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  1. Loraine Loraine says:

    This is the final book in the Edwardian Brides series; and although I loved every one this one was my favorite Once again featuring the Ramsey and Foster families along with their wonderful staff at Highland Hall the focus this time was on Penny She travels to London to help sister Kate and her husband Jon with the 8 children they have taken in as orphans When the bombing of London grows increasingly worse during World War I Sir William her cousin decides that the family and staff must evacuate to Highland Hall in the countryside where they will all be safer and be able to fulfill their needs easily on the farm This book touched my heart in so many ways The caring and support of both the family members and their staff for the war veterans The strong faith of each of them especially seen in their daily morning devotions for both family and staff and the way they lived their lives in service to others Turansky's historical detail regarding the Zepplin bombings the RNAS the air battles etc brought the varying aspects of World War I and the hardships endured by both civilians and military personnel to life Her character development was superb and the plot line just pulled me in so that I couldn't stop reading until I finishedA wonderful historical fiction series that I highly recommend I received a complimentary copy from the author in a Facebook giveaway Opinions are mine alone I was not compensated for this review

  2. Carrie Turansky Carrie Turansky says:

    I'm excited to bring the third and final book in the Edwardian Brides Series to all the wonderful readers who have enjoyed meeting the Ramsey family of Highland HallPenny Ramsey is determined to do all she can to help those she loves face the challenges brought about by The Great War World War 1 but can her heart survive the losses that will surely come her way as war sweeps through Europe and bombs begin falling on London? When Penny meets Alex Goodwin a confident dare devil RNAS pilot intent on defeating the Germans and proving his worth her heart is drawn to him but should she give her heart away when it will most certainly mean losing the man she loves? Penny her sister Kate and the orphaned children in their care seek refuge at Highland Hall and the family’s unity is tested When the heartbreak and losses of war hit very close to home Alex and and Penny face new challenges that threaten to pull them apart Can their faith help them find the strength and courage to overcome those losses and be reunited? Coming in October 20 2015Happy Reading to all

  3. Kate Breslin Kate Breslin says:

    The hardship and sacrifices of the First World War are illuminated in this poignant portrait of faith and family during 1915 Britain Author Carrie Turansky weaves an inspiring and beautiful tale about Love's power amidst adversity and the miracle of redemption when we allow God to guide our hearts Carrie's keen eye for historical detail lends an atmosphere that will transport readers back to a time of lush simplicity reminiscent of Downton Abbey and set against the backdrop of war With an engaging cast whose courage and strength promise to rise triumphant A Refuge at Highland Hall is a wonderful novel

  4. Andrea Cox Andrea Cox says:

    by Andrea Renee CoxAs an influencer for Carrie Turansky I received a copy of A Refuge at Highland Hall in exchange for my honest review Thank you CarrieNow that I got the business stuff out of the way let me dig in to the meat of this storyFirst of all it’s the final installment in the Edwardian Brides series This series should be read in order for optimum reader appreciation I was glad I read it from beginning to end because I got to know the characters and watched them grow from one book to the next What a cool experience A lot of books leave you wondering what could have happened to the characters you fell in love with but Carrie Turansky took us on a journey further into the lives of her dear fictional friendsOne thing she’s mastered well among many others I assure you is growing her characters across a series In the first book The Governess of Highland Hall I must say Kate was uite a snob But she really came into her own in the second book The Daughter of Highland Hall Now in A Refuge at Highland Hall it’s her sister Penny’s turn to shineAnd shine she doesPenny Ramsey helps welcome her sister and the group of orphans she’s become a mother to into Highland Hall in the midst of World War I even as she watches the man she’s come to care for fly into battle Will the war end before her heart rips apart? Will everyone she loves who has taken part in fighting to protect her country return home once all is said and done?It was a sad moment when I finished this book Not because the story was sad but because I hated to say goodbye to these lovely characters and their home of Highland Hall Seriously if you haven’t met them you should So please Add the Edwardian Brides series by Carrie Turansky to your to be read immediately pile You’ll be glad you didJust in case that wasn’t convincing enough there’s that I loved about this storyThe clear and detailed description and action of Alex Goodwin flying in the war fighting against gunfire and Zeppelins was so intricately written that I got lost in the scene and forgot I was curled up in my recliner Oh yeah Carrie Turansky got me again Many times I found myself giggling crying gasping and who knows what other sounds came out of my mouth before this book was up But did I look around to see if anyone was looking? Okay so maybe I did once But that was when I was reading in the check out line at Wal Mart This book was too good to leave in the car It’s really too bad I can’t read and shop at the same time You know while I’m searching for the items I need Yeah if anyone figures out how to do that let me know PleaseSo to sum it all up A Refuge at Highland Hall might be finishing up a series but it also found its way to my heart and my keeper shelf

