Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Valentine Verse by JoAnn Durgin

Who wouldn't want a suitor like Thornton?  He is everything a girl could ask for.  He is handsome, smart, caring, playful, loyal and has a deep love for God.

Vara didn't expect her life to change forever when she accepted a client in Cherish.  She stopped at a coffee shop and her life wouldn't be the same.  Vara met Thornton there.  She was attracted to him but she was not interested in starting a new relationship.  Thornton really didn't have room in his busy life to begin a relationship.  But God had different plans for both of them!

The coffee shop was central to the town of Cherish. There was a bulletin board in the shop that had a posting for the day on it.  Who was responsible for the postings?

I loved how Thornton swept Vara off her feet.  He was romantic and so sweet.  I was routing for him!
This is a lovely story of how Vara learns how to forgive and with forgiveness she was given a new beginning.  Thornton is one of learning what is important in life and family commitment. 

It made me think of my husband and the night we met.  He expressed to me how God was central to his life.  He thought that this might be a turnoff for some but to me, it was wonderful.  I was so touched.  I was more attracted to him after he shared this with me.   We just celebrated 10 1/2 years years of marriage.

I received this free to review.

Great read.  Perfect for Valentine's Day!


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About the Author

JoAnn Author Photo (Princess Cruise)JoAnn Durgin is the USA Today bestselling author of the beloved Lewis Legacy Series as well as Prelude, the prequel to the series. Her other works include the Amazon bestselling Catching SerenityHeart’s Design and its sequel, Gentle Like the Rain, The Wondrous Love Series, Echoes of EdinburghPerchance to DreamWhisper to My HeartThee Will I CherishThe Christmas Challenge, and the popular Starlight Christmas Series.
A former estate administration paralegal, JoAnn now writes contemporary Christian romance full-time and lives with her family in her native southern Indiana. Writing Christian fiction is her passion, and she loves nothing more than sharing the hope to be found in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks, Jodi! I hope you'll have the opportunity to read The Valentine Verse soon. I appreciate the comment! Blessings.

  2. Replies
    1. Lacey, thank you for visiting the blog and leaving a comment! I hope you'll have the opportunity to read Vara and Thornton's story in The Valentine Verse! Blessings.

  3. Thank you so much for reading, reviewing, and featuring The Valentine Verse on your blog, Jeanette! I'm thrilled that you enjoyed Vara and Thornton's story, and I loved hearing a little about your own story! Happy Anniversary to you and your husband (and Happy Valentine's Day soon!). Blessings.


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