About the Book
Book: Regaining Mercy
Author: Carolyn Miller
Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance
Release date: June 29, 2021
A mom ready to do anything for her son. A man determined to win the woman he loves.
Going on Love at First Glance had seemed like such a good idea. She didn’t care about finding Mr. Right. No, Mindy Murray chose the reality TV show for more mercenary reasons. A mom’s gotta do what a mom’s gotta do when it comes to feeding her son.
When Mindy returns to Elnora, the girl from the “wrong side of the island” just wants a chance to rebuild her reputation. Too bad the folks at church don’t practice what the preacher preaches.
Enter Dermott Reilly. The interim boss at Greener Gardens has always had a soft spot for Mindy and her son, but with his new responsibilities, an important garden competition, and a few other concerns, he finds it difficult to prove himself to her.
A tropical storm and a missing child prove that sometimes grace appears in the most unusual ways.
Regaining Mercy concludes the Elnora Island romances of the Independence Islands Series, featuring five islands, six authors, and a boatload of happily ever-afters.
The Independence Islands Series: beach reads aren’t just for summer anymore.
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Oh, how far we think we fall. But is it too far for God’s mercy and grace? The journey continues on Elnora Island. In this installment children enter the drama. As in real life, they add a vivacious element to the day’s activities. Adults and their pride sometimes hinder the young lives. Taking a chance and trusting in God’s tender care can lead to a better existence in all areas for all people.
The ego is a strange “being.” It can as equally destroy if too strong on the side of self-promotion as at the other end of defeatism and the lowest of self-esteem. There is a healthy medium that once found is a mechanism of strength, hope, and contentment. Ask God to show the perfect way to that peace.
About the Author
Carolyn Miller is an Australian author of inspirational romance, particularly that of the Regency era, and loves drawing readers into fictional worlds where flawed people can grow in faith, hope and love through stories that show the truth of God’s grace in our lives.
More from Carolyn
Have you ever wondered what might happen if a failed TV reality star was to return home to her narrow minded community? What if she’s been tarred and feathered with disgrace?
In our world of insta-fame, selfies and fakebook, I find it fascinating that so many people are entranced by so-called reality TV, with its editing and narratives and shiny-eyed hopefuls chasing money, love and dreams. But what if it doesn’t work out? What happens next? How do you resume ‘normal life’ when you’ve been living in a very artificial world?
I enjoy writing fiction that is grounded in reality, with realistic, flawed characters who are on a God journey to find faith and freedom. My contemporary and historical novels often see characters struggle with the choices they’ve made (don’t we all?), which is exactly what single mom Mindy is dealing with.
Combine Mindy’s challenges with those faced by gardening expert, Dermott, a man whose stone wall building skills are better than his way with women, or his inability to hide his attraction to his former co-worker’s younger sister.
Regaining Mercy encourages us to see ourselves as God does, to not let the labels of the past to shape our future. Along the way, readers will enjoy the honest portrayals of family, friendship and faith.
I’m so glad people are really enjoying my new contemporary books, where I can bring my love of gardens (& my horticulturalist hubby’s expertise!) to a new audience. Want to see what’s growing in my garden? Check out my website www.carolynmillerauthor.com – and you might even see some of my husband’s famous stone walls!
If you enjoy stories of hope, heart and humor, then you’ll be sure to enjoy this novel about a prodigal and the patient gardener who helps her find God’s mercy – and renewed hope for her heart.
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To celebrate her tour, Carolyn is giving away the grand prize package of a $50 Amazon gift card and a copy of the book!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.
This really looks like a great addition to the serirs
I’m sure this is great.
Thank you so much for sharing. God bless you.
The stories in this series never disappoint. Thanks for sharing!
Book looks and sounds like a great read. Sure would love to read and review in print format. Love books like this. Very intriguing story/plots
Hope I Win
Thanks so much for sharing your lovely thoughts. So appreciate you!
Someone needs to give Mindy grace and compassion!
Thanks for sharing, it sounds like a wonderful book that I would enjoy.