Saturday, January 17, 2015

Blog tour: ‘Keeping Kate’ by Lauren Winder Farnsworth

About the book:
Orphan Kate Evans is determined to make a life for herself on a Utah ranch, taking care of a little girl named Addie. But when she meets her irritable employer, Kate is forced to confront the past she’s been running from—and face a future she never dreamed possible. This latter-day twist on the classic Jane Eyre is a romantic and gripping read.
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort Publishing & Media (January 13, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1462115632
  • ISBN-13: 978-1462115631

  • About the author:
    Lauren Winder Farnsworth was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is an avid reader, a chocolate enthusiast, a musicophile and a CPA…who somehow also finds time to indulge in her real obsession—writing. She obtained bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Utah, and the only entity that holds more of her heart than her alma mater is her husband, Bryan. Lauren currently lives in South Jordan, Utah, where she spends entirely too time watching Gilmore Girls and looking for excuses not to clean.  

    My review: Keeping Kate by Lauren Winder Farnsworth

    4 stars

    This is a modern retelling of Jane Eyre with a L.D.S. spin on it.  There is not much religion or preaching in it but does talk some about it.  I can not remember Jane Eyre well from decades ago so can't if is well done.  I can say that I shared some tears along the way with Kate.

    There is lots of drama in Kate's life both in the past and modern day troubles.  I like Kate and she seems real to me.  I like how much she cared for those around her.  Kate has been a orphan since she was 8.  She has a teaching degree but takes a job as a nannie to Addie.

    Addie is spoiled with things but not love.  She lives on a ranch and sees her father about twice a year. Her mother is dead.  She is cute.

    Tyler is 12 years older than Kate.  He is rich and works in New York.  He does not treat Addie good. Does give her everything but love and attention.

    There are a few times when I want to shake Tyler and a few other characters for not taking care of the kids in there care.

    There are a bunch of love triangles in this story.  That make a few choose between two good choices or not choosing.  Have to decide what is important to them.  You want them to be happy but you can understand what there choices have to be.

    This will get you involved with the characters and the story.  It is a good clean romance.

    The setting is from a Utah ranch, Boston or New York in modern day.

    I was given this ebook to read so that I could give a honest review and be part of Keeping Kate's blog tour.

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