Friday, May 24, 2013

Ray of Light

Ray of Light
The Days of Redemption, Book 2
Shelley Shepard Gray
(Avon Inspire)
ISBN: 978-0062204424
May 2013/288 pages/$12.99

Bestselling author Shelley Shepard Gray brings inspirational romance to life in this sweet tale of love in the Amish community, Ray of Light, the second installment of her Days of Redemption series.

Roman Keim just wants a break from the family drama at his snowy Ohio home when he heads to an Amish snowbird community in Florida. There he meets Amanda Yoder and her daughter Regina who soon are warming his heart. But will Roman return to Ohio or will he stay and help the young widow embrace a second chance at love?

The author of the series Sisters of the Heart and Seasons of Sugarcreek, Shelley Shepard Gray delivers an honest, tender love story in Ray of Light, featuring the challenges of faith, family, and romance.


Shelley Shepard Gray is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Sisters of the Heart, Seasons of Sugarcreek, Secrets of Crittenden County, and Families of Honor series. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town’s bike trail. Find out more about Shelley at and on Facebook.


I enjoyed Daybreak (reviewed here), the first book in this series about a multi-generational Amish family, and Ray of Light is another charmiing tale. Both Roman and Amanda are thoroughly endearing and of course, Regina captivates everyone she meets, even if only through the pages of a book! Although Roman and Amanda are the focus, the rest of the family members' stories weaves throughout the book as each of them continue to deal with the long-hidden family secrets that are coming to light. While enough is explained that readers who missed the first book will grasp what is happening, this series is enjoyable enough that you won't want to miss a single book! I'm eagerly anticipating the final book, Eventide, coming in September!

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a copy of this book from Avon Inspire and Litfuse Publicity as part of a blog tour. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


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Beth said...

Ohhhhh, can't wait to get my hands on this one. I loved book number 1, too. Catching up on my reading while in CA where hubby is attending a conference. Loving every minute!

PhD in Finance by Juila said...

I bet this is must buy and must read book, considering that it is love story in an unexpected time and place. How I love reading love stories! It makes me feel younger and reminds me of the days when love was young and sweet. Oh, the old days. Ciao!

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