This Courageous Journey was a story that was hard for me to set down. I loved returning to the wilderness setting, fraught with dangers and difficulties. This is the fourth book in the Heart of the Mountains series, yet it is easily read as a stand alone novel if you haven’t read the other books.
Noelle and Daniel were characters that I really enjoyed reading about and their journey was one with plenty of situations that I didn’t see coming. Noelle was an amazingly strong and resiliant character. I was impressed with all that she had to persevere through in this novel. The emotional and spiritual journey that Daniel ended up taking while on this trek was quite moving, as well. I definitely recommend This Courageous Journey, as well as all of the books in this series, to those who enjoy historical romance novels.
I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
A Christian Historical Romance Novel
As the fifth daughter in a family of nine, Noelle Grant spent her life striving to be unique. Her love of telling stories helps define her goal—to be known around the country as one of the top news correspondents of her time. And what better way to uncover sensational tales than to travel through the mountain wilderness to visit her brother? The trip comes together perfectly as she journeys with family friends who will be settling in the same area. Her first inkling that things may not be as perfect as she’d imagined shows up in the form of the mountain man hired as their guide for the final leg of the journey.
When Daniel Abrams agrees to guide the small group of easterners along his usual route northward to the Canadian mountains, his gut tells him he’s making a terrible decision. But if he doesn’t take them, who will? The crew’s leader refuses to consider turning back. As they start out, Daniel can’t help but notice the woman traveling under the care of her friends. Though she appears too genteel to last long in these mountains, she soon reveals a strength that draws him more than he should allow.
When the dangers of this wilderness become more than the group bargained for, Noelle must choose to delay her trip northward or proceed alone with the man she’s come to trust against all reason. She never dreams her decision will place her—and the man she loves—in a situation more hazardous than any story her imagination could conjure.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Misty M. Beller writes Christian historical romance and is the author of the bestselling Mountain Dreams Series and the Texas Rancher Trilogy.
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 daughters 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.
Writing is a dream come true for Misty. Her family—both immediate and extended—is the foundation that holds her secure in that dream.