I'm intentionally returning to historicals. I haven't read them in a long time as a pleasure read. Reading Heart of Stone reminds me why I feel as if I'm coming home. Jill's writing is warm and welcoming. She slips right into the story in a very poignant place. The opening burrowed into my heart and immediately I wanted this girl to win. Such a lovely handling of very sensitive matters and the horrific circumstances little girls find themselves pushed into by others. I love that we get to travel with the main character through her sense of shame and into the beauty of who she really is. Very enjoyable historical book with excellent characterizations and setting details. Thank you, Jill, for taking the time to write a book about the past that can help women deal with their shame today.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
ABOUT THE BOOK
When Reverend Brand McCormick comes calling, Laura does all she can to discourage him as a suitor. She knows that if her past were discovered, Brand’s reputation would be ruined. But it’d not only Laura’s past that threatens to bring Brand down─it’s also his own.
When a stranger in town threatens to reveal too many secrets, Laura is faced with a heartbreaking choice: Should she leave Glory forever and save Brand’s future? Or is it worth risking his name─and her heart─by telling him the truth?
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