The Quarryman’s Bride by Tracie Peterson | $200 Anthropologie Giveaway, Facebook Party, and Blog Tour

Welcome to the campaign page for Tracie Peterson‘s newest book in the Land of the Shining Water series, The Quarryman’s Bride.

Tracie is celebrating with a “True Love” $200 Anthropologie giveaway and a Facebook Author Chat Party.

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One winner will receive:

  • A $200 Anthropologie gift card
  • The Quarryman’s Bride and The Icecutter’s Daughter by Tracie Peterson

Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on July 8th. Winner will be announced at the The Quarryman’s Bride” Facebook Author Chat Party on July 9th. Connect with Tracie for an evening of book chat, trivia, laughter, and more! Tracie will also share an exclusive look at the next book in the Land of Shining Water series and give away books and other fun prizes throughout the evening.

So grab your copy of The Quarryman’s Bride and join Tracie on the evening of July 9th for a chance to connect and make some new friends. (If you haven’t read the book, don’t let that stop you from coming!)

Don’t miss a moment of the fun; RSVP todayHope to see you on the 9th!

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Be sure to head to Tracie’s FB page to enter to win a Tracie Peterson library! Click the banner for details.

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{More about The Quarryman’s Bride}

The latest book in the Land of Shining Waters series.

Peterson Hits the Bestseller Lists Again and Again!

Emmalyne Knox and Tavin MacLachlan were destined to be together…until the tragic deaths of Emmalyne’s youngest sisters. Family tradition mandates that the youngest daughter should remain single to care for her parents in their old age, and now that daughter is Emmalyne. Her father unyielding, Emmalyne surrenders to her duty, heartbroken. Tavin leaves town, equally devastated.

Years later, Emmalyne’s family moves, and she and Tavin meet again. Their feelings for each other are as strong as ever, but their painful past and Emmalyne’s father still stand between them. Soon both families are in the midst of the growing conflict rising between the workers at the granite quarry that Tavin’s father owns and operates. When a series of near-fatal accidents occur, Tavin must figure out who is behind the attacks before someone gets killed.

Bound by obligation, yet yearning for a future together, can Emmalyne and Tavin dare to dream that God could heal a decade-long wound and change the hearts of those who would stand in the way of true love?

Purchase a copy here.

Tracie Peterson

{More About Tracie Peterson}

Tracie Peterson is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than one hundred books. Tracie also teaches writing workshops at a variety of conferences on subjects such as inspirational romance and historical research. She and her family live in Montana.

Find out more about Tracie at http://www.traciepeterson.com.

Reviews

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BOOK REVIEW

    This is my first time reading a historical fiction book, so I didn’t know what to expect really but I have to say that I really enjoyed this book. Since this book is a part of a series I expected to feel like I was missing something but I was wrong. This book was a stand alone and it was a great early summer read. Once I picked up the book and started reading I couldn’t put it down. I was so drawn into that era and the characters I felt like I had been transported back in time.

    Written by Nicki’s Random Musings on July 9, 2013 | e

  • Hi,I just wanted to tell you that I would love to read this book,The Quarryman’s Bride. It looks and sounds like a very interesting book. This isn’t a review as such, but I will write one for sure if I win.Thank you for a chance to win and. If were to win, I’d be so honored. Blessings to you and I hope to hear from you soon. Have a wonderful time with your sales and reviews from your books and thanks again…

    Written by Linda Dianne Stowe on July 8, 2013 | e

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE, BY TRACIE PETERSON

    Romances rarely have unhappy endings and so we, as the reader, can safely presume the ending here. Tracie Peterson attempts to throw in a couple of distractions, such as a rival suitor and union troubles at the quarry where Emmalyne’s father works. The most interesting side plot revolves around Tavin’s mentally ill sister and the treatment of such medical cases at the turn of the twentieth century.

    Written by Proverbial Reads on July 8, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://proverbialreads.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson/

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    I really liked this book. Emmalyne was heartbroken to not marry Tavin but she did as her father demanded. She trusted God throughout though it wasn’t what she wanted, she still trusted Him. I loved that. Tavin didn’t and neither did her father but as the story unfolds, we learn more about them. Tavin only comes back to town because of a promise to his father and sickness strikes Emmalyne’s family. Overall, it was a good solid Christian story.

