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The Lightkeeper’s Bride by Colleen Coble

04 Jan

Title: The Lightkeeper’s Bride (A Mercy Falls Novel)

Author: Colleen Coble

Publisher: Thomas Nelson 2010

Genre: Historical Fiction; Christian; Romance

Pages: 284

Rating: 4 / 5 stars

Reading Challenges: Historical Fiction; Support Your Local Library; A to Z Titles: L

The second book in Coble’s Mercy Falls series reads just as well as the first.  I find that I am really enjoying the mix oc Christian romance and mystery/thriller.  The second novel’s heroine makes a brief appearance in the first novel as Addie’s new friend.  Katie Russell is a great character, full of stubbornness but a caretaker’s heart.  I really connected with this character.  of course, the male interest is also intriguing.  I could exactly picture Will Jesperson in my mind throughout the story.   His quiet strength and determination are a perfect match for Katie.

Of course, Coble packs the novel with red herrings and obvious suspicions, leading the reading on a twisting and turning ride to the truth.  The revelations of the villains didn’t fail to satisfy and surprise.  I enjoyed the ride.  And I heard there’s a third Mercy Falls novel coming out this year.  I look forward to it!

Mercy Falls

  1. The Lightkeeper’s Daughter
  2. The Lightkeeper’s Bride
  3. The Lightkeeper’s Ball

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3 Comments

Posted by on January 4, 2011 in Book Reviews

 

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3 responses to “The Lightkeeper’s Bride by Colleen Coble

  1. Colleen Coble

    January 5, 2011 at 9:40 am

    What a great review! So glad you enjoyed both books. 🙂

     

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