I thoroughly enjoyed this historical romance set just before the Civil War at West Point. Siri Mitchell did a great job researching and bringing the era to life. It took me a few chapters to get into the story, but then it took off at a good pace. This novel rotates between the main characters POV, but they are very unique and easy to differentiate. I especially enjoyed watching Lucinda's story unfold and her character grow throughout.
The themes of redemption and grace are prominent in this story, and the faith elements are woven in very well. There is also a lot of humor and lightheartedness from the supporting cast. I would recommend this book to readers who enjoy romance and Civil War era novels.
Why am I waiting? I'm actually not waiting. I got this book through Netgalley and started it last night. I have really enjoyed Siri Mitchell's most recent books. This one is set at West Point in the 1800's. looks like it will be a nice Valentine's Day read.
My library is great at purchasing the books I request for Overdrive. Here are their most recent purchases.
I'm very thankful for a library that tries to buy what it patrons want to read. If you enjoy reading on an ereader, check your local library's Overdrive program. It has saved me lots of time and money.