Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Innocent: A Book Review

About The Book:

She longs for peace--for her land and her heart--but can it truly be found at Harmony Hill?
Carlyn Kearney has spent two lonely years not knowing whether to mourn or to hope after she receives word from the Union Army that her husband is missing. When the war ends without further word, Carlyn finds herself penniless, in debt, and forced from her home. With nowhere else to go, she seeks refuge at the Shaker village of Harmony Hill.

The Shakers profess peace through simple living, but to Carlyn, the Shaker life seems anything but simple. When mysterious deaths disturb the peace of the village, Carlyn falls under intense scrutiny. Can a kind sheriff help her expose the true culprit?

Bestselling author Ann H. Gabhart invites fans back to Harmony Hill for a story laced with intrigue, romance, and heart.

You can read an excerpt of The Innocent here, in PDF format

You can access a book group study guide here, in PDF format

About The Author:

Ann H. Gabhart is the bestselling author of several Shaker novels--The OutsiderThe BelieverThe SeekerThe Blessed, and The Gifted--as well as Angel SisterSmall Town GirlLove Comes Home, Words Spoken True, and The Heart of Hollyhill series. She lives with her husband a mile from where she was born in rural Kentucky. Learn more at

My Review:

I have read a number of author, Ann H. Gabhart's novels and with each one I get more and more impressed with her writing. The style flows nicely, has great story lines and characters that you find yourself rooting for and I absolutely love the character development. It was no different with her most recent release, The Innocent. This was an intriguing novel, and I found myself not wanting to getting anything else done but read it, including reading late into the night! A great read that I highly recommend! 

BUY IT: You can purchase The Innocent at your favorite 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 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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