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Dare to Love Again by Julie Lessman

If you have yet to read a book penned by Julie Lessman you are missing out on a great read. Julie is gifted with creating characters with charm and spunk. Something about her writing that I admire greatly is the dialog between the characters. It allows us to feel engaged throughout the story. 

Her storytelling is meaningful and flows with great spirit. Here we are again in San Francisco. Romance is in the air and happens in perfect timing once again as it always does with Julie's novels, but these two characters, Allison McClare and Nick Barone (with a long e lol), are not looking for love. Well, at least not in each other. They can't stand each other. That makes for a great story line, because it gives us room to see just what God can do with these two fun characters. They are both strong and independent. But what both carry that brings about the best in each is the extraordinary love and grace that flows from their lives to the people they love. 

It was such a fun journey watching these two characters connect. I loved every aspect of this book. Julie is the best at romance. She allows the romance to happen naturally. Her writing is never forced. She writes with a graceful hand. 

This is the second book in the series, "The Heart of San Francisco". The first in the series is, "Love at Any Cost". Another great read!! I must tell you that my absolute favorite series from Julie is, "The Wings of Change". But then again, I have loved each and every book penned by this lovely woman. Definitely a pick I can encourage you to add to your book shelf.  

This book was a gift from Revell for sharing my review with you. 

Julie Lessman is an award-winning author of The Daughters of Boston series and the Winds of Change series The recipient of 14 Romance Writers of America awards, as well as many other accolades, Lessman was chosen as the #1 Romance Fiction Author of the Year in theFamily Fiction magazine 2011 and 2012 Readers' Choice Awards. She resides in Missouri with her family. You can contact Julie through her website at


Julie Lessman said…
ROBIN!!! Talk about a "lovely woman"!! You never fail to make my smile, my friend, with your LOVELY reviews! I cannot thank you enough for even reading my books in the first place, but then to pen and post such a wonderful review is SUCH a blessing to me, truly!!

Thank you SO much for kind words, and so beautifully written as well.

Please let me know where you post this review so I can give you points in my contest, okay?

BABBIE said…
Just wanted to say I couldn't agree with you more regarding Julie and her books. She is a very graceful author. I love her books and will continue to read them until she no longer writes. Thank you B
Robin Prater said…
Julie, you bless me by taking the time to stop in and leave me such a sweet message. Thank you so much!!! It truly is a wonderful read and you are a great blessing.

Babbie, blessings to you. It's always awesome to share books with other book lovers.

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