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Hope Toler Dougherty

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Rescued Hearts By Hope Toler Dougherty Rescued Hearts Children s clothing designer Mary Wade Kimball s soft spot for animals leads to a hostage situation when she spots a briar entangled kitten in front of an abandoned house Beaten bound and gagged by

  • Title: Rescued Hearts
  • Author: Hope Toler Dougherty
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  • Page: 415
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  • Rescued Hearts By Hope Toler Dougherty Children s clothing designer Mary Wade Kimball s soft spot for animals leads to a hostage situation when she spots a briar entangled kitten in front of an abandoned house Beaten, bound, and gagged by the two thugs inside, Mary Wade loses hope for escape when a third villain returns with supplies Discovering the kidnapped woman ratchets the complications for undercover aChildren s clothing designer Mary Wade Kimball s soft spot for animals leads to a hostage situation when she spots a briar entangled kitten in front of an abandoned house Beaten, bound, and gagged by the two thugs inside, Mary Wade loses hope for escape when a third villain returns with supplies Discovering the kidnapped woman ratchets the complications for undercover agent Brett Davis Weighing the difference of ruining his three months investigation against the woman s safety, Brett forsakes his mission and helps her escape, the bent on revenge brutes following behind When Mary Wade s safety is threatened once , Brett rescues her again This time, her personal safety isn t the only thing in jeopardy Her heart is endangered as well.
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    1. Carrie Schmidt (Reading is My SuperPower) on said:

      3.5 stars First I have to say that Gigi wins this book I adore Brett s grandma What a fun character But she s also the source of many of the most meaningful moments in the book too She softens some of the rough patches, adds some humor when needed, and brings warmth and affection to both Brett and Mary Wade s characters.Second i need to know what happened to that cat LOL.The case isn t nearly as straightforward as I originally thought something i love in suspense novels , but there s no guessing [...]

    2. Lisa Johnson on said:

      Title Rescued HeartsAuthor Hope Toler DoughertyPages 320Year 2017Publisher Mantle Rock Publishing My rating 5 out of 5 stars.What an exciting story First, readers meet a woman out on a bike ride named Mary Wade The next thing you know she is kidnapped From that point on, Mary tries to start a business, heal from her encounter, try not to like the detective who rescued her and so much Believe me, at the end of the book, I thought the story was over only to find out there was a touch of genius I [...]

    3. Maureen Timerman on said:

      Hope Dougherty has written a book with non stop action, and quickly found myself page turning, and wondering when the next shoe is going to drop.Just when you think things are about to calm down, nope, we are off, and you never know what is around the next corner What does an innocent bike ride, with a kitten rescue have to do with an undercover detective You are going to find out real quick, and those that captured Mary Wade don t give up very easily, and the rescuer Brett Davis seems to get in [...]

    4. Nicole on said:

      Rescued Hearts 2017 by Hope Toler Dougherty is a stand alone novel It was recently published on September 19, 2017 This novel comes in all forms including eBook, and is 318 pages in length With a full time job and a five year old daughter, this highly engaging story took me three days to read I received a free copy of Rescued Hearts through the Litfuse Publicity Group This in no way has influenced my opinions of this book All opinions expressed in this review are my own I give this novel 5 STARS [...]

    5. Julia Wilson on said:

      Rescued Hearts by Hope Toler Dougherty is a Christian romantic suspense which I really enjoyed.The novel had a fun, witty element which contrasted with the menacing air of suspense It was a light hearted read that will brighten any Autumn afternoon.Characters were well drawn and welcoming There were some wonderfully amusing moments where characters bounced off each other I loved Grandma Gigi, described as looking like Audrey Hepburn elegance combined with gun ownership.There were many themes inc [...]

    6. Amanda on said:

      First of all, this cover is really appealing to me I love the contrast between the creepy house and the kitten I also love the font and colors used on the cover This story focuses on Mary Wade, who is kidnapped and them rescued by an undercover agent, Brett The reader follows their adventures as they work to avoid the villains As time passes, Mary Wade and Brett develop feelings for each other.The relationship between Brett and Mary Wade was sweet I loved their sarcastic banter and how they slow [...]

    7. Joan on said:

      I enjoyed this good mix of romance and suspense The romance has a twist Mary Wade and Brett are forced to spend time in close proximity Feelings of romance develop but is it because of the stressful situation Can the romance be sustained when the situation changes I like the females in the novel Mary Wade and Brett s grandmother might seem like mild women but they rise to the occasion when in danger Dougherty has added the issue of parental expectations to the mix Mary Wade s parents think she s [...]

    8. Janice Sisemore on said:

      Rescued HeartsMy first book by Hope Toler Dougherty and I enjoyed it very much The characters were so real, great descriptions in the scenes Love the story of Mary Wade and Brett, also Brett s grandma Gigi really adds so much to the story Bad guys, good guys, suspenseful through out the book A book that is hard to put down once you start reading it I don t want to give away any spoilers to the book so no summary of the book I definitely want to read from Hope in the future.

