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About the Book
Book: A Ruby Glows
Author: Kari Trumbo
Genre: Historical Christian Romance
Release Date: Jan 3, 2017
Ruby’s heart froze as she threw her dead husband over the cliff.When Beau walks into her life, one glance has her running from her past. He couldn’t want someone like her. It should be easy to avoid his quiet charm.If he can convince her she’s a prize, not prey, he might have a chance. Beau’s captivated when Ruby scrambles from him whenever he gets too close. Her sweetness is an allure he can’t fight.
Can Beau convince Ruby she is beloved?
I enjoyed reading the progression of Ruby and Beau’s relationship. It wasn’t too fast like you see in some love stories, nor did it take up every page of the book. I want my romantic storylines to have some depth to them, not all lovey dovey, and this book did a great job in providing depth with the addition of other characters and some small subplots. I appreciated Beau’s cautiousness when it came to Ruby too. He didn’t push her, instead allowed her time and space and seemed to care for her well being. Beau is definitely a little swoon-worthy 😉
This is a sweet, clean read. Although considered a historical story, I think even those people who do not traditionally like historical fiction will like it. The historic setting is really more of a backdrop in this story, not the center stage. It could just be the book that makes you second guess why you haven’t read historical fiction before!
About the Author
Kari Trumbo is an inspirational romance author, blogger and proud home schooling mother to four great kids. She interacts often on reader groups on Facebook and volunteers at the local library when needed. When she isn’t writing, she is obsessively reading and expanding her skills as a wordsmith. Kari lives in her great-grandfather’s remodeled 1890-built home in central Minnesota with her husband, children, cats, and one hungry wood stove.
Guest post from Kari Trumbo
Greetings! I hope this isn’t your first introduction to Cutter’s Creek, but if it is, let me explain a bit about it. Cutter’s Creek is a series written by myself and three other Christian authors. Though there are numbers on each book, you don’t have to read them in order to get into the series, in fact, since each author writes in their own time period it might be somewhat confusing. Especially if you like a consecutive story. However, they are all stand-alone books and can be read in any order. If you like to read them in date order, you’ll want to read Kit Morgan’s books first, then Vivi Holt, Annie Boone, and finally mine, that will put them roughly in time order.
The Cutter’s Creek series has been a huge blessing to me. I’ve gotten to write with some wonderful authors and learned so much about writing a series together. So, out of my Cutter’s Creek books, why did I choose Ruby over Lily, Ivy, or Carol…well, I hate to play favorites, but Ruby is my favorite. She’s quiet, and her strength is surprising. She has a big trial, and some hurt to work through, but when you find the right person to help you through it, that’s a gift more precious than anything.
I hope you love Ruby as much as I do. Blessings, Kari
May 18: Blogging With Carol
May 19: Back Porch Reads
May 20: Reading Is My SuperPower
May 21: Just the Write Escape
May 22: A Reader’s Brain
May 23: A Bakers Perspective
May 24: Chas Ray’s Book Nerd Corner
May 25: Moments Dipped in Ink
May 26: Connie’s History Classroom
May 26: A Greater Yes
May 27: Carpe Diem
May 27: Karen Sue Hadley
May 28: Daysong Reflections
May 29: Bibliophile Reviews
May 29: Bigreadersite
May 30: Captive Dreams Window
May 31: Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations
May 31: Mary Hake
To celebrate her tour, Kari is giving away signed print copies of A Lily Blooms, A Penny Shines, and A Ruby Glows!! Click below to enter. Be sure to comment on this post before you enter to claim 9 extra entries! https://promosimple.com/ps/b3de