Thursday, August 19, 2010

Love Finds you in Victory Heights, Washington by Ocieanna Fleiss and Tricia Goyer

About Love Finds You in Victory Heights , Washington: The war has stolen Rosalie’s fiancé, Vic, from her forever. But rather than wallow, Rosalie distracts herself by cramming her days full of activity—mainly by shooting rivets into the B-17 bombers that will destroy the enemy.

When a reporter dubs her “ Seattle 's Own Rosie the Riveter,” even more responsibility piles up. Her strong arms bear all this, but when intense feelings surface for Kenny, the handsome, kind-hearted, and spiritually unwavering reporter, the fear of losing another love propels Rosalie to leave.

It’s only when Rosalie realizes that God has brought her to this place—and this person—for a reason, the sparkling grace of God compels her to let go of her own strength and lean on His, as well as open her heart to love.

About Tricia Goyer: Tricia Goyer is the author of twenty-four books including Songbird Under a German Moon, The Swiss Courier, and the mommy memoir, Blue Like Play Dough. She won Historical Novel of the Year in 2005 and 2006 from ACFW, and was honored with the Writer of the Year award from Mt. Hermon Writer's Conference in 2003. Tricia's book Life Interrupted was a finalist for the Gold Medallion in 2005. In addition to her novels, Tricia writes non-fiction books and magazine articles for publications like MomSense and Thriving Family. Tricia is a regular speaker at conventions and conferences, and has been a workshop presenter at the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) International Conventions. She and her family make their home in Little Rock , Arkansas where they are part of the ministry of FamilyLife. For more on Tricia visit

About Ocieanna Fleiss: Ocieanna Fleiss is a published writer and has edited six of Tricia Goyer’s historical novels. She lives with her husband and their four children in the Seattle area. For more about Ocieanna visit her blog.

Contest info: Tricia is giving away 5 Victory Prize packs during the blog tour. This contest is open to both you and your blog readers so please share it in your blog post too. That info can be found on this blog post (which will be live on August 14th).

Here is my review of this terrific novel:

First of all, I would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank you” to Tricia Goyer and Ocieanna Fleiss and their publisher for sending me a copy of "Love Finds You in Victory Heights, Washington" to review for them. I am truly grateful for this generosity. I really appreciate the time, effort and expense it takes to make a reviewer copy available to me.

“Love Finds You In Victory Heights, Washington” by Tricia Goyer and Ocieanna Fleiss is a touching story of wartime loss and love that paints a picture of real life history. Rosalie is working on the homefront to support the war effort as one of the infamous women labeled “Rosie the Riveter”. Now, she has lost her fiancé in combat during WWII. In her grief, she questions how true her love for this man was. This makes things difficult when Kenny appears on the scene. It doesn’t help that he is a newspaper reporter – Rosalie doesn’t trust journalists. Besides, why wouldn’t he be off fighting in the war? Was he a coward?

This beautifully written tribute to the patriotic men and women of World War II is an enlightening journey for the historical romance reader. I am especially impressed because this novel was written by two authors. How do they do that and make the prose and dialogue flow so well? This is a thoroughly enjoyable book that I highly recommend for a weekend of entertaining reading.

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