Elizabeth Edwards

5 Stars

November 21, 2017

Across the Blue by: Carrie Turnansky
Release Date: Februrary 20, 2018
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Multnomah 
Historical, Romance, Religious & Inspirational

(I need 2 give credit to "Amazon" for the blurb & photo of Carrie's amazing book!)

Isabella Grayson, the eldest daughter of a wealthy, English newspaper magnate, longs to become a journalist, but her parents don't approve. They want her to marry well and help them gain a higher standing in society. After she writes an anonymous letter to the editor that impresses her father, her parents reluctantly agree she can write a series of articles about aviation and the race to fly across the English Channel, but only if she promises to accept a marriage proposal within the year. When James Drake, an aspiring aviator, crashes his flying machine at the Grayson's new estate, Bella is intrigued. James is determined to be the first to fly across the Channel and win the prize Mr. Grayson's newspaper is offering. He hopes it will help him secure a government contract to build airplanes and redeem a terrible family secret. James wants to win Bella's heart, but his background and lack of social standing make it unlikely her parents would approve. If he fails to achieve his dream, how will he win the love and respect he is seeking? Will Bella's faith and support help him find the strength and courage he needs when unexpected events turn their world upside down?

(picture, blurb & social medias links were found on Carrie's "website")

About Carrie Turnansky:
Carrie Turansky is the award-winning author of eighteen inspirational romance novels and novellas. She has won the ACFW Carol Award, the International Digital Award, and the Crystal Globe Award. Her most recent releases are Waiting for His Return and Shine Like the Dawn. Across the Blue releases 2/20/18. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, Scott, who is a pastor, author, speaker and counselor. Carrie leads women’s ministry at her church, and when she is not writing she enjoys gardening, flower arranging, and cooking healthy meals for friends and family.

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I got this chance to read this beauty thanks to "Blogging For Books" I love reading book set back in the day, this one was set in 1909 in England, would love to travel there one day. So many of great scenes can be found with in this read, flight scenes, The English Channel, I will admit the cover did pull me in right off, I am new to Carrie's writing style. I am so glad I found her. I am so hooked now. Oh my goodness, I didn't realize