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Illuminations of the Heart

The Lady Siriol de Calendri is a widowed young woman, she is so beautiful that her brother, Simon, on his deathbed sent her to France to live with an acquaintance of his there. As the book opens that is where she's on her way to when out of no where arrive what appears to be knights with no coats of arms on their shields. These men proceed to go through all of Siri's things, effectively ruining her vellum that she uses to paint her illuminations. They are stopped when a Lord comes upon them on the road just before Siri is kidnapped. He escorts them to the castle of Sir Triston de Brielle. Although
Triston is not sure just what to do with Siri, she looks so much like his dead wife that at times it's confusing for him, it also confuses their son, Perrin. Siri is uncertain just what to do, she can't change the way that she looks, but she tries to show love to Perrin and she tries very hard not to fall in love with Triston, but that's just not possible for her. Triston on the other hand tries to get Siri to name a man that she will accept as a new husband by throwing lavish parties and inviting all the eligible gentlemen in the neighborhood. Will Triston see that he loves Siri for herself and not just because she looks like his dead wife before it's too late? I really enjoyed this book. It's definitely a romance, but it is clean and it was a story full of sword fights and twists and turns at every corner!

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Track List
1. Forever
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. The Lord’s Prayer
4. His Love

Blog Tour - Compassionate Soldier

About the bookCompassionate Soldier illuminates fascinating yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage of war. Arranged by war from the American Revolution to the Iraq War and global in perspective, it features extraordinary stories of grace under fire from valiant soldiers and noncombatants who rose above the inhumanity of lethal conflict and chose compassion, even knowing their actions could put their lives and liberty at risk.

Included are the stories of Patrick Ferguson, a British officer during the American Revolution who had the chance to kill George Washington but refused to shoot a man in the back; Richard Kirkland, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War who took water to wounded Union soldiers during the battle of Fredericksburg; and Oswald Boelcke, a German WWI flying ace who was one of the most influential tacticians of early air combat and was known for making sure …

Halloween at Disney and Getaway Today Sale

I know I already posted once today, but check out this great deal that Get Away Today is doing right now!
Disneyland really is the Happiest Place on Earth, but what about during the fall? In mid-September, Disneyland turns into the most Spook-tacular Place on Earth during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort! There is so much to do while at Disneyland during Halloween so I’ve gathered the top 5 things you have to do.

Before you get to the park, you have to book your trip. Let my friends at Get Away Today help you get there. They have discount Disneyland tickets and if you book before August 21st, you can save $13 off your 3-Day Park Hopper tickets with their Lucky 13 ticket sale! Tickets are only valid for travel from September 15 through October 31, 2017.

Now that you know who to book your trip with, let’s talk about all there is to do in Disneyland during Halloween Time.

#1: Take pictures with the fun décor

Disneyland really goes all out with their décor, no matter the season. Hal…