Wednesday, November 5, 2014

To Laugh Once More By: Sherri Wilson Johnson

To Laugh Once More is a Victorian Inspirational Romance set in Florida and Georgia in 1895 and follows Lydia Barrington Scarbrough on her quest for purpose.
The War may be over, but the battles still rage.

A dissatisfied wife. A misunderstood husband. Three tragedies will alter their path forever. Will their choices tear them apart, or will they allow them To Laugh Once More?

Three years after her marriage to Hamilton, former debutante Lydia Barrington Scarbrough is dissatisfied with life. She has yet to have children, and she spends most of her days sitting in a circle of women chatting about homemaking. She thought life would be more than what it’s turned out to be. Hamilton travels on business and never takes her with him. What’s a lonely wife to do when she has no children to raise? She longs for adventure and romance, and really, she longs for the fulfillment of her purpose in life. A purpose beyond being a wife and raising children.

Lydia faces a series of hardships that stretch her faith beyond capacity. Leaving her childhood home in Florida for Georgia proves to be more difficult than she ever imagined, and her marriage may not survive the trials. Lydia’s own personal battles drive a wedge between them. What will it take to make Hamilton attempt to save their marriage and draw Lydia back to him?

As Lydia strives to etch out a place for herself in a new world full of unfamiliar prejudice against the poor and uneducated, and she attempts to overcome her private battles of infertility and insignificance, she must help Hamilton understand her deepest longings and learn the true meaning of joy. Will she surrender her will in order to find her purpose? Will her future hold a happier marriage, motherhood, and a calling greater than she could ever have imagined?

They won't find their place in this world until they find their way back to each other.

This journey through the historic Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia exposes both the beauty and the pain of the heart of the South. 

Sherri Wilson Johnson

Sherri Wilson Johnson is a writer and speaker who loves to make people laugh and forget their troubles. She loves Jesus and hopes to inspire and encourage others because life is tough and can seem hopeless without God! She is a former homeschooling mom and a graduate from the two-year Christian Writers Guild course.


My Review                                        

To Laugh Once More

By:  Sherri Wilson Johnson

Great historical romance.  Lydia is  a wonderful character. Goes through a lot and finds the man of her dreams she loves.  They go through hard times can their relationship make it through it?  This is first book I have read by Sherri, but I will watch for more. Anyone who like historical will love these civil war time writings. Very well written.

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