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Review and Giveaway: A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green March 19, 2018

Filed under: Book Reviews,Uncategorized — Melissa Finnegan @ 8:47 pm
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“A stunning story . . . . Green leaves no stone unturned in depth and detail and crafts a tale as passionate as the time period itself. A Refuge Assured and its enduring characters will leave you both speechless and satisfied by novel’s end.”
Laura Frantz, author of The Lacemaker

Fleeing One Revolution to the Aftermath of Another, She Seeks and Dreams of Peace

Lacemaker Vivienne Rivard never imagined her craft could threaten her life. Yet in revolutionary France, it is a death sentence when the nobility, and those associated with them, are forced to the guillotine. Vivienne flees to Philadelphia, but danger lurks in the French Quarter, as revolutionary sympathizers begin to suspect a young boy left in her care might be the Dauphin. Can the French settlement Asylum offer permanent refuge?

Militiaman Liam Delaney proudly served in the American Revolution, but now that the new government has imposed an oppressive tax that impacts his family, he barely recognizes the democracy he fought for. He wants only to cultivate his hard-won farm near Asylum, but he soon finds himself drawn into the escalating tension of the Whiskey Rebellion. When he meets a beautiful young Frenchwoman recently arrived from Paris, they are drawn together in surprising ways to fight for the peace and safety for which they long.

Giveaway and thought:

Any book that says Jocelyn Green I grab without even reading the back because I know I will love it. And it was true with this book.

This is a time that I never have given a lot of thought to, the French Revolution. What a horrible time for the French and even here in America the French weren’t always treated very well.

I loved how Jocelyn brought in some of our founding fathers, like Alexander Hamilton and George Washington.

The story itself is very well written and rich in character development. I adored Vivienne and Liam, both wonderful characters to spend time with.

If you love historical romance then I highly recommend this one.

Visit Jocelyn here. 

Grab your copy at your local bookstore, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or your favorite retailer.

Leave a comment by April 2nd for your chance to win a copy. One winner will be chosen by (U.S. addresses only. I will not replace books lost or damaged in the mail.)

A copy of this book was given to me by the publisher. All opinions are my own. 


13 Responses to “Review and Giveaway: A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green”

  1. anxious58 Says:

    Love a good romance.

  2. dedezoomsalot Says:

    Not entering the giveaway because I’m already fortunate enough to have a copy (but haven’t read it yet!) Just wanted you to know how much I enjoy reading your reviews!

  3. wendynewcomb Says:

    This sounds like a good story. I have read several of Jocelyn’s books and really enjoyed them. Thank you for the chance to win a copy.

    wfnren at aol dot com

  4. Lis K Says:

    I really loved her previous book, Mark of the King, and this one sounds excellent, too. Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. Paula Shreckhise Says:

    I, too read Mark of the King and loved it! I am really looking forward to reading this book! Thanks paulams49ATsbcglobalDOTnet

  6. lib1lady Says:

    Our church library readers love books by Jocelyn Green. Thanks for giving me the chance to win this book.
    Janet E.

  7. Trixi Says:

    This is already on my must-read list!! Thanks for your thoughts on it and the giveaway chance.

  8. Patty Says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed The Mark of the King, her release previous to this one… I am sure this one will be no different!

  9. Elly Cox Says:

    Been looking forward to this book!
    Elly -Indiana-

  10. lorsna Says:

    I am the opposite of one of the people below. I have borrowed it from my library, but don’t have a copy. Thanks for the chance!

  11. carylkane Says:

    I’m excited to read this one! Melissa, thank you for the chance.


  12. Terrill R. Says:

    I enjoyed The Mark of the King so much and have been looking forward to finally reading this one, as well.

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