Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for The Thorn Keeper by Pepper D. Basham, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: The Thorn Keeper
Series: Penned in Time #2
Author: Pepper D. Basham
Publisher: Vinspire Publishing
Release Date: February 28, 2016
Genre: Historical Romance
With her past in shambles, how can she fashion a future of hope?
Catherine Dougall’s past of manipulation has left her future in threads. With a new faith, she longs to take the remnants of her life and make something beautiful, but shame, societies’ judgments, and the natural consequences of an unplanned pregnancy test her newfound hope. Dr. David Ross doesn’t help either. His kindness, sacrifice, and tenderness tempt her to impossible dreams. A fallen woman doesn’t merit a fairytale.
David Ross has made every effort to keep his life above reproach. His passion for the sick pump fresh purpose through his choices, but without financial support to maintain his war hospital, all is lost. When his notorious aunt offers an easy solution, David is tempted to give in to her demands, but his growing affection for the reformed flirt, Catherine Dougall, unwinds the careful wall around his heart and offers an unexpected choice.
When the worst of war tears them apart, can love renew the memory of what was lost or will tragedy steal away their hope forever.
From the beautiful Derbyshire countryside to the trenches of World War One, Catherine and David must learn to trust in a God who designs a masterpiece out of brokenness and fashions hope in the most unlikely places.
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PENNED IN TIME SERIES
I recently told a friend that this Pepper Basham book is not a movie–it is a mini-series. Packed full of action, heart, and romance, The Thorn Keeper leaves an impact long after the final words are read. I adored Catherine’s journey of growth, as a person and in her faith. Bittersweet but beautiful, the romance between Catherine and David is one that I certainly won’t forget. And I’ll go ahead and warn you: I’ll likely be talking about it for a long time. It’s just so good! I truly enjoyed this book (and this series!), so I highly recommend it for fans of historical romances with a strong inspirational aspect. I also highly recommend it for emotional cheese puffs like myself.
I received complimentary copies of the books in this series. All expressed opinions belong to me.
David Ross. All of the heart eyes for Dave! Intelligent, introverted, and slightly ignorant when it comes to women, our beloved doctor certainly has his hands full with spunky Catherine. But his heart of gold and his gentle nature earns the BB Trophy. And he tastes like Christmas, so who can possibly compete with that?!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Pepper Basham is an award-winning author who writes romance peppered with grace and humor with southern Appalachian flair. Both her historical and contemporary novels have garnered recognition in the Grace Awards, Inspys, and ACFW Carol Awards. Her historical romance, The Thorn Healer, was a finalist in the 2018 RT Awards. Her most recent historical romance, My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge, showcases her Appalachian heritage and history, as well as her love for humor and family. She currently resides in the lovely mountains of Asheville, NC where she is the mom of five great kids, a speech-language pathologist to about fifty more, and a lover of chocolate, jazz, hats, and Jesus.
Pepper loves getting to know readers and other authors through social media outlets like Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. You may also learn more about her on her website at www.pepperdbasham.com
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(1) winner will receive all three Penned in Time novels in print or ebook format plus a stained glass dragonfly!
Be sure to check out each stop on the tour for more chances to win. Full tour schedule linked below. Giveaway will begin at midnight April 14, 2020 and last through 11:59 PM EST on April 21, 2020. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US mailing addresses only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.
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9 thoughts on “The Thorn Keeper: Review & Giveaway.”
I liked the review, thank you.
Thank you for reading! It’s a great book. In fact, the whole series is wonderful.
Good review. I love Pepper’s books but haven’t read these yet.
Great review this sounds like a great series. I love the covers.
YAY! Thank you so much! – JustRead Tours
Thanks again, Courtney!! I’m a big fan of enthusiasm and book boyfriends 🙂
I just love Pepper’s books. I had my library order these a while back.
Awesome review! Love Pepper’s writing.
Would love to read. Good review