Sometimes I wish I read books a little more slowly, but other times, it doesn't bother me. Last week, I sat down with a new book by Tamera Alexander, A Note Yet Unsung.
It is the story of a young woman returning to the south during the Reconstruction Era after the US
The plot kept me engaged and I wanted to know how the story ended, though I was surprised and a bit disappointed that there were certain rabbit trails the author dangled in front of the reader, but didn't really expand upon. I liked the main character of the story and the unpredictableness of one of Rebekah's employers. Rebekah was very likeable. The ending left me cringing a little though because it felt a little too idealistic and fairy tale-like given the social mores of the time. But, that is often what Christian historical fiction is.
This book is one of a series "A Belmont Mansion Novel", but the ending didn't lead me to believe that there will be a distinct sequel. This is actually the first book I've read by this author and it was fine. I enjoyed the story. I don't think I'd go out of my way to get her new books as soon as they're published, but she's a safe one. When I'm at the library, looking for something to read, I would pick up one of the other books in this series.
Please note that I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher--but these opinions are my own and I chose to write this review.