Friday, May 3, 2013

Sweet Sanctuary: A Book Review

About The Book:

A Story of Hope and Love Set Against the Backdrop of World War II
Lydia Eldredge longs to provide sanctuary for her young son, Nicky. But a constant threat comes from Nicky's drug-addicted father, who wants the boy and seems willing to do whatever it takes to get him.
Dr. Micah Hatcher faithfully serves the immigrant population of Queens, New York. But under cover of darkness, he has a secret mission that challenges everything he thought he wanted out of life.
When Lydia and Micah's paths cross, they are suddenly wrapped up in each other's callings. Together, they seek a refuge of safety--for Nicky, for themselves, and for the needy people God puts into their lives. Amid turmoil and discord, can hope and love prevail?
About The Author:
Kim Vogel Sawyer is the author of nineteen novels, including several CBA and ECPA bestsellers. Her books have won the ACFW Book of the Year Award, the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence, and the Inspirational Readers Choice Award. Kim is active in her church, where she leads women's fellowship and participates in both voice and bell choirs. In her spare time, she enjoys drama, quilting, and calligraphy. Kim and her husband, Don, reside in central Kansas, and have three daughters and six grandchildren. She invites you to visit her Web site at for more information.
My Review:
Not only am I a fan of WWII fiction, but also of author Kim Vogel Sawyer, and have been for many years! So when one of my favorite authors writes a novel that takes place in one of my favorite eras of time, you know I would definitely be up for reviewing it! I am so glad I did.
Sweet Sanctuary is probably one of my favorite novels from Sawyer to date. I loved all the characters, felt the story flowed nicely and it was a great, quick read, perfect for a weekend of reading and a lovely cup of tea. I was immediately drawn into the storyline and my attention was kept throughout. There was even a few turns that I was not expecting but was pleasantly surprised. A great read that reminds us that God will do more then we ever think, and use us more than we ever thought, even when we doubt it. 
I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!
BUY IT: You can purchase Sweet Sanctuary at your favorite bookseller from Bethany, a division of Baker Publishing Group
***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications Inc., for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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