Under Prairie Skies – My Review & GIVEAWAY

I happily revisited the 1850s and prairie life through this second novel by Cynthia Roemer. Once again, the historical details and sweet message of God’s love captured my heart. The setting and characters charmed their way across the pages and before I knew it – before I was ready to say goodbye – I’d reached the beautiful ending. And what a sweet ending it was.

If you love historical romance, this is one story I encourage you to pick up. The hero and heroine spend a lot of time together on the page and their story is endearing, yet challenging. These two have some hard lessons to learn, but their strength and determination is admirable. They’ll undoubtedly inspire readers to take a second look at their own lives and see where they might also be lacking in faith.

There were several surprises and twists along the way, some of which brought tears to my eyes, I’ll warn you. But the author never missed an opportunity to weave hope and joy throughout the darker moments.

I also loved seeing familiar characters from book 1 and watching their stories continue. It was like visiting with old friends. Such an enjoyable read. Our hero and heroine are different people by story’s end and I’m guessing you will be too when you finish reading it. πŸ™‚

I received a copy from the author. No review, positive or otherwise, was requiredβ€”all opinions are my own.



~ Beyond shattered dreams lies a realm of possibilities ~ Illinois prairie ~1855

Unsettled by the news that her estranged cousin and uncle are returning home after a year away, Charlotte Stanton goes to ready their cabin and finds a handsome stranger has taken up residence. Convinced he’s a squatter, she throws him off the property before learning his full identity. Little does she know, their paths were destined to cross again.

Quiet and ruggedly handsome, Chad Avery’s uncanny ability to see through Charlotte’s feisty exterior and expose her inner weaknesses both infuriates and intrigues her. When a tragic accident incites her family to move east, Charlotte stays behind in hopes of becoming better acquainted with the elusive cattleman. Yet Chad’s unwillingness to divulge his hidden past, along with his vow not to love again, threatens to keep them apart forever.

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I’m giving away an ebook copy of Under Prairie Skies to one lucky reader. Enter here and good luck in the drawing!

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Thanks for entering! Contest ends April 18, 2018.Β  The winner will be notified by email. Happy Reading, everybody! πŸ˜‰



Cynthia Roemer is an award-winning inspirational writer with a heart for scattering seeds of hope into the lives of readers. Raised in the cornfields of rural Illinois, Cynthia enjoys spinning tales set in the backdrop of the 1800s prairie. She writes from her family farm in central Illinois where she resides with her husband and their two college-aged sons.

Connect with her at www.cynthiaroemer.com.


36 comments on “Under Prairie Skies – My Review & GIVEAWAY
  1. What a wonderful review, Savanna! Thank you so much, my friend!

  2. Joan Arning says:

    I really like mountains! I loved the first book in this series!

  3. Cara Grandle says:

    Hey. Love seeing this.
    The way the hero and heroine sharpened each other and made each other better than before is my favorite part.

  4. Faith Creecj says:

    The mountains since that’s where we live.

  5. Melanie Backus says:

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful review. I love rocky cliffs that jut down in to the ocean. The sound of the ocean is very calming to me.

  6. Debbie Clatterbuck says:

    I like lake scenes in my books. Or even Regency London. Thanks for the giveaway and good luck everyone.

  7. The midwest (as it is now known anyway) since I was born and raised in Nebraska I love to read about ‘my’ state and the surrounding area.

    wfnren at aol dot com

    • Hi Wendy!
      I’ve not been to Nebraska, but I’m sure it’s beautiful. I live in the prairielands of Illinois where Under Prairie Skies is set! I hope you’ll enjoy it! So great to meet you!

    • Savanna Savanna says:

      It’s fun to read stories set around familiar places. The stories I write are placed in Missouri, my home state. πŸ™‚ Thanks for joining us, Wendy.

  8. I appreciate your reviews and recommendations, Savanna. Cynthia, I feel like I’m stalking you. πŸ™‚ I just read your 3 Questions interview on Inspired Prompt. πŸ™‚ I’m happy to see your release is getting out there for readers to find!

  9. MS Barb says:

    I like lakes, mountains, woods, the seashore…

  10. Pam K. says:

    I do like books that have prairie settings, perhaps because I live in a small town in Kansas. I’ve lived in cities in other states, but I’m glad to be home in wide open spaces.

  11. MJSH says:

    The mountains make for some great backdrop to stories.

  12. Cassandra D says:

    Beautiful snowy mountains.

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