Friday, 5 November 2010

Grace ~ Review

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
Avon Inspire; Original edition (October 26, 2010)
Shelley Shepard Gray


Shelley Shepard Gray is the beloved author of the Sisters of the Heart series, including Hidden, Wanted, and Forgiven. Before writing, she was a teacher in both Texas and Colorado. She now writes full time and lives in southern Ohio with her husband and two children. When not writing, Shelley volunteers at church, reads, and enjoys walking her miniature dachshund on her town's scenic bike trail.


It's Christmastime at the Brenneman Bed & Breakfast, and everyone is excited about closing down for the holiday.

Anna and Henry will be celebrating their first Christmas as a married couple, and for Katie and Jonathan Lundy, it's their first Christmas with baby Stefan. Winnie and Samuel Miller plan to stop by as well for a wonderful two weeks of family and rest.

But when two unexpected visitors show up, hoping to stay for Christmas, the family must test their commitment to hospitality. Levi is a widower who lost his wife four years ago and can't bear the thought of another Christmas alone. And Melody is a young pregnant woman who won't open up about how she ended up on her own at Christmas at almost nine months pregnant.

Anna, who knows a thing or two about keeping secrets, doesn't trust her, and strives to find out the truth about these two strangers who have disrupted their holiday. But as the Christmas spirit descends on them all, as well as snow that traps them in the inn, a healing and hopefulness takes over, allowing new relationships to be built, and the boundaries of family to be extended.

If you'd like to read the first chapter of Grace, go HERE.


This is the sweetest book! I fell in love with the story and each and everyone who made it come alive! I love the lessons that are learned and how I could relate to each one of them! I think at times we are all selfish or carry burdens that are way too heavy for us but no matter what God is always there willing to forgive and offer HIS Grace, if only we will surrender to HIM!
In Grace you will see these examples and so much more! This is a book for ALL ~ young and old!

Happy Reading


Renee Ann said...

I think this book is going to be the December pick for a book club I'm in, so I'm glad to see you think it's a worthwhile read. At first I was hoping for a different book to win the vote, but now I'm seeing that the reviews for this one are great! Thanks for posting this!

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