Monday, March 28, 2011
My Foolish Heart by Susan May Warren
Recently, I read the first of Susan May Warren’s Deep Haven Series, Happily Ever After. It was delightful and I feel in love with the little town of Deep Haven in Minnesota. My Foolish Heart is the fourth in the series. The town has been struggling with the tragic accident that turned their winning football coach into a quadriplegic, took the life of his wife, and has trapped their daughter, Issy, in her home with agoraphobia. A Caleb Knight moves in next door to Issy and the adventure to freedom begins.
Caleb is trying out for the position of football coach, but is hiding the fact that he wears a prosthetic leg due to an injury while serving in Iraq. He and Issy have many misadventures that bring them together so that they can each find the freedom that God desires of them. While Issy and Caleb have to work through their separate pasts, Lucy McGuire and Seb Brewster have to come to terms with the past they created together. Lucy, Issy’s best friend and the owner of The World’s Greatest Donuts, is struggling with her business; she has to turn to her high school boyfriend, Seb Brewster, for help.
My Foolish Heart is well written with many triumphs and setbacks throughout. I highly recommend a visit to Deep Haven to get to know its newest residents.
This ARC was given to me by Tyndale Publishing at no cost to me for review purposes. I am not required to give a positive review, but I happily did.