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Blog Tour & Giveaway-This Courageous Journey by Misty Beller

Posted by [email protected] on October 20, 2018 at 8:55 PM


About the Book



Book Title: This Courageous Journey

Author: Misty Beller

Genre: Christian Historical Romance

Release date: October 9, 2018


As the fifth daughter in a family of nine children, Noelle Grant has spent her life working to be unique. Her love of stories helps define her goal—to be known around the country as one of the top news correspondents of her time. And what better way to uncover sensational stories than to travel through the mountain wilderness to visit the brother she hasn’t seen in years? The trip comes together perfectly as she plans to journey with family friends who will be settling in the same area. Her first inkling that things may not be as perfect as planned comes in the form of the mountain man they hire as their guide for the final leg of the journey.


When Daniel Abrams agrees to guide the small group of easterners along his usual journey northward to the Canadian mountains, his gut tells him he’s making the wrong decision. But if he doesn’t take them, who will? The man in charge refuses to consider turning back. As they start out, Daniel can’t help but notice the woman traveling under the care of her friends. Though she appears too genteel to last long in these mountains, she soon reveals a strength that draws him more than he should allow.


As the dangers of this wilderness become more than the group bargained for, Noelle is faced with the choice to delay her journey northward or proceed alone with the man she’s come to trust against all reason. She never imagines her decision will place her—and the man she loves—in a situation more hazardous than any story her imagination could conjure.


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MY REVIEW


Noelle Grant, trying to make a name for herself as a journalist, decides to travel to see her brother in the Canadian wilderness. Her guide, Daniel Abrams part Indian, doesn't seem to think she will survive the trip. When the rest of the family friends decide not to make the full trip, Noelle and David head out across the mountains alone.

 

This is a beautiful story of two people from very different backgrounds that discover that God's plan for their lives just might include a future together.

 

The descriptions of the Canadian wilderness are amazing. The story is filled with worry, courage, strength, trust, and lots of struggle. This Courageous Journey is a beautiful love story. The Christian element comes through which makes it inspiring and a story filled with hope.

 

I received a copy from Celebrate Lit and voluntarily chose to review it.


About the Author




Misty M. Beller writes romantic mountain stories, set on the 1800s frontier and woven with the truth of God’s love.


She was raised on a farm in South Carolina, so her Southern roots run deep. Growing up, her family was close, and they continue to keep that priority today. Her husband and daughters now add another dimension to her life, keeping her both grounded and crazy.


God has placed a desire in Misty’s heart to combine her love for Christian fiction and the simpler ranch life, writing historical novels that display God’s abundant love through the twists and turns in the lives of her characters.


Guest Post from Misty


Ever Been Struck by Lightning?



One of the fun things about being a writer is the crazy topics I get to research. Without giving away too much of the story, part of my research for This Courageous Journey included uncovering what happens when lightning strikes a person. It turns out anything can happen!


Surprisingly, about nine out of ten people struck by lightning live to tell their story. Each person’s experience seems to be different—some are knocked unconscious, while others are horribly aware of everything happening. One person who was struck said it seemed as if time slowed to a crawl and a white haze surrounded him like a bubble, as excruciating pain shot through him.


People usually try to determine the path the lightning traveled through them, based on where burn marks appear on both skin and clothing, but sometimes that can be difficult if jewelry or coins were touching the body. Survivors might suffer a variety of short- and long-term effects, including—but not limited to—cardiac arrest, confusion, seizures, dizziness, muscle aches, deafness, headaches, memory deficits, distractibility, personality changes, and chronic pain, among others. That may sound like an awful list, but it does beat the alternative!


As I considered the possible effects of a lightning strike when I was writing This Courageous Journey, I was reminded once again how magnificent God’s creation is. Both the incredible power contained in one streak of lightning, and the beautiful inner workings of the bodies He created for us. As the Psalmist said, we are “fearfully and wonderfully made!”


Blog Stops

 

Reading Is My SuperPower, October 11

 

Among the Reads, October 11

 

Singing Librarian Books, October 11

 

The Power of Words, October 12

 

Multifarious, October 12

 

Maureen’s Musings, October 12

 

D’S QUILTS & BOOKS, October 13

 

Real World Bible Study, October 13

 

Splashes of Joy, October 14

 

Artistic Nobody, October 14 (Spotlight)

 

Joy of Reading, October 15


Mary Hake, October 15

 

Janices book reviews, October 15

 

Kat’s Corner Books, October 16

 

Livin Lit, October 16

 

KarenSueHadley, October 17


Truth and Grace Homeschool aacademy, October 17

 

Remembrancy, October 18

 

Carpe Diem, October 18

 

Pause for Tales, October 19

 

Abba’s Prayer Warrior Princess, October 19

 

Bigreadersite, October 19

 

A Baker’s Perspective, October 20

 

Blossoms and Blessings, October 20

 

Bibliophile Reviews, October 20

 

Christian Author, J.E. Grace, October 21


Jeanette’s Thoughts, October 21


Wishful Endings, October 22

 

Simple Harvest Reads, October 22 (Guest post Mindy Houng)


Inspiration Clothesline, October 23

 

proud to be an autism mom, October 23

 

Texas Book-aholic, October 24

 

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, October 24

 

 

Giveaway


To celebrate her tour, Misty is giving away a grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/d4cf/this-courageous-journey-celebration-tour-giveaway

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3 Comments

Reply Lori Smanski
2:47 PM on October 21, 2018 
Thank you for your wonderful review. I would love to read about this courageous lady and her faith.
Reply James Robert
6:34 AM on October 22, 2018 
Thanks so much for bringing to our attention another great book out there to read. I appreciate hearing about them since I have so many readers in my family.
Reply Julie Waldron
7:42 PM on October 26, 2018 
I think this sounds like a great book that I would enjoy.