    Written by Ashley’s Bookshelf on July 8, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.amazon.com/Quarrymans-Bride-Land-Shining-Water/product-reviews/0764206206/ref=cm_cr_pr_top_recent?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=0&sortBy=bySubmissionDateDescending

  • TRACIE PETERSON’S “THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE” TRUE LOVE $200 ANTHROPOLOGIE GIVEAWAY AND 7/9 FACEBOOK PARTY!

    Let me just start by saying that I read this book in 3 days and that is amazing for a mom with two kids! The storyline in this book took off from the beginning and raced to the end. Tracie did a great job weaving the story of love throughout this book.

    Written by Amanda’s Pile of Books on July 8, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://amandaspileofbooks.blogspot.com/2013/07/tracie-petersons-quarrymans-bride-true.html

  • CAPTURED MY ATTENTION FROM START TO FINISH

    I love that I can depend on Tracie Peterson’s books being interesting. Even though the main story line goes as expected there is so much else that the author has added: a move from city to country, fixing up the house and managing daily life, a new doctor, fighting depression, a mental illness, vandalism, a union situation, measles, stone work, funerals, and finally a wedding. The religious content is mixed well into conversations and daily life. The only question left is how many books is the author planning for this series and who will be the main characters in the next?

    Written by Jendi’s Journal on July 8, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://www.amazon.com/review/R2IK81P8Z9X4KT/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

  • FOLLOWING GOD’S COMMANDMENTS

    We read and can hear the deep brogue spoken, almost like we are there, through the author’s writing. I loved hearing it.
    Will Emmalyne ever have her own personal happiness? Their is the new Dr in town who likes what he sees in her. Will her Mother ever be able to live again, so much grief and heartache. Will her Father ever come back to his Lord, and live a happy life? The answers are here in this wonderful read.

    Written by Maureen’s Musings on July 8, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://www.amazon.com/review/RBOCFIIUGS7SH/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

  • A STORY OF RESTORATION AND FORGIVENESS

    Once again Tracie Peterson masterfully shares the struggles of the human heart through her characters experiences and shows us how hope in God can change our hearts and maybe even our lives. The Quarryman’s Bride is a stirring story of love and loss and healing.

    Written by Our Homeschooling Pilgrimage on July 7, 2013 |e
    Read my full review: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/618412685

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    Tracie Peterson has crafted a story rich in love, loss, hope, and perseverance. As I read I could not help but think about things that have happened in my own life that I didn’t understand, things that caused me to question God’s plan. The times when I’ve struggle with my own desires and what I thought was best vs. God’s will and what He knows is best. In other words, I could relate to the main character…

    Written by JoJo’s Corner on July 6, 2013 | e

  • A STORY OF RESTORATION AND FORGIVENESS!

    This is truly a story about forgiveness, honor and restoration, not only for Tavin and Emmalyne who have both put their faith aside believing a truly loving God isn’t capable of hurting those who love Him. It really does tell the story of why it seems that God allows bad things to happen to good people. There is hope and a restoration of faith through the diligence of prayer beginning with Emmalyne who feels that somehow God is still in the midst of everything she is going through and only through relying on Him will anything change in her family. I rate this one a 5 out of 5 stars and look forward in anticipation of the next novel in the Land Of Shining Waters Series. The Quarryman’s Bride is Book 2, with The Icecutter’s Daughter being the first.

    Written by Reviews From The Heart on July 5, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.amazon.com/review/RZJVFTQ2GUPMD

  • ANOTHER GOOD REED BY TRACIE PETERSON

    Traci writes in such a way as to make Emmalyne’s heartbreak palpable and Tavin’s anger seethe off the page. Her way with words make reading enjoyable.

    Written by Homemaking Organized Blog on July 5, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://homemakingorganized.com/blog/2013/07/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson-litfuse-book-reviews/

  • THE TRUE MEANING OF MARRIAGE

    The Quarryman’s Bride is a great view on marriage and it’s true meaning.

    Written by The IE Mommy on July 5, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.amazon.com/review/R9O2UKIXZSNKY

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    I love this series. This is not just a romance, it’s a bit of a mystery as well! I loved how Emmalyne grows a ‘spine’ so to speak, and Emmalyne’s father leaves quite a bit to be desired. This book truly shows how some tough love can make a difference.

    A great summer read.

    Written by Knits Reads and Reviews on July 5, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://knitsandreads.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-quarrymans-bride.html

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    An enjoyable story with a happy ending. Take this one to the beach.

