Sunday, May 31, 2015

The Proposal at Siesta Key’ 5-Book Giveaway

Proposal Siesta Key Shelley Shepard Gray 
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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2320 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Avon Inspire (May 12 2015)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers CA
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00US0EY5E
Book Description
About the book:
The Proposal at Siesta Key (Avon Inspire, May 2015)

A young Amish woman, yearning for freedom, crosses paths with a handsome Mennonite celebrity in a deeply moving tale of friendship and self-discovery---the second installment in the unforgettable New York Times bestselling author's new Amish Brides of Pinecraft series.

Penny Troyer rarely disobeys her parents. In the years since her sister's tragic death, they've wanted nothing more than to keep her safe...even if it means never leaving the house.

But tonight, she's bending the rules because Michael Knoxx, the most famous member of The Knoxx Family Singers, a traveling Mennonite Evangelical family ---is scheduled to speak. Penny has heard of Michael---how he lost part of his leg in a terrible accident and uses the experience to inspire others---and knows she must meet him. So, for the first time ever, Penny stands up to her parents and goes out on her own.

Though he speaks about living life to the fullest, Michael knows he needs to take his own advice. Life on the road is grueling and Michael wants to slow down, to perhaps meet someone who sees him as a man, not just a celebrity. So when a twist of fate allows him the chance to stay a little longer in Pinecraft, Michael knows God is showing him a new path, especially when he discovers how much he and Penny Troyer have in common.

But new friendships can't stop time. Soon, Michael's time in Pinecraft will be over and he'll be back on the road. Her time with Michael has brought her happiness, but will she be able to follow her heart? Or will she be faced with the one thing she's sure she'll never have the courage to do?

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About the Author

Shelley Shepard Gray is a two-time New York Times bestseller, a two-time USA Today bestseller, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time Holt Medallion winner. She lives in Southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town's bike trail.

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My Review

When one thinks about where the Amish have established communities, you rarely think of Florida. However, there is a thriving Amish community in Pinecraft which is located in Sarasota, Florida. 

I love writers who can bring the region that they are writing about the life. Shelley Shepard Gray is one of those writers. While I was reading The Proposal at Siesta Key, I felt like I had been transported there.

The Proposal at Siesta Key is the second book in the series but it is easily a stand alone. It is a good clean romance that will warm your heart.

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