The Inn at Hidden Run by Olivia Newport

The Inn at Hidden Run by Olivia Newport

A Father-Daughter Genealogy Team Link Present to Past on Family Trees Meri flunks out of medical school—and runs from her parents. Genealogist Jillian Parisi-Duffy’s digging traces the family long tradition of doctors to an ancestor saved during a yellow fever outbreak in Memphis in 1878. As Meri’s family closes in, Jillian gets the final puzzle pieces in place just in time for them all to learn the truth. The Inn at Hidden Run is the first book in the Tree of Life series. Readers will come back to backdrop of a lovely mountain town of Canyon Mines again and again to explore and celebrate unforgettable family stories that inspire them to connect with their own family histories and unique faith journeys.

 

 

Purchase your copy here: Amazon: The Inn at Hidden Run * Christian Book Distributors: The Inn at Hidden Run

My Review

This was my first genealogical mystery I have read. I love reading and searching for clues on my family. I like this idea of finding out the stories of one’s family.
I had trouble getting into this story. From the very beginning, the characters felt unrealistic to me. Nolan felt very overly friendly and fake. Jillian was a little more likable. I felt like Nolan and Jillian immediately met Meri and decided she needed help. They started asking questions and creating her family tree. It felt very rushed.
The story jumps back to Eliza’s story in 1878. I liked her story and was much more believable. She was an interesting character. I did not know a lot about the Yellow Fever epidemic before reading this book.
Half way through the book, I started getting more interested in the story and wanted to find out what happened. I liked how the story ended and came together. I think the reader can learn along with the characters. It’s important to follow your dream.

I received this book from the publisher to read and give my honest opinion. All thoughts are my own.

About the Author

Olivia Newport’s novels twist through time to find where faith and passions meet. Her husband and twentysomething children provide welcome distraction from the people stomping through her head on their way into her books. She chases joy in stunning Colorado at the foot of the Rockies, where daylilies grow as tall as she is.

 

 

Connect with Olivia here: Website * Facebook * Twitter

 

Giveaway

To celebrate her tour, Olivia is giving away a grand prize of a $25 Amazon gift card and a copy of The Inn at Hidden Run!!

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

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