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Review and Giveaway: Engraved on the Heart by Tara Johnson July 24, 2018

Filed under: Book Reviews,Uncategorized — Melissa Finnegan @ 6:20 pm
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Reluctant debutante Keziah Montgomery lives beneath the weighty expectations of her staunch Confederate family, forced to keep her epilepsy secret for fear of a scandal. As the tensions of the Civil War arrive on their doorstep in Savannah, Keziah sees little cause for balls and courting. Despite her discomfort, she cannot imagine an escape from her familial confines—until her old schoolmate Micah shows her a life-changing truth that sets her feet on a new path . . . as a conductor in the Underground Railroad.

Dr. Micah Greyson never hesitates to answer the call of duty, no matter how dangerous, until the enchanting Keziah walks back into his life and turns his well-ordered plans upside down. Torn between the life he has always known in Savannah and the fight for abolition, Micah struggles to discern God’s plan amid such turbulent times.

Battling an angry fiancé, a war-tattered brother, bounty hunters, and their own personal demons, Keziah and Micah must decide if true love is worth the price . . . and if they are strong enough to survive the unyielding pain of war.

My thoughts and giveaway:

What a beautiful cover. This book drew me in just by looking at it.

I have never read anything by Tara before but I will gladly do so again.

I loved this sneek peek at the Underground Railroad. Keziah’s heart for others was so strong.

Micah is a stubborn man who has the some kind heart as Keziah but holds back his own feelings for Keziah.

Keziah’s family frustrated me to no end. But the author did a wonderful job developing these characters as well.

I would say it was about half way through the book before I felt totally invested but then I couldn’t put it down and had to see how it would all work out.

If you like books set int he civil war era I have no doubt you will enjoy this book.

Visit Tara here.

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

Leave a comment by July 31st for your chance to win a copy of this book. 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. 


14 Responses to “Review and Giveaway: Engraved on the Heart by Tara Johnson”

  1. anxious58 Says:

    Love the story line and the review is great.

  2. Karen Spiegel Says:

    I love Civil war stories! I would like to win this book!!!

  3. agboss777 Says:

    Thanks for your review! I have heard great things about this book. I love reading Christian historical fiction and the Civil War is one of my favorite time periods to read. Thanks for a chance to win a copy of Engraved on the Heart!
    ~Alison Boss

  4. wendynewcomb Says:

    This sounds like a wonderful story, thank you for the chance to win a copy.

    wfnren at aol dot com

  5. Winnie Thomas Says:

    I’ve had my eye on this book. I’d love to win a copy. Thanks for the review.

    whthomas13 at yahoo dot com

  6. lib1lady Says:

    The cover of this book is beautiful. Can’t wait to see what’s inside.
    Janet E.

  7. My favorite…Civil War Era. Thank you for the chance.

  8. carylkane Says:

    Wonderful review, Melissa! Thank you for the chance to win a copy.


  9. lorsna Says:

    This cover is breathtaking! I also haven’t read anything by Tara yet, but I love historical fiction, and this sounds like a good plot. I would love to read Micah and Keziah’s story. Thanks for the chance!

  10. Trixi Says:

    I was drawn to the book just by the cover, your review convinced me it’s one I would enjoy too! Thanks for the giveaway chance.

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