About the Book
Title: Castle on the Rise
Author: Kristy Cambron
Genre: Christian Historical Romance
Release date: February 5, 2019
A storied castle. A band of rebels. A nation chasing a centuries-old dream of freedom. And three women who rise above it all . . .
When Laine Forrester travels overseas to attend her best friend’s vineyard wedding, she expects to find the bride on the brink of a fairy tale life. But after a series of unforeseen setbacks, it seems the storybook lives they’d imagined are suddenly ripping apart.
With hopes of resurrecting a happy ending, Laine agrees to accompany the newlyweds to the groom’s home in Ireland—never expecting she’d be the one drawn in by its wide-open moors, backroads bordering the Irish Sea, and a mysterious castle that dares to keep its secrets hidden.
From the storied streets of Dublin to the shores of the Emerald Isle, Laine is drawn in to the land and its rich history. The castle ruins whisper stories of Issy—a photojournalist battling through the 1916 Easter Rising, and Maeve—the castle’s lady of legend, fighting for survival through the 1798 rebellion that started it all.
Spanning more than two centuries, Castle on the Rise unites the legacy of three women who must risk mending the broken places within—for life, love, and the belief that even through the depths of our pain, a masterpiece of a story can emerge.
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Cambron is a masterful story teller. I have yet to read a book of hers that I did not love, and this story was no exception. I do have to admit, at first I was a little overwhelmed by it. Three story lines to follow along? I wasn’t quite sure I’d be able to keep up, no matter how good of a reader I am. It did take a few chapters of each story for me to get the gist of it all, and be able to allow my mind to wander between them, but I got it and it was so worth it!
I really can’t decide which story I liked the best. Each one had an element I could connect with, and had my complete attention. Like I said, Cambron is a master at story telling. Characters aside, I have to give kudos to her ability to transport me to Ireland in three different time periods. It was absolutely breathtaking, and has increased my desire to want to travel the world to see all these magnificent castles she has in her books! I imagine it’s probably a little intimidating to be writing about such beautiful places, but Cambron just does it with ease.
Readers will not be able to tear themselves away from this story! I highly recommend that you read this, and take your time doing so. I found myself trying to rush through it, but almost felt like I was missing out. Take the time to give each story the attention it deserves. You won’t regret it!
I received a complimentary copy of this book. I was not required to write a favorable review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
About the Author
Kristy Cambron is an award-winning author of Christian fiction, including her bestselling debut The Butterfly and the Violin, and an author of Bible studies, including the Verse Mapping Series. She is a passionate storyteller who travels to speak at ministry events across the country, encouraging women to experience a deeper life in the Word through verse mapping. Her work has been named to Publishers Weekly Religion & Spirituality TOP 10, Library Journal’s Best Books, RT Reviewers’ Choice Awards, and received 2015 & 2017 INSPY Award nominations.
Kristy holds a degree in Art History/Research Writing, and lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons, and can probably be bribed with a coconut mocha latte and a good read.
To stay connected, visit www.kristycambron.com.
Kristy’s Research Trip to Ireland
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To celebrate her tour, Kristy is giving away a grand prize of one finished copy each of The Lost Castle (book 1) and Castle on the Rise (book 2)!!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter. https://promosimple.com/ps/d9d0/castle-on-the-rise-celebration-tour-giveaway