Welcome to the audiobook Blog Blitz for Laurel’s Dream by Pepper Basham, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: Laurel’s Dream
Series: My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge #1
Author: Pepper Basham
Narrator: Catherine Gaffney
Publisher: Woven Words
Release Date: January 13, 2022
Genre: Christian, Historical Romance
Dreams are precious commodities in the Blue Ridge Mountains of 1918, and Laurel McAdams is attempting to make hers come true. But sometimes, life in the mountains has a way of squandering dreams. As she attempts to avoid matrimony, she is secretly saving for her future with the sole purpose of becoming a teacher and bringing consistent education back to her people.
Having failed his British father again by being unable to fight in the Great War, Jonathan Taylor joins his uncle’s missionary endeavors as a teacher in a two-room schoolhouse in Appalachia, but nothing prepares him for the rugged wilderness, narrow-minded natives, and…Laurel McAdams. Her joy and friendship prove a guiding light in the middle of his new responsibilities and tempt his timid heart toward a future he never expected.
But when Jonathan’s teaching methods lead to dangerous outcomes and Laurel’s dream is threatened by an unexpected choice, will these two learn how to find hope and maybe even love beyond the heartache? Can Jonathan and Laurel create a new dream from the shattered pieces of the old ones or will bitterness and brokenness keep them apart?
Laurel’s Dream was originally published by Barbour Publishing as My Heart Belongs in the Blue Ridge: Laurel’s Dream in January 2019
I love this book, I love this series! It’s actually been a little while since I read this one, but I just read it’s sequel, (pictured below) and I absolutely love both of them!
The characters practically jump off the pages, and just really get embedded in your heart. The setting is rich and sweet. I loved reading and getting to know about what life in Appalachia might have been like.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Pepper Basham is an award-winning author who writes romance “peppered” with grace and humor. Writing both historical and contemporary novels, she loves to incorporate her native Appalachian culture and/or her unabashed adoration of the UK into her stories. She currently resides in the lovely mountains of Asheville, NC where she is the wife of a fantastic pastor, mom of five great kids, a speech-language pathologist, and a lover of chocolate, jazz, hats, and Jesus. Her newest novel is The Mistletoe Countess, a historical romantic romp with a dash of mystery and a bunch of humor too. You can learn more about Pepper and her books on her website at www.pepperdbasham.com.
(1) winner will receive a Laurel’s Dream audiobook download code and print copy plus a Mountain Air candle!
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