This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Sarah Stuart for Readers' Favorite
Fiona’s Knight of Dreams by Sharon McGregor is set in the small town of Timber, shortly after the Second World War. Fiona lives at home with her mom, dad, and her grandmother while her brother, Bertie, who was injured in the fighting, is still away, unable to settle after a period in rehab. Fiona is a part-time librarian with no real idea of what she wants to do with her life. Her friends, other than one who is married with her first baby, have settled to train for jobs like nursing or teaching. Fiona dreams of a knight on a white charger. Instead, the outspoken, accident prone Fiona meets Reverend Charles Redpath, young, single and not in the least the conventional minister Timber mothers of unmarried daughters assume him to be.
Sharon McGregor’s gentle romance, Fiona’s Knight of Dreams, paints a picture of life in small-town America just after WWII. Fiona is a part-time librarian and all the books and their authors fit the period perfectly. Accident prone and more outspoken than she intends, Fiona’s dreams of a knight on a white charger fade when she meets Charles, the new church minister. It is he who finds notes hidden in a borrowed library book and, as intrigued as Fiona, connives to find out more. Is he the reason Fiona gets up earlier, takes more care when she chooses her clothes for the day, and persists until she tames her unruly hair? Clever, full of insight, with well-drawn characters, this is a novella that held my interest to the end.