Thursday, April 29, 2010

She Walks In Beauty Book Review & Giveaway!

About The Book:

During New York City's Gilded Age...
The game is played amid banquets and balls.
The prize is a lifetime of wealth and privilege.
The rules will test friendships and
the desires of a young woman's heart.
Clara Carter is the social season's brightest star...
but at what cost?

For a young society woman seeking a favorable marriage, so much depends on her social season debut. Clara Carter has been given one goal: secure the affections of the city's most eligible bachelor. Debuting means plenty of work--there are corsets to be fitted, dances to master, manners to perfect. Her training soon pays off, however, as celebrity's spotlight turns Clara into a society-page darling.
Yet Clara soon wonders if this is the life she really wants. Especially when she learns her best friend has also set her sights on Franklin De Vries. When a man appears who seems to love her simply for who she is and gossip backlash turns ugly, Clara realizes it's not just her marriage at stake--the future of her family depends on how she plays the game.

About The Author:
Siri Mitchell is the author of nearly a dozen novels, among them the critically acclaimed Christy Award finalists Chateau of Echoes and The Cubicle Next Door. A graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in business, she has worked in many different levels of government. As military spouse, she has lived in places as varied as Tokyo and Paris. Siri currently lives in the DC-metro area. Visit www.sirimitchell.com
 
My Review:

This book is a beautifully written book that encorporates exquisite historical accuracy. Both storylines and characters are well developed and Mitchell's style of writing kept my interest throughout the book. I was very sad when this book ended and I look forward to reading more books by Siri Mitchell (this was the first of her's that I had read). I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!

BUY IT: You can purchase She Walks In Beauty by Siri Mitchell online here, directly from Bethany House


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***Thank you to Julie at Graf-Martin and Bethany House for providing me with a complimentary copy of this book for the purpose of an original and honest review on this blog***

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