Saturday, February 25, 2012
Words Spoken True by Ann H. Gabhart
About the book:
One woman stands ready to defend her newspaper . . . even if it means losing out on love
Adriane Darcy was practically raised in her father's newspaper offices. With ink in her veins, she can't imagine life without the clatter of the press and the push to be first to write the news that matters. Their Tribune is the leading paper in Louisville in 1855.
When Blake Garrett, a brash young editor from the North with a controversial new style of reporting, takes over a competing newspaper, the battle for readers gets fierce. After Adriane and Blake meet at a benefit, their surprising mutual attraction is hard to ignore. Still, Blake is the enemy, and Adriane is engaged to the son of a powerful businessman who holds the keys to the Tribune's future. Blake will stop at almost nothing to get the story--and the girl.
Set against the volatile backdrop of political and civil unrest in 1850s Louisville, this exciting story of love and loyalty will hold you in its grip until the very last page.
My review of Words Spoken True:
One of the things I like about Ann Gabhart is that she is a versatile writer. Very often authors will choose to stick with what they know and only write about that. It could be a specific genre or a specific group of people. But, Ann Gabhart writes a broad range of people, places and time periods. Her books all have their own unique feel and story. I really like that about her.
Words Spoken True is Ann’s latest story and I really enjoyed it. Once again, this book featured an interesting story with interesting characters. This book was unlike any of Ann’s previous novels, but it did still have her same attention to historical details that I love so much. The only problem was that it was just a bit slow at times, but I think a story has rich in detail has to be taken slowly to really savor. I truly did savor this book just as I usually do with an Ann Gabhart book. I liked the perfect mix of romance with some suspense and plenty of surprises that held my attention even through the slower parts.
Overall, Words Spoken True is another very good book by an author who has the potential to really become a favorite of mine. I know that I will continue to look forward to reading any book Ann writes.
Available February 2012 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.
This book was provided for review by Revell.