  5. Brittany Brittany says:

    A Refuge at Highland Hall is a beautiful conclusion to the Edwardian Brides series It is filled with realistic characters and set in a time period that is fraught with turmoil I enjoyed that the author brought all of the main characters from the previous books back together at Highland Hall where this stately manor truly became a refuge to many in this turbulent time of warThe main story line follows Penny Ramsey and her developing relationship with Alex Goodwin who is a pilot during WWI I loved hearing the thoughts of these two characters as they juggled their worries and doubts I especially liked reading the letters that were exchanged between the two when Alex was serving as a pilot My heart hurt for both of them during parts of this story as they both tried to find the path that God had for themAnother enjoyable aspect of this story is that the other two couples from books one and two have their own situations that they must trust God to bring them through It was heartwarming to watch William and Julia trust in God to work in their situation Kate and Jon had to survive long stretches of being apart from each other during a stressful time for their family And I really enjoyed the additional story between Marius and Lydia Every struggle that occurred for each of the couples in this book helped to develop and strengthen not only their relationships with each other but also to solidify their reliance upon GodI was sad to come to the end of the book as I could read about this family indefinitely However I thought that the ending to this story was just perfect It tied up the loose ends and gave me a glimpse into the future lives of these characters and was a very satisfying conclusionI definitely recommend this entire series to fans of historical fictionI received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewYou can read this review on my blog at

  6. Lindsey (Books for Christian Girls) Lindsey (Books for Christian Girls) says:

    About this book “The Great War shakes the world of a spirited young woman and the brave British pilot she loves taking her from London to her family’s magnificent country estate and sending him into the war torn skies over France Penny Ramsey has always considered Highland Hall her home but when Britain becomes involved in World War One she travels to London to assist her sister Kate with the eight orphan children she and her husband Jon have taken into their home Doing her part for the war effort takes priority over Penny’s dreams of romance until she meets Alex Goodwin a Royal Naval Air Service pilot in training Alex is determined to prove his worth and do his part to defend his country Knowing he is heading off for the dangerous assignment of chasing Zeppelins across the front line in France he feels it’s unwise to form any romantic attachments But he can’t help admiring the pretty warmhearted Penny and wondering what it would be like to find her waiting when he returns home from the war As Penny writes to Alex their friendship blossoms and she becomes his tie to home and normalcy as he faces the hardships war But being an RNAS pilot means confronting the enemy and the fallout from those experiences push Alex beyond Penny’s reach Can God mend the brokenness left by the losses of war? Will faith and forgiveness bring them together again?”Series Book #3 in the “Edwardian Brides” series Review of book #1 HereOld Review Review of book #2 Here Recommend to read in orderSpiritual Content Isaiah 4030 31 at the beginning and later mentioned written discussed memorized in the story; Many many many Prayers blessings over food; Lots lots of strong faiths; Scriptures are read; Many many many Talks about God praying trusting; ‘H’s are capital; A couple mentions of Jesus’ seat at the table; Mentions of Bible reading; Mentions of those in the Bible Saints; Many mentions of missionaries; Siegfried is mad at God Alex gets a bit mad as well Negative Content Minor cussing including a ‘blast it all’ a ‘blimey’ a ‘drat’; Mentions of cures said not written; All about the war bombing soldiers injuries flying crashing up to semi detailed; Pain blood a knife up to semi detailed; Many Mentions of bombs killing injuries semi detailed; Many mentions of Germans unfairness prisoners; Alex’s parents didn’t have a happy marriage; Mentions of cheating; Mentions of blood fist fighting teen boys barely above not detailed; A mention of a horse accident where a lady died; A mention of #2’s murder; A couple mentions of drunks Sexual Content four cheek kisses a forehead kiss a barely above not detailed kiss a semi detailed kiss; Remembering a kiss semi detailed; Noticing Smelling; A few mention of #2’s affair no details; A couple mentions of Helen’s situation has a daughter but no husband; Book #2; Mentions of flirting suggestive smiles; Mentions of reputations; Mentions of miscarriages trying again love no details; Marius says he’d never take advantage of a woman; A man wants a kiss from Lydia tightens his grip on her arm nothing happens; Love falling in love the emotions x2;Note A mention of being the butt of a joke; A mention of a kick in the pants Penny Ramsey age 19 Alex Goodwin age 23 ? POV switches between them Lydia Julia 4x Marius 3x William 2x Jon 2x Set in 1915 Epilogue in 1919 334 pagesPre Teens One StarNew Teens One Star and a halfEarly High School Teens Four StarsOlder High School Teens Four Stars and a halfMy personal Rating Five StarsAdd ½ a star for girls who enjoyed the previous books in the seriesI didn’t think it was possible but author Carrie Turansky topped the previous books in this series “A Refuge at Highland Hall” was fantastic I adored the other books in the series due to the caring for orphans plot all the Spiritual Content but this third and final book did so much of those it was incredible I completely fell in love with the main characters in “The Governess of Highland Hall” and “The Daughter of Highland Hall” so I was fangirling seeing everyone again And they’re major characters in this book as well so I definitely recommend reading this series in order The epilogue was just prefect ; There was so much wonderful Spiritual Content I can’t even began to say how many prayers talks about God there were Excellent just excellent Also Penny Alex were so sweet I can’t even praying over each other and writing to each other swoon Their relationship is cuter than this puppy Not Even Kidding I’m still so blown away by how clean this novel was I love how the author keeps teen girls in mind when writing her “adult” books Carrie Turansky just moved up in my favorite authors group Link to reviewBFCG may Read the review to see recommend this book by this author It does not mean I recommend all the books by this authorI received this book for free from the Publisher Multnomah Books for this honest review

