"Lonnie only ever wanted to be loved. Now that she won her husband's heart will his past destroy their happily ever after?"
In the Blue Ridges Mountains of Virginia, Gideon and Lonnie O’Riley settle down. Gideon hadn’t planned on a wife, but when he did something he shouldn’t have they were forced to get married. Off they went to find a home, Gideon’s temper got the best of him and when Lonnie could not keep up with him walking he got abusive. Jebediah saved her and Gideon started to change. He started living his life for the Lord. Lonnie and Gideon love each other and have a son named Jacob. When a letter comes that Lonnie’s mother is sick, Gideon agrees to go back to Rocky Knob but, when they get there they find out it was only a trick. Now Gideon must face his past. You see, before he and Lonnie were married he was married to Cassie Allen but, Gideon wasn’t exactly the husband type and she didn’t want him around anymore so they signed the divorce papers and Gideon was free, or was he? Cassie was supposed to take care of the papers and give them to the clergy man to take to the courthouse. Now Gideon is forced back into this relationship with Cassie and must leave the family he loves with all his heart, the only ones he will ever love. How can Gideon make the best of this situation? What’s going to happen to Lonnie and Jacob? Lonnie feels betrayed, hurt, and lied to because Gideon never told her. She wants to hate him with every part of her but she can’t she loves Gideon with all her heart. Read the book to find out the rest of this story that will have you on our toes wanting to know what happens next!!
This book was really good. Now I want to go back and read he first one Be Still My Soul. The third book in the Cadence of Grace Series, My Hope Is Found, will come out in October 2013. Joanne Bischof is a great author, I really enjoyed this book. To find out more about her go to her website here.
Thank you Waterbrook Multnimah for sending me this free review copy!