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Saving Grace

(Enchanted Keepsakes #1)

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4.37  ·  Rating details ·  63 ratings  ·  45 reviews
The ghost of the Pungo Witch meets a shattered heart.

Jackson Hahn, Virginia Beach's local historian, has his eyes on the mysterious new woman in town. When she enters his office, he is struck by her haunting beauty and the raw pain in her eyes. Her descriptions of the odd events happening in her bungalow pique his curiosity.

Chloe Hicks' life consisted of an egocentric
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Published May 1st 2017 by Plato Publishing
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After divorcing her abusive husband three years ago, Chloe vows to never let him control her, no matter what. She starts her own horse stables and with the help of her horse trainer, is on the brink of making a profit. But all that changes when her barn burns to the ground. Rumors start flying that she started the fire and she escapes for Virginia Beach to get away from it all. But when strange things start happening in her rented bungalow, she seeks the help of local historian, Jackson Hahn. Is ...more
Nicole
May 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: on-my-kindle
A lovely tale that is a mix of the past and present. Once again, Aubrey masterfully blends a historical tale with a present day story.
Pauline Frost
Apr 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A quick read with suspense to keep your interest from the start. Chloe has to deal with a jerk of an ex-husband but with the love of her mother and partner she pulls through. I just loved the book and for a quick read you really need to get this one.
Debbie Kolins
Apr 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: aubrey-wynne
Chloe Hicks' life has a jerk of an ex-husband, a bunch of bills, and an horse business that she might lose until a fire destroys the stable and her beloved ranch horse. Chloe and her trainer are injured trying to save the horses. Then she is being accused of arson by the Marshall. Her mom talks her into leaving town until the true arsonist is caught. While she is in Virginia staying at a place her trainer owns and she starts hearing and seeing weird things then, she meets a sexy historian ...more
Tami Adams
Feb 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I volunteered to review this book without any promises about the review (the rating or the posting).

The moment I saw the cover and read the blurb, I knew that this book had everything I wanted and more. I didn’t realize how much this book would suck me in. I would become. I never wanted it to end and truly hope that Ms. Wynne does a second book with these characters. I was extremely surprised to find out that there really was a Pungo Witch and that her ghost is said to still be a part of the
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Cynthia
Dec 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The story’s title and cover fits the story so well! There are so many interesting twists and turns as well as historical facts that really kept this story interesting and moving. I really loved how the past played with the future. How eerie it all seemed you didn’t know whether to run and hide or wrap your arms around it. My heart broke for both Chloe and Grace they have a lot in common but are so different. They are kind souls who give so much to those around them.

Ms. Wynne is a wonderful
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Emily Pennington
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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February 2006, Chloe bolted up in bed, frightened by a dream – no, not a dream! She smelled smoke and ran toward the barn! Paul, her trainer and business partner, met her at the barn as they tried to save the horses. As Paul is injured, kicked in the head by a frightened horse, and she drags him from the burning stall with her last remaining strength, she collapses but sees the face of her ex-husband standing over her! How did he get there so quickly??

Chloe’s ex-husband, Mike Hatchette, had been
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Rebecca Austin
Feb 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Chloe Hicks has had her life take an unexpected turn when her barn catches on fire and she does what she can to rescue the horses she has. Her ex-husband,, Mike Hatchette believes now is the perfect time to get back together as he believes that he can do a better job at keeping her safe.

When the fire chief believes the barn was a result of arson, Chloe takes a needed vacation to get away from all the speculation and gossiping in town.

