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Enduring Love

(Maple Run #3)

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"There comes a point in every woman’s life where she must decide what to believe: the truth of the past or the circumstances of the present."

Belle Peterson is hiding a secret. Seeking sanctuary in the small town of Maple Run, she’s intent on starting her life over—one she hopes honors Christ. The plan was going great until an undeniable attraction to Micah has her wonderi
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Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published June 28th 2018 by Celebrate Lit
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Sarah Monzon
Jun 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Toni has done it again. Written a story of hurting characters and God’s grace with just a splash of humor. For those looking to read a book immersed in prayer with characters authentically struggling in a godly way with life, you really need to check out Toni’s books.
Beth Erin
Jul 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Full review on FaithfullyBookish.com

Belle Peterson seeks refuge and a fresh start while navigating the unfamiliar waters of her newfound faith. I love her heart cry for being made new and leaving her old self behind yet the past and her shame leaves Belle feeling unworthy of love and happiness.

Micah Campbell is the traditional, all-American (tall, dark, and handsome) boy next door. He loves Jesus, his country, and serving others. Micah values obedience to God's commands over his own will and tha
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Carrie Schmidt (Reading is My SuperPower)
4.5 stars

“…don’t let fear keep you from the abundant life He’s promised you.”

Toni Shiloh always does such a great job of writing hurting characters with authenticity and grace – and weaving a story of hope and healing through their journey toward God and each other. Tucked in between are delightful bits of humor and romance and friendship that keep a smile on your face – and keep the story from being too heavy.

Belle is one of my favorite heroines that Shiloh has written so far – she’s stronger
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Andrea Boyd
Jul 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love Belle and Micah's story! Toni Shiloh never fails to show the power of God's healing wrapped in beautiful romance.
Raelee Carpenter
Dec 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
No one does sweet Christian romance with depth like Toni Shiloh. I loved the third installment of the Maple Run series.
Jaycee Weaver
Jul 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Love-especially God’s—wins the day

Belle has a hidden shame she’s desperately trying to turn from in her newfound life of faith. Micah “Soup” Campbell has his own history, but mostly this is Belle’s story of leaving fear and wrong thinking behind and understanding her freedom in Christ. I loved Micah’s gentle friendship and displays of self control, even as he’s tested in his prayers for patience.

Familiar names and faces from the first two Maple Run books bring levity, sweetness, and grace while
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Carole Jarvis
Jul 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2KINMrB

“There comes a point in every woman’s life where she must decide what to believe: the truth of the past or the circumstances of the present.”

What a great opening thought! Enduring Love is a fresh and inspiring contemporary romance full of grace, redemption, and new beginnings. Along with Belle and Micah’s romance is a little suspense and subtle humor. Characters from the previous two stories are actively involved, but Enduring Love easily sta
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Marylin
Jun 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-reviewed
Fear is something which can take hold and cause you to miss the beautiful things God has in store for your life. Fear is something Belle is fighting because of things which happened in her life, and choices she made which were wrong. She’s also struggling with knowing what is true, and if she’ll ever be able to find love again.
Micah (Soup) is a co-worker and want-to-be-friend to Belle. He has some pretty deep hurts and is trying to work through the pain and memories. (Well, if you call avoiding
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Andrea
Jul 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
I always love returning to Maple Run. This time we see a newcomer to town, Belle. A new Christian, she is trying to start a new life and put the past behind her. It's easier said than done. She has been hurt but believes it's her fault. Slowly, she begins to let people in. Micah wanting more but promising to be “just a friend” takes things at her pace. Our friends at The Pit all welcome her as if she were part of the family, even Mrs. Williams.
Belle spends a lot of time in her head, trying to f
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Janice Sisemore
Jul 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018
Enduring Love

Belle is starting over after having a bad marriage, goes to a small town to be a nurse at a doctor office. Such an beautiful name and loved that she was a nurse. She meets Micah that also works at the doctor office. I really loved all the friendships she made. Micah also had a failed marriage. The book is about starting over, forgiveness of others and self to overcome things from the past. So cool that Belle loved to tell jokes. I could really feel the emotions of the characters an
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Becky
Jul 01, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2018
Enduring Love is an enjoyable return to Maple Run! I especially liked getting to know Belle, a new believer trying to put her former life behind her. Author Toni Shiloh reveals Belle's past in bits and pieces, with the full story not coming out until the very end. I really enjoyed this slow unveiling, as it kept me engaged in the story.

