The Heart's Appeal (London Beginnings #2)

The Heart's Appeal (London Beginnings #2)

Julia Bernay has come to London to become a doctor--a glorious new opportunity for women during the reign of Victoria. When she witnesses a serious accident, her quick actions save the life of barrister Michael Stephenson. He rose above his family's stigma, but can he rise to the challenge of the fiercely independent woman who has swept into his life?...

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Title:The Heart's Appeal (London Beginnings #2)
Author:Jennifer Delamere
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Genres:Historical
ISBN:0764219219
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:384 pages pages

The Heart's Appeal (London Beginnings #2) Reviews

  • Heidi Robbins (Heidi Reads...)
    Apr 09, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

  • Loraine
    May 17, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

  • Carole Jarvis
    Mar 25, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

  • Annette
    Mar 24, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

  • Maureen Timerman
    Feb 01, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

  • Mary
    Mar 24, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

    What a welcome treat it was to step back into London with author Delamere. In her second London Beginnings, we are given the story of Julia Bernay, the second sister of three who grew up in George Mueller?s orphanage. I love the story of George Mueller and his orphans and how he had ...

    In 1874, Dr. Anderson co-founded the London School of Medicine for Women and "The Heart?s Appeal " by Jennifer Delamere is based on this historical fact. It is the second book in the (London Beginnings) series. A reader could enjoy this book as a standalone. Julia Bernay wants to be...

    I love that though Julia is a forward-thinking women taking up a man's profession (for that time), she doesn't spend time griping about lack of women's rights or how unfair the world is to women. She's thankful for the opportunity afforded her, and she doesn't take anything for granted...

    This book was a true joy to read. I now have a new author who ranks with Tamara Alexander, Jocelyn Green, Michael Phillips and more! Jennifer Delamere not only wove an interesting tale displaying each player's character, but added the sparks of honest love with sacrifice. I loved the m...

  • Joleen
    May 22, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

  • Amy
    Mar 30, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

    What a welcome treat it was to step back into London with author Delamere. In her second London Beginnings, we are given the story of Julia Bernay, the second sister of three who grew up in George Mueller?s orphanage. I love the story of George Mueller and his orphans and how he had ...

  • Kav
    Mar 26, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

  • Carrie Schmidt (Reading is My SuperPower)
    Mar 23, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

  • Fizzy
    Mar 25, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

  • Megan
    Mar 30, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

  • Lisa Johnson
    Mar 20, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

    What a welcome treat it was to step back into London with author Delamere. In her second London Beginnings, we are given the story of Julia Bernay, the second sister of three who grew up in George Mueller?s orphanage. I love the story of George Mueller and his orphans and how he had ...

    In 1874, Dr. Anderson co-founded the London School of Medicine for Women and "The Heart?s Appeal " by Jennifer Delamere is based on this historical fact. It is the second book in the (London Beginnings) series. A reader could enjoy this book as a standalone. Julia Bernay wants to be...

    I love that though Julia is a forward-thinking women taking up a man's profession (for that time), she doesn't spend time griping about lack of women's rights or how unfair the world is to women. She's thankful for the opportunity afforded her, and she doesn't take anything for granted...

    This book was a true joy to read. I now have a new author who ranks with Tamara Alexander, Jocelyn Green, Michael Phillips and more! Jennifer Delamere not only wove an interesting tale displaying each player's character, but added the sparks of honest love with sacrifice. I loved the m...

    While this is book 2 in a series, it can be read as a stand-alone. You read some characters that were introduced in book 1 however the plot makes perfect sense without having read book 1, although i suggest reading it, as it is a true delight. This book is so beautiful and vivid in a s...

    Title: The Heart?s Appeal (London Beginnings #2) Author: Jennifer Delamere Pages: 384 Year: 2018 Publisher: Bethany My rating 5 out of 5 stars. The London Beginning series begins with the novel titled, The Captain?s Daughter. Here, in the second book, readers get to focus on ...

  • Debbie
    Mar 24, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

    What a welcome treat it was to step back into London with author Delamere. In her second London Beginnings, we are given the story of Julia Bernay, the second sister of three who grew up in George Mueller?s orphanage. I love the story of George Mueller and his orphans and how he had ...

    In 1874, Dr. Anderson co-founded the London School of Medicine for Women and "The Heart?s Appeal " by Jennifer Delamere is based on this historical fact. It is the second book in the (London Beginnings) series. A reader could enjoy this book as a standalone. Julia Bernay wants to be...

