I first thought this book sounded a bit outside the genres I typically read, but I was pleasantly surprised. This one sentence description was enough to tempt me.
“Written like a historical, set like a scifi, and filled with romance, The Land Uncharted weaves adventure and love in this suspenseful story of a hidden land.”
How could I resist that? I picked it up and from then on I could hardly put it down.
It’s set in an unusual place, but the Land quickly became a very real and almost tangible setting to me. And as a reader, I love it when a book brings to life the setting as much as it does the characters. I was instantly drawn into this intriguing world and all the players within.
The adventurous plot was well-paced and held my attention with every page. It made for a very entertaining and easy-to-read book. The romance seemed natural and the secrets plausible. I only wish the ending had told a bit more. I wasn’t quite ready for it to end. Guess that’s what the next two books are for, huh? 😉 I’m looking forward to them.
The Land Uncharted is a unique and refreshing story. And I hope you all will pick up this compelling book for yourselves and enjoy it as much as I did.
Thank you to Keely Brooke Keith for providing a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Lydia Colburn is a young physician dedicated to serving her village in the Land, a landmass in the South Atlantic Ocean undetectable to the outside world. When injured fighter pilot Connor Bradshaw’s parachute carries him from the war engulfing the 2025 world to her hidden land, his presence threatens her plans, her family, and the survival of her preindustrial society. As Connor searches for a way to return to his squadron, his fascination with life in the Land makes him protective of Lydia and her peaceful homeland, and Lydia’s attraction to Connor stirs desires she never anticipated. Written like a historical, set like a scifi, and filled with romance, The Land Uncharted weaves adventure and love in this suspenseful story of a hidden land.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Born in St. Joseph, Missouri, Keely was a tree-climbing, baseball-loving ‘80s kid. She grew up in a family who frequently relocated. By graduation, Keely lived in 8 states and attended 14 schools. Keely’s many adventures include: being an exchange student, recording with a former Beatles producer, being chased through the New Mexico desert by a rattlesnake, jumping out of an airplane at 14,500 feet, and sleeping under the open sky in the Australian outback.
Keely is a bass guitarist and plays on worship teams and for solo artists. She is married to singer/songwriter John Martin Keith, and they frequently perform and tour together. When she isn’t writing stories or playing bass, Keely enjoys dancing, having coffee with friends, and sifting through vintage books at antique stores.
Keely resides on a hilltop south of Nashville with her husband and their daughter, Rachel.