Hope’s Highest Mountain

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About the Book

hopes-highest-mountain-194x300Book: Hope’s Highest Mountain

Author: Misty M. Beller

Genre: Historical Romance

Release Date: October, 2019

When Ingrid Chastain agreed to accompany her father to deliver vaccines to a mining town in the Montana Territory, she never could have anticipated a terrible accident would leave her alone and badly injured in the wilderness. Rescue comes in the form of a mysterious mountain man who tends her injuries, but she’s hesitant to put her trust in this man who seems to have wounds of his own.

After tragedy struck his family, Micah Bradley left his work as a doctor and escaped to the wilds of Montana. But his self-imposed solitude is broken when he finds Ingrid in desperate need of medical attention, and he’s forced to call on his doctoring skills once again.

Micah can’t help but admire Ingrid’s tenacity despite the severity of her injuries, until he learns the crate she brought contains smallpox vaccines to help quell a nearby outbreak. With Ingrid dead set on delivering the medicine–with or without his help–he has no choice but to accompany her. As they set off through the treacherous, snow-covered Rocky Mountains against all odds, the journey ahead will change their lives more than they could have known.

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My Review

Oh wow, where to start?? I don’t know if I have the words to do this novel justice. This was not my first read by Misty Beller, and it most certainly will not be my last. I’m already impatiently waiting for the next one now!

This novel was a perfect blend of historical fiction mixed with wilderness survival. With a cast of wonderful characters and a setting that seemed to throw every imaginable hurtle their way, the result is an adventure you won’t soon forget. The heart and urgency of their mission was palpable and the danger was always lurking.

The romance was craftily written into the storyline through the moments that held the readers’ hearts the most. It flowed out of mutual, genuine concern for each other’s well-being instead of shallow romantic fluff. I appreciated that while it was pretty evident that there was always “chemistry” between them, it wasn’t until they got to know one another and experienced each other’s character that the real feelings of love started to bud. This was an easy romance for me to swoon over.

I appreciated reading a story that was so richly seeped in selfless ambition. Even as they wrestled with very real and heartbreaking emotions, they were still able to see past themselves to consider one other. I adored how Joanna and Samuel joining the ranks only seemed to sweeten the endearment. It was heartwarming to see a story so heavily steeped in people pushing themselves to the limits in an attempt to save the lives of others they don’t even know.

There is so much more that I could say about this story but I don’t want to give anything away. I absolutely devoured it and can’t wait to see where the author goes next in the series. You can believe that as soon as it’s announced I’ll be adding it to my TBR pile. HIGHLY recommend!!

*I received a copy of this book through CelebrateLit. Thoughts and opinions expressed are mine alone.

Rating: 5-Stars-300x57

About the Authormisty

After working for 13 years in the corporate world, Misty M. Beller (mistymbeller.com) is now the author of fourteen independently published Christian historical romance novels. Raised on a farm in South Carolina, she combines her love for Christian fiction and the simpler ranch life by writing historical novels that display God’s abundant love through the twists and turns in the lives of her characters. She lives outside Charlotte, North Carolina, is an active member of ACFW, and teaches regularly at conferences and writing groups on effective book marketing.

More from Misty

Remember Lassie? Old Yeller? Chance and Shadow from the movie Homeward Bound? There was something about these dogs that gripped my heartstrings and made me love them as though I’d known them for years. (And, yes, I cried during every one of these movies and books.)

Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had real dogs I’ve loved too. As far back as I can remember, we’ve had at least one or two dogs, and each one has been my very best friend. They’ve suffered my undying love, even allowing me to dress them up like dolls during my younger years.

But the dogs in my stories have a special place in my heart. Handsome, the sweet little black fluffball in Hope’s Highest Mountain is no exception! He was the runt of the litter, and such a dark black that the story’s hero nicknamed him Shadow. You can see the picture that inspired Handsome at the book’s Pinterest page. Those eyes! Hard not to fall in love, right?

The more I wrote in the story, the more I enjoyed getting to know this little guy, and I could almost feel his soft puppy fur as he snuggled in close. I completely see why Ingrid (the heroine) is smitten him! As you read Hope’s Highest Mountain, I hope you love Handsome as much as I do. Please give him some extra petting for me! ?

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Giveaway

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To celebrate her tour, Misty is giving away the grand prize package of a copy of Hope’s Highest Mountain, a $20 B&N gift card, and cute mountain cards!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/ed1b/hopes-highest-mountain-celebration-tour-giveaway

 

9 thoughts on “Hope’s Highest Mountain

  1. Thank you for your review on “Hope’s Highest Mountain” by Misty M. Beller and for being part of the Celebrate Lit book tour.

    Love this cover! Enjoy this author’s books and can’t wait for the opportunity to read this fabulous sounding one.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net

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