Micah and Belle have a sweet relationship, and Micah is, well, just wonderful. Their romance progresses very slowly, as Belle is quite skittish due to her past, a
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Rachael
Jun 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
I love the strong faith themes in this author’s reads! Once Christ indwells, our past has been erased, God’s forgiveness is present, and Christians need to show that forgiveness. This book has some great messages on faith and forgiveness. The strong themes of faith and a relationship with Christ are why I read these books. So well done in Enduring Love.
Lisa
Sep 21, 2018 marked it as to-read
A second chance at love!

Belle had a rough start but a happy ending thanks to God not giving up on her and sending a loving man to help her see she was worthy of a second chance at love. Micah was so good for her. I wasn't ready for the story to end!
Marguerite Gray
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I always enjoy reading novels by Toni Shiloh. Her writing is fresh, captivating, and encouraging. In the Maple Run Series, the first two books Buying Love and Finding Love introduce endearing characters in a charming Virginia town with a family-run diner called the Maple Pit that poses as a rendezvous point around good home style food.

Enduring Love is set in this same town and brings the former characters into the life of Belle Peterson, a nurse at Maple Run’s Family Practice. She chooses Maple
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Jeanette Fallon
Jul 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was part of a series but it easily stood alone. Micah and Belle both had major disappointments in their lives. They had been hurt and scarred by their pasts. Is there a way for them to find peace and the happiness they deserve?
Abusers can convince their victims that they are the reason they are abused. They are at fault. Belle needed GOD in her life. He was the only one that could convince her that she did nothing wrong. She was God's creation and she was forgiven.

I was one of Belle's
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Jessica Baker (A Baker's Perspective)
I have a confession to make. I want to move to Maple Run. Toni Shiloh paints a picture of the cutest town, with people who care about each other and look out for each other. And yes, it may also have something to do with the fantastic food I drool over every time I read one of these books! I was so happy to be back visiting the characters I have grown to love - especially Delaney. I just love her! But these two "newish" characters (we've met Micah before) brought this series to another level for ...more
Chautona Havig
Jul 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
What Did I Find Endearing about Enduring Love?
Every once in a while, an author takes a common theme and writes an uncommonly good book with it. I’d say that Toni Shiloh has done this with Enduring Love.

But what’s so endearing about it? Well, what about characters? Belle. Her name belies a hard, pain-filled past and yet personifies who she is inside and out—a beautiful woman. She’s rich, layered, and inconsistent. And, in this book, she should be. It fits her character.

Usually, when I see an inco
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Deana Dick
Jul 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading this emotional story. One of the hardest things to do is overcome your past. If you allow it, it can cause you to continue on a downward spiral. You can ask for forgiveness, but until you believe you are forgiven the enemy will continue to remind you of it. I'm sure we have all done something that we were ashamed of. Belle believes she is damaged and no one will ever want her. I felt her pain and guilt as she tried to start over in a new town. She has a hard time of lett ...more
Caitlyn Santi
WARNING: this review probably won't be much more than a total gush-fest. You have been warned! ;)
How do I even begin to describe all the things I loved about this book?! Well, for starters it's TONI SHILOH! She is one of my all-time favorite authors, and I know without a doubt that I would be enthralled with a phone book or appliance owner's manual if Toni was the one writing it! Like all of Toni's books these characters grabbed me at page one and wouldn't let go! I totally fell for Micah last y
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MJSH
Jul 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another great novel in the Maple Run series! This is book 3 in the series but can definitely be read as a stand-alone. The Maple Run gang, from the Williams family to their friends who are like extended family members, is so full of fun, laughter, and love that I want to become a part of their family! The story is well-written, the plot is easy to follow, the romance is sweet, the characters are lovable and the theme of redemption, grace, and forgiveness is tangible and real.

Micah is truly an a
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Marie Pinkham
Jun 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. I have enjoyed all of Toni Shiloh's books, but this one has to be my favorite. Continuing the Maple Run series, Toni takes us back to visit old friends. The kind of friends everyone needs to have. Friends who are there to help you get through the rough parts, and celebrate the good ones. In this story we meet Belle, a newcomer to town, and a new Christian. She has just come out of an abusive relationship and blames herself for it. She is leery of any new relationshi ...more
Suzie Waltner
Jul 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
I loved that, despite his growing attraction to Belle, Micah is committed to being her friend first. And what makes this guy even more attractive is his willingness to do as God leads him (even if his human nature fights him all the way).

