Take a step back in time to Door County in the 1800s, a time when lighthouse keepers couldn’t give up, or lives would be lost. A time when storms on the lakes were as dangerous as the storms in their souls. A time when the people of the islands had to be strong and courageous. A time for Lainey of the Door Islands to become the woman God wants her to be.
For Lainey, life on tiny Pilot Island is more trouble than it’s worth. Auntie Edith is always fussing at her and making her do chores, and Uncle Otis spends a lot of time manning the lighthouse. Each day, Lainey stares out at the Great Lakes, praying this will be the day that brings her parents home to her from their travels. Will she ever come to love the islands and their treacherous waters, which seem to only bring a lot of shipwrecks and heartache to the people who live on the islands? Will she ever be able to go home?
With humor, faith, friendship, and love to guide her, will Lainey find the strength to weather her own storms? Lainey of the Door Islands will touch your heart and show you that even in what feels like the worst circumstances, God has a plan to prosper and not to harm.
Lainey of the Door Islands is a stunning piece of literature that enthralled, entertained, and enchanted me from the very first page! Everything about this piece of historical fiction was exciting; the characters, as well as the settings the reader gets to experience and the incredible literature courtesy of the wonderful Judy DuCharme, made me fall madly in love with this book.
Lainey of the Door Islands is a piece of fiction that will captivate readers from all genres, thanks to the many themes that are interwoven between the pages. This book can only be described as a read that should not be missed! And so if you are looking to read a book that will grasp your attention from the first page and hold it throughout then already I would implore you lovely readers to read this book because it is utterly brilliant! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
Lainey of the Door Islands is a sensational novel that will follow the protagonist of the novel, Lainey. Lainey, although young, has experienced great hardship in her life already and lives in a time where life is not easy. The reader will be taken back in time to the 1800s and will be immersed in the lives of those on Pilot Island, an island that brings great hardships to those that live there thanks to the dangerous seas and shipwrecks. The reader will follow Lainey on her journey into adulthood as she grows on this island while hoping for more and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Lainey of the Door Islands!
The story of Lainey of the Door Islands is an incredibly dynamic, unique piece of work that took my breath away on more than one occasion! The pacing of this story was wonderfully written and plotted so that I did not get bored at any given time. Never once did I find myself referring to the page number and that is a sure sign that this incredible book is a compelling piece of work that draws the reader in and captivates them to read it quickly and to reach the end of the book very fast!
The excellent author of this novel, Judy DuCharme effortlessly takes the reader on a thrilling journey; DuCharme’s words managed to keep me intrigued as well as entertained as I raced through this book. It is the kind of book that is impossible to put down, and when I had to I longed for it! I wanted to be reunited with the story I had grown to love and the characters I had become invested in.
Judy DuCharme is a talented and well-accomplished author who has written an unforgettable novel that features heavily on its characters and themes. DuCharme’s characters are superb, and I think every reader will be able to find an attribute they like in them! They are believable, and their narratives jump right off the page and into the reader’s mind. This is another thing… DuCharme has managed to create a vivid picture in my mind of this setting she has established. Her sometimes long, descriptive sentences, captured my imagination, and made me turn the pages with haste!
To conclude my thoughts on the remarkable novel that is Lainey of the Door Islands; I would say if you are a reader who is tired of reading the same old books that are lackluster and forgettable then take a chance with this one because I promise you now that you will not be disappointed! Lainey of the Door Islands gets five stars from me! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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