Saturday, May 19, 2012

The Messenger - Siri Mitchell

I received a copy of this book for review purposes from Bethany House Publishers.  I am under no obligation to write a positive review, just an honest one.

This novel is one of historical fiction, a tiny bit different from what I would normally read ( aka Amish) it was set in the Revolutionary War time, being a history buff that I am I thought I knew alot about history but as I got into this book it seems that I lost alot of knowledge that I should have gained in high school. So ti was kind of a refresher on how things use to be. 

This story is about a  young Quaker  woman , Hannah trying to figure out what in life she believes and doesn't believe and somewhat questioning the believes of her faith. When her twin brother lands himself in jail as a rebel she decided to go against her faith a little and teams up with a wounded solider and local bar owner Jeremiah in helping the jail-mates plan an escape as she becomes "the messenger " will Hannah and Jeremiah succeed in their mission? You shall have to read to find out .

Like I said before, this is a little different that what I would normally read but I did really enjoy this novel and it kept my interest and I read it in a fairly fast manner which is always  a way to tell how good a book is.

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