    Written by The Zen of Motherhood on July 5, 2013 | e

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    Heart-breaking unrequited love and honor for parents are themes woven throughout this book by Tracie Peterson. The moral compass pointed straight to God and family. I found myself weeping along side Emmaline as she struggled to make a home on the prairie and keep her family together. Touched by tragedy, heartache, loneliness, the characters in this book evoked empathy. I found myself reading late into the night rooting for them to find happiness, peace and most of all love.

    Written by Sheri Salatin on July 5, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.sherisalatin.com/2013/07/05/cowgirl-critique-the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson/

  • BOOK REVIEW: THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    In the era of arranged marriages, true love blossoms between people, until tragedy strikes & old traditions stop 2 people from being together. Is it forever, or will true love & God’s will draw them back together again as 2 families are healed. Will the bride-to-be choose obedience/will she choose her wishes 1st? You’ll have to read Tracie Peterson’s newest book “The Quarryman’s Bride” Book 1 of the Land of Shining Water series.
    I loved how the Tracie wrote this love story all the while keep God & His Word as the focal point throughout each character’s life. Scripture & truthful nuggets are woven into each page which is an awesome witnessing tool. In a world that has so much trash &garbage & bad news to read this author brings a bright light shining through w/her Christian novels.

    Written by Melissa’s Musings on July 5, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://wp.me/pn8Bu-PP

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON + $200 ANTHROPOLOGIE GIFT CARD

    The Quarryman’s bride is a book of love, hope, and healing. The story itself was full of traditions I had never heard of. Fiction or not, the story was very intriguing to read. I

    Written by Kerrific on July 3, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://kerrificonline.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson.html

  • A GREAT READ! COULDN’T PUT IT DOWN!

    There is so much drama, emotion, loyalty to family and love all twisted into this really unique love story. It is definitely not the traditional love story and it gives a great look at family dynamics and historical events in the late 1800′s.

    It is really well written and made me want to read on to cheer for their love and hope for a reunion!

    Written by The Review Stew on July 3, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.thereviewstew.com/2013/07/book-review-quarrymens-bride.html

  • A MOVING READ

    This book started out on a such a sad note, which made it a bit hard to get into but as I kept reading rays of hope began to shine I realized how much I truly enjoyed this book. Emmalyne was such a strong character, and took what her father threw at her with strength, faith, and courage.

    I really liked how there were so many characters, with both Tavin and Emmalyne’s large families. I also really liked the doctor, and thought that he was a kind man.

    Written by Labor Not in Vain on July 3, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://labornotinvain.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson.html

  • RAW EMOTION & STEADFAST LOVE

    Filled with raw emotion and a steadfast love, “The Quarryman’s Bride” was a thoroughly satisfying book. Peterson’s characters are so well developed that they invite the reader’s involvement in their lives. A beautiful story of reconciliation and redemption, it emphasizes the importance of reliance on God rather than oneself. I especially liked the changes in Emmalynne’s father after she chose to love him despite his harsh treatment of his entire family. A poignant tale with danger, drama, action, romance, and even a hint of mystery, “The Quarryman’s Bride” is an excellent choice for historical fiction lovers.

    Written by Daysong Reflections on July 2, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://www.amazon.com/review/R13PKK7UL9BF6L/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    I always enjoy a book by Tracie Peterson and thoroughly enjoyed The Icecutter’s Daughter, so I was eager to read this stand-alone, yet connected, second book in this series. Peterson is a talented author and there is much to like about this story. . . .

    Written by Mocha with Linda on July 2, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://mochawithlinda.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-quarrymans-bride.html

  • TRACIE PETERSON’S “THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE” TRUE LOVE $200 ANTHROPOLOGIE GIVEAWAY AND 7/9 FACEBOOK PARTY!

    A wonderful story full of interesting characters, lilting irish brogue and intriguing romance that leaves you wondering. I loved Emmy and her character. Tavin I liked but he was a bit difficult at times. Of course, I can’t forget Jason and his sweet friendship to Em. A very enjoyable read!! Loved it!

    Written by Giveaway Lady on July 2, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://giveawaygal.blogspot.com/2013/07/tracie-petersons-quarrymans-bride-true.html

  • CUTE BOOK

    “The Quarryman’s Bride” by Tracie Peterson was a super cute book! I read this book in a day and a half. I loved the main character Emmalyne and I hoped through the whole book that she would end up with Tavin.

