Searching for You by Jody Hedlund is the third book in her Orphan Train series. This is Sophie’s story. She has been given the task of raising two younger orphans. After witnessing a murder, she flees New York City with Olivia and Nicholas. Joining an orphan train headed to Illinois seems to be her only hope of keeping everybody together as a family. There she runs into her old friend Reinhold Weiss. Vowing never to give his heart to another because of his past, Reinhold must fight to keep his feelings hidden. But when Sophie needs his help, his heart is in serious danger of over-ruling his brain. I really liked the story-line. The author has great talent. The only draw-back was she tried to make a Christian story more appealing to a wider audience; and came pretty close to crossing over that invisible line of a clean-read as opposed to a secular romance. There were scenes that I felt were inappropriate for a Christian novel. If she had only left the steamier scenes out it would have been a good book.
I received this book from the author in exchange for my honest review.