Love's Rescue: Keys of Promise, Large type, Large print  -     By: Christine Johnson
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Christian Romance Series / 2015 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 500
Vendor: Christian Romance Series
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.81 (inches)
ISBN: 162899620X
ISBN-13: 9781628996203
Series: Keys of Promise

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When her mother dies, Elizabeth Benjamin heads home to Key West, determined to transform herself into the perfect Southern belle her parents always wished her to be. But nothing goes according to plan. Her crippled brother resents her, the servants do not obey her, and Rourke O’Malley, the dashing man she vowed to forget, refuses to relinquish his hold on her heart. Worst of all, it becomes painfully obvious that her father is not the upright man he appears to be.

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  1. Horseshoe Bend, AR
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Love's REscue
    June 27, 2016
    Laura Hilton
    Horseshoe Bend, AR
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 0
    Value: 0
    Meets Expectations: 0
    LOVE'S RESCUE is Ms. Johnson's first book in her Keys of Promise series. At first I wasn't real sure what to think of it, as Elizabeth is a lady of means and being paraded among eligible bachelors to find an approved husband. Translation, a man of means who she doesn't love.

    When Elizabeth's father's clerk pays attention to her, her father is thrilled. After all this man owns a plantation even though he works as a clerk. Fantastic. Except Elizabeth loves another. A man who owns a wrecker business and is, according to her father, little more than a pirate.

    Secrets come to light and Elizabeth is torn between waiting for the man she loves or marrying to please her father... for reasons I won't share, but it is compelling. I wondered how on earth Elizabeth and Rourke would surpass the difficulties facing them. I had to keep reading to find out!
  2. Georgia
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    This Story Swept Me Away!
    March 1, 2016
    Patti Jo
    Georgia
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for #1: Love's Rescue.
    Author Christine Johnson has done a wonderful job with her book LOVE'S RESCUE. Set in Key West in 1850, the story follows Elizabeth Benjamin, a young woman from a wealthy family who'd been sent to Charleston to find a husband. Yet she cannot because her heart belongs to Rourke O'Malley, a dashing man who works as a wrecker on shipwrecked sailing vessels. As I read this fast-paced story, I was truly swept away into another time and place, and loved every minute! With vivid detail, plenty of action, and an emotionally-satisfying ending, this book will remain on my "keeper shelf" and I cannot wait to read the next one in the Keys of Promise series. FIVE STARS!!
  3. WA
    Gender: Female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    A Romantic adventure set in 1850's Key West
    August 6, 2015
    Karen R
    WA
    Gender: Female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for #1: Love's Rescue.
    A romantic tale full of adventure set in tropical Key West in the 1850's!

    Elizabeth Benjamin's future seems an uncertain one, as she is tossed about from the moment she steps aboard the ship to take her back home to Key West from Charleston. She must decide whom to please: her family or herself. There is so much pressure put on her by her father and great aunt to marry a suitable husband, that she can't seem to figure out which direction to turn. Until she reads her deceased mother's diary, and learns a family secret.

    The setting of this book intrigued me from the description of the islands surrounded by turquoise seas and coral sands, tropical temperatures, with ships on the horizon. It sounded exotic and beautiful. My favorite character was Captain Rourke, who has a lot of integrity, faith and constant love for Elizabeth despite how he is treated by her family. His first mate, John is a wonderful character too, with his loyal friendship and encouragement to remember that God is in control. The theme of forgiveness--giving and receiving--is a solid thread throughout, especially in Elizabeth's life, as she learns to extend grace to her father and receive forgiveness from her heavenly Father. The topic of slavery, and emancipation was an important story element as well.

    Recommend this to readers who enjoy Christian romance in a historical setting.

    (Thank you to Book Club Network and Revell for the book provided in exchange for my honest, unsolicited review.)
  4. Canada
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Good read!
    July 26, 2015
    Jenna
    Canada
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for #1: Love's Rescue.
    YAY for another great adventure read! Propelled along by many exciting peaks before hitting the climax, I never once got bored while reading Loves Rescue, the debut novel in the Keys of Promise series. It had me hooked from the beginning and kept me on my toes wondering what was going to happen next. From stormy seas, forbidden love, family secrets, to a strong message on forgiveness this book had it all. I couldnt have asked for more!

    Be sure to read the sneak peek at the end of the novel for the second instalment in this series. It sounds like another fabulous story!

    Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.
  5. 3 Stars Out Of 5
    Review from Rambles of a SAHM
    July 21, 2015
    Fitzysmom
    Quality: 3
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 3
    This review was written for #1: Love's Rescue.
    I really wanted to like this book. It had so many of the elements that I love in a good book. It is set in beautiful Key West following the Civil War which is not the usual setting for post Civil War era novels. It is a historical fiction/historical romance story with characters that have the potential to be interesting. There is even an element of mystery surrounding several of the events. With all of that I was set to enjoy a trip back to the deep south.

    Unfortunately I just didn't like the book. It would be easy to blame it on the offensive language used. But the truth is more that I just did not enjoy the character of Elizabeth Benjamin. I'm hoping that with subsequent books in the series I will warm up to the characters because I really think the story line is promising.

    I should clarify my statement on offensive language. The use of disparaging racial terms is historically accurate and I understand that completely. But the story is being written for a modern audience and leaving out the slurs would not have taken away from the story. It was not the main reason I was disenchanted with the novel but it did add to the discontent.

    I most likely will read the rest of the series because there are many elements that I like about this book. I would urge you to read other reviews on this book before you make your decision as others have really enjoyed the book.

    I received a copy of this book to facilitate my review.
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