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Review and Giveaway: A Hero for Miss Hatherleigh by Carolyn Miller April 6, 2019

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Can a very proper noble lady find a future with a fossil-hunting man of faith?

As the daughter of Viscount Aynsley, Caroline Hatherleigh knows every rule of society—and she’s always followed them precisely. It’s simply the way things are done in her world. When she visits south Devonshire and encounters a fossil-hunting scientist and his sister, her assumptions about what is right are shaken. She is suddenly confronted by questions she has never considered about the importance of friendship and faith—and her comfortable understanding about how the world works is thrown off balance.

Gideon Kirby loves science, and hunting down proof of past lives is a joy he won’t willingly give up. But his scientific leanings are being challenged by both his personal beliefs and by local smugglers in the Devonshire countryside. And every day his sister’s illness is becoming more desperate and her care grows more demanding. Adding a proper Viscount’s daughter to the mix is a complication Gideon never expected—especially since he has a secret that demands he stays far away from this young woman he’s falling for in order to protect his beloved sister.

When a mysterious stranger visits the village, that secret is set to be exposed, no matter how Gideon fights. Then tragedy strikes in a smugglers cave. And the threat of scandal may lead to broken hearts and passionless propriety. Will the shaky bond these two have managed to build be strong enough to overcome their differences—or will the trust they’ve withheld from each other end up tearing three lives apart?

My thoughts and giveaway:

I have enjoyed every book by Carolyn. I will say it took me awhile to get into this book. It wasn’t until around page fifty that I found myself not wanting to stop reading.

Carolyn is a master at creating a story world that seems very believable. I enjoyed the overlap from a previous series that Carolyn wrote. I gives the reader a new perspective on the scene.

I will say Caroline is a bit hard to like at first. She seems a bit selfish. But once we see her around Gideon and Emma the reader gets to see her in a new light and she seems much more likable.

Overall, another great book by Carolyn.

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Leave a comment by April 19th for your chance to win a copy of this book. One winner will be chosen by random.org. U.S. addresses only. I will not replace books lost or damaged in the mail. 

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

 

7 Responses to “Review and Giveaway: A Hero for Miss Hatherleigh by Carolyn Miller”

  1. I’ve found that as I get older, the young characters in books annoy me more! I wish there were more Christian fiction titles that have main characters around age 40ish.

  2. Karen Spiegel Says:

    Sounds like a good read.would like to win it.

  3. I enjoy the Regency genre! Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. carylkane Says:

    I’ve been wanting to read Carolyn’s books! Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. Karen Klepsteen Says:

    I love that this Regency story includes fossils! It’s definitely a unique angle, and I’m excited to see how Carolyn Miller worked it into the story! Thank you for the chance to win!

  6. Laura W. Says:

    I love Regency books, and this one sounds good. I always like stories where main characters learn and grow, and from your review it sounds like she ends up likable at the end. Thanks for the chance to win!


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