About the Book
Book: Lainey of the Door Islands
Author: Judy Ducharme
Genre: Historical Fiction and Young Adult Fiction
Release date: July 24, 2020
Walk with Lainey into the world of Door County and its islands in the late 1800s, a time of shipwrecks, lighthouses, and strong individuals who never gave up. Lainey becomes one of those rugged individuals as she faces tragedy and hardship. Her aunt and uncle, the lighthouse keepers on tiny Pilot Island, demonstrate the toughness needed to survive, but Lainey takes it a step further with her spunk and grace and becomes a shining light to all those around her. With humor, faith, close friendships and the young man who interferes with her ability to function, Lainey of the Door Islands will capture your heart, and she’ll inspire you to know that no matter what happens, God has a plan to prosper and not to harm.
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About the Author
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Door County, where I live, is the destination of 3 million people in the summer and fall. Lainey of the Door Islands, my seventh published book, is the culmination of my desire to write a book about this wonderful area where I live. Tourists and residents alike love all things Door County, past and present. One day as I traveled on the ferry between Washington Island and the mainland of Door County and gazed out at tiny Pilot Island, I said again to myself, ‘I need to write a book about Door County’. I don’t recall if it was that day, the next, or two days later, but the story dropped into my spirit. I sat down at my computer and wrote well into the second chapter in one sitting. I said to my husband, “I’m writing and I can’t stop.”
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Lainey of the Door Islands is the first book I have read by Judy DuCharme. I thought it was a good read. I adored being transported back in to meet Lainey and the beautiful setting in Door County, Wisconsin. It was full of history, adventure, faith and romance. I loved it when Lainey met Clifford. They were fun together and there were few times that made me have a much needed giggle. I enjoyed watching Lainey grow throughout the book and had no problem reading the whole book in one sitting.
I am giving Lainey of the Door Islands four stars. I recommend it for readers who enjoy clean, sweet, and inspirational historical romance. I, also, believe young teen history lovers would enjoy this one, as well. I would love to read more by Judy DuCharme in the future.
I received a paperback copy of Lainey of the Door Islands from the publisher. This review is one hundred percent my own honest opinion.