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REVIEW: A WOMAN OF FORTUNE by Kellie Coates Gilbert



Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance

Series: A Texas Gold #1

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher.

  • Series: Texas Gold Collection
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Revell (June 3, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800722728
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800722722


*From the author’s website*

A Woman of Fortune

ISBN 13:9780800722722 

Texas socialite Claire Massey is living the dream. Her world is filled with designer clothes, luxury cars, and stunning homes. But her Neiman-Marcus lifestyle comes crashing down when her charming cattle broker husband is arrested for fraud. Suddenly, she finds herself facing attorneys, a media frenzy, and a trail of broken hearts. Betrayed and humiliated, Claire must start over against incredible odds to save her family–and discover a life worth living.

Poignant and emotionally gripping, A Woman of Fortune reveals the many ways we deceive ourselves and how resilience of the heart is essential to authentic living. Drawing on her experiences as a legal investigator, author Kellie Coates Gilbert delivers emotionally gripping plots and authentic characters. Readers will love Claire’s unbending determination as she strives to keep her family from falling apart and learns to embrace the kind of fortune that lasts.

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A WOMAN OF FORTUNE by Kellie Coates Gilbert is an interesting Inspirational Contemporary Romance.  “A Texas Gold” Collection novel #1 and what a beginning!

Follow, Claire Massey, a Texas Socialite and her conniving, fraudulent, charming, cattle broker husband, Theodore Massey, (Tuck) as they are faced with struggles and challenges.

Claire lived a charming, rich life until one day she finds out the truth….

A Woman of Fortune is an emotional tale of a woman’s struggles with life, who she is, the meaning of family, the power of faith, and the bonds of love. It is the tale of crime, greed, fraud, swindlers, healing, and challenges of life. When Claire’s life is shattered she is heart broken, her trust is shattered, and what she thought she knew or was turns out to be a lie.

When life gives you lemons, can you make lemonade? Claire and her family face struggles and challenges, but can true love and faith bring about healing?

A complex story that is engrossing as well as emotional. The tale of greed and crime and shows us all how we can survive life’s painful challenges with our hearts and souls still intact.

Claire, was a woman of great fortune, in more ways than, money. To find out if Claire and Tuck’s family will stand by his side or desert him in his time of need and support, you must read A Woman of Fortune, I think you will be glad you did. The characters are engaging, realistic, and believable. The storyline is intriguing, unique and interesting. A must read!

*Coming in June from Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group*




REVIEWED BY: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More


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