Sunday, May 30, 2010


Can wealth and fame satisfy your heart as deeply as family and faith? Award-winning author Lisa Bergren’s latest novel, Sing, explores the lives of two prodigals who must decide if they are willing to pay the price their dreams demand. Moira and Nic St. Clair have both defied their father’s desires for them and instead travel to the edge of their dreams and find themselves standing upon the precipice of decisions that will alter their lives forever.

Bergren first introduced the St. Clair family in the novel Breathe. Maintaining her strong and well-researched story line in Sing, she immediately transports readers to the end of the 19th century and weaves the plot amid scenes from Europe, Brazil and Colorado. Moira St. Clair takes center stage in this dramatic saga, as the reader follows her on a treacherous journey across the Atlantic into a lifestyle that proves to be even riskier and more daring than her life upon the stage of the European opera. Believing the promise that she could become “the perfect specimen of modern womanhood,” Moira travels farther and farther away from her family’s heritage of faith. When she encounters a deadly nemesis from her past, she must quickly decide what she values most in her life, before it’s too late.

Bergren takes the reader on a suspense-filled and arduous spiritual journey as she weaves the lives of the three St. Clair children into an unforgettable prodigal story. Her award-winning prose is a strong voice showcasing God’s mercy and grace in the lives of defiant believers, and her characters and their trials will be remembered long after the final pages. Sing is a brilliant addition to Bergren’s Homeward Trilogy, and fans will be eager to learn what comes next in the lives of the St. Clair family.

My Review:

I loved this book because it's based back in the 1800's and is another wonderful historical fiction story that weaves the lives of the St. Clair family through three different places in time. You met Moria St. Clair who is living in Paris, singing in the opera houses, who comes to find out that her latest manager has embezzled all her money and know she is left broke. Odessa St. Clair is the wife to Bryce trying to make ends me on the family ranch during the rough winter that will rob them of the life they had imagined in Colorado. Finally we met Nic St.Clair, a fighter who has squandered his families inheritance in Brazil being a fighter, who finds out all too soon that when you lose the fight, no all the people who bet on you are willing to take the loss.

The best part of this series is that in each book you get three stories in one. I felt personally connected to each character who has to endure their own personal struggle to make it where they are and yet in the end, will their lives take them back to reunite and make it together as a family once more? You'll have to read this book to find out!

I received this book compliments of B & B Media Group and must say once more I rate this book a 10 out of 10 and can't wait to review the third in the series called Claim. For more information on this book, the author and where to purchase a copy, click on the link below:

Sing: A Novel of Colorado by Lisa T. Bergren (Book Two in the Homeward Trilogy)

David C Cook/April 1, 2010

ISBN: 978-1-4347-6707-3/373 pages/softcover/$14.99 ~


Crown of Beauty said...

Praying for you today, dear Kat.


Sandra said...

Oh great review Kat, this sounds like the kind of book I would really enjoy reading. I'll have to look it up :)

Denise said...

Awesome review.