Monday, August 23, 2010

Masquerade by Nancy Moser

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
Bethany House (August 1, 2010)
Nancy Moser

They risk it all for adventure and romance, but find that love only flourishes in truth...

1886, New York City: Charlotte Gleason, a rich heiress from England, escapes a family crisis by traveling to America in order to marry the even wealthier Conrad Tremaine.

She soon decides that an arranged marriage is not for her and persuades her maid, Dora, to take her place. She wants a chance at "real life," even if it means giving up financial security. For Charlotte, it's a risk she's willing to take. What begins as the whim of a spoiled rich girl wanting adventure becomes a test of survival amid poverty beyond Charlotte's blackest nightmares.

As for Dora, it's the chance of a lifetime. She lives a fairy tale complete with gowns, jewels, and lavish mansions--yet is tormented by guilt from the possibility of discovery and the presence of another love that will not die. Is this what her heart truly longs for?

Will their masquerade be discovered? Will one of them have second thoughts? There is no guarantee the switch will work. It's a risk. It's the chance of a lifetime.

If you would like to read the first chapter of Masquerade, go HERE.

View the book trailer here.

Nancy Moser is the award-winning author of over twenty inspirational novels. Her genres include contemporary stories including John 3:16 and Time Lottery, and historical novels of real women-of-history including Just Jane(Jane Austen) and Washington's Lady (Martha Washington). Her newest historical novel is Masquerade.

Nancy and her husband Mark live in the Midwest. She’s earned a degree in architecture, traveled extensively in Europe, and has performed in numerous theaters, symphonies, and choirs. She gives Sister Circle Seminars around the country, helping women identify their gifts as they celebrate their sisterhood. She is a fan of anything antique—humans included. Find out more at and

Heidi Says . . . I didn’t get to read this book, as Ashley swiped it out from under me the minute it arrived in our mailbox.  She loved it, though, so I’m turning this review over to her . . .

Ashley’s 2 cents . . . I really enjoyed this book. It was well written, and I couldn’t put it down. I couldn’t wait to find out what was going to happen next and it kept me turning the pages. I had absolutely no idea what was going to happen at the end of the book but I was excited at the outcome. It was definitely a book that I would recommend to just about anyone. It was a good read!


April E. @ ElCloud Homeschool said...

Heidi, I'm sure you've been given this award before, but I still wanted to recognize you with the Beautiful Blogger Award. Thanks for all you do!

April E.

Carrie said...

I love Moser and didn't realize that she had a new book out! Hurray! Thanks for the heads up. Sounds like a fun read.

Lori said...

I realize you've probably received this twenty times over, but you have a Sunshine Award. Couldn't leave out our fearless leaders.

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