Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Wedding on the Rocks



Jennifer Edwards is back home again…

When she traded small-town life for the bright lights of Chicago, Jennifer Edwards yearned to discover a world beyond Faith, South Dakota. So when her father's illness calls her home to run their cattle ranch, she tells herself it's temporary. Then why is she even thinking about a future with archaeology professor Brett Lange—the boy she left behind—whose life's work is digging up the past?  Twelve years ago, Brett had a crush on Jennifer the size of the T. rex that put his hometown on the map. Now she's a citified magazine editor who prefers designer duds to dungarees. Except that's not the real Jennifer. Brett needs to make her see how a little faith can go a long way in uniting two perfectly in-sync hearts.

My Review:

First off -- clever title. It suggests one thing but is actually tied to the hero's profession. Love that twist and the surprise of delving into a story that wasn't what I thought it was. :-)

Zediker has a real gift for delivering a tight, emotionally packed story. I'm in awe of these authors who write such depth in such a short word count. That's real talent!

I really connected with Jennifer's journey. She's making good choices in her life but finds herself at a a crossroads as she begins to realize good choices aren't always God choices. That's something I have to relearn over and over and over again. 

Brett is a complicated mix of laid back confidence and endearing vulnerability. Jennifer has no idea of the power she holds over him and he is reluctant to reveal the depth of his feelings for her. Unrequited love is pretty potent stuff -- especially when it is from the hero's perspective.

A solid plot and captivating romance with plenty of emotional thrills kept me satisfied to the very end.

Giveway Opportunity:

If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of Wedding on the Rocks, please leave a comment below or email me at kavluvstoreadATyahooDOTca. If you post a comment and add your email address, please use AT and DOT instead of @ and . in the address to protect yourself from spammers. If you enter the draw via email please remember to put the title in the subject line so that it's easy for me to spot your entry. Draw will be held and winner announced on Sunday May 12 2013. Offer open to international readers. Good luck! 


  1. This looks like a really good book, Kav. Please put my name in the drawing.
    MAXIE mac262(at)me(dot)com

  2. It is, Maxie. Good luck!

  3. Another interesting read!! Thanks for the opportunity to win Kav!

  4. Sounds like a great book. I also love the twist on the title - clever!

  5. I love happy endings for unrequited love!


  6. I love the title and the hint at a rocky romance. Please add me, Kav!
    worthy2bpraised at gmail dot com

  7. Good luck rubynreba, Heidi and Merry!

  8. Would love to try this one, count me in. Kav

  9. This sounds like a great book. Thanks for having the giveaway.


  10. This sounds really cute. I'd love to win! shopgirl152nykiki(at)yahoo(dot)com

  11. I would love to win this book for my church library.
    Janet E.

  12. This sounds cute. Like the title. Please sign me up. Thanks.

    sweetdarknectar at gmail dot com

  13. KAV,

    Thanks for the GREAT review! I hope Library Lady enjoys Wedding on the Rocks too.