Chloe heads to Muddy Creek where her trainer, Paul Toby, owns
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Patty
Dec 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I am a lover of many romance sub-genres and this story has them all rolled into one with a story that will suck you in and keep you listening! By the cover, you would expect a story about the love of a woman and her horse, and that would be enough for me to listen to it, but to my surprise, there is so much more to this. Chloe Hicks has been divorced for three years and has been working on her ranch with her business partner Paul. When fire strikes, injuring herself and Paul, not only does her ...more
Texas
Nov 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
Dante's Gift - I thoroughly enjoyed this story. Well written with a conversational style, this interesting story blended the past with the present creating a heartwarming, loving feeling. The characters are funny, likable and realistic, along with their dialog. The storylines meshed together immersing the reader and too quickly the end appeared. A quickly read, relaxing book. Clean with no profanity. Needs minor editing. 4*

Saving Grace - This is my first read by this author and I thoroughly
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Alicia (aka Rozzie) Chamberlain
Saving Grace is a wonderful start to a new series. Aubrey Wynne has managed to write another book, or in this case a small novella, that will compel you to read the rest of the series. I am becoming a pretty decent fan of the author I would say at this point. She managed in such a short amount of pages to thrill me with some lore, romance, and suspense.

I grew up a military brat, and part of that time was spent in Virginia. Virginia is a wonderful state full of rich history. So having a story
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Mary
Dec 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is fascinating, sweet, eerie and cool. Chloe is determined, strong, brave and caring. Jackson is sweet, considerate and charming. Grace is strong, vulnerable, naive and caring. In 2006 Chloe is dealing with a stalker ex while trying to get a horse business going. When her barn burns down and her ex starts telling people that she was under suspicion for she leaves the area temporarily. She finally gets to meet Jackson,who she's heard of through her best friend, and there's a spark and ...more
Teri
Sep 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There are so many layers to this story and no author does that better. You can tell loads of research went into the story and this clean read is so well done. From the mysterious ghost, the interwoven tale that is told along with Chloe's story, Michael the ex-husband and his antics. The characters are as well developed as the story and the fact that part of the story actually is true just makes it better. I love how slowly the relationship is developed and the little bit of paranormal that ...more
Debbie Caswell
Jan 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a wonderful story it had a touch of the paranormal a touch of historical and a general great suspense It kept me enthralled through out

Chloe divorced her controlling husband and started life again by opening a horse training facilty. When she awakes to her stables burning she and her trained Paul struggle to save th horse and when Paul is kicked in te head things look bad until her ex husband who has been stalking her pulls her to safety but why was he even at her stables. When rumours
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Victoria
Oct 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars.

This is a quick read which tells the story of Chloe, a woman with integrity, strength and so much love. Her friendship with Jackson is wonderful, especially after all she had been through. I felt their connection and could have happily read more pages with the two of them staring in as they were such good characters, plus I have a little crush on Jackson! This book is also a story about Grace, who was wronged 300 years ago. We find out what happened to her, how she dealt with it and
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Julie Baswell
Aug 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Chloe had divorced her overbearing, abusive husband Mike, moved on, and had started her own horse stables business. Now three years later, her business was finally positioned to start making money. And then her barn burns down. She and her trainer Paul are hurt saving the horses, but worse than that, her ex-husband shows up, trying to weasel his way back into her life. With some time to spare, Paul sends Chloe out of state to his property in Virginia, to hide from Mike while everything blows ...more
Linda Rutland
Jan 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fires, ghost and witch trials

This story brings together two women separated by only 309 years. Chloe escapes he obsessive abusive ex husband and flees Illinois to Virginia where she encounters Grace's ghost. Best story and exciting.
Stephanie
Jan 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Chloe is a single woman trying to get her horse stables to be successful when there is a fire that takes everything from her and then they accuse her of arson and won't cut any insurance checks for her. Great book two stories in one.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Tanya
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Her life is so bad and when she is suspected of arson of her horse ranch she leaves town. She goes to another town where she catches the eye of him. Will he be able to help her? Will she finally have a better life? See how she gets on

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Laura R
Dec 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
There are so many aspects to this story – a little bit of history, a ghost, a tragic fire that leaves two people injured and one horse killed, an unhinged ex, and a sexy historian. In the beginning I wasn’t sure how the dual stories (one set in 1706 and the other in 2006) were going to tie together. But as the stories progressed, I was appreciated how the author told the two stories and then wove them together. While I’ve enjoyed all of this authors books that I’ve read, this is my favorite so ...more
Teresa
Feb 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Saving Grace by Aubrey Wynne is book one of Enchanted Keepsakes series. It is a very shot book, but has a lot of stuff crammed in on those pages. I don't say this as a bad thing. You actually are getting dual stories. The 2nd part of the story is taken from the history books.

