About the Book
What happens after salvation – when you’ve changed, but others don’t see it? Author Beth Troy addresses this question from the first page, which finds Lu Sokolowski – the engaging and relatable heroine from Troy’s redemptive debut novel, Lu – back in her hometown with her expectations of a new life, dashed.
Lu has returned to Dunlap’s Creek with a hope to stay, but she struggles to right the wrongs she’d left behind, build a career outside of writing, and move on from the man who has moved on from her.
Louisa is a modern faith story of life after salvation that openly explores:
• The disconnect between who we are and how others perceive us
• The struggle in speaking up for our beliefs
• The question of when to let go and when to fight
• The journey in claiming a new identity
In turns captivating and pointed, Louisa is a novel of a woman coming into the fullness of life God has for her. It’s for women who have experienced this for themselves and for women who doubt whether such a life exists. It’s for women who understand that a life of faith isn’t without struggle or mistakes. Louisa is about restoration – in its grit and glory.
About the Author
Beth Troy is a writer known for her modern take on Christian fiction through stories that portray an intuitive understanding of how women come to know and experience God. Her debut novel, Lu, was praised by readers for its wit, relatability, grit, and scriptural depth.
Beth lives in Ohio with her husband and three sons, and she teaches courses in Creativity and Women & Entrepreneurship at Miami University. You can read more about her writing and life at bethtroy.com.
Louisa, book two in Beth Troy’s Modern Faith series is an excellent addition to the series, picking up right where Lu left off and continuing the inspiring story. This story continues Lu’s journey as she returns home and shows how she struggles in figuring out her beliefs and where to stand, learning to let go or fight, and discovering and claiming her new identity. A story of struggle, and finding a fulfilling meaning to life, thorough struggles and mistakes will pull at the heartstrings of readers, as they easily relate to Lu and her life. This is another excellent story that readers will not soon forget.
Series: Modern Faith
Genre: Women’s fiction, contemporary
Publisher: Kingsbury Publishing
Publication date: August 10, 2020
Number of pages: 203
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Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, and authors, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited OR pre-ordered/purchased for review. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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