This Whiskey Creek Novel is a very riveting and emotionally moving tale of how one woman can overcome the past and have hope for the future.
Sophia’s paid for her past mistakes by marrying an abusive man, when he disappears and is later found dead she thinks things might be better until she finds herself being blamed for her husband’s crimes against the townspeople. Only a couple of people in the town try to help her and her daughter, one of whom is Ted, the man she once scorned.
All the characters are engaging and the small town setting is perfect for the story. The author conveys Sophia’s emotional turmoil with well written words that grab the heart of the reader and doesn’t let go. The holiday timing of the book also adds a depth to the story as the reader hopes for some holiday happiness and miracles for the characters.
The reader finds themselves along for the ride as they follow Sophia’s journey to happiness, the romance between Ted and her is strong, but with the pain of the past, neither wants to trust their hearts. The author paints a vivid picture of the town and the people that captivates the reader.
This book can be read as a standalone book, but the Whiskey Creek characters are compelling and the story leaves the reader wanting to know more about them and the events taking place in this small town. If you like romances that include emotional journeys, character growth and a Happily Ever After, then this is a must read.