Friday, June 14, 2013

The Quarryman's Bride


 Emmalyne Knox has always loved Tavin MacLachlan. But when tragedy strikes her family, Emmalyne's father declares she can no longer marry. Despite Tavin's pleas to defy the decision, Emmalyne refuses. In her act of obedience, she gives up the future she'd always dreamed of.

When Emmalyne's father returns to the quarry business years later, Tavin and Emmalyne meet again. And though circumstances have changed in both of their lives, they cannot deny the feelings that still exist. Can Emmalyne find a way to heal the decade-long wound that has fractured the two families...and change the hearts of those who stand in the way of true love?

My Review:

  Gritty and real and so sad at the beginning. I really struggled along with Emmalyne without the grace and obedience, mind you. I spent quite a bit of time railing at her over her willingness to obey her father. Bah! I'd have run away with Tavin. Of course then there wouldn't have been a story about love and redemption and the power of hope and second chances.

There is a lot of sorrow within these pages. And struggles. Scenes that will make you want to shout in frustration and possibly throw the book across the room in a snit. Keep reading though and you will find the heaviness lifting as the light of Christ and his unwavering love is masterfully demonstrated in Peterson's powerful tale.

Giveway Opportunity:

If you would like an opportunity to win a copy of The Quarryman's Bride, 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 June 16 2013. Offer open to international readers. Good luck! 

"Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. Available at your favourite bookseller from Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group".


  1. Tracie Peterson is my daughter's favorite author. Would love to win this one! :)

  2. I'd love to win this book - I love Tracie Peterson's stories.

  3. She's a great writer, isn't she Kristin? Good luck!

  4. thanks for the chance to read this wonderful novel, kav

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  5. Yes!!! A great author for sure...would love to win this one. rrwalter34ATgmailDOTcom

  6. Good luck Karen and Becky!

  7. Please enter me. I already have the first book in this series, would love to win this second one. Thanks.

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  8. This story sounds so intriguing. Looking forward to reading it!


  9. Thank you for opportunity to win a copy of The Quarryman's Daughter. I am looking forward to reading it.
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  10. This sounds very interesting! shopgirl152nykiki(at)yahoo(dot)com

  11. Wow, didn't know she had another coming out - thanks for the chance to win! truckredford(at)gmail(dot)com

  12. Sounds like another great book by Tracie Peterson! I would love to win a copy of this book :)

  13. The Quarryman's Daughter sounds full of drama. I enjoy Tracie's books, please add me. Thanks!
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  14. Please enter me! I love Tracie Peterson's books and have had my eye on this one for awhile. Don't you just love the cover? I'm such a cover person! :)


  15. Please enter me. I've been wanting to read this one for awhile.

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  16. Ooh, gotta love some Tracie Peterson! She's great! Please enter me in the giveaway.


  17. Would love to win this book. I used live in area that had limestone quarries and there was a whole culture surrounding the occupation. "Gritty and real as you put it in your review as makes this book a "must read" for me.


  18. Tracie Peterson has written some great books. I have quite a few of them on my bookshelf! I haven't read any of this new series.