About the Book
Title: Ladies of Intrigue
Author: Michelle Griep
Genre: Christian Historical
Release date: February 2019
3 Page-Turners Under One Cover from Reader Favorite Michelle Griep!
Can truth and love prevail when no one is as they appear?
The Gentleman Smuggler’s Lady Cornish Coast, 1815
When a prim and proper governess returns to England from abroad, she expects to comfort her dying father—not fall in love with a smuggler. Will Helen Fletcher keep Isaac Seaton’s unusual secret?
The Doctor’s Woman (A Carol Award Winner!) Dakota Territory, 1862
Emmy Nelson, daughter of a missionary doctor, and Dr. James Clark, city doctor aspiring to teach, find themselves working side by side at Fort Snelling during the Dakota Uprising. That is when the real clash of ideals begins.
A House of Secrets St. Paul, Minnesota, 1890
Ladies Aide Chairman, Amanda Carston resolves to clean up St. Paul’s ramshackle housing, starting with the worst of the worst: a “haunted” house that’s secretly owned by her beau—a home that’s his only means of helping brothel girls escape from the hands of the city’s most infamous madam.
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How our author manages to write three riveting, beautiful, historical stories each covering a different aspect and period of history and present them in one package is amazing to me! Our author excels in bringing reality to light in different periods of history so that while you are enjoying a memorable fiction story, you are learning so much about history too, and it is not just sugar coated history, but real history. Each heroine is truly intriguing, memorable, formidable, and yet totally relatable to the contemporary reader. The heroes are also of merit, and bring us some beautiful light romance blossomed about with the truth of the Gospel intertwined. The author seamlessly weaves a breathtaking plot set with a realistic, informative historical backdrop, all while bringing us dynamic protagonists that grow in the Lord and together. If you enjoy historical fiction, light romance, or just a riveting fiction, you need this book! Thank you for this Christian historical fiction trifecta, Ms. Griep!
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher, and all opinions given are entirely my own.
About the Author
Michelle Griep has been writing since she first discovered blank wall space and Crayolas. She seeks to glorify God in all that she writes—except for that graffiti phase she went through as a teenager. She resides in the frozen tundra of Minnesota, where she teaches history and writing classes for a local high school co-op. An Anglophile at heart, she runs away to England every chance she gets, under the guise of research. Really, though, she’s eating excessive amounts of scones while rambling around a castle. Michelle is a member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) and MCWG (Minnesota Christian Writers Guild). Keep up with her adventures at her blog “Writer off the Leash” or visit michellegriep.com.
Guest post from Michelle3 Reasons to Read Historical Fiction Guest post by Michelle Griep Believe it or not, some readers snub historical fiction, preferring instead to stick to contemporary reads. Several have good reason to, simply preferring one genre over another. But others have never given historical fiction a try. If you fall into that camp, here are some reasons you should consider reading a tale from the past.
- Historical fiction books are not as boring as your high school history class.
- Makes for great conversation.
- Because truth is timeless.
Don’t be doomed to repeat history. Grab a cup of tea and master it with a great read!
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