Preacher on the Run was a thought provoking and very engrossing tale! I really enjoyed the way Robert Boothe and his wife related to each other. They were a great example of a married couple who valued each other’s opinions and trusted each other completely. Their sweet girl, Susanna, was a great blend of curiosity and innocence even with all of the chaos around her life.
The unfairness that Boothe and the other Regulators were pointing out caused them to be targeted and then the chase was on! What a harrowing tale of trying to evade Governor Tryon’s troops, and especially Colonel Drake, who had a very specific focus on bringing Boothe to justice.
This well written story was able to incorporate the gospel message naturally into its plot and it was refreshing to see that even the preacher sometimes had to double check his reactions and focus to make sure that he was following God’s path for him and his family and not simply his own ideas.
This was definitely a page turner for me and I felt like I was immersed in the time period with the characters.
I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Title: Preacher on the Run
(A Novel of the Regulator Uprising)
Series: For Liberty & Conscience #1
Genre: Christian historical fiction
Length (physical copy): 326 pages
Publication date: April 12, 2020
A Novel of the Regulator Uprising
STANDING FOR TRUTH COULD COST HIM HIS FREEDOM.
It’s 1771, and Robert Boothe has spent the last four years leading the tyrant-hating Regulators against North Carolina’s corrupt British government. All he wants is a safe place for his little Baptist church to live and worship God. But the established church wants him to shut up. The governor wants him dead.
FIGHTING FOR FREEDOM COULD COST HIM HIS LIFE.
Being an unlicensed dissenter preacher has already made Robert a target. Then Colonel Charles Drake comes to town with one ambition: winning the governor’s favor, no matter what it takes. And Robert Boothe just might be his last chance.
YOU CAN RUN, BUT YOU CAN’T HIDE.
Time: 12:00 AM September 13, 2021 – 12:00 AM September 25, 2021
Prize: One signed paperback copy of Preacher on the Run, one bookmark with a Bible verse and cover artwork, and eight assorted photography notecards. All entrants will receive a promo code for Jayna Baas’s online bookstore.
Notes: Open to US residents 18 and up or with parental consent. No purchase necessary.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jayna Baas (pronounced as in “baa, baa, black sheep”) lives in northern Michigan with a great family of real people and the family of pretend people who live in her head. (Yes, she does know her characters are not real. No, she does not want you to tell them she said so.) Notorious for working on several projects at once and writing her series in the wrong order, she believes German writer Thomas Mann was correct in saying, “A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than for other people.” She enjoys writing and reading in a wide range of genres, but her favorite story is this: “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).
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