeshaar’s Shenandoah Valley Saga is available for purchase. Discover the final outcome of the lives of the characters you came to love in Books 1 and 2.
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