Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Tricia Goyer Whisper of Freedom review & giveaway!

Title: A WHISPER OF FREEDOM
Author: Tricia Goyer
Publisher: Moody Press
May 2008
ISBN: 978-0-8024-6769-0
Genre: Inspirational/historical

Sophie, Philip, and Walt hope to get the gold out of the country so Walt can sell it to collectors, but Michael has managed to get all possible ways of shipment blocked. So now Sophie and Walt are stuck in the mountains, trying to hide a truck-load of gold, and figure out a plan. The only thing they can come up with is to send Sophie back into enemy territory, right in the midst of their operations and have her smuggle information out.

This assignment is highly dangerous, and the possibilities of Sophie failing and being killed are extremely high. Yet she is hopeful that she will succeed in her assignment. Walt is finally honest about the whole operation, weaving a fascinating tale that stretched from historic days when Spanish conquered Central America, and of a treasure that is still hidden in Central America.

With many men from both sides of the war seeking the part of the treasure that Walt has in his possession, is there any hope of them leaving Spain alive?

Don’t miss this third and final book in the Chronicles of the Spanish Civil War series. In A WHISPER OF FREEDOM, we are reintroduced to the main characters that we’ve known since book one and fallen in love with. Michael is still a charmer, and Sophie is still a source of frustration to the men who love her as she is quick to rush into danger without thinking things through first.

The faith message is expertly woven in and isn’t preachy. The setting is very much an important part of the story as the characters must learn to live and do their jobs in war-torn Spain, worrying about continuing attacks. I loved all the characters, and all the books in this series. Based on a real life war, the prequel to World War II, it is excellent for homeschoolers, and for those who love to read historical fiction. Ms. Goyer has done thorough research, and this war comes alive for modern day readers. Don’t miss A WHISPER OF FREEDOM. Readers will want to read the first two books in the series, A Valley of Betrayal and A Shadow of Treason, before hand as the stories all tie together. However, if you miss the first two books, there are brief summaries for each book included in A WHISPER OF FREEDOM. $12.99. 314 pages.



A contest!!!!

1. List three things you would do with a chest full of gold (assuming you got to keep it!)

I’d pay off my debts and save money for my children to go to college
I’d buy new vehicles to replace our old ones with lots of miles
I’d sell our house and buy on one of the Great Lakes in Michigan..
2. List three charities/missions/organizations you support (and why).
I support my church
I support Haven of Rest Ministries
I support Moody Bible Institute
3. List three ways you have volunteered your time/services.
I have no time to volunteer. It is completely taken up by family (five kids) and homeschooling, and our church4. List three things you keep "hidden" when company comes over.

I’m pretty much what you see is what you get. I don’t’ hide anything when company comes. Though when we visited people one time I had to laugh because the people we stayed with hid their television set in the closet when we were there!5. List the last three things you've lost.

My keys
My mind (don’t think I’ve found that yet)
My car (but I managed to find that. I think the car moved itself.)6. List the last three things you've found.

A DVD I didn’t think we had
A penny
A lazer pointer




Contest and give-away post info:

During the tour, you can enter to win one of FIVE signed copies of A Whisper of Freedom by signing up for Tricia's newsletter here!


****Three brave "players" will be selected at random to win their own lost gold (Gourmet chocolate coins and all three books in the Chronicles of the Spanish Civil War series). To enter all you have to do is answer the MEME on your blog and then leave a comment on Tricia’s blog tour post here http://triciagoyer.blogspot.com/2008/03/whisper-of-freedom-meme-sticky-post.html that you’ve posted your MEME. Easy.

1 comment:

Tricia Goyer said...

Thanks for your kind words and for playing along with the MEME.

Blessings,
Tricia

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