The Highest of Hopes
I have been waiting to read this book for months! I had to get some deadlines out of the way and carve out some time just to relax and read. I did that after Christmas! And I needed to read it before the next book releases in 2020.
I thoroughly enjoyed The Highest of Hopes. I made sure I had a few days off before starting to read it because I expected it to be a page-turner. I wasn’t disappointed! Emmaline’s story was a wonderful story, but I loved the fact that we get small hints of information about the characters we read about in book 1. I loved seeing how these characters, Emma and Jonathan sort out their various issues and how Emma finally finds the love she has been looking for all along. It was wonderful to have this book set in Toronto, Canada. An enjoyable read and I can’t wait for the next book, The Brightest of Dreams.
ABOUT THE BOOK
After her beloved grandfather’s death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her “deceased” father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey across the ocean, accompanied by her best friend, Jonathan. Unfortunately, Randall Moore and his well-to-do family aren’t thrilled by her arrival, fearing her sudden appearance will hinder his chance at becoming mayor of Toronto in 1919. Despite everything, Emma remains determined to earn their affection.
Jonathan Rowe has secretly loved Emma for years and hopes that during their trip he can win her heart. Concerned that Randall might reject her, Jonathan is ready to console Emma and bring her home. When she informs him that she has no intention of returning to England, Jonathan begins to despair. Can he convince Emma to find value within herself rather than seeking it from a virtual stranger? And will she ever come to see that Jonathan is her true home?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Melony Teague is a freelance writer who believes everyone has a story to tell. As co-author of As the Ink Flows, she loves to inspire and motivate others through her written words. With foamy lattes in-hand, she writes Contemporary Romance with a dash of humor. Watch for her fiction debut, A Promise to Keep, out in Jan 2020. Though she has no hobbies outside of reading, writing, and eating chocolate, she is a member of ACFW and teaches seniors in her community to write their memoirs. She confesses with no shame that she has a strong belief that pumpkin pie is an acceptable breakfast food since it’s mostly vegetables. Melony was born in South Africa and now lives in the melting pot that is Toronto with her husband, their two teenagers, and two cats who think they’re humans.
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COMING SOON Jan 2020
Thanks, Melony!! Glad you liked it. Emmaline and Jonathan have cameos in the next book. 😊
Oh, that is good to hear!
Enjoyed the review. Sounds like a great read.