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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Ture Love by Jude Deveraux-Review and Giveaway

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERJude Deveraux, the bestselling author of unforgettable romance, returns with a breathtaking first book in a fantastic new series—the Nantucket Brides trilogy. Set on the magical Massachusetts island, True Love introduces characters from a new generation of Montgomery-Taggerts, the beloved family from Deveraux’s classic novels.

Just as Alix Madsen is finishing up architectural school, Adelaide Kingsley dies and wills her, for one year, the use of a charming nineteenth-century Nantucket house. The elderly woman’s relationship to the Madsen family is a mystery to the spirited Alix—fresh from a romantic breakup—but for reasons of her own Alix accepts the quirky bequest, in part because it gives her time to plan her best friend’s storybook wedding.

But unseen forces move behind the scenes, creaking Kingsley House’s ancient floorboards. It seems that Adelaide Kingsley had a rather specific task for Alix: to solve the strange disappearance of one of the Kingsley women, Valentina, more than two hundred years ago. If that wasn’t troubling enough, Alix must deal with the arrogant (and extremely good-looking) architect Jared Montgomery, who is living in the property’s guesthouse.

Unbeknown to Alix, Jared has been charged with looking after her while she lives on the island—an easy task for him, considering the undeniable chemistry between the two. But Jared harbors secrets of his own, which, if revealed, may drive a wedge between the pair.

With a glorious Nantucket wedding on the horizon, sparks fly, and the ghosts of the past begin to reveal themselves—some of them literally. Finding their lives inextricably entwined with the turbulent fortunes of their ancestors, Alix and Jared discover that only by righting the wrongs of the past can they hope to be together.


My Review:

This was Jude Deveraux at her best.  She has a way with words that is totally amazing, her books flow so well.  She also has a way of making you feel that you really know the characters, and therefore, you come to care about them.  This book did not disappoint.  It had romance, a little mystery, and a paranormal element to it.  I really enjoyed getting to know the Kingsley family of Nantucket. 
After reading this book, I would really like to visit Nantucket.  I highly recommend this book.  I so look forward to the next in the Nantucket Brides series, there is a teaser to it in this book. 

I received a copy of this book from the publisher for my honest review.


The author has graciously agreed to giveaway three paperback copies of this book per blog.  To be entered in the contest, leave a comment below with your email address (no email, no entry) so you can be contacted.  After you are contacted, you will have 48 hours to respond with your mailing address.  Good Luck!!

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  1. What a captivating feature which interests me. Many thanks for this lovely giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

  2. Thanks for this delightful book giveaway which would be ideal for Spring and bring me hope. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

  3. I have been a fan of Jude Deveraux for years so this series appeals to me.

  4. It's been a while since I read something by her.... Looks like I need to start with this one.

  5. I have been a huge Jude Deveraux fan since I read her book Black Lyon while still an impressionable pre-teen. I followed the saga of the Montgomerys, read when they joined the Taggerts and have thrilled at each time I see a reference to a bygone book hidden amidst a new novel. I got to review this book for NetGalley last year, but to have a dead tree version for my favorites shelf would be awesome. Thanks for a chance at winning. bookworm (dot) judy (at) gmail (dot) com

  6. I liked your review! Thanks for joining the Tour! =)