    Written by The World As I See It on July 2, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://theworldasiseeitbloganddesigns.com/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson/

  • TRACIE PETERSON’S “THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE” TRUE LOVE $200 ANTHROPOLOGIE GIVEAWAY AND 7/9 FACEBOOK PARTY!

    Tracie Peterson has a nice, relaxing writing style that always seems to agree with me. I have especially been enjoying this Land of Shining Waters series. The Quarryman’s Bride is the second in this series and another very good book by Tracie.

    Written by Carlybird’s Home on July 1, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.amazon.com/Quarrymans-Bride-Land-Shining-Water/product-reviews/0764206206/ref=cm_cr_pr_hist_4?ie=UTF8&filterBy=addFourStar&showViewpoints=0

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    Okay, I know things were different back then, but if I had been there, I would not have let someone tell me what to do. Have always been that way and yes I made some mistakes but I guess if you don’t, you will never grow or learn to handle yourself.

    Because of that fierce independence, I learned to support myself by myself and with no other help coming in. I raised my daughter and never had to take anyone’s crap or telling me what to do. I may not have had the best love life and sometimes not any at all for long periods but I learned to be alone and not mind. I learned several crafts and made things for my aunts and grandma.

    It’s a good story how things were back then and I am glad they find each other finally. It’s a sad that her father was so unforgiving that he ruined her youth.

    Written by Mary’s Cup of Tea on July 1, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.mmbearcupoftea.com/2013/07/the-quarrymans-bride-book-tour-giveaway.html

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    This book was just as enjoyable as the Icecutter’s Daughter. It is the second in the Land of Shining Waters Series, but you don’t need to read this series in order. This is the story of Emmalyne and Tavin. They are to be married, but after a tornado takes the life of Emmalyne’s two younger sisters, her father says she can’t marry Tavin because she has to take care of her parents to fulfill a long held tradition. The family then moves away, Tavin also leaves the area. Eleven years later, they are all back to help Tavin’s father Robert, with his Quarry. Emmalyne and Tavin find that they still have feelings for each other, but Emmalyne’s father is so bitter and hate filled Emmalyne knows her life will never change. Her mother never got over the deaths of her sisters and is not much he

    Written by Melina’s Book Blog on July 1, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.amazon.com/Quarrymans-Bride-Land-Shining-Water/product-reviews/0764206206/ref=cm_cr_dp_synop?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=0&sortBy=bySubmissionDateDescending#R1MTF5W0F7GZN3

  • UNIQUE AND WELL WRITTEN

    I had no idea what a quarry was so that was most interesting while reading the book. The character of Emmalyne is very real and she was definitely my favorite character to read, though I wanted to yell at her a couple of times. Tavin is a nice guy, but not my favorite hero for a story. The overall story line surrounds Emmalyne on a daily basis as she takes care of her parents house and her mother who is depressed. After a lot of pain brought up from the past, the final chapters turn into romance amidst tragedy. Tracie Peterson added a unique character, Fenella, who has become a crazy woman who has lost her mind. I would love to read more about how Peterson created this character and why, but it made for an interesting tweak in the story.

    Written by I Hope You Dance on July 1, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://www.amazon.com/review/R2A008UP6X3XAD/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

  • TRADITION VS LOVE: THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    This story really tore at me. I love a good romance… a happily ever after, but I also understand being loyal to family and honoring “your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.” (Ex 20:12)

    Tracie did a great job exploring not only what it means to honor your parents, but also how things could have gone on with honoring the tradition and parents and growing in love. The Quarryman’s Bride is a story of love, hope and honor. There are a lot of sad parts… so keep the Kleenex handy, but there will be tears of joy as well. I really enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more in the series.

    Written by The Life and Times of a pwnmom… on July 1, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://www.amazon.com/review/R12AQRTZDZ5WMU/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    Their loyalty to each other was superb, and their obedience to their parents impressive. I do not think I could have done it. The lessons Emmalyne learns through her trials is admirable, and I look at myself and wonder if I have had the patience to learn some of the same lessons.

    Written by Review Novels On Line on June 30, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://reviewingnovelsonline.blogspot.ca/2013/06/the-quarrymans-bride-tracie-peterson.html

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    This very interesting book taught me a lot about the history of this country’s early immigrants. This is the second novel in the Land of Shining Water series, but is truly a stand alone read. I look forward to reading more from this author.