Present day, Divorcee Chloe Hicks is trying to get on with her life and started a horse stable in Shawneetown Illinois. With just her trainer, her mother, and herself they are on the brink of making a profit, when in the
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Danielle Carpenter
Oct 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This story takes place in two time period, 1705 and 2006. It's about Grace Sherwood who was convicted of witchcraft, survived a ducking and spent seven years in jail. In 2006, Chloe runs from her ex-husband who tried to burn down her business. She meets Jackson after buying what was called a witch's ball from a Enchanted Keepsake shop. There's a saying that if something catches your eye and you buy it there it will lead you to your true love. This is the day that she meets Jackson. The story ...more
Lisa
Dec 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received this book as an advanced copy & am choosing to review it voluntarily.

This book was gripping, well written & the chemistry between the characters sizzled throughout this wonderful read.

Well done Aubrey. I look forward to more!
Rachel
Dec 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Superior characters, a wonderfully entertaining plot and a setting that makes you want to visit - this book has it all. A wonderful complex romance with intrigue and adventure in abundance. I was enticed and entertained from page one, onwards. The five stars is easily given as this book was awesome.
Laura  Hernandez (TheVoluptuousBkDiva/YABkDivas)
If you only plan on listening to just one audiobook this year then this should be the one as the author's creativity of blending between the old and the new, the past and the present, will quickly pick you up an transport you into this beautifully told story full of accusations, hurt and betrayal. The characters are intoxicating and the narrator's voice lulls you like a beautiful lullaby and makes you want to stay within the storyline. I certainly loved this story and highly recommend it to one ...more
Nicole Laverdure
Sep 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
A fun quick read! 4.5 stars

Nicely written by author Aubrey Wynne, Saving Grace is a short sweet novella with a fantasy touch! It involves two charming characters Jackson, a historian and Chloe, a young woman with a bruised soul. Together, they will embark on a journey of discovery, as they find the story of Grace, a young woman wrongly accused of witchcraft. Be prepared to travel from present to the past. This is why, this story is so special.
Janet Swiftbird
Sep 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
A witching ball

A witching ball to the rescue. Fantastic storylin.
What a enjoyable red. I'm hoping their will be more to come.
Follow Chloe as she builds a new life after the abuse of her ex husband.
Also intertwined is the story of Grace who was wrongfully accused in the 1700's.
Shayay
Feb 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Sweet story with some suspense! I enjoy Aubrey Wynne's story telling, and how she blends the past with the present. I enjoyed the bit of ghostly element as well. I listened to the audio for Saving Grace, and the narrator does a great job. The narrator's voice fits the tone of the story very well, and she gives a clear performance. Chloe awakens to her barn on fire, she receives some burns from trying to rescue her horses, but she's physically okay. Chloe runs a horse business, and she can't do ...more
Leslie
Aug 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great book

I truly enjoyed reading this book. I will be adding Aubrey Wynn to my list of favorite , brilliant women authors.
Angelica Lichtner
Feb 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A really interesting story with a lot of elements I like. I so love the environment and how the story is build up but over-all I still felt that the story was a little bit slow. I dont know I got a little bit bored in the beginning of the story, the story do start "mid-in" so to say but after the first chapters it is a lot of talking and it is slow. It is a way to fill in the history and the relationship but also this is a very short read so it felt a bit to much for my liking.

It did pick up
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