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Thursday, November 19, 2009

BOOK REVIEW: A Measure of Mercy (Home To Blessing, Book One) by Lauraine Snelling

Fans of Lauraine Snelling will be thrilled to get their hands on her newest book, A Measure of Mercy, the first in her Home To Blessing Series.

Astrid Bjorklund has a natural gift for medicine and dreams of becoming a doctor. At 18 years of age, she has her whole life ahead of her and is hopeful about her future in medicine.

When tragedy strikes Astrid’s family, her plans to attend medical school become impossible. Astrid gives up her dreams of studying in the big city and resigns herself to studying under the beloved Dr. Elizabeth, who has already given her much practical hands on experience.

Just when Astrid thinks she has her life figured out, an attractive man from the past returns to Blessing and makes known his desire to court her. Astrid has mixed emotions and finds herself in an emotional struggle when the opportunity arises for her to go to Chicago. She’s attracted to her suitor and their new relationship is full of promise - but she also wants to live out her life long dream of becoming a doctor.

Heart wrenching decisions face Astrid as she feels forced to choose between her love for a man and her love of medicine. This heart-felt romance from Lauraine Snelling, will leave her readers anxiously awaiting Book Two in this series.

This book was provided free for review by Bethany House Publishers


Cafe Lily said...

Testing to see if my comments page works!

~Cindy~ said...

a comment is posted!!

~Cindy~ said...

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