Sunday, July 28, 2019

THE NUMBER OF LOVE By Roseanna M. White, Reviewed by Kim

One of my favorite historical series is Shadows over England by Roseanna M. White. I have been wanting to read Margot’s story since we were introduced to her in A Song Unheard, book 2 of that series - which you do not have to read first. This book is the first of her new series called The Codebreakers.
I knew Margot would make such a unique character because she thinks a little bit differently than most people. She thinks in numbers. She looks at everything like a mathematical equation. I really loved her character because she was so different. And Drake was just perfect for her. I loved their banter which started the moment they met! I loved how Drake used the way Margot thinks to court her! It was so sweet.

I also loved this quote because it’s so true and it’s so easy to neglect your daily conversations with God for life’s daily routines, “Do not neglect your prayers, Drake. Neglect your chores, neglect your ablutions, neglect your mother, but never neglect your prayers. They are what root you to the Lord.”

The history in this story is done very well. I love how Roseanna uses real history in her plot elements. She writes in a way that I felt like I could picture everything that was happening. I also thought the secondary characters really added to the story- including the bad ones!

*I received a complimentary copy of this book. All thoughts are my own. 

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Back Cover Blurb:
Three years into the Great War, England's greatest asset is their intelligence network--field agents risking their lives to gather information, and codebreakers able to crack every German telegram. Margot De Wilde thrives in the environment of the secretive Room 40, where she spends her days deciphering intercepted messages. But when her world is turned upside down by an unexpected loss, for the first time in her life numbers aren't enough.

Drake Elton returns wounded from the field, followed by an enemy who just won't give up. He's smitten quickly by the intelligent Margot, but how can he convince a girl who lives entirely in her mind that sometimes life's answers lie in the heart?

Amid biological warfare, encrypted letters, and a German spy who wants to destroy not just them but others they love, Margot and Drake will have to work together to save themselves from the very secrets that brought them together.

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  1. Thanks, ladies! I just finally watched The Imitation Game last week and was thinking about all the fascinating stories that deal with this time period -- definitely these series from Roseanna!

  2. This book sounds amazing, like a very good read! I love the cover! I will be adding it to my TBR list.


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