Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Heart's Pursuit

The Heart's Pursuit

Pewter skies, weary miles.
Crisp mornings, trail dust. 
Starlit nights, chilling streams.
Campfires and the aroma of bacon cooking. 
Hot coffee made to sustain a weary traveler. 
Big skies and wide horizons.
It's all here in The Heart's Pursuit. 

My all time favorite Robin Lee Hatcher novel will probably be A Promise Kept- the story of a woman and her family being reunited and her joy being restored- but I was sure eager to read this new one as well! The Heart's Pursuit is a Western, with a twist. 
Bounty Hunter Jared Newman, meet Miss Silver Matlock. Time for the two of you to hit the trail. 

She's looking for a betrayer and a thief, the man who jilted her and robbed her family. He's seeking a face that he pictures in his nightmares. 
At surface level, they're hunting for stolen money and revenge, but that may not be what they really desire. Could a long journey and unexpected encounters along the way show them something else entirely? Something that's in their hearts and only reached by moving forward, not back?

This story opens up a Pandora's share of questions! What is justice, what is vengeance? What are we really thirsting for- closure on the past or proof of hope for tomorrow? Where is that Love that makes all things new? 

Thank you Litfuse for my review copy!

Robin Lee Hatcher
 Robin Lee Hatcher discovered her vocation as a novelist after many years of reading everything she could put her hands on, including the backs of cereal boxes and ketchup bottles. The winner of the Christy Award for Excellence in Christian Fiction, the RITA Award for Best Inspirational Romance, the Romance Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award and numerous other awards and recognitions, Robin is the author of 70 novels/novellas. Her books have been translated into Dutch, French, and Chinese (to name a few).

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