Friday, March 19, 2010

Book Review: "The Lightkeeper's Daughter"

The Lightkeeper's Daughter (A Mercy Falls Novel)

by Colleen Coble
Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009

"The Lightkeeper's Daughter" by Colleen Coble is a fast moving Christian romance, filled with mystery and enough plot twists to keep your head spinning! Addie Sullivan has grown up as a lightkeeper's daughter. When a stranger comes to visit, he recognizes the locket she wears around her neck and informs her that she is actually the child of a wealthy man and that her real name is Julia Eaton. With the news that she was believed to be lost at sea many years before, Addie's world is turned upside down. She takes a job as a governess of a young epileptic boy in order to get closer to her real family without revealing her identity. She also finds herself falling hard for the boy's widowed father.

"The Lightkeeper's Daughter" is a very pleasant read. Historical romantic fiction with more than a touch of mystery, it has something for everyone. The many plot twists will keep readers guessing until the unexpected conclusion. It makes for some great light reading.

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