Dancing with Fireflies, Chapel Springs Romance Series #2
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The mayor of Chapel Springs, Daniel Dawson, has been an honorary member of the McKinley family for years. While his own home life was almost non-existent, Daniel fit right into the boisterous McKinley family. He's loved Jade for years, but she always saw him as a big brother. Now that she's back, his feelings are stronger than ever.
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Chapel Springs
Jade returns home to Chapel Springs after years of protecting her fragile heart. Then along comes Daniel, making her long to dance again.
Growing up in the midwestern river town of Chapel Springs, Indiana, Jade McKinley felt like a weed in a rose garden. When she left, she thought shed never look back. Now, pregnant, alone, and broke, she has no other choice but to return.
The mayor of Chapel Springs, Daniel Dawson, has been an honorary member of the McKinley family for years. While his own home life was almost nonexistent, Daniel fit right in with the boisterous McKinley family. Hes loved Jade for years, but she always thought of him as a big brother. Now that shes back, his feelings are stronger than ever.
As Jade attempts to settle in, nothing feels right. God seems far away, shes hiding secrets from her family, and shes strangely attracted to the man whos always called her squirt. Returning home may prove more difficultand more wonderfulthan she ever imagined.
Includes Reading Group Guide.
Hunters latest Chapel Springs Romance is a lovely story of lost and found, with a heroine struggling to accept that trusting God doesnt make life perfectwithout loss or sorrowbut can bring great joy. The heros love for her and willingness to lose her to save her is quite moving. RT Book Reviews, 4 stars (on Barefoot Summer)
Bestselling novelist Denise Hunter has received the Holt Medallion Award, Reader's Choice Award, Foreword Book of the Year Award, and is a RITA finalist. She lives in Indiana with her husband and their three sons. Twitter: @deniseahunter Facebook: authordenisehunter
Kaylee5 Stars Out Of 5Dancing With FirefliesOctober 3, 2014KayleeQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I absolutely loved this book and I literally couldn't put it down! The tension between Daniel and Jade was so strong and the "will they? Wont they?" keeps you guessing until the last page. I read this book in one sitting and was sad when it was over. I would definitely recommend this book-and have to many friends and family! Looking forward to more from this author.
Doris WrightMorganfield, KYAge: 55-65Gender: female2 Stars Out Of 5BoringSeptember 27, 2014Doris WrightMorganfield, KYAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 2Value: 2Meets Expectations: 1I really thought this book was going to be good. I'm surprised CBD is selling this as Christian fiction. It's very borderline Christian fiction. The author just kept repeating the same thing over and over again. I made myself finish it because I thought it was going to get better but, it didn't. It's just not that good.
RoxieAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5June 23, 2014RoxieAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is a book I have read and choose to reread rather than start a new book. Love the characters, the real life situations and cohesiveness.
Fitzysmom5 Stars Out Of 5May 28, 2014FitzysmomJade McKinley had big plans for her life. She had moved to Chicago to pursue her dreams. But one seemingly innocent evening changed everything. Now she's headed home to Chapel Springs with a secret she's not going to be able to keep for very long.
The first person she turns to upon arriving in Chapel Springs is Daniel Dawson. He's the safe choice. He's always been there and Jade has looked at him as another big brother. The problem is that Daniel doesn't see Jade in the same way. In fact he's spent the last year trying to put his feelings for her behind him and move on. Then on a random Spring evening Jade unexpectedly shows up on his doorstep. She needs him . . . but only as a friend.
In Dancing With Fireflies we get to experience the divine hand of God at work in two peoples lives. What seems like one traumatic incident after another is used to bring about the perfect outcome at just the right time.
Denise Hunter has the art of sexual tension down! Her love scenes pack some definite heat without crossing the line. If you are interested in an electrified romance search no further. Dancing With Fireflies can certainly be read as a stand alone. But let me just recommend going back and reading Madison and Beckett's story in Barefoot Summer. Then treat yourself to the delightful little novella, A December Bride, that is a nice little bridge between the two novels. Trust me, you won't regret it!
I received a copy of this book to facilitate my review.
KatrinaWestern KyAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Emotional JourneyMay 8, 2014KatrinaWestern KyAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Denise Hunter always brings a very good story, but I do believe this is her best so far. When I opened this book I literally couldn't put it down. A wonderful story of two people who have been friends for years that come together in a crisis and suddenly their friendship is much more. Ms. Hunter brings out so many issues in this book that a lot of authors shy away from, but she explores the issues. This is a good clean read. I would recommend it to anyone.
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