Skip to main content
Give the gift of reading, get 15% off today.

Strike a Match

About the book: Out of the ashes, she might find true love... 
When Kate’s abusive husband dies in a house fire, she only feels relief. Eighteen months later, she’s ready to sweep up the fragments of her past and venture back into dating—but this time with the help of a professional matchmaking company. Surely Toujour can succeed where Kate has always failed and find her the perfect man. 

Taylor is a firefighter who’s tired of dousing infernos in his personal life. Exhausted from a string of dysfunctional relationships, he turns to Toujour at the prodding of a friend, hoping for an easier path to love. The last thing he expects is to be matched with Kate, the intriguing widow he met on the night her house burned. The problem is, she’s determined to leave behind any connection to that awful night—and Taylor is a very overwhelming connection. 

Past relationship fears and old habits threaten to tear them apart before they’ve even begun. Can the ashes of their pasts hold their happily ever after? 

My review: I really enjoy these novellas by Lindzee Armstrong! This one was no different!

I loved Kate, she was such a compassionate young woman, working as a nurse. But Kate had been dealing with her verbally abusive husband and his needs for far too long. I loved the way she felt guilty about having him die the way he did, but at the same time she felt a freedom she hadn't felt in a really long time. And I loved the way she was able to put her life back together and move on.

Then there's Taylor. I loved his compassion as well. How could he not be compassionate as a firefighter? But at the same time, he was a bit of an enabler, both for his twin sister and for the firefighters at the station that were more than willing to take advantage of his kindness. 

Kate and Taylor's first date was kind of comical, Taylor was assuming that Kate knew he was the firefighter who told her that her husband had died and Kate was just looking for a laid back date and was not at all thrilled when she realized that that was who Taylor was. And then....the fire at the restaurant was comical, but not to Kate. I loved that Kate was eventually willing to give Taylor a second chance, no matter how badly their first date went.

This was a cute book. It's clean and quick to read. I didn't want to put it down!

I was sent an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Purchase link: Amazon

Popular posts

Higher

About the CD: Award-winning tenor Nathan Pacheco has toured the world featured alongside world-class artists such as Yanni, Katherine Jenkins, and Placido Domingo. In all of his travels across South America, through Europe and Asia, and across America, Nathan often includes spiritually rooted and uplifting songs in his repertoire. This album is a collection of his favorite songs that connect with those spiritual moments from his performances across the world. These songs take the listener on a beautiful journey with classic hymns such as "Be Thou My Vision," soaring Italian epics like "Nella Fantasia," and modern classics such as "Forever," by Kari Jobe. Performing with intimate acoustic backing and often featuring piano and cello, Nathan's desire with this album is to help people reach higher, to feel deeper spiritual connection, and to find peace through songs that life the soul.

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 …

Favorite Friday - Disneyland for Families with a Large Range of Ages

I'm super excited to have Rachel with Get Away Today doing a guest post for us today on Disneyland. I don't know if you know it or not, but we have a large age range of kids in our family. We have a 16 year-old, and 11 year-old and a 3 year-old. Such a large range makes trips a bit tricky. We have to really plan ahead to have something that everyone likes. Rachel has a few suggestions for craziness like this, so without further ado...Rachel!



Hey everybody, it’s Rachel from Get Away Today! I am here to share all of my best tips for a trip to the Disneyland Resort when you have kids with kids of all ages. When you decide to book your Disneyland packages , be sure to book with Get Away Today. We have reduced hotel ratesand discount Disneyland tickets- guaranteeing you the best price! You can also use promo code BookaDay to get an additional $10 off any Southern California vacation package.

Disneyland has to be one of my family’s favorite vacation spots, especially when my siblings…