Book Reviews

Vanished - A Novel by Irene Hannon

12.16.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

Private Justice Series 1 Reporter Moira Harrison knows what she saw that rainy night before she hit the brakes and lost control of her car.  Because there’s no evidence when the police arrive, they blame it on her concussion and tell ...

Strong and Stubborn - A Novel by Kelly Eileen Hake

12.16.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

Husbands For Hire Series - The Happy Ending When the silver mine of Hope Falls, Colorado collapsed, owner Braden was injured and the investors lost their money.  Braden’s fiancé and her sister, together with Braden’s sister ...

Secretly Smitten - A Romance Collection

12.16.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

The good folks of Smitten, Vermont have decided to keep their struggling mining town alive by turning it into a romance destination.  The four stories of Secretly Smitten follow the love stories of the women of one family.  A ...

Waiting For Morning - A Novel by Margaret Brownley

12.16.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

Courage in The Old West Looking for a fresh start after losing everything in a fire, Molly Hatfield moves her teenaged wheelchair-bound brother and herself to Arizona Territory in response to an ad for an heiress. If she can succeed at cattle ...

The Shadow on the Quilt - A Novel by Stephanie Grace Whitson

12.16.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

Book Two of 'The Quilt Chronicles' Lincoln, Nebraska, 1883 Successful businessman Sterling Sutton was all about keeping up appearances.   When he dies unexpectedly, it’s the people whose lives he touched that will have to deal with ...

The Bridge - A Novel by Karen Kingsbury

12.16.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

Cozy Christmas Wishes The Bridge tells the story of Charlie and Donna Barton and the bookstore they’ve run in Franklin, Tennessee for thirty years.  It also tells the story of young love between two music students, Ryan and Molly, who ...

A Merry Little Christmas - A Novel by Anita Higman

12.16.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

Anything Can Happen at Christmastime… After her parents died in an accident, Franny put the Oklahoma farm up for sale.  For twelve years, she has leased the crop land and continued to tend her animals and dream of moving to the city to ...

Two Books Based on the Film Unconditional

11.09.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[1]

Because it tells such an inspirational story of a man and his ministry, I would be inclined to make this a movie I’ll watch.

Desiring God

11.07.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

“The overriding concern of this book is that in all of life God be glorified the way He Himself has appointed. To that end this book aims to persuade you that The chief end of man if to glorify God by enjoying Him ...

Where The Trail Ends by Melanie Dobson

11.02.12 | Trudi Cook | Comments[0]

While I’ve personally read more than a few books centered around wagon trains headed west, it was refreshing to discover details I hadn’t encountered before.