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January 24, 2014


Story of Monuments Men
Book One
An I'll Be Seeing You Novel

  is celebrating her latest historical suspense novel,
#MonumentsMen Novel
  with a fun "Past and Present" giveaway!

One winner will receive:
  • A Polaroid Instant Camera
  • A beautiful antique AFGRA camera (learn more here)
  • Movie passes to see The Monuments Men movie
  •  (with George Clooney and Matt Damon)
  • Shadowed By Grace by Cara Putman
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. 
But hurry, the giveaway ends on February 8th
 Winner will be announced February 10th on Cara's blog.

Don't miss a moment of the fun

 Enter Today

  Stop by Cara's blog on the 10th to see if you won. 

Shadowed by Grace (Story of Monuments Men #1)


Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 1st 2014 
 B&H Books (first published December 4th 2013)
ISBN 1433681781
 (ISBN13: 9781433681783)


  • Rachel Justice:
  •  The heroine is a war-photojournalist with the United Press. She's also on the search for the father she's never known.
  • Scott Lindstrom:
  •  A Monument's Man in Italy, Scott gave up a job as curator with a small museum on the East Coast to help save Western Civilization and find stolen art looted by the Nazis.

OVERVIEW: (from Goodreads)

(first sentence) “You have one chance to make this fly.” Bobby Hamilton leaned    across his broad desk and stared her down. “I had to pull more strings than I knew I  had to get the brass to bite on sending a woman to Italy. Who sends a woman to a war-torn country? Getting credentials? What a mess.” The man waved his beefy hands down in a dismissive gesture. “Then getting you on the Queen Mary?” He chomped hard on his cigar.

 Shadowed by Grace is the first in a stirring new series of stand-alone historical suspense novels by acclaimed author Cara C. Putman. Desperate to save her dying mother, Rachel accepts her newspaper’s assignment to travel to Italy to captures images dangerously close to the front lines of WWII. Her real motive – to find the father she never knew -- an artist she hopes can offer the comfort and support both she and her mother need to survive. It’s an unlikely situation for love and faith to flourish, but soon Rachel not only finds herself, but also her long-lost earthly father, and ultimately, the man her Heavenly father created to cherish and provide for her.


939004Cara C. Putman lives in Indiana with her husband and four children. She’s an attorney and a teacher at her church as well as lecturer at Purdue. She has loved reading and writing from a young age and now realizes it was all training for writing books. She loves bringing history and romance to life.
An honors graduate of the University of Nebraska and George Mason University School of Law, Cara left small town Nebraska and headed to Washington, D.C., to launch her career in public policy.
Cara is an author chasing hard after God as she lives a crazy life. She invites you to join her on that journey. Her 15th novels releases this fall along with a fresh edition of another book. Please check out her website to learn more about her books and read first chapters.


The author, Cara Putman wrote a fictional story that was so interesting.A novel set in World War II about people who played important parts in the war. SHADOWED BY GRACE is Book One in a wonderful new series of  novels.   These are historical suspense novels that can be read as stand alones. Ms. Putman couldn't have picked a better title for the book than SHADOWED BY GRACE.  The meaning of the story meshes with the title as you read through the book.  Ms. Putman has written with such emotion of war,  romances, and relationships between family members. The author wove everything together so that it meshed just right.  The setting of WWII, the humor, the mystery and the scenes which were so startling real. The times around World War II will leave a lasting memory once you read the book.  Every time you turned the page, you found something that was unexpected.  That keeps you wanting more, wanting to find out what is next. That to me is the sign of a good book. When it leaves you wanting to know more.

I would give this book 4 STARS.

I was given a complimentary copy of SHADOWED BY GRACE by Cara Putman from B&H Books and Litfuse Publishing for my honest opinion.  No other compensation took place.


1 comment:

Cara Putman said...

Thank you for reading Shadowed by Grace. Appreciate you!