Reviewed by Rel Mollet
Love Finds You In Last Chance California
"Blending mystery and romance with the characters' multi layered spiritual journey makes for a satisfying and enjoyable read."
Alexia Travers adored her father and always imagined working with him
on their horse ranch. But with his sudden death, she is left alone in a
world that doesn't take kindly to women taking on a man's job. Battling
the bank, land hungry suitors and her own fears, Alexia dreads being unable
to fulfil her father's dream.
Accused of being an outlaw his first day in Last Chance doesn't bode well for Justin Phillips and his little boy, but he is determined to fulfill the last request of a friend.
When Justin and Alexia's paths intersect, their faith will be challenged and their future rewritten.
Summerside Press launched their Love Finds You line with the intention to set an inspiratonal love story in each of the 50 American states. With multiple authors writing a tale in a town with a unique name, this series is sure to gain many a faithful follower. In Love Finds You in Last Chance, California, Miralee Ferrell takes the reader back to 1877 with ease, drawing Alexia with depth and credibly establishing the conflict between her independant spirit and the social constraints of the day. Miralee constructs an easily imagined community from its well defined people to the scenery and beyond. The romance between Alexia and Justin is pleasing for its authentic dialogue and moments of real friction and frustration. Blending mystery and romance with the characters' multi layered spiritual journey makes for a satisfying and enjoyable read.
Rel Mollet is a lawyer, wife and mother of three young daughters and lives in Melbourne, Australia. Reading has been her passion since childhood. She is a Book Club Co-ordinator and has her own website ~ relzreviewz ~ dedicated to reviews and author interviews with the sole aim to support authors writing from a Christian worldview. She believes Sir Francis Bacon's (1561 - 1626) creed, "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body".