Book Review: Steadfast Heart by Tracie Peterson

Posted April 2, 2015 by love2dazzle in Fiction, Reviews / 0 Comments

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Book Review: Steadfast Heart by Tracie PetersonSteadfast Heart by Tracie Peterson
Series: Brides of Seattle #1
Published by Baker Publishing Group on January 6th 2015
Genres: Christian, Fiction, Historical, Romance
Pages: 432
Format: eARC
Source: Publisher on NetGallery

Despite her spoiled upbringing, twenty-year-old Lenore Fulcher isn't pretentious. She simply believes a marriage should be built on true love. Her father, however, thinks she's wasted enough time searching for the perfect husband. He wants to marry her off to one of his business partners--who is seventeen years her senior--an idea that is out of the question for Lenore.Kolbein Booth, a young lawyer from Chicago, arrives in Seattle looking for his headstrong sister, who he believes may have answered an advertisement for mail-order brides. Sick with worry, he storms into the Madison Bridal School, demanding to see his sister, only to learn she isn't there. But Lenore Fulcher is, and something about her captures his attention.Is this the man Lenore has been searching for? She may not have long to find out...

“Steadfast Heart” by Tracie Peters0n was very interesting. The summary talks about Lenore but Lenore really didn’t seem to be in the book that much. Instead the story was more focused round Abrianna. I had a really hard time getting into this story though because the characters were all flat and boring. I couldn’t seem to connect with anyone.

I normally really like Petersen’s work but I was really disappointed in this one. The story was so hard to continue on. I felt several times like I was going to be adding this story to my DNF pile. The writing seemed to be extremely slow. The love story that is incorporated into the story just went by so fast. There didn’t seem to be any development at all between the two characters. I feel like many things went wrong in this novel.


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Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.

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