Gift of Grace leaves you breathless. A gifted storyteller, Sharlene MacLaren skillfully weaves together history, romance, and Gods divine plan. You cant help but care about her characters, and the romantic tension will have you turning pages until the end. Well done!
Sherry Kyle, Author, Watercolor Dreams
Although some of the backstory involves adventure and intrigue, it is pure love that drives the plot, with emphasis on a biblical-style union. In Sharlene MacLarens Gift of Grace, theres some anguish in the romantic journey.
Alan Daugherty, Columnist, Angelkeep Journals, Bluffton (IN) News-Banner, Author, THE flood: A Bluffton History Novel
Sharlene MacLaren brings the late nineteenth century to life as she creates a dilemma for her characters that will keep the reader turning the pages. This is a book you dont want to miss.
Merrillee Whren, Author, A Place to Call Home
Sharlene MacLaren has created a story with great characters, plenty of action, and a whole lot of heart. This emotionally rich read will have you alternately reaching for a tissue, laughing, and getting so angry that you want to jump into the pages of the book and give a certain character a piece of your mind. Treat yourself to a gift and open the pages of A Gift of Grace. Youll be glad you did.
Keli Gwyn, Author, A Bride Opens Shop in El Dorado, California
Yet again, the amazing and talented Sharlene MacLaren has created a story that will touch every emotion in your heart and soul. A word to the wise: Set aside plenty of time when you pick up Gift of Grace, because you wont want to put it down until youve reached the last, sigh-inducing, satisfying page.
Loree Lough, Award-winning author of 100-plus books, including Currency of the Heart (book one, Secrets on Sterling Street)