  7. Amber Schamel Amber Schamel says:

    A Refuge at Highland Hall was just as good as the rest of the series Penny is a lovable character that I enjoyed spending 338 pages with Alex is a dashing and daring character that is a good match for Penny The scenes of him in flight battles with the enemy were very well done His struggles seemed very real and I felt as if I was working through them right along with the characters in the bookThere was one scene that my family and I consider a 'fast forward' scene where Alex and Penny share a moderately descriptive kiss before they are married engaged or even formerly courting I was a little disappointed at thatBesides that one scene I enjoyed the book immensely I must confess I feel like there should be stories to the series because I'm not ready to let all the characters go This is probably a series I will revisit again sometime

  8. Hannah Hannah says:

    I loved this book It's the last of the series and is set during World War 1 Obviously that's going to be a story that isn't all fun and roses Penny leaves London with her family after the bombings begin and moves to Highland Hall for safety She meets a young pilot and falls in love with him before leaving London and their correspondence figures in the story But when he uits writing she is confused by his rejection and begins to help the war effort as she can Is there any way she can expect a happy ending in such a shattered country?The story line of this is incredibly absorbing and this ranks easily in one of the top novels I've ever read about WW1 Do yourself a favor and read it

  9. Kellyn Roth Kellyn Roth says:

    Oh My GOSH happiness happiness happinessRead me ranting about how good this book is and how unfair it is that the series is ended hereKellyn Roth

  10. Staci Staci says:

    The Edwardian Brides Series grew stronger with each book It was great to see characters develop in all three novels in the seriesA Refuge at Highland Hall brings in aspects of WWI not found in the other novels I especially enjoyed how Carrie brought in aspects of the war experienced by both airmen stress pressure failure etc and common citizens knitting for soldiers and air raids as examples It was a nice addition to have a separate story line tied to an internment campThe Edwardian Brides Series was a delightful series and recommended for historical fiction readers

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A Refuge at Highland Hall Edwardian Brides #3 [PDF] ✩ A Refuge at Highland Hall Edwardian Brides #3 Author Carrie Turansky – Thomashillier.co.uk In this third and final book in the Edwardian Brides Series you’ll be swept away to England and France in 1915 as the Ramsey family and their staff and friends face the dramatic challenges and losse In this third and final book in at Highland MOBI î the Edwardian Brides Series you’ll be swept away to England and France in as the Ramsey family and A Refuge Kindle - their staff and friends face the dramatic challenges and losses of World War One yet they also experience the hope and triumph that comes as they put Refuge at Highland Epub ß their trust in God to carry them through Penny Ramsey helps the family welcome a group of orphaned children to Highland Hall but she soon discovers caring Refuge at Highland Hall Edwardian ePUB ½ for them is difficult than she’d expected She writes to Alex Goodwin a daring British pilot who chases German zeppelins across the sky over the Front Line in France and longs for the day she will see him again You’ll be delighted by two pure and heartwarming romances Penny and Alex and Lydia Chambers and Marius Ritter a lady’s maid and a prisoner of war But most of all I hope you’ll be inspired by the characters’ examples of trusting God through the trials they faceFans of “Downton Abbey” will find many of the same elements in this series A wealthy aristocratic family living on a large English country estate with romance conflicts and family drama; and loyal servants with troubles and heartaches of their own.