Review & Giveaway: Preacher on the Run by Jayna Baas

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.

(4.5 stars)

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.

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Kindle eBook (on sale during tour)

GIVEAWAY

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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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Blog Tour Schedule

September 13–24, 2021

Sept 13: Blog tour kickoff @ Books by Jayna (https://www.booksbyjayna.com/blog)

Book spotlight, behind-the-scenes post

Sept 14: Kristina Hall (https://kristinahallauthor.wordpress.com)

Book review, author interview

Sept 15: Jenny Knipfer—Author (https://jennyknipfer.com/blog/)

Book spotlight, excerpt

Sept 16: Vanessa Hall—Author of Christian Fiction (https://vanessahallauthor.wordpress.com/)

Book review, character interview

Sept 17: Captive Dreams Window (https://captivedreamswindow.wordpress.com/)

Book review

Sept 20: Southern Gal Loves to Read (http://southerngallovestoread.blogspot.com)

Book review

Sept 21: Amanda Tero—Blog (http://amandatero.com/blog)

Book spotlight, guest post

Sept 22: Connie’s History Classroom (https://connieshistoryclassroom.blogspot.com)

Book review

Of Blades and Thorns (https://www.graceajohnson.com/blog)

Author interview

Sept 23: Britt Reads Fiction (https://brittreadsfiction.wordpress.com)

Book review

Sept 24: Reading Excursions (https://readingexcursions.blogspot.com)

Book review, spotlight, excerpt

Tour Wrap-Up

Sept 25: Giveaway winner announced in Rafflecopter widget and on Books by Jayna (https://www.booksbyjayna.com/blog)

About Brittany

As a homeschooling mom and avid reader, I get great joy through reading and reviewing books. I focus my reading and my reviews on Christian fiction, primarily Christian romantic fiction. I also review sweet, clean fiction. I hope you will find my reviews helpful in your decisions on what books to read.
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1 Response to Review & Giveaway: Preacher on the Run by Jayna Baas

  1. Cindy Davis says:

    I have not heard of this author. Thanks for sharing!

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