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I read the Advance Reader Copy of Ransomed Dreams sent to me by Tyndale House Publishers not knowing what to expect. This seemed to be different than Sally John’s other books, of which I’ve read every one. The story takes place in a foreign country, while most of Sally’s novels are set in either San Diego, or small-town Illinoise.

In Ransomed Dreams, Sheridan Montgomery had been living her dream life as the wife of Eliot Montgomery, U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela. But it all changes in a split second, when an attack on their lives leaves Eliot crippled. As they retreat to a quaint Mexican village, hidden away from the life they once knew, Sheridan’s life comes almost to a standstill, as she cares for her husband daily.

Luke Traynor, the government agent who saved Eliot and Sheridan’s lives bursts back into their lives with news of the heart attack of Sheridan’s father, and the evidence that implicates him in a conspiracy. Sheridan returns to Chicago to sort out her father’s past, but she is also forced to confront her feelings for Luke, a trail of deceit, and the truth about her marriage.

Once again, Sally John doesn’t fail to engage the emotions, as she tackles tough relationship issues; those that involve husband and wife, wife and prospective lover, sister to sister, and father and daughter. Sally isn’t afraid to peel the layers of her characters, getting to the core, and laying them bare for the reader to examine and learn from.

Reading Ransomed Dreams, or any of Sally John’s books, is truly an experience to behold, and I highly recommend it!

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