Thursday, July 31, 2014

Loves Comes Home

GIVEAWAY
GABHART, ANN H.
LOVE COMES HOME

When the flush of victory fades, there remains a winding road to an uncertain future.

World War II is finally over and the people of Rosey Corner are joyfully welcoming the boys home. The Merritt sisters in particular are looking toward the future. Kate is eager to start a family and live out her dream of happily ever after with Jay. Evangeline craves a beautiful house and encourages Mike to pastor a big-town church. Victoria wants what can never be. And Lorena is growing up and wondering more and more about her birth family.

Each sister must learnt to hold her plans with a loose hand, trusting that God will guide and strengthen them as they share the joys and sorrows of life in their little corner of the world.

Award-winning and bestselling author Ann Gabhart invites you back to Rosey Corner for a heartfelt story closes the distance between the things that were and things that can yet be.

My Review:

We're back in Rosey Corner with the Merritt sisters and I couldn't be happier. I love this town and the people who live there -- especially the Merritt clan. You don't need to have read the first two books in the series, Angel Sister and Small Town Girl, but I think this concluding story will pack more of an emotional punch if you have.

Gabhart excels at writing true-to-life drama that stirs the soul and challenges the mind. Post-war small-town America is the perfect venue to highlight the trials that faced both  returning servicemen and civilians. Married sisters, Evie and Kate are ready to take up where they left off with their newlywed husbands. Mike and Jay are just as eager, but neither is prepared for the difficult transition into civilian life. Heartache and joy and every emotion in between bond husbands and wives in a new and everlasting way. I cried and laughed right along with them.

Their war widow sister, Victoria, has her own challenges as she struggles to discover what the future holds for her and her fatherless child. And fourteen year-old baby sister, Lorena has her own riveting soul-searching plot thread.

Once again, Gabhart has created an ambiance of hope and faith that lingers long after the covers of the book are closed. An exceptional conclusion to a magnificent series.

GIVEAWAY OPPORTUNITY:

If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of Love Comes Home please leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoreadATyahooDOTca. If you post a comment and add your email address, please use AT and DOT instead of @ and . in the address to protect yourself from spammers. If you enter the draw via email please remember to put the title in the subject line so that it's easy for me to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday August 3 2014. Offer open to international readers. Good luck!

Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications Inc. Available at your favourite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.


23 comments:

  1. Ann Gabhart giveaway! I love Ann Gabhart. Count me in, please!

    janka(dot)halcinova(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. You are counted, Janka. Good luck!

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  2. My mother waited home for my Dad when he was in World War II. I really enjoy stories in that era.
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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    1. Such a difficult time for families and Gabhart does a wonderful job of showing the joy and difficulties of those home comings. Good luck, rubynreba.

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  3. thanks for the chance to read this wonderful novel, kav

    karenk
    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

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    1. You're welcome, Karen. Good luck!

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  4. I am so excited about this book. I would love to win it. Thank you, Kav, for the chance.

    mauback55 at gmail dot com

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  5. I would love to win this book. I absolutely love this author and how she writes.
    oh dot hello dot hiya at gmail dot com

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    1. She is a fantastic author, isn't she? Good luck, Danie.

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  6. I am eager to read LOVE COMES HOME! Thank you for the chance.

    texaggs2000 at gmail dot com

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    1. You're welcome, Britney. Good luck!

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  7. We have Ann's books in the church library but not this one. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to win her book.
    Janet E.
    von1janet(at)gmail(dot)com

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  8. Please add me for Love Comes Home, this sounds like a great series of books. Thanks, Kav!
    worthy2bpraised at gmail dot com

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    1. It is, Merry. I just loved Rosey Corner and all the people in it. Good luck!

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  9. I am recommenting because I am not sure if it took. first of all, I love Ann. She is so talented. I have even felt nostalgic for an era I haven't lived in. I first read "The Scent of Lilacs" and loved the characters so much, I was hooked. Please include me in your giveaway. Thanks, Kav.
    KellysShining(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Oh what a good description of her writing -- feeling nostalgic for an era I haven't lived in. Brilliant! Good luck, Kelly.

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  10. I love Ann's stories, want to read this one too. rrwalter34ATgmailDOTcom

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  11. I would love to read this book, a new author to me.

    missionwife AT hotmail DOT com

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  12. Hi Kav.Well I remember that war since I had a brother in it. Some of the servicemen from the USO would visit our home for dinner fixed by my mother. Just ordinary but good. Of course they didn't mind because I had three older sisters that attracted. I really do want Ann's book. Love her books, and her. She is such a sweet lady. Please put my name in the drawing.
    Thanks for this give-away friend. Maxie
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