Tuesday, August 9, 2016

A Tapestry of Secrets

A Tapestry of Secrets
Sarah Loudin Thomas
(Bethany House Publishers)
ISBN: 9780764212277
August 2016/304 pages/$14.99

What is the weight of a secret?

And what happens when that burden becomes almost too much to bear?

For decades, Perla Phillips has hidden the truth of a decision that still fills her with guilt. But now, seeing her granddaughter, Ella, struggle in a similar way, she's prepared to finally open the past to her family, no matter the consequences. But when the opportunity is snatched from her in a most unexpected manner, will she have waited too long?

Spanning generations, this moving family drama weaves together the interlocking stories of two women as they navigate relationships, family, faith, and the choices that will shape their lives. Heartwarming and nostalgic, the story explores the courage to share the wounds of the past and celebrates the legacy a family passes from one generation to the next.

Read an excerpt.


Sarah Loudin Thomas is a fundraiser for a children's ministry and has written for Mountain Homes Southern Style and Now & Then magazines, as well as The Asheville Citizen-Times. She is the author of Miracle in a Dry Season and Until the Harvest. She holds a BA in English from Coastal Carolina University. She and her husband reside in North Carolina. She can be found online at www.sarahloudinthomas.com.


I thoroughly enjoyed Sarah Loudin Thomas's debut novel, Miracle in a Dry Season, and was delighted to have the opportunity to review this novel as well. While it easily reads as a standalone, I loved reconnecting with Perla and her daughter Sadie several decades after that first novel. Thomas has crafted a masterpiece that depicts the changes and challenges that Perla and her family face on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels. I love the title and its double significance as it relates to Ella's quilts and Perla's past. An inspiring story of forgiveness, family, and faith, A Tapestry of Secrets is a must-read!

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a copy of this book free from Baker/Bethany House Publishing. 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.”


Miracle in the Dry Season


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Sarah Thomas said...

Thanks for staying with my throughout the series! It was so much fun to go back and shed some light on Perla's past.