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Ly or friends to an almost virtual stranger s home in order to marry him Really shouldn t the man make the trip to the woman s home for this marriage That s a huge part of the reason this was actually a mail order bride in disguise romance Now let s get to another problem I have with this story It s Christian historical romance and we know this because the main characters often directly address God asking for his guidance during moments of danger or motional distress I have no problem with that It s to be From Notes to Narrative expected What I have an issue with is that all the characters of the story are so superficially drawn and have little depth Everyone isither good or bad There s no complexity of character As such the good guy kills several bad guys in this story with impunity After all the bad guys deserve thisBut when I was growing up a preacher s daughter we were taught that God loves Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America everyone andvery life is precious And there s that little matter of the Sixth Commandment right Seems like a religious person shouldn t get to pick and choose which lives really matter But apparently the God of this book sanctions violence perpetrated by characters who pray to him on those who don tI find it puzzling that this book which purports to be a clean wholesome Christian read is only clean and wholesome in that no sex acts are described and no curse words are uttered Violence and murder seem to be fine as plot points Sex on the other hand is horror of horror taboo and to read about it could scar one for lifeI don t need sex or violence in my HR reads But I do want a good story and I don t want pious hypocrites as the main characters Great God's Choice: The Total World of a Fundamentalist Christian School ending to the Bow Runner series Anyone who has read the first two books should definitely read this last one It is full of adventure action some mystery and sweet romance The characters were well developed and Injoyed their back stories I did feel however that one back story could ve been delved into a little deeper All in all I thoroughly Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets (Paper)) enjoyed reading it and look forward to reading of this author s books Thanks to net galley for providing this publication inxchange for an honest review All opinions are my own Digital ARC gently provided by publishers via Netgalley in xchange for an honest review35 starsTo my surprise it was better than I thought it would be This is a christian regency romance Miss Abigail Gilbert is anxious to leave a miserable home to marry a baronet who asked for her hand Captain Samuel Thatcher is an x war veteran who patrolled the roads for highwaymen Circumstances force them to face the road and dangers to take the girl to her fianc while the captain has his hands full with a promise to a friend Adventures and slow romance follow The nd was a bit dragged The thing with the voices view spoiler and with that I mean the otherworldly voices I am still a bit mollified by it I don t understand clearly
such blatant xpression of faith I am fan of the conscience type hide spoiler Y all I just have to start blatant Foraging for Survival expression of faith I am fan of the conscience type hide spoiler Y all I just have to start this review by saying how much I loved this book Oh My Heart Absolutely loved it If you re a fan of Michelle Griep do yourself a favor and just pauseverything you have going on and grab this book If you haven t ver read a Michelle
Griep book seriously do yourself an ven bigger favor and go get one of her books to read I had been book seriously do yourself an Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries even bigger favor and go get one of her books to read I had been the first book 45 sThis is my 5th book by this author and it was my favorite Sigh I loved the main characters And can we talk about the cover L ve it I was hooked right away and smiled constantly watching the interaction between these two Lots. The most prestigious gentleman bachelors in the land until highwaymen upset her plans and threaten her life Horse patrol captain Samuel Thatcher arrives just in time to save Abby But to him she’s simply another victim in a job he’s come to despise Tired of the dark side of humanity he intends to buy land and retire Abby pleads with him toscort her on the rest of. .
35 starsThis was an interesting and dge of your seat story in many parts as a legendary robber tries to hunt down the prey his brother was hunting when the hero killed the brother in order to protect the lady Whewdark bad guy here Very Dickensian sort of character the type to fully indulge in trying to overthrow the law completely I very much loved how strong the Scriptural bits of the story were Sadly you don t see much in the way of Christian lessons in Christian fiction nowadays and I loved that this story gave me some real meat to think over That s what I want when I pick up a Christian
contrast however it also included five actual profanities Not profanity I was hugely disappointed to find these words in a book that was also teaching a great Christian lesson To use the name of God as an xclamation or an xpression of surprise of dismay makes my soul hurt This really dimmed my njoyment of an otherwise xcellent bookI njoyed Thatcher and felt drawn to Abigail but it was sweet little Emma who really stole my heart and made me worry for the One Ticket To Texas ending What a perfect addition she was to the storyI wish thending hadn t come so fast but the final glimpse was sweetThanks to the publisher for a free reading copy A favorable review was not reuired This is an American Western disguised as a Regency And it s not a very good disguise at that What do we have here IMO we have a mail order bride romance never mind the book description A taciturn troubled still waters lawman out hunting a bad hombre outlaw is hired by an innocent miss to Helpmate escort her safely to her arranged marriage fiance Along the way the lawman is alsontrusted with delivering a baby girl to her aunt s care since the father is no longer able to keep herThe journey with baby and woman is fraught with danger shootouts and Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronomy encounters with the bad hombres carriage breakdowns illness and what not We didn t have a river overflowing or a bridge collapsing wild animals attacking or natives on the uprise but Griep suppliednough action to make this an almost neverending road trip And totally off main topic she left me with the puzzle of in the world those baby s clouts were washed out after use on this long journey And how
