A 19th century tale of mystery and intrigue set in colonial Australia.
When puzzling strangers appear and odd things start to happen, eighteen-year-old Jayne Reid and her two younger sisters must find a solution—or lose everything. Journey with Jayne as she struggles to change fear into boldness and boldness into a trusting relationship with her Heavenly Father.
Genre: Christian Historical Fiction.
Age Group: YA Adult (12-18).
Page Count: 276 pages.
Release Date: 1st of June, 2020.
Lauren Compton lives in Australia on a sheep farm—surrounded by mountains and plenty of Aussie wildlife! From a young age she has loved books and writing-related things (yep, that includes spending ages in the writing supplies department!). Now she has embarked on a mission to write books that both entertain AND encourage. Her desire is to weave stories that point readers to her Heavenly Father while at the same time being a whole lot of fun!
(The JOY Series, Book 1)
by Lauren Compton
Synopsis:Mysterious strangers, a Scripture verse, and a threat.
“Reids never give up.” The words once held so much truth. But at eighteen, Jayne Reid is beginning to wonder if she can live up to that standard.
When puzzling strangers appear and odd things start to happen, Jayne and her two younger sisters must find a solution—or lose everything.
What mystery lurks in the shadows of the Australian bush? Who is the man in town who thinks he can buy and bully anyone he wishes? And is it all somehow connected with their new farmhand?
Journey with Jayne as she struggles to change fear into boldness and boldness into a trusting relationship with her Heavenly Father. What adventure lies ahead?
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*I received an ARC of this book from the author in return of my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review. These are my own opinions.*
Blog Tour Giveaway:
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Jayne’s Endeavour Blog Tour Schedule
Monday 25th May
Abby Rose @ Photos by Abby Rose | Review
Tuesday 26th May
Leona @ Great Books for God’s Girls | Review and Excerpt
Wednesday 27th May
Becky @ Blossoms and Blessings | Review and Exclusive Giveaway
Erika @ Resting Life | Review and Excerpt
Thursday 28th May
Katja @ Old-Fashioned Book Love | Review
Malachi @ Brainstorms with Rain | Book Spotlight
Monday 1st June—Release Day!!
Kaitlyn @ Maidens for Modesty | Review and Guest Post
Lauren @ Novels That Encourage | Release Day Post
Tuesday 2nd June
Rebekah @ Read Another Page | Review and Author Interview
Wednesday 3rd June
Kassie @ Soldier Girl Stories | Review and Exclusive Giveaway
Esther @ Purposeful Learning | Book Spotlight, Recipe
Thursday 4th June
Amanda @ With a Joyful Noise | Book Spotlight, Guest Post
Monday 8th June
Ryana Lynn @ Life of Heritage | Review, Author Interview, Exclusive Giveaway
Tuesday 9th June
Michaela @ Tangled Up in Writing | Review and Book Spotlight
Abigail @ Read, Review, Rejoice | Book Spotlight and Guest Post
Wednesday 10th June
Sydney @ Singing Librarian Books | Review, Excerpt, Author Interview
Thursday 11th June
Tara @ Tower in the Plains | Review and Recipe
Laura @ Beautiful Things | Book Spotlight
Lauren @ Novels That Encourage | Tour Wrap Up
Be sure to go check out this book! It is so good! I enjoyed it so much. :) Congratulations, Lauren!