THE PREACHER’S BRIDE
- Pub. Date: October 2010
- Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
- ISBN-13: 9780764208324
- ISBN: 0764208322
From the Publisher
In 1650s England, a young Puritan maiden is on a mission to save the baby of her newly widowed preacher–whether her assistance is wanted or not. Always ready to help those in need, Elizabeth ignores John’s protests of her aid. She’s even willing to risk her lone marriage prospect to help the little family.
Yet Elizabeth’s new role as nanny takes a dangerous turn when John’s boldness from the pulpit makes him a target of political and religious leaders. As the preacher’s enemies become desperate to silence him, they draw Elizabeth into a deadly web of deception. Finding herself in more danger than she ever bargained for, she’s more determined than ever to save the child–and man–she’s come to love.
SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM LIBRARY THING!
THE PREACHER’S BRIDE by Jody Hedlund is an inspirational historical romance set in 1650 England. This is this author’s debut. It is well written with depth, details, research, twists, turns and a definate page turner. It has romance, faith, sacrifice, intrigue, family, children, poverty, tragedy, persecution, hardships, and perseving faith while in the midst of hardships. The characters are easy to follow, will capture your heart while they struggle to endure and do God’s work and his will even while being persecuted. This story is based on the writtings of John Bunyan, a uneducated, Puritian preacher ,(“Pilgrims Progess” )while he was imprisioned. It shows the hardship, struggles, and endurance his beloved wife Elizabeth went through.Their marriage, relationship, love was strengthened while enduring which trials. This is a touching story of true faith, love, hardships and following God’s will during the trials of persecution. I would highly recommend this book especially if you enjoy faith, love, romance, learning more about the early Puritians in England and thei plight of persceution. This is a keeper and an author to be watching for in the future.This book was received for review from Library Thing and details can be found at Bethany House.
REVIEWED BY: April Renn