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Beauty Restored ~ Rachel Skatvold

Beauty Restored

Beauty Restored

Riley Family Legacy Novellas, Book 3

By Rachel Skatvold

Genre: Inspirational Romance

Release Date: October 8, 2015


While volunteering at a youth camp in the Ozark Mountains, Carmen Riley sponsors a challenging group of teenage girls. She longs to make a difference in their lives, but unsettling news from home rattles her confidence. When Carmen meets a charming young pastor, will his wise advice give her the courage she desperately needs?

After discovering that the camp is in danger of closing, Pastor Andrew vows to save it. With Carmen’s help, he rallies a group of sponsors to come up with a plan of action. However, the task could cost him much more than he bargains for.

In a race against time, a common goal unites them, but unforeseen circumstances threaten to tear them apart. Will their relationship and faith in God endure long enough to see Beauty Restored?

Read a free excerpt from the book Here.


About the Author:

Rachel Skatvold is an inspirational author and stay-at-home mom from the Midwest. She enjoys writing inspirational romance, devotions, encouraging blogs. Rachel has just finished her first series, the Riley Family Legacy Novellas and is now working on her first full length novel, Enduring the Flames. Other than writing, some of her hobbies include singing, reading and camping in the great outdoors with her husband and two young sons.

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Review of Beauty Restored~ I loved this book from the first chapter. I had not read novella’s one and two, but this is really a stand-alone within a series.

If you are the type of person who loves novella’s that you can read through in a night, this one is for you. If you are the person who shy’s away from novella’s, this still might be for you. I usually have to be in the mood for a novella, but this didn’t have that feel. The story is not pushed or rushed in any way. In fact, the story takes two months’ time to complete. The romance in this story is sweet and natural, the characters full of Love for the Lord, but still human with imperfections that need to be dealt with.

By the end I had lost all hope of getting what I expected out of the novel and couldn’t stop the tears. Rachel writes so naturally throughout that the lead-up to the end could very-well lead to grabbing for tissues. The end is incredibly satisfying and I can honestly say, I’ve already bought the first book in the series because I enjoyed this one so much.


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