Sunday, October 13, 2019

Unwrapping Hope by Sandra Ardoin

I thoroughly enjoyed this heart warming novella. I was surprised at how well the characters were developed. I found both the lead characters to be engaging. I could identify with Phoebe, soured on men because of a very bad experience. Her cynical attitude was justified. Trusting a man again was something she never planned to do again. And I could sympathize with Spencer. Owning and managing a business produces pressure and I was impressed Spencer could maintain an gentle attitude most of the time.

I like Ardoin's writing style. She includes descriptions that flow well within the plot. There is also a little humor and some snappy dialogue. My favorite part of the novella was the good spiritual lesson about listening to God for direction whether it be in business or romance.

I felt there were some loose ends not entirely tired up at the end. But that's common with novellas. While historical fiction is not my favorite genre, I enjoyed this novella and will be looking for the first full length novel in the Widow's Might series coming out spring of 2020.

My rating: 4/5 stars.

You can find out more about Sandra Ardoin at .

Corner Room Books, 144 pages.

I received a complimentary digital copy of this novella from the author. My comments are an independent and honest review.

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