This is one of the best books I have read in a long time! I could hardly put it down. The flow of the book was very good, and my heart was in my throat a few times, waiting to find out what happened next. Here are some of my favorite things about this book:
- The plan of salvation is very clearly written in this book. Faith and salvation are very prevailing topics in here. I’ve read many Christian books where Christianity is mentioned, but it is not clearly written how you can become a Christian. Not so with Treasured Grace. On several occasions it is mentioned that salvation is believing on Jesus Christ as your Savior, and the gospel is clearly written out at least on one occasion.
- The author really did her research into the Whitman Massacre and life in those days. I felt like I was there, commiserating with those poor helpless women and children.
- The different emotions that those women would have gone through are well written into the story. Hope’s anger and subsequent lack of care about life seemed very realistic. The terror they felt, I felt as I read the book.
- I also liked that Grace’s marriage of convenience was not praised. The fact that she had taken a vow before the Lord to love her husband and that she didn’t mean it was spoken of and she understood that it was wrong. She almost made the same mistake again. Her heart was in the right place, but it’s never right to do wrong to do right.
- The book is very Pro-Life. Hope wanted to end the life of the baby she was carrying, but was talked out of it, and came to understand that killing the innocent child would not right the wrong that was done to her. Thank you, Mrs. Tracie Peterson, for including such a delicate topic and standing so strongly for the right!
- The scripture used throughout this book is the King James Version. I really appreciated that, as I believe it is the inspired Word of God to English speaking people.
This is the first book by Mrs. Peterson that I have read, and I can’t wait for other books in this series to be published!
I received a free copy from the publisher (Bethany House). No review, positive or otherwise, was required—all opinions are my own.