A LOVE SO TRUE
Evelyn Wisely loves working at the local orphanage, but her heart can't ignore the women of Teaville who are also in need. Her boss is willing to help build a shelter for them, but only if she gains the cooperation and financial support of other local businessmen.
While David Kingsman plans to stay in Teaville just long enough to get his father's business back on solid ground, he's intrigued by Evelyn's cause and finds himself more invested with each passing day.
Will their plans and partnership fall apart when confronted with all that is stacked against them, or can they trust in God's plan despite it all?
"Was a pair of beautiful eyes and a cheeky smile all that was needed to keep her discombobulated?" (p 39) Definitely all that's needed to keep this reader in a discombobulated state, that's for sure! David is serious swoonworthy hero material and he has the power of reducing me into a "pile of ridiculousness" (p 40) right along with Evelyn. And it's so much fun because Evelyn is absolutely not the fainting couch kind of heroine. The whole town knows she spurns any suitor's advances for her own mysterious reasons which about drove me crazy, by the way -- trying to piece together why Evelyn is so determined to avoid romance. Lots of tension and angst as David tries to figure that out too.
And while the romance is sublime, A Love So True addresses some serious issues as well. Not everyone in town supports Evelyn's charitable works with the less fortunate in town. Prejudice fuels judgment as she struggles to find a way to help women in desperate need. I love the way the author addresses the complexities of charity. It's infuriating and invigorating and not everything ends up all wrapped up in a bow because that kind of fairy tale ending just wouldn't be realistic. Lots to stew over long after the you read 'the end.'
A faith-fueled romance full of heart and spirit and enough toe-curling to send me into a giddy reading frenzy.
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