Book Review: A Matter of Character

I don’t read much fiction these days, compared to when I used to read at least 2-3 novels a week. But I can always count on Robin Lee Hatcher to deliver a delightful escape in the form of a great story.

I first discovered Robin about seven years ago. In fact, I believe it was through her that I discovered the wonderful world of blogging! She was the first author I discovered who opened up her life and heart to her readers through the Internet, and I remember being so drawn to this sweet, godly woman who shaped her characters with such depth and realism.

Her newest novel, A Matter of Character, does not disappoint. I am always intrigued with stories about writers. Robin has crafted a compelling character in Daphne McKinley, an unlikely heiress living in the small town of Bethlehem Springs, Idaho. No one knows of her secret life as the author of a dime novel series based loosely on the adventures of Rawhide Rick, legendary around town for his less than scrupulous run as the town judge years earlier. But when Joshua Crawford comes to town, determined to clear the name of his grandfather, Daphne must come to terms with the power of her words. Together they seek the truth, even while the plot has them very much at odds with one another. Together they learn  there’s always more to every story than meets the eye.

A Matter of Character is the third and final offering in The Sisters of Bethlehem Springs series, but it easily stands alone as a quick and easy read. Whether you’re new to Robin Lee Hatcher, or a long time fan such as I am, you’re sure to enjoy this well-crafted story. For an extra bonus, hop over to Robin’s website and get to know this wonderful Christian and author. As well, you can read other (better) reviews here!

(Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for agreeing to post my review. I received no other compensation from the author or publisher. I would receive a small commission for any purchases made through my Amazon Associates link.)
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