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About Across the Blue

Set in Edwardian England and ideal for readers who enjoy Julie Klassen novels, this romance about an English aviation pioneer and the girl who falls in love with him is filled with adventure and faith.

Isabella Grayson, the eldest daughter of a wealthy, English newspaper magnate, longs to become a journalist, but her parents don't approve. They want her to marry well and help them gain a higher standing in society. After she writes an anonymous letter to the editor that impresses her father, her parents reluctantly agree she can write a series of articles about aviation and the race to fly across the English Channel, but only if she promises to accept a marriage proposal within the year. When James Drake, an aspiring aviator, crashes his flying machine at the Grayson's new estate, Bella is intrigued. James is determined to be the first to fly across the Channel and win the prize Mr. Grayson's newspaper is offering. He hopes it will help him secure a government contract to build airplanes and redeem a terrible family secret. James wants to win Bella's heart, but his background and lack of social standing make it unlikely her parents would approve. If he fails to achieve his dream, how will he win the love and respect he is seeking? Will Bella's faith and support help him find the strength and courage he needs when unexpected events turn their world upside down?

About Carrie Turansky

CARRIE TURANSKY is an award-winning author of eighteen novels and novellas. She has been the winner of the ACFW Carol Award, the Crystal Globe Award, and the International Digital Award, and a finalist for the Inspirational Readers Choice Award and the Maggie Award of Excellence. A prolific writer of contemporary and historical romance, women's fiction, short stories, articles, and devotionals, Carrie lives in central New Jersey with her husband, Scott. They have five adult children and five grandchildren.

Product Details

320 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Feb 20, 2018

Trim Size: 5-1/2 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

By Elizabeth Edwards

Across the Blue by: Carrie TurnanskyRelease Date: Februrary 20, 2018Paperback: 320 pagesPublisher: Multnomah Historical, Romance, Religious & InspirationalPreOrder: http://a.co/569Fk4p(I need 2 give credit to "Amazon" for the blurb & photo of Carrie's amazing book!)Blurb: Isabella Grayson, the eldest daughter of a wealthy, English newspaper magnate, longs to become a journalist, but her parents don't approve. They want her to marry well and...

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By Pamela Morrisson

"Across the Blue" captured my imagination from the very first page. I loved reading about early aviation in England and the rest of Europe during the Edwardian era and the fierce competition to be the first across the English Channel. It was also fun reading about Isabella Grayson and her desire to be a reporter for her father's newspaper despite it not being considered something any proper woman should do. She was expected to...

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By Charlene Phillips

Author Julie Klassen has set her novel in the Edwardian era; a romance about an English aviation pioneer and the girl who falls in love with him. The book is filled with adventure and faith. True to the culture of the time, the Graysons wished their eldest daughter, Isabella Grayson, to marry well and run her own household. However, Isabella longed to become a journalist, and of course her parents didn't approve. If you enjoy a Faith...

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By Amy Parker

I've been a fan of Carrie Turansky's work for some time. She writes this time period with ease. This book is set around the early beginnings of flight in Europe. The Wright Brothers have had their demo in France, and all the major characters of this book were there & witnessed it. The excitement, the advancement of aviation. I am not a particular fan of this element of history, and this was probably the major drawback for me (which is...

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By Sabrina Johns

First of all, I overall, loved the book. It was simple, sweet and yet intriguing. I think Bella was such a lovely character and the chemistry between her and James was thrilling. However, I do wish that Bella and James would have developed more of a friendship or gotten to know each other a little bit more before either of them had any intention or realization that they had feelings for one another, but that's just my personal preference. I...

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