Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Wishing and Waiting ~ 11/21/12

These are two books, one released, one un-released that I can't wait to get my book-loving hands on!


 Wishlist Wednesday is hosted by Pen to Paper 
spotlights a book that has already been released and I can't wait to get my hands on.


Series: Daughters of Fortune Book #2
Author:  Susan May Warren
Published:  2012
Publisher:  Summerside Press
Position on PBS:  #16

What could they possibly want when they already have everything?Two daughters of fortune have been handed all themakings for storybook happily-ever-afters. Theonly problem is, they don t want to live fairy-talelives. But when forced to decide, will they really beable to abandon lives of ease and luxury for the loveand adventure that beckons? Coming of age in theturbulent Roaring Twenties, each woman sets outto find romance on her own terms. But at whatcost will she find her happy ending?

WOW hosted by Breaking the Spine spotlights
an up-coming release that I'm eagerly anticipating.

Ashton Park

"Ashton Park"
Series:  The Danforths of Lancashire
Author:  Murray Pura
Release Date:  1/2013
Publisher:  Harvest House
For fans of the hugely popular Downton Abbey series, comes this equally enthralling story of the Danforth family of Ashton Park.

Among the green hills and trees of Lancashire, only a few miles from the sea, lies the beautiful and ancient estate of Ashton Park.

The year is 1916. The First World War has engulfed Europe and Sir William’s and Lady Elizabeth’s three sons are all in uniform—and their four daughters are involved in various pursuits of the heart and soul.

As the head of a strong Church of England family for generations, Sir William insists the Danforth estate hold morning devotions that include both family and staff. However, he is also an MP and away at Westminster in London whenever Parliament is sitting. During his long absences, Lady Elizabeth discreetly spends time in the company of the head cook of the manor, Mrs. Longstaff, who is her best friend and confidante. This friendship includes visits to a small Baptist church in Liverpool that exposes Lady Elizabeth to a less formal approach to Christian worship and preaching than she is used to and which she comes to enjoy.

Readers will follow Ashton Park’s charming upstairs/downstairs characters through the perils of war and the affairs of the heart with relish—and with an eye to the sequel coming in Fall 2013.

Wishing and Waiting until next Wednesday,


  1. I haven't heard of either of these books, but each look interesting :) Great choices!

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  2. I haven't heard of either of these books, but each look interesting :) Great choices!

    My WW!

  3. I love reading stories set in these time periods...gorgeous covers, too.

    Thanks for sharing.

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  4. To me, these look like a fun summer read, but not really my type. Hope you get these soon :)

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  5. I like the covers and historical feel if both of these.

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