Revell Presents…..A Place in His Heart by Rebecca DeMarino

a place in his heart

 A Place in His Heart

by Rebecca DeMarino

She could cross an ocean, but could she ever win his heart?

Anglican Mary Langton longs to marry for love. Left at the altar and disgraced in her small hamlet, she is being pressured to marry the eligible son of the London milliner. Puritan Barnabas Horton still grieves the loss of his beloved wife, but he knows his two young sons need a mother.

With tender hearts, Mary and Barnabas take a leap of faith and wed. But when Barnabas’s secret plans to move his family to the New World to escape persecution come to light, Mary’s world is upended. How could she possibly leave her papa and her dear sister?

And will she ever reach the secret places of her husband’s broken heart?

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

Mary and Barnabas’ story was a very interesting story that I really enjoyed! Mary was a strong woman, but I had to feel sorry for her because she always knew that Barnabas was still hanging on to his dead wife’s love and didn’t really love her, even when they married, and throughout their marriage. But Mary was still a good wife and mother to Barnabas’ two sons. These characters quickly capture my attention because the story was so intriguing, and entertaining, and the author does a wonderful job of keeping your attention! I loved the vivid descriptions of the scenes throughout the book. When I finished reading this book, I felt like I had met a new family to call my friends!

I received this book from Revell Publishers 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.

 

 

MORE PRAISE

“This debut novel will pull you into love and loss, then sweep you across the English sea to the rolling landscapes of Long Island. Be prepared to have your heartstrings plucked to the music of God’s song of love in sickness and in health, and in times of richness and want. A Place in His Heart is a satisfying and compelling historical romance sure to win fans early for the entire series.”–Jane Kirkpatrick, bestselling author of One Glorious Ambition

“A tenderly told story enriched by the author’s own heritage, A Place in His Heart is sure to win readers’ hearts too. Rebecca DeMarino weaves a lovely spiritual message as old and new worlds collide and love thrives amid the challenges of early America.”–Laura Frantz, Christy Award finalist and author ofLove’s Reckoning

Rebecca DeMarino is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, Romance Writers of America, and The Southold Long Island Historical Society. She was a 2011 Genesis Award semi-finalist and lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Tom. A Place in His Heart is based on DeMarino’s ancestors, who came to Long Island in the mid-1600s to establish a life–and a legacy–in the New World.Learn more at http://www.rebeccademarino.com.

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