FOR LOVE AND MERCY: A Novel by C. Ingrid Deringer

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Book Details:

Book Title:  FOR LOVE AND MERCY: A Novel by C. Ingrid Deringer
Category:  Adult Fiction (18+),  195 pages
Genre: Literary Fiction, Mystery, Historical Fiction 
Publisher:  FRIESEN PRESS
Release date:  August 2022
Formats Available for Review: print-softback (USA and Canada), ebook (EPUB, PDF)
Tour dates: Oct 24 to Nov 11, 2022
Content Rating:  PG-13. There is a death, near-death experience, some swearing, no explicit sex scenes.  

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Book Description:

“Suddenly angelic beings of light appeared. They said I was at a crossroad, and it was here where I had to make a choice . . .”

In 2022, forty-two-year-old Dr. Stormy Hera, a music professor at the University of Victoria, is serving a manslaughter sentence at Sunnydale Forensic Hospital in British Columbia.

Although she can’t recall committing the crime, she feels strongly that she did the right thing. In the hopes of jogging her memory and healing her soul, Stormy is tasked with writing her autobiography as part of her rehabilitation.

​Spanning the 1940s to 2026, and set in the Saskatchewan prairies, Olympia, Greece, and Canada’s West Coast, For Love and Mercy follows the lives of free-spirited Evangeline, and Stormy herself—including a near-death experience that changes everything. 

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MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

This interesting and descriptive story takes place in the early 1940’s through to 2026, and is set in several different areas, the Saskatchewan prairies, Olympia, Greece, and Canada’s West Coast. I really enjoyed traveling with the characters to each of these beautiful places. For Love and Mercy is a powerful story that will tug at my heart for a very long time.

I don’t know why but when I saw this book cover, I didn’t think so much about this being a family book. Don’t get me wrong the cover is stunning, a cover that I would go for first in a bookstore. For Love and Mercy is such a beautifully written story, a story that is so realistic it seems almost impossible that it’s fiction. With all of the twists and turns, it is surprising where the story takes us at times. Writing about all of the ups and downs, the issues of the human life isn’t always an easy task. Through her unique and realistic characters, Ms. Deringer takes readers through lots of different emotions, sometimes it was difficult for me to keep reading, other times I couldn’t put the book down. There was some hide humor sprinkled through that was enjoyable. All in all this is a really good read. I give For Love and Mercy Five Stars. This is a book that everyone should read. It is really that good!!

A special thanks to the author/publisher for a copy of this book. I am not required to write a positive review, the opinions here are mine alone. I am disclosing this with my review in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Meet the Author:

Charlotte Ingrid Deringer was born into a large family in Saskatchewan, Canada and has lived all across the country, on the east coast, west coast and everywhere in between. 

Her family’s love of music, dance and practical jokes left a tremendous impression on her, but it was her voracious appetite for adventure that has driven her to experience life to the fullest. She was in her 50s when her creative passions ignited, fueling her desire to write fiction. 

Ingrid holds a BA in Psychology, an MA in Women’s Studies and is also an Acupuncturist, Shiatsu Therapist, a Life Cycle Celebrant and a Meditation Teacher.  She has worked in the health and wellness field, specializing in the treatment of chronic pain and chronic illness for over 25 years. 

Now semi-retired, Ingrid loves to hang out with her grandchildren and spend winters in warm climates with her feet in the sand where she can write to her heart’s content. 

connect with the author: website ~ facebook ~ facebook ~ instagram ~ bookbub ~ goodreads

Tour Schedule:

Oct 24 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway
Oct 25 – Leels Loves Books – book spotlight
Oct 26 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 27 – Liese’s Blog – book spotlight
Oct 28 – Viviana MacKade – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 31 – Stephanie Jane – book spotlight / author interview / giveaway
Oct 31 – Splashes of Joy  – book review / giveaway
Nov 1 – The Page Ladies – book review
Nov 2 – Book Corner News and Reviews – book review / giveaway
Nov 3 – Literary Flits – book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Nov 3 – Books for Books – book spotlight
Nov 4 – @shangread_la – book review / author interview / giveaway
Nov 5 – 
I’m Into Books – book spotlight / giveaway
Nov 7 – Cover Lover Book Review – book review / guest post / giveaway
Nov 8 – fundinmental – book spotlight / giveaway
Nov 8 – Book Reviews by Taylor – book review
Nov 9 – 411 ON BOOKS, AUTHORS, AND PUBLISHING NEWS – book spotlight / giveaway
Nov 9 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Nov 10 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book review / guest post / giveaway
Nov 11  Paws.Read.Repeat – book review / giveaway
TBD – She Just Loves Books – book review  giveaway

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ingridderinger
    Oct 31, 2022 @ 20:47:34

    Thanks so much for the awesome review! I am so happy you enjoyed the story! I so appreciated you came in at the last min to do the review. Happy hallowe’en. Ingrid

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