Monday, May 2, 2016

Room for Hope - Kim Vogel Sawyer

Publisher:  WaterBrook
Pages:  352
Pub Date:  February 16, 2016

From Amazon:

In a desperate time, can Neva find forgiveness for a grievous wrong—and make room for hope?
Neva Shilling has a heavy load of responsibility while her husband travels to neighboring communities and sells items from his wagon. In his absence, she faithfully runs the Shilling Mercantile, working to keep their business strong as the Depression takes its toll, and caring for their twins.
When a wagon pulls up after supper, Neva and her children rush out—and into the presence of the deputy driving a wagon carrying three young children. The deputy shocks her with the news that Warren and his wife have died, insisting it was their last request that the three children go live with “Aunt Neva.”
Neva’s heart is shattered as she realizes that Warren’s month-long travels were excuses for visits with his secret family. She wants nothing more than to forget Warren, but can she abandon these innocent children to an orphanage? Yet if she takes them in, will she ever be able to see them as more than evidence of her husband’s betrayal and love them the way God does?

My Thoughts:

I cannot even imagine what Neva goes through after her husband passes away!  To think you know someone so well, only to find out later that they were living a double life would be devastating.

Kim Vogel Sawyer is a well-known christian author and many readers always eagerly anticipate her next book.  In this case, Room for Hope did not disappoint!  Strong writing, well developed characters, everything you have come to know and expect from Sawyer.  This book would make a great gift item; pick up a copy, along with a box of tea, and surprise gift a friend with this super fast read!

I give this book 4 stars and highly recommend it.

About the Author,  Kim Vogel Sawyer:

Award-winning, bestselling author Kim Vogel Sawyer wears many hats. As a wife, mother, grandmother, song-singer, cat-petter, and active participant in her church’s music and women’s ministries, her life is happily full. But her passion lies in penning stories that share the hope we can all possess when we place our lives in God’s capable hands. She and her retired military hubby live on the beautiful plains of Kansas, the setting for many of Kim’s books. In her free time, she enjoys quilting, traveling with “The Hubs,” and spoiling her quiverful of granddarlings.

**I was given a copy of this book in exchange of my honest review**

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