I really enjoyed Caught in the Current. It is book two in the Pacific Shores series. I truly loved book one, Beyond the Waves, and am excited to have been able to catch up with characters from the first book.
We met Marie Sinclair and Reese Cahill in book one. Caught in the Current tells their story. Marie is such a complex character. She has come a long way from the girl she used to be, looking for affection with any boy she could find. She broke Reese’s heart with her actions years earlier and sent him running. But now, this single mom has a different focus in her life…Jesus. And when Reese moves back home, he finds the new Marie, who is dedicated to God, to be irresistible.
Marie’s bad reputation follows her, impacting the way people treat her. The last thing she wants to do is to cause the residents of their town to look down on Reese. Will Marie ever be able to understand that God made her a new creation in Christ? Reese is determined to make her understand her worth in God’s eyes, as well as his own.
This is a sweet, contemporary tale and goes well with the series. However, it can easily be read as a stand alone novel. (4 stars)
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Only one man ever broke her heart. Now he wants her back. For his own good she must resist…but what’s a girl to do when she’s Caught in the Current?
When Marie Sinclair’s three-year-old daughter crashes – quite literally – into Reece Cahill in the aisle of the Thrift and Save, sending pickles and glass crashing to the floor, Marie wishes she could vanish. He’s the only man she ever really cared about, and it’s her own fault he broke things off. Sure, she’s changed. But her former easy-girl reputation still precedes her everywhere she goes. And the last thing Reece needs is to be burdened with that.
But when a momentary distraction results in a cut that requires stitches, and her Corolla refuses to start, what else can she do but allow the man to drive her to the emergency room?
The problem is…now that she’s been lured into the waters, she just might not have the strength to swim free.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Lynnette Bonner, the daughter of missionaries, was born and raised in Malawi, Africa, graduated high school from Rift Valley Academy, a boarding school in Kenya, and attended Northwest University in Washington, where she met her husband, Marty. A few years after their marriage, they moved to Pierce, Idaho. While studying the history of their little town, Lynnette was inspired to begin The Shepherd’s Heart Series with Rocky Mountain Oasis.
Marty and Lynnette have four children and currently live in Washington, where Marty pastors a church.