Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Path of Freedom~ by Jennifer Hudson Taylor

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
Path of Freedom
Abingdon Press (January 2013)
Jennifer Hudson Taylor

Review below...


Jennifer Hudson Taylor is an award winning author of historical Christian fiction set in Europe and the Carolinas and a speaker on topics of faith, writing and publishing. Her debut novel, Highland Blessings, won the 2011 Holt Medallion award for Best First Book. Jennifer's work has appeared in national publications, such as Guideposts, Heritage Quest Magazine, Romantic Times Book Reviews, and The Military Trader. She serves as the in-house Publicist at Hartline Literary Agency and co-owns Upon the Rock Publicist. Jennifer graduated from Elon University with a B.A. in Communications. When she isn't writing, she enjoys spending time with family, long walks, traveling, touring historical sites, hanging out at bookstores with coffee shops, genealogy, and reading.


2nd in the Quilts of Love series

When Quakers Flora Saferight and Bruce Millikan embark on the Underground Railroad, they agree to put their differences aside to save the lives of a pregnant slave couple. With only her mother’s quilt as a secret guide, the foursome follows the stitches through unknown treachery.

As they embark on their perilous journey, they hope and pray that their path is one of promise where love sustains them, courage builds faith, and forgiveness leads to freedom.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Path of Freedom, go HERE.

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My review:  This is the second book I have read from the Quilts of Love series.  This story is about Flora Saferight and Bruce Milikan, two Quakers who are charged with a mission to take a pregnant slave couple on the underground railroad.  Flora was chosen for her midwife skills and Bruce for his expertise in underground railroad missions.  Though they have not gotten along in the past the journey they go on requires them to rely on God and one another.  This changes their relationship forever.

I enjoyed this book.  The risks that were taken and the love that was shown through Flora and Bruce to the couple they never met was a testament to allowing God's love to shine through you.

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