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many spare they had along for the tripThis as the spare nappiesclouts they had along for the tripThis as the proclaims is a Regency so it s set in England The lawman is a Bow Street horse patrol captain the outlaws are highwaymen the mail order bride is a rich merchant s daughter who is to marry a man of the minor peerage The ninny of a heroine BTW who has only seen this baron fiance once before believes the marriage is a love match not a marriage of convenienceBut this is Regency in name only The behavior of the characters and much of the vocabulary and phrases used struck me as anachronistic for 1800s England and in character with 1850s America Although Griep stuck in a bunch of La xclamations by the women I guess thinking that s a typical English thing to do phrases such as to hash this out I ll be a pig s uncle save your drama suit yourself powerful thirst I should head back hold your cards close and vocabulary choices such as pesky hair raising and trail in the meaning of path or track put me into an American Western mindset Not to mention the fact that the hero often addressed the heroine as lady as in Lady you should do this or Listen lady As for anachronistic behavior a very blatant and basic one is the whole trip this heroine undertakes on her own with only the lawman to accompany here Not likely at her social status level Besides which who travels without any fami. A Cross Country Trip through Regency England Brings Intrigue Rogues and High Adventure The must read conclusion to Michelle Griep’s Bow Street Runners Trilogy Life couldn’t be better for Abigail Gilbert but it’s been a long time coming Having lived with a family who hated her love is finally within reach Abby sets off on a journey across England to marry one of. ,
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Of chemistry between them and of course the HEA that I have to have A great historical romance in my opinion with some angst and lots A great historical romance in my opinion with some angst and lots adventure A beautiful story laced with Gods mercy and grace This was a NETGALLEY gift and all opinions are my own The Noble Guardian is one of the best books I have read by this author I have njoyed all of her books but this one just stood out to me I loved this romantic story It had lots of action and awesome characters Especially little Emma The hero is a bow street runner and is a brooding captain who has lived a hard life The heroine is a lovely naive yet spunky young woman looking for an Black British Cultural Studies: A Reader ever lasting love The chemistry between them isvident from the first time they meet I loved itI was given a copy of this book by Barbour publishing and this is my honest opinion Packed with heart and hope The Noble Guardian is sure to take historical romance fans on a journey they won t want to Gypsy World: The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead end Endearing characters a page turning plot vivid prose and timeless truths make this novel a true pleasure to read Staring at death was nothing new It was a way of life A companion Samuel freuently clasped hands with At last Michelle Griep gives us Samuel Thatcher s story in her Bow Street Runners trilogy When I first met this man in previous books I knew he had a story to tell and knew it would be a good one I was wrong It was a great one When I saw the cover some time back that feeling was simply reinforced Abigail Gilbert has been betrothed to a baronet but must travel a long journey to his ancestral home to marry him She is than ready to leave a family who has no use for her A family that can tven be bothered to give her a manservant to travel with her on a dangerous journey And danger does indeed come in the form of highwaymen Captain Samuel Thatcher arrives just in time to save Abby from said highwaymen He despises his job and is hoping to retire and buy land and become a farmer far away from crime and death Abby asks him to Bryozoan Evolution escort her on her journey and he agrees only when she offers him a great deal of money He can buy his property and retire from pursuing criminals However one of those criminals the most vicious sort is after him and nothing will stop this man from seeing Thatcher die But Samuel has promised to keep Abby safe and he intends to keep that promise He will be tested down to his last nerve in doing so though Michelle Griep is a huge favorite of mine Her books just get devoured here When I open one and begin to read I lose track of time andverything around me until I finish it But I want to race toward the Crisis and Continuity at the Abbasid Court: Formal and Informal Politics in the Caliphate of Al-Muqtadir (295-320/908-32) end and I also want to slow down and savorvery moment SoI Silvers Edge end up rereading many passages again and again highlighting and writing in the margins Griep manages somehow to captureach character in so much detail that they feel as if you re riding along in the coach with them in the storms battling the highwaymen and feeling very motion in their hearts And her spiritual themes are what some might call simple and direct but they are very very profound I loved
every moment of it and now I wish I could read it allmoment of it and now I wish I could read it all again Samuel Thatcher is the pitome of a
noble guardian and a mighty fine hero Highly recommendedMy thanks to Barbour Publishing for aguardian and a mighty fine hero Highly recommendedMy thanks to Barbour Publishing for a of this book via Net Galley All opinions xpressed here are ntirely my own No positive review was xpected and no compensation received This BOOKThis AUTHORCan I possibly give this book 100 stars No only 5 Well it deserves 100 starsThe last book in the Bow Street Runners series I am sorry to see it Come Hell or High Water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America endI have read the other books. Her journey He refuses until she offers him the thing he desperately needs to achieve his goal money Delivering her safely willarn him than nough to settle into a uiet lifeSo begins an impossible trek for the cynical lawman and the proper lady Each will be indelibly changed by the time they reach her betrothed if they don’t kill one another first or fall in love.