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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Book Review: Unending Devotion

About the Book:

Michigan, 1883

In Her Darkest Hours, Is He the Man She Needs?

Lily Young longs to find her lost sister or will die trying. Heedless of any danger, she searches logging camps and towns, posing as a photographer’s assistant. And then she arrives in Harrison, Michigan–and the sights of Connell McCormick.

Connell is determined to increase the fortune of his lumber-baron father and figures as long as he’s living an upright life, that’s what matters. But when Lily arrives in town she upends his world, forcing him to confront the truth that dangerous men have gained too much power while good men turn a blind eye.

Vexing but persuasive, Lily soon secures Connell’s help, drawing them ever closer to each other. Will standing for what’s right cost them both everything?

Meet Jody:
Jody Hedlund is the bestselling author of "The Doctor's Lady" and "The Preacher's Bride". She won the 2011 Inspirational Reader's Choice Award, the 2011 Award of Excellence from the Colorado Romance Writers and was a finalist for Best Debut Novel in the 2011 ACFW Carol Awards. Currently she makes her home in central Michigan, with her husband and five busy children. She loves hearing from readers on Facebook and on her blog.

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My Opinion
I have read a couple of great books lately on human trafficking/white trade/prositution back in the 1800's and early 1900's and Unending Devotion is one of them!

This book was great from the start and had a great storyline and characters! I went through so many emotions as I read this book including sadness for the prositution, gambling, destruction of forests, and kidnapping that went on, happiness for the romance that kindled between Lily and Connell, hope and excitement for Lily as she finds her sister and learns to trust God, and absolute satisfaction on how well this book is written and how great of a story it is!

I was so happy to watch Connell and Lily grow in their faith and love for each other as they grew as people in the decisions and choices they needed to make as adults! Lily learned to forgive, trust God, and love and trust Connell and Connell learned to stand up for what is right no matter what the cost!

This book was both historically interesting and attitude changing! That is when you know a book is REALLY well-written! I have had my list of personal struggles lately but this book made me really stop and give thanks for what I DO have - a beautiful family and friends and that I don't have to deal with prostitution or kidnapping of my family on a day to day basis. It made me realize the many blessings in life that I take for granted and to give thanks to God for the big and small blessings he has given me each day!

Great book - I definitely recommend it! :)

Buy It: You can purchase on Unending Devotion for $10.19 on

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* Thank you to Litfuse Publicity Group for their book for review! Disclosure - This book was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*