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While Love Stirs (#02 in The Gregory Sisters Series)

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While Love Stirs (#02 in The Gregory Sisters Series)
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While Love Stirs (#02 in The Gregory Sisters Series)

After graduating from Fannie Farmer's School of Cookery in 1910, Charlotte Gregory is ready to stir things up. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to travel, lecture, and give cooking demonstrations on the very latest kitchen revolution--the gas stove--and certainly doesn't mind that the gas company has hired the handsome Lewis Mathis to perform at her lectures. Lewis encourages her work, especially her crusade to introduce fresh, appetizing, nutritious food to those convalescing in hospitals. But young hospital superintendent Dr. Joel Brooks is not convinced any changes should be made--especially by this outspoken young woman.

When Charlotte and Joel are coerced into planning a fund-raising gala for the hospital, will this combustible pair explode?

Fan favorite Lorna Seilstad is back with a breezy, lighthearted love triangle that will keep readers guessing. Attention to historic detail adorns the timeless story of a young woman looking for true love and making her way in a rapidly changing world.

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After graduating from Fannie Farmer's School of Cookery in 1910, Charlotte Gregory is ready to stir things up. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to travel, lecture, and give cooking demonstrations on the very latest kitchen revolution--the gas stove--and certainly doesn't mind that the gas company has hired the handsome Lewis Mathis to perform at her lectures. Lewis encourages her work, especially her crusade to introduce fresh, appetizing, nutritious food to those convalescing in hospitals. But young hospital superintendent Dr. Joel Brooks is not convinced any changes should be made--especially by this outspoken young woman.

When Charlotte and Joel are coerced into planning a fund-raising gala for the hospital, will this combustible pair explode?

Fan favorite Lorna Seilstad is back with a breezy, lighthearted love triangle that will keep readers guessing. Attention to historic detail adorns the timeless story of a young woman looking for true love and making her way in a rapidly changing world.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

Lorna Seilstad

Lorna Seilstad is a history buff, antique collector, and freelance graphic designer. A former high school English and journalism teacher, she has won several online writing awards and is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers. She lives in Iowa.

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Solid Christian Historical Romance
4 stars By Iola, Jul 17 2014
While Love Stirs is the story of Charlotte Gregory, recent graduate of Fannie Farmer's School of Cookery. She is seeking employment as a chef (chef = stirs, get it?), but none of the restaurants in St Paul's are interested in hiring a female chef. Charlotte is an intelligent if opinionated woman, with feminist tendencies and she doesn't want to be controlled by any man. 
 
Joel Brooks is a doctor at the local hospital. He has a run-in with Charlotte about the appropriate diet for a new mother (Charlotte's sister). I didn't like Joel at first because of his pathological need to have complete control over his environment, and I didn't see him getting past that (Freud would have a field day with Joel's OCD). However, but he grew on me as he grew on Charlotte.  
 
The minor characters were well written, and while I found characters like Kathleen and Nurse Pierce rather annoying, that was the point. The one character I didn't like was Tessa, Charlotte's younger sister. Tessa was too flighty (partly because she was young, but I didn't realise how young she was because I haven't read the first book). 
 
I enjoyed While Love Stirs, but with nothing to make it stand out above all the others in the genre. 
 
Thanks to Revell and NetGalley for providing a free ebook for review.
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 404185
  • Product Code 9781441245182
  • ISBN 1441245189
  • EAN 9781441245182
  • Department General Books
  • Category Fiction
  • Sub-Category Romance
  • Publisher Revell
  • Publication Date Apr 2014
  • Sales Rank #71438
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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