About the Book
When Jennifer Rushmore accepts a brooding bachelor’s job offer to act as coordinator for the restoration of his family’s historic doctor’s house (White), apothecary (Widow) and log cabin (Witch) in a rural Georgia community, little does she know it’s her own heart that will undergo the greatest renovation. Three stories. Three centuries. Three lessons on the healing of the heart. And one buried mystery that threatens their redemption.
White: As historic preservationist Jennifer and brooding bachelor Michael restore his ancestors’ historic doctor’s residence in a rural Georgia community, they uncover the 1920s-era prejudice and secrets that caused Michael’s branch to fall off the family tree. Recent graduate Jennifer is determined to fulfill her first professional position with integrity even if her employer lacks a proper appreciation of history. Far more challenging—and sinister—than the social landscape of Hermon are the strange accidents hinting that someone doesn’t want them on the Dunham property. Yet Michael’s and Jennifer’s own pasts pose the biggest obstacles to laying a fresh foundation of family and community.
About the Author
In addition to The Restoration Trilogy, native Georgian Denise Weimer is the author of numerous magazine articles about her home state, romantic novella Redeeming Grace, The Georgia Gold Series (Sautee Shadows, The Gray Divide, The Crimson Bloom, and Bright as Gold). Bright as Gold won the 2015 John Esten Cooke Award for authentic Southern literature. She holds a journalism degree with a minor in history from Asbury University, is a wife and swim mom of two daughters, and always pauses for coffee, chocolate and old houses.
Denise Weimer has written a captivating novel that is both contemporary and historical in nature. Jennifer Rushmore, a historic preservationist, is about to graduate and has landed a job restoring Michael Johnson’s ancestral home. While working on the renovation, the old home, it appears that someone does not want Jennifer to be there and family background that Michael did not know about is brought to light. With a somewhat cliff-hanger ending, leading to the next book in the series, this well-written story, with enjoyable characters, will captivate readers that enjoy novels with a rich and deep history.
Series: The Restoration Trilogy
Genre: contemporary, historical, southern
Publisher: Canterbury House
Publication date: March 15, 2016
Number of pages: 224
Content Rating: PG, reference to violence and unjust behavior towards blacks
Book Rating: 5 stars
Other books in the series:
2-Widow (coming 2016)
3- Witch (coming 2016)
A review copy of this book was provided by CelebrateLit.
In honor of the White Celebration Tour, Denise is giving away a print copy of WHITE: Book One of The Restoration Trilogy, a $15 Starbucks card to representing the coffee-loving modern heroine, and a vintage hat to represent the historical heroine. Click to enter.
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