If He Only Knew

  • Author: Michelynn Christy & Brandi Gabriel
  • Publisher: Blessed Publishing
  • Print Length: 216 pages
  • Release Date: June 16, 2017
  • I Rate it:    
  • GenreChristian
  • Purchase on Amazon

Book Summary

It’s 1968 and love is in the air in the small coastal town of Cambridge, California.

Donna Peterson, the preacher’s daughter, has her entire life ahead of her and the future looks promising. But things aren’t as they seem in Cambridge. A tangled web of secrets threaten to destroy the lives of each person involved – Donna, her boyfriend Bobby, and Rick, Bobby’s best friend. Will the truth make them free, or will they lose their friendship forever?

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About The Author

Author Michelynn Christy resides in the Midwest and enjoys creating romantic stories that point to Jesus. Her faith in God shines through the pages of her writing. Michelynn’s debut novelette A Christmas to Remember launched in late 2015. While this pen name and genre are somewhat new to her, she has penned over twenty titles under another pseudonym, has won awards for her works, and has earned best-selling title status. With that said, all glory goes to God!

Michelynn Christy

Brandi Gabriel is co-author of twelve Christian fiction books, including this one. Her first solo novel, The Orphan Bride, released in 2016 and she has since added a sequel in the same series. Her goal in writing is to touch readers’ hearts in some special way and to glorify Jesus Christ, her Lord and Saviour.

 


 

Brandi Gabriel

Book Review by Bree Herron

Emotional and moving, this book was a reminder that even those that are deemed to be perfect in public eyes, may make human choices that don’t agree with society or family. I found that the setting in 1968 to be unique and not always sought, it certainly peeked my interest.

Characters

I enjoyed each character in this book, though it was at times hard to deal with the look of a preacher’s daughter. I felt the pressure of the nature of the title Donna had. Donna was a realistic character one that readers will enjoy, and feel for. Her choices, thoughts and emotions are a driving force for the book.

Setting

Picture it 1968, time when cultures were becoming a bit more at ease with each other. Peace was a for front with wars from the past and looming in the future. I found that it was really enjoyable to read this book set in the sixties. It isn’t a decade usually chosen and I think it added a level of interest for me.

Synoptic

Overall, the book covers some tough issues that some readers might not enjoy to read, but the story is one that should be read. It is more than heart breaks and families, it is one about how we show and feel our personal faith. One of forgiveness. I really encourage readers to be open to reading this story.

I Rate it

**DISCLAIMER: I was provided an opportunity to read this book as an Advanced Reader Copy in return for a fair and honest review.

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Giveaway

To celebrate their tour, Michelynn and Brandi are giving away the following:

Grand Prize: ONE themed book box, (this will contain small items that relate to the story)
1st Place Prize: ONE $25 Amazon gift card,
2nd Place Prize: ONE signed paperback copy of If He Only Knew
3rd Place Prize: ONE signed paperback copy of If He Only Knew!!

Find out all the details and enter to WIN at If He Only Knew Celebration Tour Giveaway.

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3 Comments

  1. Michelynn

    Thanks for reading and reviewing! (I tried to comment this morning but for some reason it didn’t post.)
    Blessings,
    Michelynn C.

    Reply
  2. Brandi Gabriel

    I’m so glad you enjoyed our book, Bree! 🙂

    Reply

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