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Review and Giveaway: Freedom in the Mountain Wind by Misty M. Beller January 16, 2020

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About the Book

Book: Freedom in the Mountain Wind
Author: Misty M. Beller
Genre: Christian Historical Romance
Release Date: January 14, 2020

The last epic journey before her life changes forever.
Susanna Wilkins will do anything to make her father’s final dream come true, including trek along the path Lewis and Clark explored into the untamed wilds of the Rocky Mountains. Every mile is more crucial now that lung cancer is stealing Pa’s last days faster than she can come to terms with losing him. The journey becomes harder than she ever expected, but paddling upriver through fierce rapids and fighting hungry grizzlies isn’t what terrifies her the most.
Beaver Tail endured more than he can stand from the women in his Blackfoot camp, but the last disaster gave him the final shove he needed to join this band of brothers searching for one of their group who’s gone missing. The last thing he expected was to find a white woman and her sick father stranded at the base of massive waterfall. His plan is to help them carry their oversize canoe and supplies, then leave them to their strange mission. Yet, the more he learns about the pair, the more he realizes his life is about to be derailed—again.
From a USA Today bestselling author comes another epic journey through breathless landscapes and adventure so intense, lives will never be the same.

Click here for your copy.

About the Author

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Misty M. Beller is a USA Today bestselling author of romantic mountain stories, set on the 1800s frontier and woven with the truth of God’s love.
She was raised on a farm in South Carolina, so her Southern roots run deep. Growing up, her family was close, and they continue to keep that priority today. Her husband and children now add another dimension to her life, keeping her both grounded and crazy.
God has placed a desire in Misty’s heart to combine her love for Christian fiction and the simpler ranch life, writing historical novels that display God’s abundant love through the twists and turns in the lives of her characters.

More from Misty

When God Directs a Google Search…
I’m a history lover, but you may have guessed that since I write historical romance stories. Most of my books are set in the Rocky Mountains during the mid-1800s, but as I began brainstorming ideas for this new series, my heart became drawn earlier to the earlier part of the century—a time period with which I wasn’t quite as familiar with the history.
I love when God orchestrates even the most mundane part of our lives, including Google searches! During one particular search (I can’t even remember what I was originally looking for), I stumbled across part of a journal entry from the Lewis and Clark expedition, which trekked across Montana during the time period I was looking into. I’d forgotten that expedition had even entered the territory that would later become Montana, but now I was fascinated.
After finding an audiobook of the abridged journals of Lewis and Clark, I happily listened to almost 19 hours of fascinating stories from the Corp of Exploration’s journey up the Missouri River and across the mountains to the Pacific Ocean, then back mostly the over the same path they’d come. The stories the men told were so amazing, and the detail of their trials so absorbing, I’ve actually re-listened to the audiobook twice! Many of the true tales wouldn’t be believable in fiction, but as I listened, my mind formed the premise for Freedom in the Mountain Wind: a father/daughter duo who sets out almost two decades after Lewis and Clark’s journey, determined to retrace the steps of that famous expedition.
I hope you enjoy this story as much as I loved writing it! And whether you’re a history lover or not, I pray that you too will be touched by this “epic journey through breathless landscapes and adventure so intense, lives will never be the same.”

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Texas Book-aholic, January 28
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To celebrate her tour, Misty is giving away the grand prize of a $50 Amazon Gift Card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

My thoughts:

This is only the second book I have read by Misty. I LOVED the first book I read. Her settings are unique to her writing: mountain adventures (with romance, of course).

This book was definitely unique, with references to Lewis and Clark and all they discovered.

Suzanna loves her father dearly and will do anything to make sure he gets his last wish. I kept hoping that some who there might be a cure what his illness, you will have to read the book yourself to see if that happens or not.

The motley cure of men who end up helping them keep this story interesting, as well.

If you think you might like a mountain adventure then this might a story would want to pick up!

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

A copy of this book was given to me through the Celebrate Lit Team. All opinions are my own. 



9 Responses to “Review and Giveaway: Freedom in the Mountain Wind by Misty M. Beller”

  1. Rita Wray Says:

    Sounds like a great read.

  2. Anne Rightler Says:

    I love Misty Beller’s books and this one is great too. Thanks for sharing about it.

  3. Emma Says:

    What an interesting take on the Lewis and Clark story!

  4. James Robert Says:

    Thank you for taking the time to share your terrific book with us. I enjoyed reading about it. Not sure what happened where a url came out as I was trying to type. Sorry about that!

  5. Misty Beller Says:

    So glad you enjoyed the book and hope your readers do, too! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Melanie Backus Says:

    Sounds like a must read.

  7. carylkane Says:

    Wonderful review! I’m looking forward to reading this one.

  8. Christina Gould Says:

    “Freedom in the Mountain Wind”

    What a great title for a book. It sounds interesting. Thanks for posting!

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