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Lonestar Angel by Colleen Coble April 9, 2012

Filed under: Book Review — pattyleblanc @ 3:26 am
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 Summary: Five years ago Eden and Clay Larson’s baby was stolen and never found. Eden blamed herself, Clay lost himself in work. Their young and rocky marriage ended. Or so Eden thought.

Now Eden has moved to a new town. She has found faith and is trying to rebuild her life. She’s even dating again–a sweet guy who plans to marry her someday. But then Clay arrives out of the blue and delivers shocking news: they’re still married. What’s more, Clay has ben searching for Brianna all this time. And he believes he has found her: their daughter is in Bluebird, Texas, at a youth ranch.

To uncover the truth, Eden and Clay sign on as counselors at Bluebird Ranch. Working together, they rediscover their love for each other. But danger is closing in–Eden, Clay, and their young charges are in jeopardy. As they fight to save their family, Eden realizes sthat God has been fighting for them all along. And His plans are for a more abunant life than they’ve dared to hope.

Author Bio: Author Colleen Coble’s forty novels and novellas have won or finaled in awards ranging from the Romance Writers of America prestigious RITA, the Holt Medallion, the ACFW Book of the Year, the Daphne du Maurier, National Readers’ Choice, the Booksellers Best, and the 2009 Best Books of Indiana-Fiction award. She writes romantic mysteries because she loves to see justice prevail and love begin with a happy ending. She isthe author of several romantic suspense series including the Mercy Falls, Lonestar, and Rock Harbor series. She lives with her husband, Dave, in Indiana.

My Review: I have read many novels by Colleen Coble and loved every one of them. This one is no different. The main characters are Eden and Clay. They were once married, until their daughter was kidnapped and the relationship just couldn’t handle the pressures of it all. Eden moved to get away from it all and go forward with her life. Just as she is preparing to begin a new relationship in a new town, Clay returns to tell Eden that they are still married and he thinks their daughter is still alive. In order to find her, Clay and Eden take off on an adventure at a youth ranch. What they find as they spend time there is a very tangled web of connections to family that they would never have dreamed of. Will their lives ever be the same again? How will they make it through these trials? They both find that God has been with them every step of the way even when they were not aware of it.

I would definitely recommend this book. It is full of plenty of suspense, some romance, friendships, and family. The characters are loveable. Each of them made me want to cheer them on as they went through trials. Also, just like a scary movie, I wanted to holler out to them not to make the next move they were about to make. Colleen Coble never disappoints when she writes a novel. Once again, that is the case with Lonestar Angel.

I received a copy of this book to read and review from Amazon. My review is not biased by the fact that I was given this book. I HONESTLY read and review any book whether bought or given to me. If I did not like the book I would definitely not give a rave review or recommend it.