Belle’s story is one that broke my heart (but is way too common). Her heart is in the right place when she “leaves behind her past.” Her attempts at becoming a new creature in Christ are not always on target, but her new friends are there to listen and give insi
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Alicia Beck
Jul 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing

My Review
Enduring Love is the third book in the Maple Run series. I think you could probably read this as a stand alone, but I would encourage you to go back and read from the start. This is a good series. Toni Shiloh has become one of my favourite authors. Maple Run is a sweet little town. The Pit is a very welcoming place to eat and oh the descriptions of the foods will cause you to think you can smell it as you read it. Belle is new to town and the new nurse at a dr office. This story was qui
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Linda
Jun 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Enduring Love is Toni Shiloh’s third book in the Maple Run series, and having read the first two books, I enjoyed catching up with the characters and meeting new ones. As with all of the author’s books, the characters are well-developed and complex. Belle is a new believer, and her struggle to assimilate her faith with day-to-day living is realistic and endearing. Friends and acquaintances help her without being preachy or using platitudes. The issue from her past (won’t say what - don’t want to ...more
Karen Hadley
Jul 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I on occasion will indulge in donuts. When I think of some donuts, I think about maple long johns. Maple brings me to recall Toni Shiloh's books, which take place in Maple Run with a restaurant called "The Pit" and they specialize in maple. They put maple into everything, its just not for breakfast anymore!

I do love Toni's books. Enduring Love is a great story. I enjoyed Micah's persistence in getting Belle out of her solitude. A great insight to remember that those we may think or shy or unfri
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Trisha
Jun 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I’ve had the pleasure of reading a few of Toni Shiloh’s books, and I can honestly say that I have enjoyed every single one I’ve picked up. Each story is unique yet holds the same poignant writing style that is fresh, and honest. With dynamic characters who have real lives and deal with difficult hurdles. The best part for me is that every story is rich with Bible truth.

Enduring Love takes a difficult topic and places it at the foot of the cross. Seen through the lens of forgiveness and Jesus’s b
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Sonnetta
Jul 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed Micah and Belle's story. Toni's character are so relatable. You can see their strengths and weaknesses in your family and friends. I love how we are reminded of God's grace through them. They are not perfect by any means and still allows God to transform their lives into his perfect purpose. Toni brings to her readers a sense of God wants to speak to you and have a relationship with you. He wants to know every part of you so that you know what is keeping you from surrendering to him. H ...more
Becky Dempsey
Jun 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
"Enduring Love" is the third book in The Maple Run Series. It was nice to get Micah Campbell's story after having met him previously. Micah and Belle are both struggling with their pasts and have a hard time moving on. With God's help, they are able to learn and move on with their lives. The faith aspects are scattered throughout the story in a seamless way. I liked how Belle strove to live for God. I liked being able to see Nina and Dwight and Delaney and Luke (from the first two books) again. ...more
Vicky Sluiter
Jul 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
This has been a great series, and Enduring Love won’t disappoint. I was so glad to return to Maple Run; it’s such a charming town with people who seem so real. Author Toni Shiloh has done a great job of helping the reader see Maple Run, as well as getting to know Belle and Micah. I enjoyed the fact that we are “visited” by characters in the previous stories. It was nice to see them again.

Throughout the story mystery and humor are woven together with forgiveness and love. Believe me, there is som
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Jennifer  J.
Jul 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An excellent third installment in the Maple Run Series- one of my fave series! Smoothly written, this highly satisfying story unfolds well and comfortably carries the reader along as the believable characters ride a highly charged emotional rollercoaster. The abiding faith message fits seamlessly throughout, and adds a genuine depth to the overall story. Here is an author who writes what she knows. I highly recommend Enduring Love – enjoy!

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of this book.
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Toni Shiloh is a wife, mom, and Christian fiction writer. Once she understood the powerful saving grace thanks to the love of Christ, she was moved to honor her Savior. She writes to bring Him glory and to learn more about His goodness.

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