  • Jessica
    Mar 25, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

  • Amy
    Feb 01, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

  • Rebecca
    Apr 23, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

  • Sarah
    Mar 04, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

  • Staci
    Mar 26, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

  • Hannah
    Apr 11, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

  • Rachael
    Mar 20, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

    What a welcome treat it was to step back into London with author Delamere. In her second London Beginnings, we are given the story of Julia Bernay, the second sister of three who grew up in George Mueller?s orphanage. I love the story of George Mueller and his orphans and how he had ...

    In 1874, Dr. Anderson co-founded the London School of Medicine for Women and "The Heart?s Appeal " by Jennifer Delamere is based on this historical fact. It is the second book in the (London Beginnings) series. A reader could enjoy this book as a standalone. Julia Bernay wants to be...

    I love that though Julia is a forward-thinking women taking up a man's profession (for that time), she doesn't spend time griping about lack of women's rights or how unfair the world is to women. She's thankful for the opportunity afforded her, and she doesn't take anything for granted...

  • Rachel
    Apr 02, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

  • Amy
    Apr 29, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

  • Jessica Baker (A Baker's Perspective)
    Mar 28, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

  • Sarah
    Mar 23, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

    What a welcome treat it was to step back into London with author Delamere. In her second London Beginnings, we are given the story of Julia Bernay, the second sister of three who grew up in George Mueller?s orphanage. I love the story of George Mueller and his orphans and how he had ...

    In 1874, Dr. Anderson co-founded the London School of Medicine for Women and "The Heart?s Appeal " by Jennifer Delamere is based on this historical fact. It is the second book in the (London Beginnings) series. A reader could enjoy this book as a standalone. Julia Bernay wants to be...

    I love that though Julia is a forward-thinking women taking up a man's profession (for that time), she doesn't spend time griping about lack of women's rights or how unfair the world is to women. She's thankful for the opportunity afforded her, and she doesn't take anything for granted...

    This book was a true joy to read. I now have a new author who ranks with Tamara Alexander, Jocelyn Green, Michael Phillips and more! Jennifer Delamere not only wove an interesting tale displaying each player's character, but added the sparks of honest love with sacrifice. I loved the m...

    While this is book 2 in a series, it can be read as a stand-alone. You read some characters that were introduced in book 1 however the plot makes perfect sense without having read book 1, although i suggest reading it, as it is a true delight. This book is so beautiful and vivid in a s...

    Title: The Heart?s Appeal (London Beginnings #2) Author: Jennifer Delamere Pages: 384 Year: 2018 Publisher: Bethany My rating 5 out of 5 stars. The London Beginning series begins with the novel titled, The Captain?s Daughter. Here, in the second book, readers get to focus on ...

    Interesting! I really liked the theatrical angle of the first book in this series, so I wasn?t sure how much I?d enjoy this one without that, but it was a good read. Julia?s ?brutally honest? nature took a little getting used to, and Corinna?s social ambition grated on me f...

  • Laura Henderson
    Apr 12, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

    The Heart?s Appeal is the second book from Jennifer Delamere?s London Beginnings series. I really enjoyed the first book of the series, but loved, loved, loved this one! I was hooked as soon as I was introduced to Julia Bernay. What a strong, determined, and independent woman for h...

    Remember ?The Captain?s Daughter? that I reviewed last summer, June to be exact? Yes, it?s been more than a minute. I knew when I chose to read this book that it was a continuation of that series but it didn?t really sink in all the months later when I read the book. Suffice ...

    Readers, get ready to be transported back to 1881 London. Delamere paints a lovely portrait for you in this historic read where you can easily see the setting before you. The characters will grab your attention right away, and you will find yourself not only reading a love story, a s...

    As much as I enjoyed ?The Captain?s Daughter?, ?The Heart?s Appeal? really struck a chord with me. Being book two, it can be a standalone, although Rosalyn?s story does make an appearance as a potential spoiler for book one?s ending. ?The Heart?s Appeal? touches o...

    What a welcome treat it was to step back into London with author Delamere. In her second London Beginnings, we are given the story of Julia Bernay, the second sister of three who grew up in George Mueller?s orphanage. I love the story of George Mueller and his orphans and how he had ...

    In 1874, Dr. Anderson co-founded the London School of Medicine for Women and "The Heart?s Appeal " by Jennifer Delamere is based on this historical fact. It is the second book in the (London Beginnings) series. A reader could enjoy this book as a standalone. Julia Bernay wants to be...

    I love that though Julia is a forward-thinking women taking up a man's profession (for that time), she doesn't spend time griping about lack of women's rights or how unfair the world is to women. She's thankful for the opportunity afforded her, and she doesn't take anything for granted...

    This book was a true joy to read. I now have a new author who ranks with Tamara Alexander, Jocelyn Green, Michael Phillips and more! Jennifer Delamere not only wove an interesting tale displaying each player's character, but added the sparks of honest love with sacrifice. I loved the m...

