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Book Review: The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz

195When colonial Williamsburg explodes like a powder keg on the eve of the American Revolution, Lady Elisabeth “Liberty” Lawson is abandoned by her fiancé and suspected of being a spy for the hated British. No one comes to her aid save the Patriot Noble Rynallt, a man with formidable enemies of his own. Liberty is left with a terrible choice. Will the Virginia belle turned lacemaker side with the radical revolutionaries, or stay true to her English roots? And at what cost?

Historical romance favorite Laura Frantz is back with a suspenseful story of love, betrayal, and new beginnings. With her meticulous eye for detail and her knack for creating living, breathing characters, Frantz continues to enchant historical fiction readers who long to feel they are a part of the story.

My Thoughts: You know when you pick up a Frantz novel that you’re about to be treated to something saturated in historical detail and a plot that twists and turns around every bend. The Lacemaker was certainly one of those novels. Although I struggled in the very beginning while being introduced to a great number of names and characters, I did fall into a groove and the story really took off for me. As a history lover, I really enjoyed getting a look at what was going in the months leading up to the Revolutionary War.

Rating and Recommendation: I’m giving The Lacemaker 4.5 stars and recommending it to those who enjoy Historical Christian Fiction or Revolutionary War Fiction.

~ I received a copy from Revell through Net Galley. I was not compensated for my review. All thoughts are my own.

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