Have you ever heard of a wolf in sheeps clothing?
Yet agin, True Colors series rises to the expectation to produce an amazing, riveting story.
The Green Dress proved to be just as heart wrenchingly beautiful in its own frightful way as the others stories in the series. The pain of loss after loss clearly penned on the pages in such a way that if one is imaginative, your heart might hurt for Herriet and the family. If only the haunting feeling of the grim reaper wasn’t always present in the town house.
I know Harriet’s pain of losing so many loved ones in a short amount of time–it tears your heart in fours. Not only is she mourning, her mind plays games as to the validity of her salvation. Ah, but incomes the dashing doctor Michael to help her see the Father’s love for her as well as discovering the truth to the deaths. “Have you ever heard of a wolf in sheep’s clothing?” Michael asks her as they try to figure out who could be the culprit. (Can you say “chills”?)
Now, I was given a copy of the book by the publisher for this review, but I bought it on Audible so that I could listen while I was doing other things around the house and sitting in my car for a week filled with doctor appointments. I must say that the narrator, Justis Bolding, did a magnificent job in telling this story. And she has a stellar Irish accent. Even though I listen to the story, I was entranced by it. It felt like I was listening to one of those old radio shows. I loved it.
Liz Tolsma did a magnificent job in writing The Green Dress and True Colors people produced another chilling book. I look forward to reading, or listening, to more soon.
***I was given a copy of this book by the publisher through CelebrateLit Publicities so that I might offer an honest review. A positive on was not required.
About the Book
Book: The Green Dress
Author: Liz Tolsma
Genre: Christian Historical Suspense
Release Date: June 2020
Death Seems to Follow Harriet’s New Friend
Book 6 in the True Colors series—Fiction Based on Strange-But True History
When Harriet Peters came to Boston in 1882, the Robinson family took her in like one of their own, and Harriet became closer to Lizzie Robinson than her own siblings. Now, four years later, Lizzie is deathly sick, failing quickly just like several others in her family have done over the past few years. How can so many in one family die from the same mysterious illness? Harriet doesn’t have answers, but she is determined to help the family, bringing in a new-to-the-neighborhood doctor, Michael Wheaton.
As Harriet and Michael close in on the answer, putting their own lives at risk, can the cause be found before anyone else dies?
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About the Author
Liz Tolsma is a popular speaker and an editor and the owner of the Write Direction Editing. An almost-native Wisconsinite, she resides in a quiet corner of the state with her husband and is the mother of three. Her son proudly serves as a U.S. Marine. They adopted all of their children internationally, and one has special needs. When she gets a few spare minutes, she enjoys reading, relaxing on the front porch, walking, working in her large perennial garden, and camping with her family.
More from Liz
We’ve all been there—started a letter or an email or even a list, didn’t like what we had, crossed it out or hit the delete button, and tried again. Now imagine that happening when you’re writing a novel.
That’s what occurred with The Green Dress. Finding the perfect place to start a novel can be tricky, but when you’re trying to balance fact with fiction, it’s even harder. I needed the fictional heroine, Harriet Peters, to have a good reason to come into contact with and become close to the factual Robinson family. And I needed for the hero, Michael Wheaton, to meet Harriet early on. So I dove into the story. Five chapters later, the hero and heroine hadn’t yet met. The book wasn’t working.
I scrapped those chapters and started at a different point. At first, it seemed to be going better. I was happy. Until I got to the fifth chapter, when I realized again that the book wasn’t working. Frankly, it was boring. So those ended up in the virtual trash bin. Meanwhile, the clock was ticking on my deadline. I was desperate to find the right starting point, at a place with high tension. Finally, I had an “aha” moment, and the story flowed from there. That’s how the first five chapters (and the rest of The Green Dress) came to be.
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