First Street Church Romances: Love’s Cure
STORY-LINE LOVE’S CURE:
Love’s Cure is the fourth book in the Sweet Grove Beginnings series. Featuring Doctor Gerald Anderson and Mariana Bryant, Emily Murdoch enlarges the town with a doctor and explores Mariana’s blindness. Geralds run from or driven out of every town he set up practice since losing a patient in a terrible mill accident. Sweet Grove could be the place of solitude, peace, and new beginnings he needs.
Mariana Bryant blinded by an incompetent doctor at the age of four has no love for doctors. Upon meeting Doctor Gerald Anderson, her opinion does not change. Determined to ignore him, she gives him the cold shoulder. However, God has other plans for these two as they struggle with secrets and inadequacy. My romance book reviews of Love’s Cure follows.
CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:
Sweet Grove, Texas, a small community populated by Bryants, features in each story in this series . However, adding a doctor, to the population is the beginning of growth. Each of the Bryant’s are building a life in Sweet Grove. The brother’s stories are in earlier books in this series, and each is a standalone read. However, to increase your enjoyment, I would suggest reading the entire series.
Mariana, twin to Pastor Thomas Bryant, craves independence, as well as, wishing everyone would not hover over her. She is fiercely independent, strong, and her ability to move in her surrounding impressive. With her hatred and slanted view of doctors, Gerald Anderson has a long road ahead to change her mind. Two souls destined to come together, they have faith in God. However, they can not understand the workings of God in their individual situations; they have suffered much in life. Mariana wants a family but sees no way that will happen. Gerald wants only peace in Sweet Grove until he sees Mariana and realizes he wants it all; Mariana, a family, and his practice.