[Read Reading] Freedoms Light Author Colleen Coble – Entrecielos.co

A stirring tale with plenty of drama and romance Set during the turbulent time of the American Revolution on the Massachusetts coast, with a colorful cast of characters, it had the feel of a classic novel A brave, loyal young woman takes on the duties of lighthouse keeper as her husband goes off to war I would love to sail to exotic ports, to see how others live She sighed Instead God has put me here on this rocky coast for some purpose Hannah is a great character whose circumstances A stirring tale with plenty of drama and romance Set during the turbulent time of the American Revolution on the Massachusetts coast, with a colorful cast of characters, it had the feel of a classic novel A brave, loyal young woman takes on the duties of lighthouse keeper as her husband goes off to war I would love to sail to exotic ports, to see how o Not a genre I would normally pick up and yet I found myself not being able to put it down Loved it As a longtime fan of Collen Coble, it pains me to write this review I have loved every book of hers I ve ever read whether it be suspense or historical fiction However, this book was just one I didn t enjoy and at times had to force myself to read.I m used to historical fiction books having a bit of a slower pace than contemporary fiction, but I found the pace of this story extremely slow and it seemed like the story really we I really enjoyed this story Although it started a bit slowly for me, the pace picked up after a few chapters and I became very interested in these characters.I really liked Hannah and felt sorry for her in all that she was dealing with in this novel She had some very difficult situations to go through She suffered a lot in many ways I liked Birch, yet found myself frustrated with him at times as he let his need for revenge lead him away from God and from Hannah.Hannah s sister, Lydia, was so I really enjoyed this story Although it started a bit slowly for me, the pace picked up after a few chapters and I became very interested in these characters.I really liked Hannah and felt sorry for her in all that she was dealing with in this novel She had some very difficult situations to go through She suffered a lot in many ways I liked Birch, yet found myself frustrated with him at times as he let his need for revenge lead him away from God and from Hannah.Hannah s sister, Lydia, was so aggravating and brought so much trouble onto not only herself, but Hannah as well This was a c 2 starsI have recently become a fan of historical fiction and I adore Colleen Coble s books, so I was eagerly looking forward to this book Unfortunately, Freedom s Light was a great disappointment to me I am not entirely sure why either The historical accuracy was completely on point, so that was not the issue I just feel like this book just missed the characteristic feel of a Colleen Coble book, I so look forward to and love.I really struggled to get into the book or to even care about the 2 starsI have recently become a fan of historical fiction and I adore Colleen Coble s books, so I was eagerly looking forward to this book Unfortunately, Freedom s Light was a great disappointment to me I am not entirely sure why either The historical accuracy was completely on point, so that wa I received a complimentary copy of this book from Thomas Nelson through NetGalley Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.Not my favorite Coble novel I love all things Revolutionary War, but this one just offered up two people who were so selfish and hateful it totally overshadowed the hero and heroine The romance between Birch and Hannah seems unrealistic, when we are su Colleen Coble is one of my favourite authors I love her suspense This was my first historical novel by her, and though different to her suspense novels, I enjoyed it.Now, this book will not be for some readers, due to theadult content, but for me there was so much lessons to be learned through these characters Consequences of not trusting God and taking matters into your own hands, making wrong choices because you desire love from a man instead of searching for that love from God and th Colleen Coble is one of my favourite authors I love her suspense This was my first historical novel by her, and though different to her suspense novels, I enjoyed it.Now, this book will not be for some readers, due to theadult content, but for me there was so much lessons to be learned through these characters Consequences of not trusting God and taking matters into your own hands, making wrong choices because you desire love from a man instead of searching for that love from God and the difference between religion judgment and criticism vs a relationship with God love, forgiveness, peace.The historical facts about the Revolutionary war was interesting but not overbearing I enjoyed the story of the war and learning a few things Lydia s story was heartbreaking, but also such a prefect picture of a lot of girls today in their search for love Hannah s story was not the focal point which I expected, but so strong To me her relationship with God drove her action Hannah Thomas Left The South And All That Was Familiar To Marry Her Beloved John But The Fact That She S Never Been Quite Accepted By His Mother And Sister And That She Doesn T Quite Fit The Strict Massachusetts Puritan Community Only Becomes Difficult When John Is Killed In One Of The First Battles In The War For Freedom Hannah Is Allowed To Continue To Serve As Lightkeeper For The Twin Tower Lighthouses On The Lonely Coastline, But It Is Grueling Work For A Woman AloneOne Of The First Shipwrecks Washes Ashore A Handsome Captain She Thinks Is A Tory, But She Soon Finds Out He S Working As A Spy For Washington Much Stands In The Way Of Their Happiness Including The Need To Protect His Secret, Pressure From John S Family To Marry Another, Near Constant Disapproval From The Townspeople, And The Appearance Of Hannah S Wayward Sister Coupled With The Strain Of War, Hannah Isn T Sure She Ll Ever See The Light Of Freedom Freedom s Light is a rich historical story of the Revolutionary War and how it affected families, friends and neighbors how some chose to side with Britain instead of fighting for freedom of the new country Hannah Smith became keeper of the lighthouse on the rocky Massachusetts coast when her husband left to fight with the Continental Army against the loyalists, who are fighting for Britain Her troubles are many, mostly not of her own doing but the consequences of others in particular her Freedom s Light is a rich historical story of the Revolutionary War and how it affected families, friends and neighbors how some chose to side with Britain instead of fighting for freedom of the new country Hannah Smith became keeper of the lighthouse on the rocky Massachusetts coast when her husband left to fight with the Continental Army against the loyalists, who are fighting for Britain Her troubles are many, mostly not of her own doing but the consequences of others in particular her wild sister and her improprieties Her husband is falsely accused of burning New York City by an old friend Galen, who is now fighting on the side of Britain John was hung because Galen still has feelings for Hannah and wanted to get rid of her husband Hannah s sister Lydia has feelings for Galen and throws herself at Galen When a ship is broken up on rocks, Hannah rescues Captain Birch Meredith from the wreckage Part of the job of a light keeper is to care for people injured by shipwreck, so Birch stays Freedom s Light, by Colleen Coble, is Christian historical fiction that takes place in Massachusetts in 1776 Hannah s husband John was a lighthouse keeper and when he went to fight in the Revolutionary War, his duties went to Hannah He was killed in a battle at the beginning of the war and she now feels she is doing her duty to help with the war by keeping the light going for the sailors I enjoyed reading this story Once it got started, it was a fast paced story with suspense and romance It Freedom s Light, by Colleen Coble, is Christian historical fiction that takes place in Massachusetts in 1776 Hannah s husband John was a lighthouse keeper and when he went to fight in the Revolutionary War, his duties went to Hannah He was killed in a battle at the beginning of the war and she now feels she is doing her duty to help with the war by keeping the light going for the sailors I enjoyed reading this story Once it got started, it was a fast paced story with suspense and romance It was interesting to read of the strictness and lack of caring from church leaders Hannah is a very caring person She continues to care for the lighthouse her husband was responsible for after his death She also sta