Wednesday, November 26, 2014

International Suspense! {Kindle Fire Giveaway!} Review of The Brothers' Keepers.

About the book:

The Brothers' Keepers | RidgeRoute Press (November 2015)

A friend's deception. A family's dilemma.

While cataloging looted antiquities in Brussels, archaeologist Grace Madison learns that her daughter has disappeared in France, and daughter-in-law has been attacked in Switzerland. But before the Madisons can save themselves, they must rescue an old friend---if he'll let them. Navigating a deadly, four-thousand-year-old artifact trail that crosses three continents, they jeopardize hearts and lives against a foe as old as time---as time runs out.

Because choosing what's right is all that's left.

My review:

This story had a lot of action.  I felt a little lost at the beginning because some events that happened in book one are mentioned and I haven't read book one.  I liked learning more about church history and archaeology.   I also liked the sense of place, with all of the descriptions about where they were in France.  I was there a few years ago and could picture some of it, so that was cool.  Grace amused me and I admired her and the other strong women in the story, her daughter and daughter-in-law.  There are some references to faith, but it didn't seem like there was a lot of spiritual growth.  Grace and her family seemed to all be Christians.  There's some romance with some cute moments between three different couples: Grace and her husband, her son and daughter-in-law, and her daughter and a man she's interested in.  I liked that she included foreign words in the story to make it feel more authentic and especially that there was a glossary included in the back.  Overall, I had a hard time staying interested in the story and keeping track of all of the characters.  The story seemed slow when there wasn't a lot of action.  You might like it if you like action and international intrigue.

I received a free copy of this book from Litfuse Publicity in exchange for an honest review.

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About the author: After an award-winning detour through journalism and marketing and a graduate degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, NLB Horton returned to writing fiction. She has surveyed Israeli and Jordanian archaeological digs accompanied (twice!) by heavy artillery rounds from Syria and machine gun fire from Lebanon. Calmly tossed a tarantula from her skiff into the Amazon after training with an Incan shaman. Driven uneventfully through Rome. And consumed gallons of afternoon tea across five continents. Her first novel, When Camels Fly, was released in May, 2014.The Brothers' Keepers her second in the Parched series, will be released November 17, 2014. The third in the series will release in the fall of 2015.

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Don't miss NLB Horton's The Brothers' Keepersinternational suspense at its best. While cataloguing looted antiquities in Brussels, archaeologist Grace Madison discovers her daughter has vanished in France, and her son's bride has been attacked in Switzerland. After the Madison family unearths a relic whose taproot pierces the Ancient Near East, they realize before they can save themselves, they must rescue an old friend . . . if he'll let them.

Learn more about book one in the series, When Camels Fly, and enter to win a Kindle Fire.

One grand prize winner will receive:
  • A Kindle Fire
  • When Camels Fly and The Brothers' Keepers by NLB Horton
Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on December 7th. Winner will be announced December 8th on NLB's blog.



  1. The Brother's Keeper is the second book in a series, however you do not need to have read the first book...I hadn't and it did not hamper my understanding.