Picture Perfect Family (Claremont, Alabama #3)
Intending to keep her vow to raise her orphaned nephew, photographer Mandy Carter is concerned when the boy's uncle appears in town. Handsome youth minister Daniel Brantley is determined to take over little Kaden's upbringing. Once upon a time Mandy was in love with Daniel, but he left her behind to do mission work overseas. Now he's back - and seems to...more
I enjoyed the journey of lessons on forgiving. I was also impressed with one of the characters because no matter the pressure to do something they remained steadfast in their opinions. I didn't like the opinion but I knew it the end how it had to work out. What I was i...more
Daniel leaves his mission work to go back to his hometown as a youth minister and to take custody of Kaden. In spite of Mandy insisting sh...more
Picture Perfect Family was definitely special.
You know a book fits under that category when they twist around things you usually don’t appreciate. In this book, there are many things I usually don’t like, such as: third-person writing, a heavy romance theme, that cute little kid who does no harm, characters who’re perfect in appearance and a swoon-worthy love-interest.
Yet, this book kept me captivated. There were dull moments, but they didn’t proceed for more than three pages, so it’s all good....more
Then Daniel returns home from the Missions field. He feels he has to rescue Mandy from the care of their nephew so she can live her dreams.
Only her dream has changed since Kaden, her nephew, arrived as part of her life. She finds dreams can change. God's path can lead through some rough waters. God does not cause the tragedies but...more
Since her sister and brother-in-law died after being hit by a drunk driver, 24-year-old Mandy Carter has devoted her life to raising her nephew, Kaden. When Kaden's uncle, and Mandy's long-time crush, Daniel Brantley, comes back to town, she worries that he will try to take Kaden away from her.
I liked the fact that while, in the broad strokes, this book fit the bill of a typical romance, there were some details that varied from the norm and kept the story fresh.