1. Blue Ridge Sunrise
    Blue Ridge Sunrise
    Denise Hunter
    Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Trade Paperback
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    4 Stars Out Of 5 36 Reviews
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  1. Gastonia, North Carolina
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    The Gift of Second Chances!
    November 8, 2017
    Rebecca Maney
    Gastonia, North Carolina
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    " . . . . . .second chances were one of life's sweetest offerings."

    Zoe Collins had been a red-headed spitfire in her day, but now it seems that life has doused the fire out of Cruz Huntley's "leona"; except that she's not his lioness any more. Maybe she never was, nevertheless, she's back in Copper Creek and they are going to have to find a way to get along, since she just inherited her grandmother's peach orchard and he is the orchard manager.

    Zoe Collins is determined to make a fresh start, finally summoning the courage to leave her arrogant, over possessive boyfriend; hopeful that she might be able to raise her four year old daughter on the land of her legacy. She just never counted on having to face Cruz again so soon. He held her young heart in his hands and dropped it, but that was five years ago. Can they put their differences aside when there is still such a gaping secret between them? So much is at stake.

    When circumstances take a turn for the worse, Zoe can practically hear her grandmother's words of faith whispered softly in her ear, " He's got me this far. I guess He can carry me the rest of the way". Enjoy Denise Hunter's ability to weave a somewhat predictable story into one that has a remarkable ending!
  2. 3 Stars Out Of 5
    OK Read
    November 8, 2017
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    This review was written for Blue Ridge Sunrise - eBook.
    Blue Ridge Sunrise is what I have come to expect with a Denise Hunter book. Always great on the chemistry! I enjoyed reading it, but it wasn't a book that I couldn't put down. I felt that the relationship with Kyle and Zoe was a little unbelievable. She had been with him for four years and when she came back to her home town, all of the sudden she realized what a bad person he was? I didn't buy that part of the story. I was interested enough to finish the story but it didn't live up to Denise Hunter's other books.

    I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest opinion.
  3. 4 Stars Out Of 5
    blue ridge sunrise
    November 7, 2017
    a walk through the pages
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    Denise Hunter's latest book is named, Blue Ridge Sunrise. On the opening pages, you find Zoe Collins heading back to her hometown of Cooper Falls, Georgia, with her young daughter, Gracie. The reason for her return is, unfortunately, to attend her grandmother's funeral. Zoe had left town five years ago, both to pursue her music career in Nashville and to hide the fact that she was pregnant!

    Zoe soon learns that Cruz Huntley, a friend from her past, is managing the peach orchard, that her grandmother left to Zoe in her will. In light of the fact that Zoe and Cruz would most likely be seeing each other on a daily basis, Zoe knows that she must reveal her secret to Cruz. He is the father of her daughter, Gracie! Once both Zoe and Cruz are able to handle this revelation, they find another problem waiting for them. Due to the current financial state of the orchard, Zoe is planning to host a big sale at the local Peach Fest; however, as she looks out, over her property, one evening before the sale, she sees her barn ablaze. It is being consumed by fire!

    As Zoe, Cruz and local officials attempt to discover who is at fault; unfortunately, they discover a man from Zoe's pas,t whom she would rather forget. Hold on, through this fast-paced ending, when you will discover who is attempting to bring Zoe to her knees!
  4. Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    Blue Ridge Sunrise
    November 4, 2017
    Angela Suzanne
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 3
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 3
    I had mixed feelings about this book. At points I liked it, reading about Cruz and Zoe getting another chance. But at other points, I didn't really like it, as scenes moved from one to the other so quickly. Because a chunk of the book was written when they were in high school or just out of high school, it felt more like a young adult novel to me. Even for the rest of the book, they were in their early to mid-twenties. The faith aspect of the book was very minimal which was alright except that it felt nonchalant and only cropped up when the characters were in trouble mostly. However, I liked that I got to see their past relationship instead of just reading about it from what they reveal in the present.
  5. Age: 55-65
    Gender: Female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great Story
    October 31, 2017
    Helen M
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: Female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Blue Ridge Sunrise, by Denise Hunter, is book one in A Blue Ridge Romance series. Zoe left home five years earlier and joined a band with her current boyfriend Kyle. Kyle, Zoe and her young daughter returned home for her grandmother's funeral. They had not planned to stay, but when the will was read, Zoe found out she was the new owner of her grandmother's orchard. After a disagreement, Kyle left and Zoe was alone in Copper Creak with her daughter. She had no vehicle and no money.

    When Zoe decided to run the orchard, she found out the orchard is financially hurting and her ex-boyfriend, Cruz, is now the manager. In an effort to turn the orchard's finances around, Zoe and her crew clean up a building and converted it to a shop. Just as it was getting ready to open, the shop burned and Zoe is suspected of burning it for insurance money.

    This is a really good story. It is fast paced and had a lot of action and suspense in the story. The story also has a little romance without getting overwhelming. The parts in the story that I really enjoyed were the memories Zoe had of her grandmother. The other things that stands out in the book is when Zoe realizes that her life cannot be planned by any man, or even herself. God is the one that has plans for her. I think anyone who enjoys reading contemporary fiction stories will enjoy this book.

    I received a copy of this book from the publisher through BookLook Bloggers. This is my honest review.
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