    Written by sunny island breezes on June 29, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://www.amazon.com/review/R1CV25AMDZG9CK/ref=cm_cr_pr_perm?ie=UTF8&ASIN=0764206206&linkCode=&nodeID=&tag=

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    This is a story of hope, love and perseverance. In the trials of life, where do we gain strength? If we try to make changes of our own making or keep going in our own strength, we will fail. Only God can sustain or change a heart. There is much hurt, anger and bitterness that has festered for 11 years among most of the main characters in this story. How they deal with this is interesting and how God works in the situation is remarkable. This is a heart-warming and feel-good romance about earthly and Godly relationships. The next book in the series, The Miner’s Lady, is due to be released in September 2013, and I hope to review that book as well. I’m looking forward to another good story!

    Written by Seeking with All Yur Heart on June 29, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://seekingwithallyurheart.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson.html

  • GIVEAWAY & BOOK REVIEW – “THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE”

    Filled with traditions, tragedy and true love, this story is one that will be read and enjoyed by historical fiction fans. This is a story that will have the readers believing in true love that will remain strong over the years, during separation and through many trials.

    Written by Moments on June 29, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://kristie-moments.blogspot.com/2013/06/giveaway-book-review-quarrymans-bride.html

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE is the second book in the Land of Shining Waters series. I did read the first book The Icecutter’s Daughter first, but the books did stand alone. THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE starts sad…and it is a rough time period, as well as a rough setting so there were other sad parts in the story. Readers might want to keep tissues handy.

    This isn’t a sweet romance. It is a romance fraught with struggles that seemed destined to keep lovers apart. I had to keep reading to find out how they overcome all the obstacles. Fans of Tracie Peterson won’t want to miss this book.

    Written by Laura Hilton on June 29, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: www.amazon.com

  • BOOK REVIEW: “THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE” BY TRACIE PETERSON

    I have to say I enjoy The Land Of Shining Water series by Tracie Peterson because Historical Fiction is what she does best. If you have read my reviews before you know that I like history and ”The Quarryman’s Bride” begins in 1886, Minnesota. This is a story about forgiveness, honor and restoration through the diligence of prayer. “The Quarryman’s Bride” is a wonderful romance and the history is perfectly accurate giving a picture of simpler, slower times. Ms. Peterson is an amazing writer and she has given us a great story with plenty of believable characters that we root for to win. I liked this book and look forward to the next one in this series.

    Written by Vic’s Media Room on June 28, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.amazon.com/review/R1QF3KL00L5X67

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    I enjoyed the characters immensely and how they related to each other and remained true to their love and dedication in their hearts even across the miles. The relationships of families are healed and happiness is found.

    Written by Happy Four on June 28, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://happyfour.blogspot.com/2013/06/by-tracie-peterson-bethany-house.html

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    The story is set in America and involves families who have Scottish heritage and strong Scottish accent. Meet Emmalyne’s family the head of which, her father, is a Scottish, hard-nosed tyrant that believes in family tradition. He is also a man very angry at life and the people around him suffer from his anger and bitterness. His demands upon Emmalyne are hard, unjust, and unreasonable for any sane man to impose on his daughter. On the cusp of her wedding to Tavin, her father demands they not marry and she remain single as the caregiver (translate “servant”) to her parents. But the demands and unreasonable attitude continue for years.

    There are scenes you will nearly weep over and rail at the old curdmonger. There are also scenes of tenderness.

    Written by Chat With Vera on June 28, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:https://www.familychristian.com/review/customer/view/id/12002

  • {REVIEW} TRACIE PETERSON’S “THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE” TRUE LOVE $200 ANTHROPOLOGIE GIVEAWAY AND 7/9 FACEBOOK PARTY!

