Christian Fiction

If He Only Knew + Giveaway

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About the Book

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Title: If He Only Knew

Author: Michelynn Christy, Brandi Gabriel

Genre: Historical romance

Release Date: August 19, 2017

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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 My ReviewIf He Only Knew is one of those books that leaves me a bit torn down the middle, and therefore makes writing a review somewhat difficult.
I really appreciate the authors taking a chance and creating a story around a difficult subject. It takes heart and courage to center a novel around hard topics, especially…in my humble opinion…in the Christian world. So I have a hearty respect for Michelynn Christy and Brandi Gabriel. (Also, can I just take a moment to comment on their names? Seriously, I love their names.) I also greatly enjoyed the characters they created. They were very human, very raw and very relatable. I too, loved the authors’ talent for creating an enjoyable setting.
What I struggled with a bit, was the plot. And a bit of the writing style, as well. There were moments where the writing seemed to trip-up in it’s flow. At times, the story lacked…something. Not lacking in depth, necessarily. But something. And sometimes, the characters would do things that just seemed out-of-character, or even a little far-fetched.
I loved that the theme of forgiveness was a big part of the story. I do think it would have had a bigger impact on the reader if it was woven throughout the story a bit better, if that makes sense.
All-in-all, I think the authors have a lovely gift for writing and creating stories, and I hope they will write another book in the future.
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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!
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.

Guest Post from Michelynn Christy & Brandi Gabriel

Take a step back in time…

If He Only Knew is a novel set in the late 1960s. The book deals with family relationships, loyalty, friendship, love, and loss. The main topic is somewhat controversial in nature, but we won’t mention what it is lest we spoil the story for readers. A similar book was written in a different genre under another name and the story really resonated with readers. We felt compelled to share this story with others who perhaps wouldn’t pick up that particular genre, and that is how this book came about. It may be set in the sixties, but the message is as relevant today as ever. Our prayer is that God will touch readers’ hearts and draw them closer to Him.

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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

Click below to enter. Be sure to comment on this post before you enter to claim 9 extra entries!


6 thoughts on “If He Only Knew + Giveaway

  1. congrats on the tour. this sounds like a good book. when the author weaves forgiveness throughout the story it is usually good.


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