    9. Loraine Nunley on said:

      This was a nice story with a sweet romance in the midst of some suspenseful situations It was not an edge of the seat page turner for me, but I did enjoy the romance between Mary Wade and Brett Full review at my website.I received this book complimentary as a participant of the Litfuse Blog Tour I was not required to give a positive review All of the opinions I have expressed here are my own.

    10. Brices Mice Christian Book Reviews on said:

      Wow This is a non stop read, from the unexpected beginning all the way through to the end How does Mary Wade find the strength to get in and out of the perilous situations that keep tangling her personal safety along with the emotional drama that even surprises herself You think things will smooth out, but her relationships with the other characters take detours and twist your gut with the oh no this can t be happening It was a fast read for me, as I liked the unusual story line for a change of [...]

    11. Victoria Brinius on said:

      Wow, just by trying to help an animal in stress Mary Wade Kimball finds herself in a lot of trouble Rescued Hearts by Hope Toler Dougherty is a story that will keep you at the edge of your seat She has been tied up and beaten and has no hope of escape She realizes just how lucky she is when she finds out that one of the men is actually an undercover agent He has no choice but to help her Brett will have to help her again before she will really be safe Will they start to have feelings for each ot [...]

    12. Kathleen (Kat) Smith on said:

      Poor Mary Wade Kimball, she put her heart and soul into everything that comes into her life despite what her parents wish She has longed to make the world a better place and leave her mark on it, designing children s clothes especially for the poor and needy as well as helping out in the churches ministries whenever she can, she is headed home from doing something for herself, a pedicure, when she finds a tuxedo kitten stuck in a honeysuckle bush In her attempt to free it, she herself becomes th [...]

    13. Debi Lantzer on said:

      As part of the Litfuse Bloggers Program, I was able to join in on the Blog Tour for Rescued Hearts by Hope Toler Dougherty I had never heard of this author, but the summary of the story really piqued my interest so I joined the Blog Tour for the book and was excited to read it Side note the author s other two books have just been added to my wish list Rescued Hearts was a quick read I picked it up and read it cover to cover in one airline trip It was not an edge of your seat read or anything, bu [...]

    14. Amy on said:

      I have a book hangover Yep, stayed up late and got up early reading this one and did not want to put it down Rescued Hearts by Hope Toler Dougherty is the first book I have read by this author, and her other two have just been added to my wish list I enjoyed this story so much the danger, intrigue, sparks flying romance, the banter between the characters, the chemistry between the hero and heroine Yep, I enjoyed all of it except that it is over but what a story and one for the reread shelf.This [...]

    15. Amy on said:

      I was impressed with this book from the beginning Hope grabs her audience by getting her heroine, Mary Wade, kidnapped right off the bat, while rescuing a cat to beat all, and with a hurricane headed her way Then the knight in shining armor, undercover cop, Brett Davis, saves the day by rescuing her.But the excitement doesn t end there That is just the beginning of a tale that will keep you reading There are various twists throughout the book that ad suspense and adventure along the way, sprinkl [...]

    16. Deana Dick on said:

      I loved the twists the author cleverly puts in throughout the story to add an element of intrigue Mary Wade is out for a bike ride when she discovers a kitten trapped She can t just ignore it, so she goes to help it Unfortunately she stumbles upon a place that may look deserted, but is surprised when someone kidnaps her and throws her in one of the rooms of the abandoned house The minute Mary Wade realizes she is in danger, I could feel her heart beating faster and faster The men who have her ar [...]

    17. Beth on said:

      Rescued Hearts is the latest book by Hope Toler Dougherty and it is wonderful This is the first book by Hope Toler Dougherty that I have had the pleasure of reading As a big fan of Christian romance and suspense fiction this book really grabbed a hold of me As I found out about this author, I found it interesting that the other books she has written are all different Christian Fiction books Hope Toler Dougherty writes with authority about different types of crafts including sewing and crochetin [...]

    18. Amy Bradsher on said:

      Dougherty packs the plot of Rescued Hearts full of action from the very first page to the last When I read that the main character was a clothing designer, I somehow figured the story would be mostly sweet romance, but while that element is there, Rescued Hearts is much, much That action starts off at the very beginning and rises throughout It never feels scary, which I appreciate, but Mary Wade finds herself in some really tough situations I enjoyed Brett s changing roles and the way that his [...]

    19. Veronica on said:

      This was a wonderful romance with exciting suspense I couldn t stop reading I loved getting inside of both character s heads so we get to see what they re thinking about each other There were some great romantic moments and a lot of funny banter Mary Wade was such a stubborn and strong character, a good match for the tough Brett I loved how prayer was her first thought going into a difficult situation and that she tried to trust God even though it felt like her world was falling apart Brett had [...]

