Friday, May 24, 2013

Love's Miracle

LEESMITH, SANDRA
LOVE'S MIRACLE

Dr. Margo Devaull came to Dominic Zanelli's mountain retreat confident that she could help this Vietnam veteran overcome the torment that kept him apart from the world. But her training as a psychologist had not prepared her for the tragic, explosive contradictions brewing inside him. For here was a sensitive artist who could be gentle – and a man whose eyes flashed with violence and pain when he told her to leave and never come back. Yet Margo did come back, slowly gain his trust, and awaken the sleeping needs of his heart. Only by reliving her own wounded past and helping Zane confront a terrible memory from the war could she set them both free – and save their last chance for love.

My Review:

Leesmith tackles the subject of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with reverence and respect in Love's Miracle. It makes for a compelling and emotional read that will keep your stomach in knots and your heart palpitating right to the very end.

The author visits the horror of war and the struggle to find peace in the aftermath. Impeccably paced, Leesmith reveals Zane's past in snippets of flashbacks that directly relate to what he is experiencing in the present. A clever technique that kept me voraciously reading so that I could put all the pieces of this complex hero together. Zane is every inch the taciturn, stalwart warrior but the author affords us glimpses of his humanity as well. He is a paradox that Margo is determined to solve.

And Margo isn't without her own issues which drive her professionally and personally. What starts out as a need to rescue turns into something much deeper and things get a whole lot more complicated as a result. Leesmith writes their romance with simmering passion and stark emotion.

A moving tribute to the heroes of a war everyone wants to forget. Leesmith reminds us that their sacrifice was heartbreakingly real and they deserve our utmost respect.

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18 comments:

  1. Good morning Kav, What a wonderful review. Thank you. You are right. It is important to appreciate all of the sacrifices veterans and their families make to serve. I know that Canada sent troops to Vietnam also. Memorial Day is a holiday here in the United States, but we need to remember all veterans.

    Thanks for helping do that.

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  2. Thanks for writing such a great book, Sandra! And for stopping by to say hi!

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  3. I love your review, Kav! You are always so thoughtful, and your writing is very descriptive. :) Thank you very much for being on the blog tour team - and for sharing your review on Amazon, too! Sandra and I really appreciate your time and effort. :)

    ~Amber

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    1. Waving at Amber. Kav did a lovely blog, Amber. Thank you for setting this up with her. I'm loving it.

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  4. I grew up in a military family. I am very supportive of our veterans and our troops.
    may_dayzee (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  5. Thank you Kay. Support is so important. I'm sure the vets and troops appreciate yours. smile

    Have a great weekend.

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  6. This sounds like a fascinating story I'd love to read!
    shopgirl152nykiki(at)yahoo(dot)com

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    1. Hi Veronica, Love's Miracles is free this weekend on Kindle. Hope you enjoy it.

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  7. Thanks Amber! You did a great job of setting the blog tour up. Even I managed to get the widget thingy to work! :-)

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    1. Kav, I'm laughing because I know what you mean. Amber did do a great job and she was also very patient with teaching me how to work the widget thing and Facebook and twitter. Oh my.

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  8. Hi, Kav. I've been part of the blog tour and wanted to check in with the other bloggers. I'm inpressed with your review! And you review so many books! Wow! I'll be back. Nice!

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  9. Both of you read so much. I'm impressed too. Wish I had more time to just read. sigh Thank you both for supporting me on this tour. You have been a real blessing.

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  10. Great review! I'm really enjoying everyone's blogs on the tour.

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  11. Fabulous review! And I agree with Julie. It's so fun to hop around and see what everyone thinks of the story! :)

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  12. Hi Kav, Thank you so much for the lovely review and for hosting Love's Miracles on your blog. This blog tour has been so much fun.

    I appreciate all you did and for participating.

    Thanks again and happy reading.

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