About the Book
Book: Coming Home to Mercy
Author: Michelle De Bruin
Genre: Inspirational Historical Romance
Release date: August 14, 2021
A society woman leaves her comfortable lifestyle so that she can help her daughter adjust to the arrival of twin sons in a small town where the courageous doctor teaches her about taking risks.
Wealthy and sociable Margaret Millerson has always thought of her brother’s Chicago mansion as her home. But when she receives the telephone call that her daughter has given birth to twins three weeks ahead of the expected due date, Margaret must leave her comfortable home, her family, and her friends to travel out of state. While she is helping her daughter care for the infants, Margaret becomes reacquainted with the town’s doctor, Matthew Kaldenberg.
Dr. Matthew Kaldenberg stays busy caring for the health of the citizens of his small town. His profession offers him daily practice in defeating death, his greatest enemy. During the twenty years since losing his own wife and baby in childbirth, Matthew has saved his money for the purchase of a flying machine. But when Matthew takes Margaret for flights on his biplane, he learns that his dreams of rising above the griefs and losses of his past come with a cost. He doesn’t want to lose the trust of the people he cares about most, or the chance at a relationship with Margaret.
Both Matthew and Margaret must make difficult decisions to hold on to the love they have discovered. Will Matthew’s heart recover from sorrow? Will Margaret find her true home?
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Coming Home to Mercy by Michelle De Bruin is an Inspirational Historical Romance. In this story, wealthy and sociable Margaret Millerson leaves Chicago to go out of state to help one of her two daughters, who gives birth to twins early.
Dr. Matthew Kaldenberg fills his time caring for the residents of his small town – including Margaret’s daughter and her newborn twins. When the two become more reacquainted, they discover they may have feelings for each other.
With a bi-plane, an unfortunate event, a flood, and more this book kept me reading. I loved reading about Margaret and Matthew. I loved all of the interactions with her family and their friends. The author does an excellent job building a story I wanted to keep reading. She demonstrates how it is possible to overcome heartache from the past and find a second chance at love in the future.
So if you enjoy works of Inspirational Historical Romance, check out Coming Home to Mercy by Michelle De Bruin. I definitely recommend it.
I received a complimentary copy of this book, but this in no way influenced my review. All opinions are my own.
About the Author
Michelle De Bruin lives in Iowa with her husband and two young adult sons. She has a bachelor’s degree in Religion with a Christian Ministry emphasis, and in Music. Michelle serves as a Chaplain for Pella Regional Health Center. She writes inspirational historical romance about people who live in rural communities. Characters that bring to life the delights of farm and small-town living, whispers of Dutch heritage, and Christian faith make Michelle’s stories distinct. A romantic at heart, Michelle is always on the lookout for glimpses of God’s love through the window of a good story.
More from Michelle
Coming Home to Mercy is the first in a trilogy of books set in a small Iowa town during the years 1913 through 1918. This is the second series of books I have written. The Tomorrow series is the first set, and if you’ve already read it, you will recognize characters that appeared in Hope for Tomorrow, Promise for Tomorrow, and Dreaming of Tomorrow.
This book is a graceful story of two people who thought faithful, committed love could only come into their lives once. But they both discover that they get another chance to experience it again.
I wrote Coming Home to Mercy to show what healthy marriages and healthy families are like. I trust this story gives us a glimpse of how true love works, what faithfulness means, and what compassion can do; not only in one person’s life, but in the daily workings of an entire community.
The hero in this story has a sad, broken heart at the beginning. As the story unfolds, he heals and gains a deeper understanding of God’s work in his life. Dr. Matthew Kaldenberg finds love and peace as his belief grows that God truly does work all things together for good.
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Grace and peace,
Michelle De Bruin
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