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About the Book
Will money ruin everything?
Nina Warrenton is ready for the next step in her life plan—marriage, but no one has proposed. Taking matters into her hand, she places an ad in the newspaper hoping to entice a willing stranger. But when she begins to fall for the small-town chef, she realizes how much she wants him to love her and not her money.
Dwight Williams needs fast cash to save the family restaurant. When he sees Nina’s monetary offer for a husband, he goes for it. He’s determined to save the legacy his dad left him, but can he let it go to prove his love for her?
Can Nina and Dwight find true love, once money has entered the equation?
I love seeing people from different backgrounds come together in a story. What a difficult task it must be for an author to pair two people together in a way that makes us forget why they were apart in the beginning. I think Ms. Shiloh has done a great job of that here – instead of rooting for them to me apart, I am rooting for them to work out the kinks and get together! No matter what Dwight’s mama says.
This story had a lot of good elements – love, understanding, difficult topics discussed in a light manner, comedic relief, prayer, God, and more. It was a very quick read and easy to follow what was going on. My favorite character by far was Dwight’s mother. I loved the scenes where Dwight is discussing Nina with her. I won’t give too much away (you’ll have to read it!), but I enjoyed the way that she reacted to Dwight’s thoughts and questions. It provided a little bit of the comedic relief I needed at times, but also showed a humble heart, one who is willing to change the way they think of someone.
Overall I thought this was a cute story. The author held my attention throughout, had the right amount of dialogue, and gave me a few reminders about how wrong it is for me to judge others. I received a copy of this book through CelebrateLit. I was not required to write a favorable review. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.
About the Author
Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and Christian fiction writer. Before pursuing her dream as a writer, Toni served in the United States Air Force. It was there she met her husband. After countless moves, they ended up in Virginia, where they are raising their two boys. When she’s not typing in imagination land, Toni enjoys reading, playing video games, making jewelry, and spending time with her family. Toni is a member of the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) as well as the ACFW Virginia Chapter.
Guest Post From Toni Shiloh
Hi, Reader Friends!! I’m so excited to be here at Celebrate Lit for the kick off of my new release, Buying Love. I wrote this book last year for National November Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). In one month, I managed to write a little over 50,000 words. However, that’s not why this book holds a special place in my heart. No, it’s the message in the story.
Nina Warrenton has struggled with being alone in life. Thus, she decides to take matters into her own hand and places an ad for a husband, complete with a monetary offer. What seemed like an intelligent and simplistic way to get a husband, soon proves to have a multitude of complications. Not only that, but Nina has to discover who God is in her life and the body of Christ fits into that.
Y’all have you ever felt alone in a room full of people? Or felt isolated? Or maybe you’re an orphan…whatever your background, I hope that this book shows you that God loves you. He loves you so much, He’s adopted you into the body of Christ. So if you’re a believer, we’re family. As a person who always wanted a friend and lots of family, that’s music to my soul. It’s what I wanted Nina to discover and what I hope the readers discover.
Ephesians 1:4-6, “According as He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love: having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, to the praise of the glory of His grace, wherein He hath made us accepted in the beloved” (KJV).
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In honor of her tour, Toni is giving away a $50 Amazon gift card! Click the link below to enter; be sure to comment on this post to claim your nine bonus entries for this giveaway! https://promosimple.com/ps/a650