About the Book
She stole his heart.
He stole her peace.
Can hope steal their pain?
At the age of eighteen, Lacey Carmichael was a wild girl bent on fun, promised to Jack Carmichael, a straight-and-narrow pastor’s kid bent on the seminary. When her father kicks her out of the house, she runs away from Isle of Hope, turning her back on everything she loves. Now, eight years later, she’s back as a woman of faith, hoping to make amends to the father she defied, the boyfriend she deserted, and the best friend she denied. Only the bridges she’s burned are still smoldering, kindled by an adulterous affair by Jack’s pastor father that damaged his son’s faith. But can a turning of tables—and hearts—lead the way back to “hope” for them all?
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About the Author
Julie Lessman, award-winning author of The Daughters of Boston, Winds of Change, and Heart of San Francisco series, was named American Christian Fiction Writers 2009 Debut Author of the Year and voted #1 Romance Author of the year in Family Fiction magazine’s 2012 and 2011 Readers Choice Awards. Julie has garnered 17 RWA and other awards and made Booklist’s 2010 Top 10 Inspirational Fiction. Her latest novel, Surprised by Love, appeared on Family Fiction magazine’s list of Top Ten Novels of 2014. Her indie book A Light in the Window is an International Digital Awards winner, a 2013 Readers' Crown Award winner, and a 2013 Book Buyers Best Award winner.
You can contact Julie and read excerpts from her books at www.julielessman.com, or through Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, or Pinterest, as well as sign up for her newsletter. Check out Julie’s group blog, The Seekers, Writers Digest 2013, 2014, and 2015 “Best 101 Websites for Writers,” and Julie’s own personal blog, Journal Jots, voted blog of the month in the Readers’ Choice poll of Book Fun Magazine.
Award winning author, Julie Lessman, has written a truly inspiring and beautiful novel in Isle of Hope. This story reaches out and touches the hearts of its readers, capturing and stealing their attention along the way. Readers will not want to put down this story of loss, hatred, betrayal, but most of all love and forgiveness between two neighbor families, especially two best friends. This story brings to light some of life’s greatest challenges, but with the love of God all can be overcome. I highly recommend this touching and spiritually uplifting story from Julie Lessman and greatly anticipate the next book in this series.
Series: Isle of Hope
Genre: contemporary, romance, Christian
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: October 15, 2015
Number of pages: 520
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of the book was provided by the author, Julie Lessman, via SLB Tours.
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