Sunday, April 12, 2020

On Wings of Devotion by Roseanna M. White

On Wings of Devotion (The Codebreakers, #2)
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On Wings of Devotion by Roseanna M. White has Arabelle Denler working as a nurse at Charring Cross Hospital in London of February of 1918.  The young ladies volunteering at the hospital gather each evening to watch Phillip “Black Heart” Camden walk from the Admiralty building where he works to his residence.  Many people believe Phillip should still be in prison for what he did to his squadron.  It does not help that Phillip receives threats daily from the wife of one of the deceased pilots.  Phillip’s mother comes to London needing his assistance.  It seems his sister, Cassandra has gotten herself into a pickle with a fellow.  He would like to marry her, but he is already betrothed.  Phillip decides to intervene in his own unique way and meets the heiress Arabelle Denler.  Phillip becomes Arabelle’s protector and Arabelle realizes she is meant to help him heal.  Philip is surprised when a woman approaches him one day outside the Admiralty.  He can tell she is up to something, and it is up to Phillip to uncover the truth.  On Wings of Devotion is the second novel in The Codebreakers series.  It can be read as a standalone if you have not read The Number of Love featuring Margot De Wilde.  Arabelle Denler and Phillip Camden are great characters.  Arabelle is a Christian woman who believes God put Phillip in her life for a reason.  Phillip wishes he died with the rest of his squadron in The Incident (as he calls it).  He is a strong man with a big heart.  You can tell that Phillip loves his family and will do what it takes to help them.  He also has a fun loving side which rarely comes out.  The two of them complement each other which makes for an entertaining story.  The author has a wonderful writing style which draws the reader into her story and holds them until the end.  Roseanna M. White captured the time period and made me feel that I was there with the characters.  I loved the intrigue surrounding our mystery woman and I could not wait to see how this thread would playout.  I liked that Margot De Wilde and her fiancé (from The Number of Love) are in the story along with Barclay Pearce and his family from Shadows Over England seriesOn Wings of Devotion is a story of forgiveness and redemption.  The author combined romance, humor, mystery and intrigue along with complex characters into one entertaining story.   
On Wings of Devotion can be obtained from Amazon* along with The Number of Love (currently available through Kindle Unlimited).  I also suggest you check out Roseanna M. White's Shadows Over England series.  Thank you for visiting today.  I will return tomorrow with my review of Deep Fried Revenge by Lynn Cahoon.  I hope you have a blessed day.  Take care, stay safe and Happy Reading!

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