Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Sons of Thunder by Susan May Warren with giveaway


Sophie Frangos is torn between the love of two men and the promise that binds them all together.

Markos Stavros loves Sophie from afar while battling his thirst for vengeance and his hunger for honor. Dino, his quiet and intelligent brother, simply wants to forget the horror that drove them from their Greek island home to start a new life in America. One of these “sons of thunder” offers a future she longs for, the other—the past she lost.
From the sultry Chicago jazz clubs of the roaring twenties to the World War II battlefields of Europe to a final showdown in a Greek island village, they’ll discover betrayal, sacrifice, and finally redemption. Most of all, when Sophie is forced to make her choice, she’ll learn that God honors the promises made by the Sons of Thunder.

My take:~

Since picking up my first Susan May Warren story I have been a devoted reader of her books, proudly owning each one of her books and novellas. Every time I open her latest story, my expectations run high and I know I am in for a great read. What I didn't expect was to read a book that is arguably Susan's best work and, without question, on a par with Bodie Thoene and Tricia Goyer's exceptional World War II novels. Sons of Thunder plunged me deep into the sights, sounds and smells of the Aegean Sea and into the hearts and minds of two of its native sons, the volatile Markus and the intense Dino. Their traumatic journey from their homeland to the tempestuous streets of Chicago is exacerbated by their abiding love for their childhood friend, Sofia who is deeply wounded by her own experiences. Then Pearl Harbour is attacked, America enters the war and a safe tomorrow looks like a pipe dream. Poignant, emotive, enthralling and redemptive, Sons of Thunder is stellar novel that I cannot recommend highly enough. Bring on the sequel!

With thanks to Wynn~Wynn Media for my review copy

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US/Canadian Giveaway

With thanks to the brilliant Wynn~Wynn Media, one of my North American readers can win a copy of Sons of Thunder! To enter:~

Post a comment on or before Sunday 4th April, 2010 kindly noting you must have a US mainland or Canadian mailing address to be eligible to enter.


Amber S. said...

I would love a chance to win this book! Thanks so much! :)



Michelle said...

I've been looking forward to reading this one for quite awhile.

mchapman (at) windstream (dot) net


Megan said...

This looks like a good one! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Merry said...

Sons of Thunder promises drama and romance, please count me in. Thanks!


Liz in the Mist said...

Sounds awesome, I'd love to win!

K said...

Susan May Warren is one of my favourite authors! please enter me in the drawing! :)

I am in North America. :)

Anonymous said...

would love to win.


windycindy said...

My 91 year old dad is a WWII
Veteran and I have always had an
interest in it. I have heard many
good stories! Also, I adore the
writings of Susan May Warren!
This books sounds wonderful.
Many thanks, Cindi

Carole said...

Susan's book is already on my wish list and I appreciate your review, Rel. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

cjarvis [at] bellsouth [dot] net


Jessica said...

I love Susan's books! Please enter me in the contest!

scrappy quilter said...

Oh how I'd love to win. I love, love, love her books. I can't wait to read this one.

Jennifer AlLee said...

This book sounds terrific. Love the Greek heritage. Thanks Rel, Susan & Wynn-Wynn for the chance to win a copy!

jallee725 [@] hotmail {dot} com

Anonymous said...

thanks for the chance to read susan's latest...

kmkuka at yahoo dot com

Edna said...

USA please enter me into the contest


Linda said...

WWII? The likes of Thoene and Goyer? PLEASE enter me! Thanks.
desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

ReadingRobin said...

Rel ~ I just love your reviews, ever thought of doing commercials?
I have never read a Susan May Warren novel, but I think I will now. THanks for the chance,

Michelle said...

Taking myself out of this one, since I bought the book tonight!

Anita Yancey said...

Sounds very interesting, and like a book I would enjoy reading. Please enter me. Thanks!


Sara said...

I'm a big fan of Susan May Warren. All her books that I've read so far, have been great.

Christy said...

Susan May Warren is one of my favorite authors. Suspense, adventure, romance, and humor fill her novels and somehow she also manages to draw the readers to a closer walk with the Lord. I can't wait to read this new adventure.

Rel said...

Thanks everyone for entering! Wish you could all win :)

I'm drawing the winner now and will post soon.

Hey Robin - thanks for your very kind comment :)

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