About the Book
A miracle once saved her life ~ will another give her a future?
Cyprus was little more than a child when a fall left her paralyzed…and when the boy known as the wonder-worker healed her. Ever since, she has wondered why the Lord spared her, what he has in store for her. But her pagan father thinks she was spared solely so she could be introduced to the wealthy wonder-worker, Nikolaos.
Nikolaos has never questioned that his call in life is to dedicate himself to the church and to God. Never, that is, until he and his cousin Petros meet the compelling Cyprus Visibullis. For years he struggles with the feelings she inspires…and with the sure knowledge that Petros loves her too.
Petros knows he will never be good enough for Cyprus’s father to consider him as a match for his favorite daughter–not as long as Nikolaos is there. But when tragedy strikes the Visibullis family, he will do anything to save his beloved. Unfortunately, his beloved is determined to do anything to save her sisters–even at the cost of herself.
As the festival of lights bathes their Greek city in beauty, Cyprus, Petros, and Nikolaos celebrate the miracle of their Savior’s birth together one last time. And in remembrance of their Lord’s greatest gift, one of them will make the ultimate sacrifice for the others…and a centuries-long tradition will be born.
About the Author
Roseanna M. White pens her novels beneath her Betsy Ross flag, with her Jane Austen action figure watching over her. When not writing fiction, she’s homeschooling her two children, editing and designing, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna’s novels range from biblical fiction to American-set romances to her new British series. She lives with her family in West Virginia.
Unlike her other novels, Roseanna M. White has written a beautiful and fascinating story in her Giver of Wonders. This story is about miracles, friendship, and love. White does a fantastic job of bringing the numerous characters to life in this delightful and inspiring story. Not only is it a tale of St. Nikolaos, but includes a story of her own ancestors. This story is not quite what I expected in terms of the story line, but White caught my attention and had me wanting to keep reading the story to find out what would happen next. I would recommend this novel to readers that enjoy historical romance and Christian holiday stories.
Genre: historical, romance, holiday, Christmas, Christian
Publisher: WhiteFire Publishing
Publication date: November 1, 2016
Number of pages: 322
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 4 stars
A review copy of this book was provided by the author via the Giver of Wonders Launch Team. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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