Blurb courtesy of Amazon:
The setting of this book was well done. Even in the aftermath of an earthquake, the beauty of San Francisco could still be seen. Peterson did a fantastic job of making you ‘see’ the destruction of the city without it being overwhelming. Her descriptions of the ways everyone’s lives were changed, how some rallied together to help while others resorted to looting and thievery, rang true for humanity’s typical response to disaster.
The fact that this is the third book in a series, and I have not read either of the first two, was never a problem. That in itself speaks of a well written book. I could get a sense of what the first two books were about without it taking away from Kenzie and Micah. The feeling of family that wraps around these six essential characters plays an important role in how the conclusion plays out.
It was a joy to get to know these characters and feel myself step into the past. Their strong sense of faith in God and love for one another was an unshakeable bond. While this book is focused on Kenzie and Micah, we are allowed to see the perspective of several other characters. I always find that interesting since you experience a fuller range of emotion as everything unfolds. There are plenty of characters to love, and a good number that I wanted to ‘bless their heart’ right up to God’s doorstep. (Arthur Morgan, I’m talking about you)
Trouble and conflict affect each of our couples in different ways but their response is unanimous. Prayer is their answer… Prayer and faith that God will see them though. It was nice to delve into a book where all the main characters were already Christians. This opened the door for a slew of conflicts that would test their faith and their love for one another. My favorite part of the book was when Micah explained to Kenzie what true love is. For me, that was the heart of the book.
Oh! And the cover!! I love the vibrancy of colors and crispness. It just throws itself at you in the best possible way.
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from NetGalley. I was not required to leave a review. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.