Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for the Mended Hearts series by Patricia Lee, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: Love Calls Her Home
Series: Mended Hearts #2
Author: Patricia Lee
Publisher: Mountain Brook Ink
Release Date: March 1, 2018
Genre: Inspirational Contemporary Romance
Can a hurting boy help two broken people find their way back to love ?
Lissa Frye returns home from the Navy hoping to find a different future—one which includes a husband, marriage, and a family, until news from her sister impacts Lissa’s personal life and derails her plans.
Kurt McKintrick, having lost his best friend to an IED in Afghanistan, has returned to help the man’s mother run a horse rescue ranch. Images of war plague him, and thoughts of anyone else he might love falling victim to an untimely end, distance him from the person most likely to help.
Eleven-year-old Jayden Clarke seeks to fill the ache in his heart from his father’s death two years before. But his life is turned upside down when the rancher who befriended him is found dead, the horses neglected, and the dog missing. When authorities arrive to investigate, Lissa and Kurt, estranged after a former relationship, are forced to meet again. Lissa must confront images from her past and Kurt struggles to live with his present truth.
Will Jayden be the catalyst that draws Lissa and Kurt back together for a happily ever after?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Patricia Lee is a published author, having written since she first learned what words could do at the age of six. She holds a BA in journalism from the University of Oregon. Articles to her credit have appeared in Moody Monthly, Power for Living, Expecting and Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse as well as in two anthologies— Cup of Comfort Bible Promises and In the Company of Angels. She is part of a team of bloggers who submit short devotionals for FaithHappenings.com.
Patricia is a member of the Oregon Christian Writers and of American Christian Fiction Writers. She and her husband have two adult children and live in the Pacific Northwest with two sleepy cats.
In Love Calls her Home, Patricia Lee creates some very likeable characters. They are very real and not without problems. I appreciate the growth in the two main characters – from wounded individuals to those who are learning to rely on the Lord for their future. While rescuing animals and children in trouble, Lissa and Kurt move beyond their difficult past and work for a common purpose.
The plot will tug on your heart strings as Lee details abuse of both animals and people as well as health issues which threaten a woman’s dreams. I wouldn’t read this book without tissues nearby. If domestic abuse is part of your personal history, Love Calls her Home may contain triggers.
Love Calls her Home is book two in the Mended Hearts series. There is very little overlap between the books so you do not have to read book one first. I would love to see the series continue with stories of the characters lives beyond the existing plot.
I would not hesitate to add Love Calls her Home to my k-12 Christian school library.
I want to thank Mountain Brook Ink and JustRead Publicity Tours for the complimentary e-copy of Love Calls her Home. This is my honest review.
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