Isaiah 6:8

8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”

Monday, December 8, 2014

Quilts of Love Series: Swept Away

About Quilts of Love: Quilts tell stories of love and loss, hope and faith, tradition and new beginnings. The Quilts of Love series focuses on the women who quilted all of these things into their family histories. A new book releases each month and features contemporary and historical romances as well as women's fiction and the occasional light mystery. You will be drawn into the endearing characters of this series and be touched by their stories.

About The Book: Sara doesn't think she wants love. But her grandmother has other plans.
Sara Jane Morgan is trying to balance teaching with caring for her ailing, stubborn grandmother. When school lets out for the summer, the plans are for Grandma to teach Sara Jane to quilt as they finish up the Appalachian Ballad quilt Grandma started as a teenager. But things don't always go as planned.
Andrew Stevenson is hiding from his past---and his future. He works as a handyman to pay the bills, but his heart is as an artisan, designing homemade brooms. When Sara Jane's grandmother hires him to renovate her home, sparks fly between Drew and his new employer's granddaughter.
Still, it doesn't take Sara Jane long to see Drew isn't what he seems. Questions arise, and she starts researching him online. What she discovers could change her life---and her heart---forever.

Learn more about this book and the series at the Quilts of Love website.
About The Authors:  Laura V. Hilton is an award-winning author and a professional book reviewer. A stay-at-home mom and home school teacher, Laura lives with her family in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. 
Cindy Loven is active in the church and writes from her home in Conway, Arkansas, where she lives with her husband and their son.
My Thoughts About The Book:  Swept Away was a book I struggled with.  It was amazing, but the story line of Alzheimers really touched me.   The authors did an amazing  job in character development.  I felt as if I knew each one of them first hand. This book is one of the Quilts of Love collection yet, it is a stand-alone.  I have read all of the series to date and was delighted by each one.  This book contained several crafty ideas that were very interesting.  The ballad quilt drew me in, I am now planning my own ballad quilt for a tune my grandfather used to play called Maggie.  Drew's homemade brooms with the faith connection were such a neat way to weave in the faith part of the story.  I loved the Grandmother best of all.   This is a must read!  Loved it!

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Litfuse and Abingdon Press as part of their Book Review Blogger Programs. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”  Thank you!  Thank you!  Thank you! 

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