The inexperienced gown by Liz Tolsma
Fascinating and yet terrible
The green dress by Liz Tolsma is an absolutely gripping excitement for Christian historical crime and part of the True Colors series. It can be read as an independent.
Liz Tolsma committed a real life crime and woven her story around the facts. It is both intriguing and terrible because the reader knows that everything that happens is true.
Crimes are committed. At first glance, it seems like bad luck, but with increasing number of bodies, the suspicion increases.
The characters are all well drawn. The mannerisms and innocence of the young children were captured perfectly. The main actress has a kind heart and pays attention to the innocent. She struggles with the concept of a good father when her earthly father abandons her. "Why did God have to do this to her?" God does not let anything happen, it is the free will of man and his Holy Spirit mourns.
The novel is about trust. Both the reader and the characters have to decide where to put their trust.
We see the question of mercy arise when a character asks, "Was I good enough?" … "You're not asking the right question … Did he (God) love you enough to send his son for you?" never do it on your own strength "good enough". It's not what we do. It's about what Jesus did.
I love this True Colors series. It is both intriguing and terrible because all of the stories are actually well-founded. The green dress inspires me, like all previous books, to delve deeper into the facts. Many thanks to Liz Tolsma for wonderful reading.
I got this book for free. A positive rating was not required and all views expressed are my own.
Book: The green dress
Author: Liz Tolsma
Genre: Christian historical tension
Release date: June 2020
Death appears to follow Harriet's new friend
Book 6 in the True Colors series – fiction based on a strange but true story
When Harriet Peters came to Boston in 1882, the Robinson family welcomed them like one of their own, and Harriet came closer to Lizzie Robinson than her own siblings. Now, four years later, Lizzie is terminally ill and is failing quickly, just like several others in her family in recent years. How can so many in a family die from the same mysterious illness? Harriet has no answers, but she is determined to help the family and bring a new doctor to the neighborhood, Michael Wheaton.
If Harriet and Michael approach the answer and endanger their own lives, can the cause be found before someone else dies?
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Liz Tolsma is a popular speaker, editor and owner of Write Direction Editing. The almost native Wisconsinite lives with her husband in a quiet corner of the state and is the mother of three children. Her son proudly serves as the U.S. Navy. They have adopted all of their children internationally and you have special needs. When she has a few free minutes, she likes to read, relax on the veranda, go for a walk, work in her large garden of several years and camp with her family.
We were all there – started a letter, email, or even a list that didn't like what we had, crossed out, or clicked the delete button and tried again. Now imagine that this happens when you write a novel.
This is exactly what happened at The Green Dress. Finding the perfect place to start a novel can be difficult. However, trying to reconcile facts with fiction makes it even more difficult. I needed the fictional heroine Harriet Peters to have a good reason to get in touch with and get close to the de facto Robinson family. And I needed the hero Michael Wheaton to meet Harriet early. So I delved into history. The hero and heroine had not yet met five chapters later. The book didn't work.
I scrapped these chapters and started at another point. At first it seemed to be going better. I was happy. Until I got to the fifth chapter when I realized that the book wasn't working. To be honest, it was boring. So they ended up in the virtual trash can. In the meantime, the clock ticked on my deadline. I really wanted to find the right starting point in a place with high tension. Finally, I had an "aha" moment and the story flowed from there. This is how the first five chapters (and the rest of The Green Dress) came into being.
– Liz Tolsma
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