About the Book
Her only chance of getting home is trusting the man she hates. With the protestant Elizabeth on the throne of England and her family in shambles, Catholic maiden Gwyneth seeks refuge in the Low Countries of Holland, hoping to soothe her aching soul. But when the Iconoclastic Fury descends and bloodshed overtakes her haven, she has no choice but to trust the rogue who arrives, promising to see her safely home to her uncle's castle. She doesn't dare to trust him...and yet doesn't dare to refuse her one chance to preserve her own life and those of the nuns she rescues from the burning convent.
Dirk Godfrey is determined to restore his honor at whatever cost. Running from a tortured past, Dirk knows he has only one chance at redemption, and it lies with the lovely Gwyneth, who hates him for the crimes she thinks he committed. He must see her to safety, prove to the world that he is innocent, prove that her poor eyesight is not the
only thing that has blinded her but what is he to do when those goals clash? The home Gwyneth knew is not what she once thought. When a dark secret and a twisted plot for power collide in a castle masquerading as a haven, the saint and the sinner must either dare to hold to hope...or be overcome.
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About the Author
Rachelle Rea plots her novels while driving around the little town she's lived in all her life in her dream car, a pick-up truck. An Oreo addict, she is also a homeschool graduate and retired gymnast. She wrote the Sound of Diamonds the summer after her sophomore year of college.
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Book two in Rachelle Rea’s Steadfast Love series, Sound of Silver, is a wonderful continuation of book one, Sound of Diamonds. This 16th century novel continues the story and somewhat complicated relationship between Dirk and Gwyn. Excellently written, with entertaining characters and a fun plot line, readers will enjoy this adventurous page-turning novel, as they find out what will happen next in the story, as well as in Dirk and Gwyn’s relationship and journey together. I would recommend this novel to readers that enjoy teen historical, romance novels.
Series: Steadfast Love
Genre: historical; romance; Christian; young adult
Publisher: WhiteFire Publishing
Publication date: October 15, 2015
Number of pages: 287
Other books in the series:
2-Sound of Diamonds
3-Sound of Emeralds (coming February 2016)
Category: Junior High+
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this novel was provided by Rachelle Rea Launch Team.
10/22/2015 07:53:45 am
Thanks for this review, Sydney! I love having you on the Launch team, and I'm really glad you enjoyed the second book in the series :)
Sydney @ Singing Librarian Books
10/22/2015 10:19:10 am
Thanks, Rachelle! Your books are great! Cannot wait for Sound of Emeralds!
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