Tuesday, May 23, 2023

A Path to Acceptance

A Path To Acceptance JustRead Blog Tour

Welcome to the Blog Tour for A Path To Acceptance by Lisa M. James, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!

About the Book

A Path to Acceptance

Title: A Path to Acceptance
The Prodigal Woman Series
Lisa M. James
Independently Published
Release Date:
May 19, 2023
Christian Romance / Fantasy

Wanton. Tainted. Immoral. These were all words that could describe Penelope. After being forced into a world of harlotry to cover her parents' debts, Penny learned how to survive without feeling. When a mysterious man approaches Penny with an offer to free her from her situation, Penny soon discovers that leaving her tavern could not rid her of the reputation she gained as a harlot. Would anyone be able to see beyond her tainted past?

Abandoned by his father as a child, Ryland refuses to depend on anyone but himself. Surviving as a mercenary for wealthy landowners, he accepts an assignment to free a harlot from a life of slavery. Frustrated when he is forced to take her under his care, Ryland discovers there is more to this harlot than her beauty. Can her unshakeable faith bring him back to a Redeemer he has long since rejected?  

Discover the story of a tainted woman in A Path to Acceptance.

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My Review

This book, like the one before it in the series is something beautiful. The characters are unexpected, relatable, and feel that there is no redemption for them. There is a strong feeling of "I am not good enough" allowing them to stumble through the story and find their worth. 

Worth is inherent but feeling that feeling is more difficult in trying circumstances. Penny is sold into harlotry and is given a way out, for her, the biggest challenges is not seeing herself in that light as everyone sees her that way. 

This story is set in an alternate world that gives a plain view of good, bad, and redemption. I found myself engrossed in this world and feeling so deeply Penny's pain. On the other side of this coin, Ryland was also relatable with his own set of challenges that have faced him. He too found a way to shut people out. The paths they trod made their redemption and quiet love story so beautiful and well done. It was natural as they each fought their individual demons and some quite real external enemies as well. 

There were aspects of life and death. The ending fit perfectly and left me cheering. 

I received an early copy through the publisher and this is my honest review. 

More Books in this Series

A Path to Forgiveness

About the Author

Lisa James

Lisa M. James is a Romantic Fantasy and Christian Fantasy author. Her  novels have made the Amazon Best Sellers list for numerous categories, including: Fairy Tale Fantasy, Sword and Sorcery Fantasy, Christian Fantasy, and Religious Romance. She is committed to creating fantastical worlds with clean romances and diverse female leads. When not writing, Lisa can most often be found watching Disney movies or enjoying homemade chai. 

Connect with Lisa by visiting lisamjames.com to follow her on social media and sign up for newsletter updates.

Tour Giveaway

(1) winner will receive a paperback copy of A Path to Acceptance & a Vera Bradley Crossbody bag (plum pansies print)!

A Path to Acceptance JustRead Giveaway

Full tour schedule linked below. The giveaway begins at midnight May 22, 2023 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on May 29, 2023. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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  1. The need to develop self-acceptance is something we can all relate to. Thanks for posting this review.


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