A Refuge at Highland Hall by Carrie Turansky ~ Review

A Refuge at Highland Hall (Edwardian Brides #3)
My Review:

Penny Ramsey is a great help to her sister Kate, who is pregnant with her first child, and also foster mother along with her husband Jon to eight somewhat rambunctious children. But with the outbreak of war, the men are being called away to serve their country, and for safety the family returns to Highland Hall, the home of William and Julia.

When Jon brings his pilot friend Alex Goodwin home for a visit, Penny befriends him and they begin a correspondence.

In the midst of the tragedy of war, will Penny be able to help Alex regain his hope?

I love how compassionate and supportive Penny is of her family, taking on the large responsibility of helping Kate and her husband care for their eight adopted children. I loved how she welcomed Alex, and quickly befriended him, encouraging him in dark times, and never once shying away from being a true friend to those that mattered most to her.

Julia and William are raising Donald and Millie, but long for a child born of their shared love, but after many heartbreaks they struggle to hope.

Alex is a brave young man, who values life and fights to protect the ones that he loves. He is courageous and gutsy in the face of danger, he took pride in his responsibility.

A wonderful conclusion to a great series, it's sad to know this is the last one as I enjoyed getting to know so many of the Foster/Ramsey family, but it was good to catch up with them again in this book.
This is a terrific read with admirable characters, of substance and courage. Filled with action and faith, this is a book that makes you want to cheer for Alex and Penny. I definitely recommend the whole series!

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  1. Hi Faye, thanks for sharing this very kind review! I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed the series.

    1. Thank you Carrie for stopping by! I enjoyed every minute of reading it :)


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