Friday, March 18, 2011

The Snowflake by Jamie Carie - REVIEW and GIVE AWAY!

About the Book:
Christmas 1897. Ellen Pierce and her brother are determined to reach the Alaska gold rush. But when ice stalls their steamship, all seems lost, until Buck Lewis makes a decision: he’ll lead all who dare to follow on foot toward Dawson City.

Buck is determined to leave behind a heartbreaking past. No amount of ice or weather will stop him. But he never counted on a woman joining a dangerous wilderness trek–or on falling in love with her.

As their journey unfolds and Christmas approaches, Ellen and Buck discover that the greatest gift of all can’t be wrapped in paper and tied with a bow. It comes from, and is received in, the heart.

Come share in a soul-deep romance that gives a joyful reminder of a redeeming God who makes us each unique, yet loves us all the same.

My Thoughts:

“We are like the snowflake. Fantastic and unfathomable and fragile.”

Come away to the mining town of Dawson City, Alaska 1897. Join Ellen Pierce and Buck Lewis and several other unfortunate souls as the make a dangerous trek across a barren land in search of warmth and light….and life itself. Watch as each member of this group succumbs to different fates, and in particular, the fate of Ellen and Buck. The tale will surprise you, entertain you, warm your heart and challenge your faith.

Jamie Carie wrote this as a Christmas novella, and I didn’t receive a copy until after the first of the year. Life sort of got in the way, and so here I am just now reading this precious book on St. Patrick’s Day! Although Christmas is part of this story, this is a book you can enjoy year round. Don’t wait until the holidays to enjoy it!

I have an extra copy to give away, so if you will leave your name and contact information on this post, I will draw a winner a week from today!

About the Author:

Jamie Carie is the author of Snow Angel, winner of a 2007 National "Best Books" Award and a ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year nominee. She lives with her husband and three children in Indianapolis.


karenk said...

would love to read this fabulous novel...thanks for the chance :)

kmkuka at yahoo dot com

Cindy W. said...

I absolutely love the cover of The Snowflake. I have wanted to read it since the first review. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

Smiles & Blessings,
Cindy W.