A Tidbit of Trust by Elizabeth Maddrey – Review

Posted October 24, 2017 by Phyllis Helton in Book Reviews /

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A Tidbit of Trust by Elizabeth Maddrey – Review

A Tidbit of Trust

by Elizabeth Maddrey

Series: Taste of Romance #5
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Published by JoNaTiMa Books
Publication Date November 14, 2017
Genres: Christian Fiction, Clean Romance
Setting: Jamaica, Washington D.C. Contemporary
Main Character Ages: 25-35
Written for: Adult
Pages: 174


Sara Reynolds has finally gotten her life back on track with God. Even though she turned her back on her serial dating past, she’s still working on being single and content. So, it’s a good thing Adam is obnoxious, even if he is the first guy to catch her eye in about a year.

Adam Lassiter knows all about Sara’s sordid history with men. That alone ought to eliminate her as someone he’d consider dating. After all, he’s made the effort to lead a life that honors God—even when it’s hard. But after a chance encounter in Jamaica, Adam has a hard time getting Sara out of his mind.

After Adam apologizes for how he treated her in Jamaica, Sara must adjust her first impression. When he continues to pursue a friendship—and more?--she has to decide if she can trust herself enough to respond. But even if she does, how can Adam trust that the changes Sara has made in her life are real?

A Tidbit of Trust is the fifth and final book in the Taste of Romance Contemporary Christian Romance series. Catch up with old friends from the previous books (A Splash of Substance, A Pinch of Promise, A Dash of Daring, and A Handful of Hope) in this satisfying conclusion to this series today.

I received a complimentary copy of this book. This gift did not influence my opinion or review.

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A Tidbit of Trust is a moving story about changed lives.

Sara has finally surrendered her life to the Lord and is committed to living a godly life, but those who have known her reputation at church don’t believe she is different.  She struggled with forgiving herself for her past, especially for the life she had lived as a Christian.  There was a beautiful scene in the book where she is having a conversation about her struggle and expressing a desire to do penance for her sins.  The response was a wonderful message about how Jesus’ blood is always sufficient to pay for our sins.

Adam was a total jerk to Sara when they bumped into each other in Jamaica.  I didn’t like him at all at first because of his self-righteous attitude and lack of forgiveness.  But as he saw how wrong he was, he began to grow on me.  🙂  The way he went from despising Sara to wanting to get to know her better was natural and was conveyed in a very believable manner.

This story is part of a series, however, it can be read alone.  The entire series is very well written and enjoyable, though, so I suggest you don’t miss any of the books in it.


About Elizabeth Maddrey

ElizabethMaddrey Author

From the author: Elizabeth Maddrey is a semi-reformed computer geek and homeschooling mother of two who lives in the suburbs of Washington D.C. When she isn’t writing, Elizabeth is a voracious consumer of books. She loves to write about Christians who struggle through their lives, dealing with sin and receiving God’s grace on their way to their own romantic happily ever after.

My notes: To date, I have read 10 books by Elizabeth and have given them an average of 4 stars. I appreciate the way she manages to deal with sometimes difficult issues without dragging down the tone of her books. I do not hesitate to read any of her books as she consistently puts out books that are well worth the time it takes to read them.

Elizabeth has written books in several of her own series, has several stand-alone books and has written several books that are part of the multi-author Arcadia Valley Romance series. You can see her books on her Amazon Page

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