Friday, July 29, 2016

Book Tour: Sophie's Path by Catherine Lanigan (Review, Giveaway)

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Sophie's Path

Sophie's Path

by Catherine Lanigan

Adult Contemporary Romance
ebook & print, 384 pages
July 1, 2016 by Harlequin Heartwarming
Shores of Indian Lake #6

Her choice. His consequences.

Nurse Sophie Mattuchi has seen a lot of angry patients in the ER, but no one's ever rattled her like Jack Carter. He has no right to blame her for his friend's death. Sophie did everything she could. Didn't she? Yet his accusations sting, and that sets off all kinds of internal alarms. She's never cared this much about any man's opinion of her. But Jack is different. He stirs up feelings. Strong feelings. Guilt. Anger. Attraction. Curiosity. Sympathy. Sophie's definitely not interested in Jack, but even if she was, he'd never forgive her for the decision she made that night in the hospital. Would he?


My Thoughts
Sophie's Path is an exceptional story with deep issue that touches you in a way no other does.
I always love small town romance and this one perfectly described the beauty of Indian Lake. I love reading the characters from another book in the series and how their lives turn out. It's interesting that Ms. Lanigan decided to write Sophie Mattuchi, a woman who was seen as the town flirt. But when I read it from her side, I realized that Sophie never had real interest until Jack Carter.
Jack was a man full of work without enough time for personal life. When an accident that nearly ripped his life and taken his assistant's life, he realized that it was time to repair his life. But he hated Sophie so much for choosing an addict driver that crashed his car over his lively assistant. He wanted to blame her for not doing her job properly even though deep inside he blamed himself for asking his friend to go to the seminar in Chicago.

Sophie Mattuchi is one of the best cardiac surgical nurse and sometimes an ER nurse. She is smart, dedicated and caring. She took care each one of her patient with compassion. She had seen different patient but Jack's anger rattled her. She felt guilt that she shouldn't have, she had done everything she could, didn't she? Sophie tried to reach out to the hospital's drug addict committee, but what they do didn't really help what she wanted to achieve, so against the hospital's rule she did something else to help the addicts.

I admire Frenchie! An adorable dog that gave this two stubborn characters to meet again and some hope.

It's always amazing to read Heartwarming novel. These books delve in many life issues and the heroes and heroines that are less than perfect and how they overcome their issues. One of the thing I learned is that we have to have a motivation if we wanted to achieve something. The motivation for living. 
The only suggestion I would say is add a bit more romance between Jack and Sophie.
Sometimes we want to be a hero. Like Sophie, she wanted to save both of her patients at that fateful day. A job in the medical world requires a choice. The choice of life and death. Jack was putting all of his hope on them to save Aleah but they failed. And the questions kept ringing. What if the doctors and Sophia tried to save Aleah first? What if they are faster? The 'what if' will always be there and it broke both of them. This book brought me to tears with Jack's inner struggle and Sophie's issue.

I definitely recommend this book to everyone, whether you're in the middle of struggle or you're just content with your life.

A story of trust, forgiveness, hope, pain, death and love that you will cherish.

Other Books in the Series


About the Author

Catherine Lanigan is the international bestselling and award-winning author of forty published titles in both fiction and non-fiction, including the novelizations of Romancing the Stone and The Jewel of the Nile, as well as over half a dozen anthologies, including “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living your Dream”, “Chicken Soup for the Writer’s Soul”, and more. Ms. Lanigan’s novels have been translated into dozens of languages including German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, and Japanese. Ms. Lanigan’s novels are also available in E-books on and Barnes and, Apple Store, Mobi and Kobo. Several of her titles have been chosen for The Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Clubs. Her Vietnam war-based novel, The Christmas Star, won the Gold Medal Award Top Pick from Romantic Times Magazine and has also won Book of the Year Romance Gold Award from ForeWord Magazine as well as Book of the Year Romance from Reader’s Preference.

Lanigan is the author of a trilogy of non- fiction books regarding angelic intervention in human life: Angel Watch, Divine Nudges and Angel Tales published by HCI and Cedar Fort.

Skyhorse published Lanigan’s “how-to” book on writing: Writing the Great American Romance Novel.

Lanigan was tasked by the NotMYkid Foundation to write a non-fiction book addressing teen addictions. Ms. Lanigan’s first Young Adult adventure novel, The Adventures of Lillie and Zane: The Golden Flute, was published by Cedar Fort.

Currently, she has published six novels in the Shores of Indian Lake series for Harlequin Heartwarming: Love Shadows, Heart’s Desire, A Fine Year for Love, Katia’s Promise and Fear of Falling. Sophie’s Path pubs July, 2016. She has recently contracted for three more in the series: Danger Zone, Wedding for Isabelle and A Bride for Mica.

As a cancer survivor, Ms. Lanigan is a frequent speaker at literary functions and book conventions as well as inspiring audiences with her real stories of angelic intervention from her Angel Tales series of books. She is an outspoken advocate for domestic violence and abuse and was honored by The National Domestic Violence Hotline in Washington, D.C. (THE EVOLVING WOMAN). She has been a guest on numerous radio programs including “Coast to Coast” and on television interview and talk show programs as well as blogs, podcasts and online radio interview programs.

Tour Schedule

July 18th: Launch
July 21st: Brooke Blogs
July 22nd: Hardcover Feedback
July 25th: EskieMama Reads
July 26th: deal sharing aunt
July 27th: Colorimetry
July 31st: Grand Finale

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  1. I think the cover is lovely.. The woman you chose is soft looking and sweet and I would read the book based on the fact that she looks like a good heroine....

    1. The heroine is exceptionally beautiful and she has a compassionate heart. You would definitely enjoy it.
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  2. Thank you for sharing. The synopsis got me interested and your thoughts cinched it for me. Definitely going to check this one out.

    1. You will definitely enjoy the story! It was not going to be an easy ride but you will love every word.

      Thank you for sharing your thought!


  3. I love the cover it is so beautiful. Your thoughts on the book really have me wanting to read it.

    1. The cover is amazing! It's a book that will live in your heart.

      Thank you for sharing!


  4. First I would like to thank you for your open and honest review. This looks like a book I would really enjoy reading. Sometimes I need to take a break from what I usually read to something that's uplifting and heartwarming.

    1. This book takes on the very aspect of grief and how people react about it. And the best part of the story is Frenchie. The dog that had been there to save the two clueless souls.

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