REBUILDING HER LIFE by Ruth Logan Herne - A Reader's Opinion
A Reader's Opinion
A touching story of coming home, acceptance, and second chances.
Ruth Logan Herne has a talent for engaging the reader with true-to-life characters and situations. Not only isn't tragedy not shied away from in Rebuilding Her Life, it is the foundation upon which Jess, Shane, and all the other characters find their inner strength and build anew.
Like other books I've enjoyed by this author, I quickly connected with the people and their plights. It is easy to sympathize with their hardships while wondering how I'd react to the same situations. Shane won big bonus points with me for his generosity of forgiveness and tolerance, and for his hopeful outlook of the future. Likewise, Jess is someone relatable whose journey shows us that sometimes the life we always thought we should have isn't always what we necessarily want or need.
This is a quick, easy, and enjoyable read that moves along at a nice pace. I found myself transported to the small town of Kendrick Creek in Tennessee and could easily visualize the surroundings, from the thick forests and icy roads to the burned out remains left by the fire.
A sweet and tender inspirational romance, Rebuilding Her Life, is certain to please readers who enjoy an uplifting story.
Rebuilding Her Life
Kendrick Creek, Book 1
Coming home isn’t always easy…in this novel from USA TODAY bestselling author Ruth Logan Herne.
Faced with a decades-old mistake, can she find forgiveness?
After a fire devastates her hometown, Dr. Jess Bristol returns to save her mother’s clinic—and comes face-to-face with her high school sweetheart. Over twenty years ago, Jess helped put Shane Stone in jail…and later learned he was innocent. Now they must work together to restore their town. Though Shane has put his past behind him, can the adoptive single father forgive the woman he once loved?
From Harlequin Love Inspired: Uplifting stories of faith, forgiveness and hope.
Genre: Contemporary Christian Romance
Release: March 30, 2021
Type: Novel (163pp)
Publisher: Harlequin Love Inspired
Format Read: Paperback
Source: Reader's personal library
Reviewed by: MK
Content Rating: 1 Heart—Aww! This is a clean read appropriate for all audiences. May have sweet, clean kisses.
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