    While this is book 2 in a series, it can be read as a stand-alone. You read some characters that were introduced in book 1 however the plot makes perfect sense without having read book 1, although i suggest reading it, as it is a true delight. This book is so beautiful and vivid in a s...

  • Fiction Aficionado
    Mar 20, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

  • Lori Parrish
    Jan 28, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...

    This is second book in the series. It?s as good as the first one! I loved it! I hope the third one is ready soon! ...

    This second book in a series about three sisters who grew up in an orphanage was every bit as good as the first book. I was looking forward to Julia's story and it did not disappoint. It is very well written with heartwarming romance, historically forward thinking men & women, bits...

    I loved the author's note at the end! I always look forward to reading those because it tells me about the research that was being done for this book! She's done a fabulous job with that. I also loved the cover for this book( I'm a sucker for beautiful book covers)! It was what drew m...

  • Paula Shreckhise
    Mar 17, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

  • Molly Cafinated Reads Jaber
    Mar 30, 2018

    I received this book for free from the Bethany House Blogger Review Program in exchange for an honest review. Full disclaimer, I did not read the first book in this series, which is about Julia?s sister but this did not affect my comprehension of this book. You could read this bo...

    Enjoyable story that was very easy to read. Minus one star for expecting me to believe that a girl raised on strong faith and going to be a missionary wouldn't have more of an issue falling in love with a man who's unsaved. Otherwise well written and good characters. Full review later....

    "She'd had an air of confidence and independence . . .Her unadorned clothing had only accentuated, rather than minimized how attractive she was." A first impression of the woman who had ended up saving Michael Stephenson's life following an unfortunate accident on the Metropolitan ...

    A Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is book two in the series London Beginnings, but can be read as a stand-alone. While some characters from book one revisit this story, it is not necessary to read it to understand the plot. A train wreck in London! Julia Bernay, a medical stu...

    I loved how this book started out with a bang! I was instantly enthralled and invested in Julia and Michael. They are both strong and intense characters so it was interesting to get to know them as their deeper layers were revealed and they grew closer together. They had good chemistry...

    The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Kindle Timeframe: 1881 Location: London Main Characters: Julia Bernay: Main Character Michael Stephenson: Attorney whose life she saved Corinna and David: Michael?s sister and brother-in-law Cara: J...

    Continuing to enjoy this series about three sisters that grew up in an orphanage. In The Heart's Appeal, the main character is Julia. Julia has been trained as a nurse and wants to purse her education further to become a doctor. She wants to be a doctor in Africa. ...

    If you?re looking to be inspired by a strong heroine who is ahead of her time, this is the perfect book for you! I really enjoyed this second book in the ?London Beginnings? series by Jennifer Delamere. I have read the first one, but this could easily be read as a standalone. ...

    The Heart?s Appeal is another vivid historical from Jennifer Delamere, focusing on the contrast in society?s classes as well as the pull for women?s rights in Victorian England. Into this setting comes practical and driven Julia, who for all her strength and determination stil...

    This is the second book in the London Beginnings series, and I liked it even more than the first one. The series focuses on the three daughters of a lost sea captain, Rosalyn, Julia, and Cara Bernay, who were placed in an English Orphanage after their mother died. The first book focuse...

    Reviewed at The Power of Words: https://bit.ly/2pEPimp The Heart?s Appeal by Jennifer Delamere is a highly entertaining story that I enjoyed very much. The previous book, The Captain?s Daughter, was a strong beginning to this series and I loved this one even more because the sto...

    This is the second book in this series that I have read and enjoyed, and there is a third sister, so there is hope of another book. Again, the author has set this read in 1870?s England, definitely a man?s world, and there are those that will do all they can to keep it as such. O...

    What a delightful and intriguing read! Entirely unpredictable and packed to the brim with such a variety of people and character, that despite it being one of the lengthier novels I've read in a while - I finish it feeling quite satisfied. I never quite know when these kind of stor...

    I fell in love with the Bernay sisters in The Captain's Daughter (the first book in the London Beginnings series) so I was thrilled to my toes when The Heart's Appeal made it's way into my TBR pile -- though not for long since I gobbled it up right away! Delamere has a talent for creat...

    History lovers are in for another treat with this second novel in the London Beginnings series from Jennifer Delamere. I love the way that history often surprises us when we dig past the layers of generalizations, by revealing characters who were very forward-thinking for their time. S...

    A delightful read! I loved this story from start to finish. Ms. Delamere hooked me instantly and kept me turning the pages long into the night. The Heart's Appeal is a story that will make you smile, make you think, make you want more of this fabulous author's work. Julia and Micha...