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Book Tour (and giveaway!) – Grace Restored

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Grace Restored

Michelle Thomas has it all. Beautiful and successful, she’s just opened her own law firm in Freedom Lake. What more could she want? When her old flame rolls back into Freedom Lake, she’s intent on ignoring him. But how can she give the widower and his precious twin girls the cold shoulder?

Still reeling from the death of his wife, Guy Pierre returns to Freedom Lake to take over as town sheriff and raise his twin daughters. Alone. Yet, life keeps throwing Michelle in his path and sparks of interest began to rise.

Will old secrets tear them apart again or can they find the faith to let God’s grace restore what has been broken?

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About the Book

Series: Freedom Lake, #2
Genre:  Adult, Christian, Contemporary, Romance
Publisher: Indie
Publication date: March 20, 2018

My Thoughts

This is another beautiful story from Toni Shiloh. She masterfully crafts contemporary Christian romances for us.

Michelle and Guy have a past. And then they moved on, without closure, without apologies or forgiveness. Now they are back in the same town again.

Michelle is a lawyer–determined to bring as many people to justice for drunk driving as she possibly can. She doesn’t think there is any room in her life for a man.

Guy lost his beloved wife. He’s a single dad of young twin girls. Life is not so easy.

These characters had a way of catching my attention. I wanted to know how they were going to handle the challenges of their lives, how their romance was going to happen.  How God was going to reveal Himself strong and real in each of their lives. Many valuable truths about life lessons are portrayed in this story, including grace and forgiveness. And most of all, God’s love.

If you like contemporary Christian romance stories, I think you’ll like this one!

Disclaimer: I receive complimentary books from various sources, including, publishers, publicists, authors, and/or NetGalley. I am not required to write a positive review, and have not received any compensation. The opinions shared here are my own entirely.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255

 

SONY DSCAbout the Author

Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and Christian fiction writer. Once she understood the powerful saving grace thanks to the love of Christ, she was moved to honor her Savior. She writes to bring Him glory and to learn more about His goodness.

She spends her days hanging out with her husband and their two boys. She is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and president of the Virginia Chapter.

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Author Interview

1. How did you decide that you wanted to write Christian romance?  What inspired this?
When I rededicated my life to Christ, I wanted to be used by Him. It wasn’t until I went back to school to get my Bachelor’s degree in English that the writing bug really called to me. Not that it hadn’t before, but that it could actually be a way to reach people. I went to my local library to see if they had any books like this. I had never heard of Christian fiction so once I found the section, I began devouring the books and the lessons found between the pages.

2. How often do you hear from your reader fans? Do you have any funny and/or awkward stories?
I hear from readers maybe once a month. Usually it’s because they’re sharing a review with me or they just want to share how the story touched their hearts.

3. What inspired the idea for Grace Restored?
When I wrote book one, I knew the characters for each series. It wasn’t until I was midway through book one, Returning Home, that I realized how much of a story Guy and Michelle had. As soon as I finished the first draft of RH, I dove into Grace Restored with anticipation. They did not disappointment me.

4. What do you want readers to take away from reading Grace Restored?
That no matter what skeletons you shoved in your closet, God’s grace is enough to restore You to the kingdom, to peace of mind, to faith.

5. What is your current WIP? What can you tell us about it?
Currently I’m working on finishing the fourth and final book in the Maple Run series. This book features Shorty and Nikki with characters from the first three books making an appearance. These two have really struggled to share their thoughts with me from the moment I tried to make them book 2, lol. Thankfully, they’re opening up but it’s still a struggle.

Giveaway!

For a chance to win an e-copy (International) of Grace Restored by Toni Shiloh, comment on this blog post, responding to the following question: What verse captures God’s grace for you? (Please note: This giveaway is open for TWO DAYS only! You must leave your comment before April 1 to be entered)

Tour Schedule

March 19-Among the Reads
March 20-Faithfully Bookish | Wishful Endings
March 21-Singing Librarian Books | The Power of Words​
March 22-A Baker’s Perspective
March 23-Remembrancy
March 24-Kat’s Corner Books
March 26-Reading Is My SuperPower
March 27-Robin’s Nest
March 28-Cafinated Reads | Fiction Aficionado
March 29-Cordially Barbara
March 30-All-of-a-kind Mom
March 31-Blossoms and Blessings

 

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