Saturday, March 7, 2015

The Trouble with Patience: A Book Review

About The Book:

Patience Cavanaugh has lost hope in romance. The man she yearned to marry is dead and her dreams are gone with him. Now she is consumed with restoring a dilapidated boardinghouse in order to support herself. 

Despite Patience's desire for solitude, Jedediah Jones, the local marshal with a reputation for hanging criminals, becomes an ever-looming part of her life. It seems like such a simple arrangement: She needs someone with a strong back to help her fix up the boardinghouse. He needs a dependable source of food for himself and his prisoners. But as she gets to know this "hanging lawman," Patience finds there is far more to him than meets the eye--and it could destroy their tenuous relationship forever.

With a keen eye for historical detail and a deft hand at romantic tension, Maggie Brendan invites you to a Montana gold rush boomtown, where vices and virtues are on full display and love is lying in wait.

You can read an excerpt of this book here, in PDF format.

About The Author:

Maggie Brendan is the bestselling author of the Heart of the West and The Blue Willow Brides series. Winner of the 2014 Book Buyers Best Award (OCC/RWA) for inspirational fiction and the 2013 Laurel Wreath Award, she was a finalist for the 2013 Published Maggie Award of Excellence and the 2013 Heart of Excellence Readers' Choice Award. To learn more, visit

My Review:

Oh Patience and Jedidiah are absolutely my most favorite characters of any fiction I have read this year! They were so fun to read about and what their interactions throughout the book. It was delightful to watch their relationship and I absolutely love a strong female character in a fiction book. The book was a quick read, and very easy to read. Perfect for a weekend read with a cup of tea and cozy blanket! 

I highly recommend this book and I give it a huge thumbs up!

BUY IT: You can purchase The Trouble with Patience at your favorite local Christian book retailer, from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Revell Reads Blogger Program, 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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