Friday, March 07, 2008

A Soldier's Family

Poor Airman Manny! He turns his life over to the Lord, and then nearly dies when his parachute doesn't open during a PJ training exercise. He has to recuperate in Refuge, Illinois, at his friend Joel and Amber's, where he often runs into Celia, Amber's best friend. Celia, the hot tamale he tried to pick up at the wedding, who turned him down flat.

Author Cheryl Wyatt gives a solid second-in-a-series offering in A Soldier's Family, part of her Wings of Refuge series. This story is more family than soldier, as Manny is not on active duty while recuperating from his parachuting accident; this book has a different flavor and focus than the first in the series, which told Joel and Amber's story. Manny and Celia are an interesting couple, both with their own issues and quirks and foibles. Both have been hurt, and neither is ready to trust or love until the time is right. Because this is Love Inspired, you are assured not only of a happy ending, but also of spiritual lessons and truths within the story (preachiness not allowed!).

I enjoyed this book and am looking forward to the rest of the series! And I'm proud of Cheryl for sticking with writing long enough to see the fruits of her labor within these paperback covers.

Please leave a comment with a way to contact you, if you'd like to win a copy of this excellent book! I'll draw for a winner next Thursday morning.
Donna, congrats, you're the winner! I'll email you and get your address so Cheryl Wyatt can send you a book! Thanks everyone for commenting and playing along!


Tina M. Russo said...

And did you see that gorgeous cover??

The book is awesome and she really does a great service to our military with her hero.

Nice job, Cheryl.

Donna Moore said...

Iloved the first book in the series. Please include me in the drawing. runninmama{at}

Hannah said...

i loved her first book! i would love to win a copy of this book! hsmuda[at]gmail[dot]com thanks!

Cheryl Wyatt said...

Aww! Thanks you guys for your interest in the book! And for your kind words!

I'm glad you're enjoying the series.