    This one kind of reminds me of an old movie called Anne of Green Gables. Where it took three movies for them to finally get together. I have a special place for Historical Romances and this one doesnt disappoint. It is a sweet story that starts with a question: What would you do if honoring your parents meant sacrificing your own heart’s desire? Now I think in this day and age that this is a question that would get slapped in the face! But back then you pretty much did what your parents wanted. This one had a wonderful twisting plot involving a potential rival for Emmalyne’s affections. I love that the author doesnt fake details! She is known for her research and historical detail and that certainly plays a huge part in this book! This book will suck you back in time to the 19th cen

    Written by The Witchy Contessa on June 28, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.witchycontessa.com/2013/07/review-tracie-petersons-quarrymans.html

  • SUSPENSEFUL HISTORICAL READ

    This book explores cultural differences of late 19th century immigrants, the development of unions, and the understandings of mental illness during the turn of the century. Does that sound like your typical Christian romance novel? I didn’t think so, either. This was a great read. I’m a fan of Tracie Peterson’s novels anyway, but this one was really a big home run. I can’t wait to share it!

    Written by Savings in Seconds on June 27, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.savingsinseconds.com/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson/

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    Traci Peterson does a wonderful job as always of drawing the reader into her stories, and this book is no different. I absolutely love how she weaves together a flowing storyline that brings the end to restoration and healing, all the while the story is stitched together with God’s love, patience and forgiveness center stage.

    This book is the second in the series, but found that it could be read as a stand-alone book, just as easily as a series.

    I quite enjoyed reading this book and would recommend this book for all you Peterson fans. Watch for the third book in the series The Miner’s Lady.

    Written by Jen’s Journey on June 27, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://jennifersikora.com/2013/06/book-review-the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson/

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON BOOK REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY

    I have loved these kinds of stories about family love and loyalty ever since I could read. Once again Tracie Peterson has given us wonderful characters that we can relate to and feel their feelings. I highly recommend this book.

    Written by 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy, & Sissy, Too! on June 26, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://3partnersinshopping.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson.html

  • TRACIE HAS DONE IT AGAIN WITH ANOTHER GREAT BOOK

    Tracie has another winner with this book. As with all the books I have read by Tracie this is another that I could not put down. Her books read very quickly for me and I think some of it is because she makes the characters really come to life. This book offers a bit of history, a bit of romance and a bit of the spiritual aspect and when all combined make for a great read. I felt for Emmalyne giving up her dream to marry when her father said to after tragedy struck. But she is given a second chance at love when she meets Tavin again. I did not like her father so much but then I think he may have been trying to do what he thought was right for his family. I look forward to the next book in this series.

    Written by Griperang’s Bookmarks on June 26, 2013 | e
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  • This was a very enjoyable book to read. The idea that the youngest daughter stays single continued to bother me and make me want to read how the family would overcome this dilemma and crazy tradition. The relationship between Emmalyne and Tavin was wonderful and the effect their relationship has on the families leads to great drama. This book was one I did not want to put down.

    I recommend this book to women who enjoy a great easy read.

    Written by All Meant To Shine on June 26, 2013 | e

  • I FELT SUCH A WIDE RANGE OF EMOTIONS – LOVE THE ENDING OF THE BOOK!

    I felt such a range of emotions: anger, irritation, frustration and joy. While I didn’t agree with the reason that Emmalyne and Tavin didn’t get married I found it interesting to see the different ways each of them handled their disappointment.

    Outstanding book! I’m really hoping that there is a sequel to this book – I’d love to see Emmalyne’s brother in a book of his own. It would be wonderful to see him grow spirtually and find a love of his own. =D

    Written by GivingNSharing on June 25, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16109754-the-quarryman-s-bride

  • DELIGHTFUL READ!

    I read the first book in the Land of Shining Water series – The Icecutter’s Daughter – and LOVED it! I knew I would want to read the rest in the series. I WAS NOT disappointed! I haven’t typically liked the historical romance genre until I read my first Peterson novel.
    Peterson captures the surroundings and characters with such vivid description and transports you to another time and place in her story of Emmalyne and Tavin. I just loved them! I appreciate the way Peterson weaves biblical truth about God and His character into the dialogue. Chapter 15 was particularly rich in theology regarding God and the purpose of trials and suffering in our lives. It was worth reading twice! Peterson is at the top of the game in allowing the reader into the thoughts of her characters. You truly get the story from all angles.
    While The Quarryman’s Bride is part of a series, the book can be read as a stand alone novel. It will be placed on my keeper shelf right along any other Tracie Peterson book I come across!
    *I received a copy of The Quarryman’s Bride from Litfuse Publicity in exchange for my review and participation in the blog tour promoting the book.

