Today, we'd like to feature one of our newest authors, Julie Arduini. We released her first book, Entrusted, earlier this month, and the reviews thus far have been delightful.
Here's one of the latest:
"If you enjoy a sweet romance in a quaint village, you'll love Julie Arduini's debut novel. She fills the town with delightful and insightful characters. The story has a good balance of humor, wisdom and love. Buy this book, wrap up in a warm blanket with a cup of tea, and snuggle in for a great read." ~ 5 Stars
From the back cover:
Jenna Anderson, sassy city-girl, plows—literally—into Speculator Falls with a busted GPS, arriving in town as the new senior center director. She has only one goal—that of belonging no matter how out of place she appears and how angry she makes town councilman and grocer Ben Regan.
Her new life is so rural there are no traffic lights, and when she learns her car isn’t equipped to handle the mountain terrain, Ben’s grandmother offers her late husband’s vehicle, further alienating the local businessman.
As she endears herself to the seniors at the center and creates a vision full of ideas, programs, and equipment, she ruffles Ben’s plans to keep Speculator Falls void of change, including the store his grandfather built.
The two work through community events and shared heartbreak only to face off in a town council meeting where Ben publically rejects her proposal for the senior center, causing Jenna to react out of her fears about belonging.
She returns to Ohio where she realizes she needs to surrender her plans for the center and fears about belonging and trust her Heavenly Father when facing fear, change, loss, and love.
If you'd like an autographed copy of the Kindle version, request one at Authorgraph!
Working with Julie has been five stars as well. She's hard-working, agreeable, and has the most delightful outlook on life. She's truly a blessing to all of us. But we've all learned one important thing about her that we must share:
Just Don't Take Her Chocolate!
The woman is a chocoholic, so consider yourself warned.
This afternoon, we'll add some more fun here and on all the blogs, so be sure to pop back in after 3:30 p.m. (Eastern time). And tomorrow, the fun continues!
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