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Not By Sight Giveaway

5 Aug

Not By Sight Giveaway

Bethany House Publishers is celebrating the release of Not By Sight by giving away two fantastic prize packages! Enter here!

Don’t miss this captivating story! Read my review here.


First Prize: Come for Tea

With war overseas and intrigue and espionage at home, everything around Grace Mabry is in turmoil except her father’s lovely teahouse. However, the invisible ink of misfortune is on the wall and everything is about to change.

Whether in turmoil or peace, nothing is as soothing and delightful as a cup of tea. Create your own oasis with this stunning antique tea set. Made and shipped from England, this fine bone china tea set will take your breath away!

Enjoy the taste of the finest English tea with this loose leaf tea chest including 6 delicious flavors of tea: (Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Irish Breakfast, Assam, Ceylon OP Black, Singell Darjeeling) Tea strainer included with prize.

You will love the world of Kate Breslin’s Not by Sight and this DVD, The Manners of Downton Abbey. will take you even deeper into the world of Edwardian manners. Discover the secrets of how the aristocratic set dined and dressed, how they married and made money, how they interacted with the servants (and the servants interacted with each other), and above all why they behaved as they did.


Second Prize: Spies Like Us

Jack Benningham may not be what he seems, but as Grace Mabry slowly realizes, he is not the only one who is an imposter. Everyone is hiding something and Grace just wants to discover the truth.

Discover the truth for yourself as you spy out a mystery, or beauty, or even just have an adventure. This vintage genuine leather satchel will see you through wherever the journey takes you.

Enjoy This lovely emerald green leather journal and invisible ink pens. Write secret messages to yourself, or hide your innermost thoughts with invisible ink.

This telescoping brass spyglass will make you feel like you are a spy in the 1920’s, even if all you are spying on is the birds! Comes with a beautiful protective wooden box.

Review: Not By Sight

3 Aug

Not By Sight by Kate Breslin

Not By Sight by Kate Breslin

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With Britain caught up in WWI, Jack Benningham, heir to the Earl of Stonebrooke, has declared himself a conscientious objector. Instead, he secretly works for the Crown by tracking down German spies on British soil, his wild reputation and society status serving as a foolproof cover.

Blinded by patriotism and concern for her brother on the front lines, wealthy suffragette Grace Mabry will do whatever it takes to assist her country’s cause. When she sneaks into a posh London masquerade ball to hand out white feathers of cowardice, she never imagines the chain of events she’ll set off when she hands a feather to Jack.

And neither of them could anticipate the extent of the danger and betrayal that follows them–or the faith they’ll need to maintain hope.


My thoughts:

Not By Sight is a compelling story that sweeps the reader into a world of intrigue, drama, and romance! I loved the complexity of the characters and their stories; Jack Benningham is an enigmatic hero and Grace Mabry is a charming heroine. Their story, reminiscent of Beauty and the Beast, completely captivated me!

The time period and setting of this story set it apart from most. My knowledge of World War I is very limited, and I was fascinated by the history and events of this time. Filled with secrets, suspense, and surprises, Not By Sight is gripping tale. Kate Breslin writes with a richness and depth that is hard to match, and I believe fans of historical romance and literary fiction will love this beautiful story! I certainly did!

I received a complimentary copy of Not By Sight in exchange for an unbiased review. I appreciate the opportunity to read this story and share my thoughts.


Kate Breslin

A Florida girl and former bookseller, Kate Breslin migrated to the Pacific Northwest where she lives with her husband and a spoiled cat named Coco. Kate has written travel articles, published award-winning poetry, and was a finalist in RWA’s Golden Heart Contest. For Such A Time is her debut novel; now that she’s writing inspirational romance, Kate enjoys creating stories showing how God’s love brings two hearts together. When she’s not plotting the next novel, Kate can be found with her nose in a book, or enjoying a long walk in one of Washington’s beautiful forests. She also likes to do a bit of traveling to new places–great for finding the next story idea! She’d love to hear from you, so please stop by and say hello at www.katebreslin.com.

Friday Freebies

19 Jun

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To My SonsTo My Sons by Bear Grylls

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This humorously illustrated book is a collection of wisdom that renowned adventurer Bear Grylls wants to share with his sons about the risks, tumbles, and victories of a well-lived life. Mountain climber, world-record holder, and internationally known television personality Grylls knows a thing or two about adventure. The greatest adventure he’s experienced, though, is raising his three boys. In To My Sons, Grylls shares the quotes, Scripture verses, and spiritual wisdom he has learned through the literal ups and downs of an exciting life. Featuring cartoons from well-known sketch artist Charlie Mackesy, this book is a poignant primer for boys and men of all ages.


Not By Sight

Not By Sight by Kay Lyons Stockham

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Emma Wyatt agrees to tutor a recently blinded, embittered soldier because of the $50,000 paycheck his brother offers. The job is an answer to many prayers. Blind herself, Emma dreams of independence and freedom away from her overprotective family. Tutoring Ian in all things “blind” isn’t easy, especially when the biggest challenge is helping him walk by faith.

Good soldiers show no weakness. Ian MacGregor holds his battle with claustrophobia close to his chest, unsuccessfully trying to cope on his own, too angry with God to seek comfort. Ian knows duty, honor, serving his country. So why is he being punished with this very personalized hell?

As Ian struggles to strong-arm his phobia and let go of his anger, his growing feelings for Emma are overshadowed by the danger lurking around them. Emma would be better off with someone else. Someone sighted.

Someone able to protect her from the person determined to keep them apart…


Daughter of Joy

Daughter of Joy by Kathleen Morgan

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Abigail Stanton’s whole life was rooted in her faith, a faith she now clings to for survival. After losing her husband and young son, Abby sets out alone, bereft, and heartsick. And when she is led to Conor MacKay’s doorstep, the very foundation of her belief starts to shift.

As the volatile rancher’s new housekeeper, Abby is supposed to keep his affairs–and his capricious little girl–in order. Abby feels anything but order, though, when she and Conor are together. Can love heal the wounds of the past? Or will Abby and Conor risk even greater losses than they have already suffered?

The first in the Brides of Culdee Creek series, Daughter of Joy takes you on a journey of grief, intrigue, and redeeming love in the nineteenth-century Colorado highlands.