    Written by Jennifer McIlwain on June 25, 2013 | e
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  • AN IMPOSSIBLE CHOICE

    The Quarryman’s Bride is a sweet story that begins with an intriguing idea: What would you do if honoring your parents meant sacrificing your own personal fulfillment and heart’s desire?

    Peterson takes what seems like an impossible choice for a Christian, 19th-century young woman and turns it into an opportunity for healing and redemption. Peterson writes with clean, precise prose. Her plot, though simple, is well-paced and original, and it includes a rather interesting twist involving a potential rival for Emmalyne’s affections.

    Peterson is known for her meticulous research, and historical detail certainly plays a key role in this story. She believably shows what nineteenth-century Midwestern life must have been like for Scottish immigrants and their first generation American offspring.

    Written by Story Matters on June 25, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://katherinescottjones.com/?p=3163

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S DRIVE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    If you like good historical Fiction then you can’t go wrong with Tracie Peterson. I admired the main character’s will to do what God has planned for her even though it is not what she wants to do and others questioning if it really is the Lord’s will. Great book.

    Written by A Room Without Books is Empty on June 25, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://detweilermom.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson.html

  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    My Thoughts:
    Tracie is one of my favorite authors. She has a way of telling a story that grasps you from the beginning to the very end. The master of storytelling has mastered another tale. The development of conflict between the McLachlan family and the Knoxs that creates great emotion. You can see this through the struggles that Tavin, Emmalyne, and Mr. Knox.

    Any woman could identify with Emmalyne’s conflict between obeying her father and following her heart to Tavin McLachlan. My heart went out to her in this delimma and I wondered how she would maintain hope?
    This time the setting is in Minnesota and the lake of shinning waters. The writer is very descriptive of the time and the surroundings. I can’t wait to see more from Tracie. This novel is a treasure to read.

    Written by Writer’s Corner on June 25, 2013 | e
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  • LOVED THIS BOOK!!

    This is another wonderful book by Tracie Peterson! I love a book that grabs my attention with the first page and doesn’t let go even after I finish the book! I absolutely loved this book and read it almost in one sitting. I was so enthralled by the characters of this book and couldn’t wait to see what was going to happen to them.

    You’ll love this book. The story is exceptional, the characters are memorable, and the underlying theme of how much we need the Lord is wonderful. I highly recommend this book!

    Written by Julie @ More of Him on June 24, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.moreofhim.net/2013/06/book-review-quarrymans-bride.html

  • REVIEW – THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    Tracie Peterson is still a great writer of historical fiction, especially with her descriptions and dialogue. Despite some plot holes, The Quarryman’s Bride is still a likeable read.

    Written by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer on June 24, 2013 | e
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  • BOOK REVIEW OF THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETTERSON

    I loved the love story and also the mystery of not knowing who was causing all the trouble at the quarry. The setting was fabulous and described so well that I felt like I was truly there. I would have loved to come and visit Emmalyne and have her offer me tea and scones in her families humble abode. Or gone and seen Mrs. MacLaclan and enjoyed the grandkids and given her a rest, despite her protests.

    Written by The Crafty Home on June 24, 2013 | e
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  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    I have been a fan of Tracie Peterson’s for years because I know whenever I pick up one of her stories I am going to find an adventure and meet characters that will stick with me. With “The Quarryman’s Bride” I found myself finding both those things and more. I loved the setting and timeframe of the story, but more than that I found myself caring about what would happen to the characters.The character of Emmalyne did what was expected of her and that was to give up Tavin, the man that she loved, even if it broke her heart. When their lives intersect again eleven years later one couldn’t help but hope that they might finally get what their hearts had always wanted. Can they overcome the hurt of the past and allow God to lead them to their future? I needed to know the answer to that question and that’s exactly what kept me turning the pages. Ms.Peterson provides a few life lessons as this story unfolds, such as how anger and hurt can eat away at someone, but also how God often has a greater plan in store. While this book is the second in the Land of the Shining Water series it can be read as a stand alone work. Fans of very well written historical, inspirational romance will certainly enjoy reading this one.

    Written by WV Stitcher on June 24, 2013 | e
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  • “THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE” BY TRACIE PETERSON

    I really enjoyed The Quarryman’s Bride. It’s a great story, full of faith, emotion, and taking up one’s cross – something that many of us don’t do enough. With side plots of union troubles relating to the quarry and the stereotypes relating to the mentally ill, this book is not lacking action or intrigue, either. It’s not just a great beach read – it’s a great anytime read.

