Author Dorothy Love is an expert in the art of dramatic suspense. While by no means a thriller, she keeps the reader on the edge of her seat through the longings of Carrie's heart and the twisting, turning plot that plagues Carrie throughout the story. The perfect pacing and the cries of Carrie's heart draw the reader completely into the story.
I want to be Carrie Daly's best friend. Talented and generous, kind yet headstrong, she's the kind of person I want to have on my side. That she's capable of seeking the truth in any situation and is patient enough to do so means that she has much to teach me. Daly became so real during the reading of this book that I could see myself inviting her over for a baking marathon, and how often can you say that you're friends with the characters?
Dorothy Love's work is new to me, but it won't be for much longer, for I'm heading off to find more. If you want more out of your next read than an escape from your own kitchen, pick up a copy of Beauty for Ashes - it won't disappoint.
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I received a free copy of Beauty for Ashes from LitFuse Publicity in exchange for an honest review.
About author Dorothy Love ...
Before returning to her writing roots in historical fiction, Dorothy Love published twelve novels for young adults. Her work has garnered numerous honors from the American Library Association, the Friends of American Writers, the International Reading Association, the New York Public Library, and many others. The Hickory Ridge Novels mark her Christian fiction debut.
For more about Dorothy visit her website,www.dorothylovebooks.We're thrilled to announce the fun giveaway Dorothy is hosting! First, she'll be giving away a Kindle Fire (3/1-3/20), then on the evening of the 20th she's inviting everyone to her Facebook Author Page for a fun Author Chat party! Don't miss a minute of the fun ... sigh.
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One beautiful winner will receive:
- A Brand new Kindle Fire with Wi-Fi
- Beauty for Ashes by Dorothy Love
- Beyond All Measure by Dorothy Love
|Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends 3/20/12. Winner will be announced at Dorothy's Facebook Author Chat Party on 3/20. Come for an evening of chat, trivia, and a sneak peek at the next book in Dorothy's Hickory Ridge series - bring your friends! She'll also be giving away some GREAT prizes: gift certificates, books and a stunning sapphire ring!|
So grab your copy of Beauty for Ashes and join Dorothy and friends on the evening of March 20th for an evening of fun.