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Ellie Ginny collage A2When a book plays out like a movie in my head—even after I’ve closed the cover—I know it’s a keeper. And Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska passes that Wish-It-Were-a-Hallmark-Movie test with flying colors. Tricia Goyer and Ocieanna Fleiss’s novel contains all the elements that capture my imagination: the stunning physical setting, the beautiful, torn-between-two-beaus heroine, the handsome, good-guy hero, and the feisty-but-wise grandma. Plus, there’s an intriguing story from the past told through a box of old letters.

In modern day times, singer Ginny Marshall flies to Alaska while struggling with tough romantic and career choices. She leaves her current boyfriend behind to seek advice from the one person she trusts most in the world, her former fiance, Brett Miller. Then the story shifts to 1928, when heartbroken Ellie McKinley seeks refuge in Alaska from a broken engagement. As governess for the children of grieving missionary Clay Parrish, Ellie learns life lessons that she shares in letters. Her letters profoundly affect Ginny and add depth to this sweetly romantic story.

Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska tells the story of two women who run to Alaska when their lives are in crisis. There, God meets them with healing, hope, and love.

This novel is a great read for teens on up! You can purchase your copy from CBD or pre-order/purchase from Amazon here. Or come back to visit me on January 8th, when I’ll be GIVING AWAY LFYIGBA! ***Thanks to the authors for providing a copy for me to review & a copy to share with you!

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Favorite Quote: “I’m quite certain that before God can ever bless a woman—and use her to impact many—He uses the hammer, the file, and the furnace to do a holy work.” Grandma Ethel, LFYIGBA (Click here to tweet this quote to your peeps!)

TRICIA GOYER is a busy mom of four and wife to John. When she finds a break from cleaning up mountains of toys, she is busy writing fictional tales to delight her readers and non-fiction titles to offer encouragement and hope. A bestselling author, Tricia has thirty-three books to date as well as 500+ magazine articles. She is a two-time Carol Award winner, and a Christy award and ECPA Award Nominee. In 2010, she was selected as one of the Top 20 Moms to Follow on Twitter by SheKnows.com. Tricia is on the blogging team at MomLifeToday.com and TheBetterMom.com. Tricia is the founder of Hope Pregnancy Ministries in Northwestern Montana, and she currently heads up a Teen Mops Group in Little Rock Arkansas. Tricia is the creator of NotQuiteAmishLiving.com and hosts a weekly radio podcast Living Inspired. Find out more about Tricia at www.triciagoyer.com.

OCIEANNA FLEISS has cowritten two historical novels with Tricia Goyer: Love Finds You in Lonesome Prairie, Montana and Love Finds You in Victory Heights, Washing­ton. She has written for several publications, including CBA Marketplace and Guideposts, and contributes a bi-monthly column to the Northwest Christian Author. Ocieanna has edited many of Tricia Goyer’s novels and nonfiction titles. An avid historian, she teaches home-schooled junior high students intense history classes involving considerable research and creative methods of bringing history to life. She lives She lives in the Seattle area with her hus­band and their four children. Find out more about Ocieanna at www.ocieanna.com.

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