Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Where Wild Roses Bloom by Angela K. Couch, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: Where Wild Roses Bloom
Series: Heart of a Mountie #1
Author: Angela K. Couch
Publisher: Smitten Historical Romance
Release Date: March 15, 2022
Genre: Historical Romance, Christian
When Lenora Perry’s dream of becoming an acclaimed singer dies a painful death, she attempts to escape her mistakes by fleeing north—directly into the path of an all-too-dashing Mountie. Though the man in scarlet appears eager to be rid of her, his home provides security, and his sister offers friendship—two things Lenora is desperate for after discovering her pregnancy. With the past dogging her footsteps and her future uncertain, dare she consider new dreams?
Upholding the law makes up the fabric of Constable Edmond Bryce’s existence. As his five years of service draw to an end, he must decide whether or not to continue in his father’s footsteps—an increasingly difficult decision now that Miss Perry has infiltrated his life. Though she’s the daughter of a parson and a close friend to his sister, Edmond can’t push aside the feeling that Lenora hides more than she tells. But duty calls, leaving little time for matters of the heart.
IN MY OPINION
I’d venture to guess most Americans don’t have too much knowledge about early Canadian life or Canadian law. And for that, I apologize to our friends to the north because this history is just as fascinating as our own.
In Where Wild Roses Bloom, Angela K. Couch immerses readers in the land, the hardships, and the life of a Mountie with a healthy dose of romance and suspense to make the story even more savory.
Lenora has made mistakes and has to learn to trust in God’s forgiveness as well as to forgive herself. Edmond’s life centers around what is right vs what is wrong. He sees the world in black and white, but when Lenora enters his and his sister’s lives, his preconceived notions are tested.
What I appreciated most about Couch’s book is the fact that whether we’ve lived upright lives or whether we have a past, we are all the same in God’s eyes. No matter what we’ve done or where we’ve turned away from Him, He welcomes us back with grace and redemption.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
To keep from freezing in the Great White North, Angela K. Couch cuddles under quilts with her laptop. Winning short story contests, being a semi-finalist in ACFW’s Genesis Contest, and a finalist in the International Digital Awards also helped warm her up. As a passionate believer in Christ, her faith permeates the stories she tells. Her martial arts training, experience with horses, and appreciation for good romance sneak in there, as well. When not writing, she stays fit (and warm) by chasing after five munchkins.
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