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- Snow on the Tulips by Liz Tolsma
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About the book: A stranger's life hangs in the balance. But to save him is to risk everything.
The war is drawing to a close, but the Nazis still occupy part of the Netherlands. After the losses she's endured, war widow Cornelia is only a shadow of the woman she once was. She fights now to protect her younger brother, Johan, who lives in hiding.
When Johan brings Gerrit Laninga, a wounded Dutch Resistance member, to Cornelia's doorstep, their lives are forever altered. Although scared of the consequences of harboring a wanted man, Cornelia's faith won't let her turn him out.
As she nurses Gerrit back to health, she is drawn to his fierce passion and ideals, and notices a shift within herself. Gerrit's intensity challenges her, making her want to live fully, despite the fear that constrains her. When the opportunity to join him in the Resistance presents itself, Cornelia must summon every ounce of courage imaginable.
She is as terrified of loving Gerrit as she is of losing him. But as the winter landscape thaws, so too does her heart. Will she get a second chance at true love? She fears their story will end before it even begins.
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Meet the author: Liz Tolsma has lived in Wisconsin most of her life, and she now resides next to a farm field with her husband, their son, and their two daughters. Add a dog and a cat to that mix and there's always something going on at their house. She's spent time teaching second grade, writing advertising for a real estate company, and working as a church secretary, but she always dreamed of becoming an author.
She'd love to have you visit her at www.liztolsma.com.
My Review -
Liz Tolsma immediately drew me into the story in the very first page of her book, "Snow on the Tulips" and I became engrossed in the characters' lives until the very end. Cornelia is trying to protect her brother and also herself as she has had her heart broken and her life ended because of this war. However, when Gerrit needs help, Cornelia is unable to find it in herself to turn him awake and then she finds herself becoming more alive and more herself than she has felt in so long. Cornelia is such an excellent main character whom is faced with so many choices and I found myself drawn into her life and empathizing with her. Liz writes with such vivid detail and such strong emotions that it is so easy to become lost in the story and feel as if I was there in the midst of war, hiding, and trying to protect loved ones. This is an incredible book that anyone whom enjoys reading historical fiction must read! I am looking forward to more books from this author!
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*Thanks to Litfuse Publicity Group for including me on the blog tour and for the complimentary copy of this book!*