Aloha Rose by Lisa Carter from Abingdon Press

This week, the 

Christian Fiction Blog Alliance 

is introducing 

Aloha Rose 

Abingdon Press (November 19, 2013) 

by 

Lisa CarterABOUT THE AUTHOR:

A word from the author:

I am a wife and mother. My husband and I have two daughters and make our home in the beautiful state of North Carolina.

I am a teacher. With a Master’s degree in history, I have taught at the university, high school and middle school levels. After years of church involvement as a soloist, choir member and worship leader, I also teach music.

I am a writer. Delighted by the rhythm and musicality of words, I have been writing since childhood. In 2001, I won the Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) Story Writing Contest that re-ignited a lifelong love of writing.

I am on a journey of faith. My ultimate desire through my life and my writing is to proclaim the truth of God’s Word, His redeeming love as seen in the life of Jesus Christ and to help others know for themselves this great, awesome God of all comfort and wisdom. He is enough for every need.

ABOUT THE BOOK

When Laney Carrigan sets out to find her birth family, her only clue is the Hawaiian quilt—a red rose snowflake appliquéd on a white background—in which she was found wrapped as an infant. Centering her search on the Big Island and battling fears of rejection, Laney begins a painstaking journey toward her true heritage. Kai Barnes, however, is determined to protect the people he’s come to regard as family. He thinks Laney is nothing more than a gold digger and blocks every move she makes toward her Hawaiian family. As their conflict escalates, it puts at risk the one thing that Kai and Laney both want most—a family.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Aloha Rose, go HERE.

 

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

This is a really, really good read. I was hoping Laney would connect with her new found family in Hawaii because she felt so alone since her mom passed away and her dad remarried. Laney and Kai were adorable, and so attracted to each other, though Kai kept denying it. But would Kia finally give in and admit his feelings? The entire family was suffering because of Kia’s attitude, and what would happen if Laney really left town? So many questions that will be answered when you read this wonderful book. And oh, about the ending. I did not see that coming! But it was awesome writing for Ms. Carter.

I received this book from CFBA to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

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