Castle on the Rise

Today on the blog I wanted to share with you all a new release from the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild, Castle on the Rise by Kristy Cambron.

The sequel to The Lost Castle, Castle on the Rise is another split-time romance following the lives of women throughout the recent centuries.  While I’m not personally a fan of split-time novels because I find them confusing, I love historical fiction, and this book brings out some unique and lesser-known (to me at least) times in Irish history.

Castle on the Rise (A Lost Castle Novel Book 2)

“Enchanting and mesmerizing!” —PATTI CALLAHAN, New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Mrs. Lewis

A storied castle. A band of rebels.

A nation chasing a centuries-old dream of freedom.

And three women who rise above it all . . .

When Laine Forrester travels overseas to attend her best friend’s vineyard wedding, she expects to find the bride on the brink of a fairy-tale life. But after a series of unforeseen setbacks, it seems the storybook lives they’d imagined are suddenly ripping apart.

With hopes of resurrecting a happy ending, Laine agrees to accompany the newlyweds to the groom’s home in Ireland—never expecting she’d be the one drawn in by its wide-open moors, backroads bordering the Irish Sea, and a mysterious castle that dares to keep its secrets hidden.

From the storied streets of Dublin to the shores of the Emerald Isle, Laine is drawn in to the land and its rich history. The castle ruins whisper stories of Issy—a photojournalist battling through the 1916 Easter Rising, and Maeve—the castle’s lady of legend, fighting for survival through the 1798 rebellion that started it all.

Spanning more than two centuries, Castle on the Rise unites the legacy of three women who must risk mending the broken places within for life, love, and the belief that even through the depths of our pain, a masterpiece of a story can emerge.

Castle on the Rise perfectly showcases rising star Kristy Cambron’s amazing talent! Perfect pacing, lovely prose, and an intricate plot blend together in a delightful novel I couldn’t put down. Highly recommended!” —Colleen Coble, USA TODAY bestselling author of Secrets at Cedar Cabin and the Rock Harbor series

“Cambron’s latest is one of her best. Gripping and epic, this intricately woven tale of three generations seeking truth and justice will stay with you long after the last page.” —Rachel Hauck, New York Times bestselling author

Kristy Cambron’s novels are a great opportunity to discover an enchanting historical landscape alongside deep and personal morals for modern-day.  And, the cover is lovely! 🙂

Thank you to the Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Fiction Guild for providing me with a copy of this book to read and review.

I received a copy of this book for free. I was not required to post a positive review and the views and opinions expressed are my own.

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