To Honor and Trust, Bridal Veil Island Series #3
TO HONOR AND TO TRUST by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller is an interesting inspirational historical romance set in 1913 Bridal Veil Island, Georgia. #3 in the "Bridal Veil Island" series,but can be read as a stand alone. See,"To Have and To Hold",and "To Love and Cherish". I have not read the other two in this series,but had no troubles following the storyline. Follow Callie Deboyer and Wesley Townsend on a journey of love,secrets,and betrayal. Callie,governess to the Bridgeport family on Bridal Veil Island Resort where she comes to care for Wesley Townsend,has secrets of his own. Callie is instigated in a theft ring,she considers going to join her parents on the Missionary Field in Africa. Wesley,is giving golf lessons to young Thomas Bridgeport but his secrets could destroy his and Callie's budding romance. Filled with faith,healing,forgiveness,hope,deceit,and love. The characters jump off the pages,as the storyline becomes clear. With a twist or two you will not see coming. These two ladies are superb storytellers.
HEAT RATING: SWEET
REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction Reviews
April 15, 2013
To Honor and Trust
To Honor and Trust is the third book in the Bridal Veil Island series, I havenÃ¢ÂÂt read the first two books in this series, but each individual book was written as a stand-alone by the authors.
Callie Deboyer has been a tutor of the BridgeportÃ¢ÂÂs children for many years. She has enjoyed her time with the family where she is treated more like a family member than an employee and dearly loves the children. She wonders, though, if she should stay with the BridgeportÃ¢ÂÂs or choose to accept a teaching job offered at Hull House in Chicago, or to join her parents as a missionary in Africa.
Wesley Townsend, the son of a wealthy Massachusetts textile mill owner wants to escape the pressures placed on him by his family and society. His father has mapped out his future, a future he doesnÃ¢ÂÂt desire. While hoping to distance himself from his overbearing family, Wesley volunteers to act as club golf pro in place of the missing instructor.
When Wesley and Callie meet they are immediately drawn to each other. How will Callie feel when she discovers the truth about Wesley's background? What will Wesley think when Callie is held as a suspect during a robbery investigation? Will he walk away believing her guilty, or will he fight to prove her innocent?
Fans of Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller will find much to hold their attention as they read To Honor and Trust- -from the interesting characters to the budding romance between Callie and Wes to the mystery surrounding the missing jewels, youÃ¢ÂÂll not want to put this one down.
**To Honor and Trust (Bridal Veil Island #3) by Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller was provided for me free by Bethany House in exchange for my honest review.
April 3, 2013
To Honor and Trust
Title: To Honor and Trust (Bridal Veil Island)
Authors: Tracie Peterson and Judith Miller
Date I Finished Reading: March 13,2013
My Rating: 5/5
Once you have been hurt, it can sometimes be very hard to forgive, and to trust again. Callie knows this to be very true in her own life. She was once hurt by a man she loved, and now guards her heart against that ever happening again. However, Mr. and Mrs. Bridgeport, her employers we treat her as family, are convinced to help Callie find a suitable husband. Callie is able to dodge their plans, but not without finding love for herself along the way. But should she really trust Wesley? Can she? Or will he break her heart as well? And with so many different paths and choices, is this GodÃ¢ÂÂs plan for her life?
This book ties together many qualities to paint a wonderful picture. Romance, mystery, humor, and history are mixed together in a charming, entertaining, and engaging way, resulting in a very enjoyable read. I was quickly pulled into the plot of this book, becoming attached to the characters, who were well written. I loved the setting of the story as well, one that is a bit more unique and original.
I really do not have any complaints whatsoever about this book, so I can honestly say that I would recommend it to you, if you are anything like me in the fact that you enjoy a good book that captures your attention until the very end.
Note: I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for my honest review. However, my opinions are my own.
March 13, 2013
Much better than book two
Callie is the tutor for the Bridgeport family who winters on Bridal Veil Island. Wes is the black sheep of the Townsend family. The Townsend family decided to winter on the island as well. Wes, after much pressure from the family to join the family business, takes up a position as golf pro while on the island to fill his time and get away from the pressure. Callie had met him previously on a walk with the children she teaches and assumed him to be a gardener due to his knowledge of plants. She was very surprised to find him as the teacher when she takes one of her charges for their lesson.
Wes and Callie grow to love each other but Callie had been burned by a previous relationship and has a hard time with trust. Wes never corrected Callie to tell him who he really was. Will Callie ever forgive Wes when she learns the truth?
This book makes up for the last installment's lack luster storyline and characters. In this story, it is easy to get lost. You can see the train wreck of Callie finding out the truth and you just want to know what happens. You don't want to wait. You just can't help but like Callie and Wes and want the best for them. There is also a side story woven into the main story that creates a bit more interest. Overall, this is more what I expect from Peterson. I hope that we will be able to find out what happens next to Callie and Wes.
(I received a complimentary copy of this book from Bethany House in exchange for an honest review.)
March 12, 2013