    Written by A Nest in the Rocks on June 24, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/650328532

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    What a patient young woman Emmalyne is. Dreams still alive she tends to her family.

    Written by Lane Hill House on June 24, 2013 | e
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  • THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE, LAND OF SHINING WATER, BOOK 2, BY TRACIE PETERSON ~ LITFUSE BLOG TOUR

    This story caused me to have great sorrow for those under Emmalyne’s father’s tyranny. The author has touched on a subject that has severe effects on a families emotional and physical being. The character Emmie was created by the author to be a loyal daughter to her parents and to God. The author shows how fear and loss of loved ones can eat a person alive until there is nothing left but bitterness. Only God can heal such pain and that is how the author writes her story of love, forgiveness and reconciliation.

    Written by It’s Time To Read Mamaw on June 24, 2013 | e
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  • TRAGEDY CHANGES EVERYTHING

    It is hard to understand why in some groups or different peoples there are traditions that we may find hard to understand. This is a story of family tragedy, family loyalty and love. Emmalyne Knox is already to marry her only true love. When a tragedy occurs her father will no longer let her get married. Tracie Peterson has written a story with characters that are sometimes unfeeling and sometimes sad and loving. A reader is caught up in another of Tracie Peterson’s great stories. I give this book a 5/5. I was given this book by Litfuse Publicity Group for the purpose of a review and all opinions are my own. – See more at:http://dealsharingaunt.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie-peterson.html#sthash.GiuHkbqS.dpuf

    Written by Deal Sharing Aunt on June 23, 2013 | e
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  • BOOK REVIEW: THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    The Quarryman’s Bride” was a good story, with enjoyable secondary characters, good historical events/situations that are tied into the story, and a great setting. If you are also interested in seeing how an author can weave the story of depression in, than this may be a story for you.

    Written by The Sunset Won’t on June 21, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://www.thesunsetwont.com/2013/06/book-review-quarrymans-bride-by-tracie.html

  • REVIEW AND BLOG TOUR: THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE

    This book had me stuck from the first chapter. The emotions that Traci causes in the reader are amazing! The tragic loss of Emmalyne’s sisters has already occurred before the opening of the book, and the tragic reveal of the tradition comes soon after. From there, the reader is caught up in twist after turn, feeling Emmalyne and Tavin’s pain as they yearn to be reunited, despite the barrier between them.

    Most of the book seemed fairly easy to pick up, but the shocking ending had me speechless! I actually had to re-read the entire section, to make sure I did not misread the result. Unfortunately, while the ending is mostly cheerful, the small sorrowful part evokes deep emotion. This emotional read is definitely one to pick up!

    Written by The Librarian’s Bookshelf on June 21, 2013 | e

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    Pros: Emmalyne’s devotion to her family, regardless of her own desires. Her selflessness to care for her family was great. Not a lot of kids would do that, especially with no appreciation.

    Written by Radiant Light on June 21, 2013 | e
    Read my full review: http://frommipov.blogspot.com/2013/06/200-anthropologie-gift-card-tracie.html

  • REVIEW: THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    The story is well-written. There are twists and turns. It is moderately paced and there aren’t any big suspense moments nor complications in the story. Despite being used to reading fast-paced stories or stories filled with heavy suspense and tension, I comfortably fell into the reading pace for this one.

    Written by Audacious Reader on June 20, 2013 | e
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  • HONOR & OBEY | BOOK REVIEW OF THE QUARRYMAN’S BRIDE BY TRACIE PETERSON

    The Bible gives us several commands to obey our appointed authorities, whether they be parents, religious leaders, or governing bodies. But the Bible also clearly instructs us to not do so at the expense of obeying Biblical commands. God’s law comes first. Of course, things aren’t always so clear cut. Sometimes we just have to make the best choice we know how, and pray that God will see our heart’s desire to honor Him, and that He will make things turn out right in the end. Tracie manages to address two emotionally charged issues ~ the limits and responsibilities of parental authority, and the Biblical command for a man and a woman to leave their parents and cleave to each other, as a new and autonomous family.

    Written by The Homemade Creative on June 16, 2013 | e
    Read my full review:http://www.thehomemadecreative.com/2013/06/honor-obey-book-review-the-quarrymans-bride-tracie-peterson.html