About the Book:
Title: What Dreams May Come
Author: Alana Terry
Genre: Christian Romance
Release Date: October 24, 2017
She’s got her heart set on becoming a missionary. He’s determined to recruit her for the job.
But is it possible to fall in love with someone you’ve never even met?
Susannah’s convinced that God has called her to the mission field. That’s why she’s serving him with single-minded focus in Orchard Grove, waiting for the day when she can leave her small town to take the gospel to the nations.
Is falling in love with her missionary recruiter part of God’s plan for her life or a distraction from the real goal?
Scott loves his life. Traveling the globe, offering spiritual support to missionaries around the world offers enough excitement that the loneliness hardly ever gets to him …
Until he receives an application from a young girl with a heart for the mission field as large as his own, a young girl he finds himself falling for even before they get the chance to meet face-to-face.
Unfortunately, a promise Susannah made to her family may tear her and Scott even farther apart than the miles that separate them.
Book one in an inspirational sweet romance series by award-winning Christian author Alana Terry, who has won awards from Women of Faith, The Book Club Network, Grace Awards, and several others, What Dreams May Come is based off of the author’s own experiences falling in love with (and eventually marrying) her missionary recruiter.
This sweet love story will take you on a journey of the heart. While you won’t travel across the globe, your heart will travel on an unexpected journey all it’s own.
Susanna feels a called by God to be a missionary to the world. After high school she began working at the local assisted living facility, as a nursing aid. But her greatest heart’s desire is to share the gospel to the world. She finds an missionary agency that offers a summer program, and this seems like the answer to her prayers. After a few emails and a phone call she feels a connection to the recruiter.
Scott enjoys traveling the globe and supporting the missionaries. When he receives an email from a young lady on the other side of the country who seems to be on fire for God and have a deep longing for the mission field, he is surprised by the sudden connection he feels with her.
I appreciated the strong faith in this story, the deep roots of prayer and the reminders of trusting God even in the hard times when things don’t seem to be going as planned. The chapters alternate between telling the story from Susanna’s point of view then Scott’s point of view, and for me this switch back and forth was a bit choppy in places. However, by the end it all fits together.
A story with a deep well of emotion and strong roots in faith. This sweet heart-warming story is sure to edify your convictions of sharing the gospel and to remind you that you don’t have to travel the world to share the love of God. I give this story 3.5 stars and would recommend it to those who enjoy reading stories of tender love, and deep faith.
(I receive complimentary books for review from publishers, publicists, and/or authors, including Netgalley. I am not required to write positive reviews. The opinions I have expressed are my own.)
Guest Post from Alana Terry
The cat’s out of the bag! Back in 2016, I wrote What Dreams May Come, a novel that was based on the way my husband and I fell in love … fourteen months before we ever met! It wasn’t until just before Christmas that I told Scott the romance novel I’d been writing was actually our true-to-life love story, and he was even more surprised than I hoped he’d be! Watch the video to see his reaction.
About the Author:
Alana is a pastor’s wife, homeschooling mom, self-diagnosed chicken lady, and Christian suspense author. Her novels have won awards from Women of Faith, Book Club Network, Grace Awards, Readers’ Favorite, and more. Alana’s passion for social justice, human rights, and religious freedom shines through her writing, and her books are known for raising tough questions without preaching. She and her family live in rural Alaska where the northern lights in the winter and midnight sun in the summer make hauling water, surviving the annual mosquito apocalypse, and cleaning goat stalls in negative forty degrees worth every second.
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