Swept Away – Book Review
One of my favorite delights each month is curling up with the latest book in the Quilts Of Love series from Abingdon Press – a standalone series of contemporary and historical novels by some of the most talented Christian writers in publishing today.
This month’s selection – Swept Away by Laura V. Hilton and Cindy Loven – is an enjoyable contemporary romance that fans of the series will love!
Swept Away takes us to the Appalachians and into the lives of teacher Sara Jane Morgan and her beloved grandmother.
Sara Jane lost her parents when she was young and her grandmother spent her life caring for her. Now, the roles are reversing as her grandmother is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s – but Grandma is not going down without a fight.
Grandma is determined to ensure that Sara Jane is provided for – so she decides to play matchmaker! She hires Andrew Stevenson – an artisan broom-maker who is moonlighting as a handyman to pay the bills – in the hopes that he will sweep Sara off her feet.
Of course, as you would imagine, the matchmaking process doesn’t go quite as smoothly as Grandma would like. Sara suspects that Andrew isn’t exactly who he appears to be, which leads her to go digging into his past…
Woven into the fabric of each story in this series is a quilt, and in Swept Away, Grandma is teaching Sara to quilt as she races against the clock to complete the Ballad Quilt she started as a teenager.
Swept Away is a fun story to read, but it also touches upon many important issues and themes that readers will relate to.
This book is another winner from the folks at Abingdon Press and Quilts Of Love.
I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars.
Quilts Of Love Series
The Quilts Of Love series focuses on women who quilt all types of stories about their family histories. A new book releases each month and features contemporary and historical romances as well as women’s fiction and the occasional light mystery. You will be drawn into the endearing characters of this series and be touched by their stories.
About The Authors
Laura V. Hilton is an award-winning author and a professional book reviewer. A stay-at-home mom and home school teacher, Laura lives with her family in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.
Cindy Loven is active in the church and writes from her home in Conway, Arkansas, where she lives with her husband and their son.
For More Information
- Visit the Swept Away Blog Tour Page.
- Visit the Quilts Of Love Website.
- Swept Away is available on Amazon.
Other Books In The Quilts Of Love Series
If you are looking for a wonderful series of books to read, where each book is written by a different author and each book stands alone (the unifying theme across the books is the concept of quilts) – I highly recommend The Quilts Of Love Series To You!
Here are the books I have reviewed in the Quilts Of Love series:
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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Abingdon Press for review purposes. The opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.
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