    20. Rick on said:

      Let s face it, Christian Suspense Romance books have pretty much gotten repetitive Strong female lead gets in trouble and is rescued by strong good looking male lead and they live happily ever after If that s your view of what Christian Suspense Romance has become, then you need to break out of the mold and read this exciting new book by Hope Toler Dougherty Yes, it starts with a strong female lead that gets rescued by a strong male lead The difference with this story is how these things happen [...]

    21. Lisa Rupertus on said:

      This is a contemporary novel which has been my genre of choice lately In this book the main character has a very scary situation come about which throws Mary Wade together with Brett Davis While the story line is intense the actual story itself is fairly light hearted and fun There is not a lot of depth to the characters and I wish they had developed them a little especially Mary Wade s character Don t get me wrong I enjoyed the story but I wish I knew of what made her tick because she was so [...]

    22. Cafinated Reads Molly on said:

      First, I have to say, I totally love reviewing books from local authors Hope Toler Dougherty lives very local to me, so I m very excited about being able to be a part of this tour for her I was very pleased with this book The characters within these pages are beautifully chiseled and really grab the reader s heart Ms Dougherty creates them in a way that is realistic and every emotion that they felt, I felt The ups and downs of their situations kept me hanging on every word, every page turn bring [...]

    23. Erin on said:

      I love a good mystery Suspense keeps me intriqued I found both in Rescued Hearts and couldn t put it down Do you ever get a book like that I find I ve had a lot lately Confession 1 I m a total cat lover and have rescued my fair share I would have rescued the cat too.Confession 2 The blonde bimbo impression I ve done it She did amazing Much better than I could have.Confession 3 I love Brett s family Can they adopt me I mean the matchmaking is on point.Confession 4 I d never make the first phone c [...]

    24. Lenoire on said:

      Mary Wade Kimball was looking for a quiet retreat from the demands of her everyday life While picking up supplies and returning home, she sees a kitten stuck in a thorny bush in front of an abandoned house She decides to help the kitten when she is taken hostage by two criminals Mary Wade is worried when a third criminal returns with supplies for the storm However, the third criminal is actually an undercover agent, Brett Davis Deciding the woman s safety was important than his three month inve [...]

    25. Tarah on said:

      I will admit that the story started out really rough for me The dialogue wasn t really on point, and I started to wonder if it was independently published A lot of the beginning of this book seemed forced and didn t flow well That either changed half way through the book, or I was taken in by the story and able to ignore it By the end of the book I enjoyed what I read, but getting there took a little bit for me Mary Wade wasn t my favorite character ever, but Brett and his grandma were pretty go [...]

    26. Sherry Lynn on said:

      My favorite kind of book A romantic suspense I was intrigued by the description My favorite kind of read I wasn t disappointed I loved every minute There was something about this book that I just couldn t put my finger on I did no research I just kept thinking I had read something else by this author and then it dawned on me I went to my book shelf and found Mars With Venus Rising And I found my 5 star review on my blog I remember when I read the book last spring how I hoped there would be a ser [...]

    27. Margaret Tidwell on said:

      Rescued Hearts by Hope Toler Dougherty was a sweet story I did get bored from time to time as I was reading but that always passed after a couple of pages, so I didn t have a hard time finishing this book like I have had with other books I really liked Brett right from the start, but Mary got on my nerves from time to time I always got annoyed at how at times she acted because I felt like she was whiny and all Brett wanted to do was keep her safe throughout the entire book She reminds me of girl [...]

    28. The Book Girl (Andrea) on said:

      I have to admit that the cover was very creepy in my opinion It almost made me not want to read it, but I got over that The fact that it had a kitten on the cover saved the day The story was fascinating and right up my alley The story follows Mary Wade, who has been kidnapped and then rescued by a man named Brett He is an undercover agent and is adventurous They work together to avoid the enemy Of course, as you guessed, they develop feelings for each other, and things grow from there There is a [...]

    29. Becky Miller on said:

      Rescued Hearts recipe Take one helpless kitten, add two criminals, mix in an undercover detective, toss a dash of an innocent bystander, gently stir disappointed parents, blend a meddlesome Gigi, add a stalker for flavor and combine to make a unique criminal caper with a satisfying side of love story.By most accounts, Mary Wade Kimball s life is rather boring, until the ill fated kitten rescue Had Mary Wade known what lies ahead, she might have simply pedaled by, without stopping to free the poo [...]

    30. Pam on said:

      Who would have imagined that trying to rescue a lost kitten could get a girl into so much trouble Mary Wade Kimball sure found out the hard way A storm would quickly overtake her life and it wasn t from the threatening wind and clouds that preceded an approaching hurricane Rescued Hearts quickly moved into an action and suspense filled tale with plenty of danger and romance to keep most readers turning those pages Characters were well developed and I enjoyed getting to know Mary Wade and Brett d [...]

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