Castle on the Rise




      Castle on the Rise
A storied castle A band of rebels And a nation chasing the centuries old dream of freedom What legacy will they leave behind When Laine Forrester travels to France to attend her longtime friend s vineyard wedding, she expects to find a bride on the brink of a fairy tale life But after a series of unforeseen setbacks a devastating diagnosis, a castle restoration put on hold, and the emergence of deep seated family dynamics that threaten to derail the new couple s fledgling marriage it seems the storybook life Laine had imagined for her friend and once, for herself is suddenly crumbling before her eyes.With hopes of resurrecting a happy ending for one of them, Laine throws support behind her friend and agrees to accompany the couple to the groom s family home in Ireland, where the merging of a mysterious inheritance, long buried wounds, and a fractured family set out to upend the trip from the start It s in the unlikely corners of a historic Dublin pub, and across the wide open moors bordering Ireland s majestic Wicklow Mountains, that Laine is slowly drawn in by the land and the people, sparking hope for something she never imagined possible the courage to heal But with secrets of her own and a heart afraid to trust again Laine must determine how much she s willing to risk in mending the broken places within herself, and whether she believes that even through the depths of our pain, a beautiful story can emerge.Set in three time periods the revolutionary era of the late eighteenth century, Ireland s turbulent Easter week of the 1916 Rising, and present day Castle on the Rise weaves a story of legacy, conviction, and redemption against the backdrop of Dublin s storied streets, and the stretch of Ireland s stunning emerald shores It raises the question given the choice between the fairy tale or a life of truly anchored faith which legacy would you choose New Download [ Castle on the Rise ] author [ Kristy Cambron ] – heartforum.co.uk

KRISTY CAMBRON is a vintage inspired storyteller, writing in the space where history, art, and faith intersect She s an award winning author of Bible studies and historical fiction including her bestselling debut, The Butterfly and the Violin.A self proclaimed history nerd, she loves to chase all things research going behind the scenes at a Ringling Bros Sarasota mansion, touring a former TB sanitarium, making bee friends at a working honey farm, or embarking on a backroads jaunt across Ireland being a few She holds a degree in Art History Research Writing and spent 15 yrs in education and leadership development for a Fortune 100 corporation, partnering with such companies as the Disney Institute, IBM Kenexa, and Gallup before stepping away to pursue her passion for storytelling Kristy lives in Indiana with her husband and three sons, where she can be found teaching verse mapping and penning her next stories in a beloved coffee shop corner with kayaks on the wall She s only bumped her head twice To join on the story road, sign up for Kristy s WRITING DESK newsletter at and visit the Verse Mapping Bible Study Community at

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  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • Castle on the Rise
  • Kristy Cambron
  • English
  • 05 October 2018
  • 0718095499

10 thoughts on “ Castle on the Rise

  1. Andrea Cox says:

    FTC Disclosure I received a complimentary copy of this book from NetGalley and publisher Thomas Nelson A positive review was not required These are my honest thoughts and opinions.My heart cries to have to write a negative review for this book Please know this was excruciating to put voice to.The following content broke my heart.The first third was basically an advertisement for Guinness beer, and there were a plethora of other alcoholic references throughout Only one of these was presented FTC Disclosure I received a complimentary copy of this book from NetGalley and publisher Thomas Nelson A positive review was not required These are my honest thoughts and opinions.My heart cries to have to write a negative review for this book Please know this was excruciating to put voice to.The following content broke my heart.The first third was basically an advertisement for Guinness beer, and there were a plethora of other alcoholic references throughout Only one of these was presented as a negative thing This could definitely present issues for recovering alcoholics This line in particular was abrasiv...

  2. Olivia says:

    Before reading Ireland, this cover, and the author 3 One simply must wait with patience for such a book After reading Irelandland of my ancestors Although I ve never been there, I ve always loved Ireland I still have relatives there and someday I intend on going there and visiting all the gorgeous areas of this country When it comes to this author, you are never without beautiful descriptions, well thought out characters, and stories that connect and weave together until you re left Before reading Ireland, this cover, and the author 3 One simply must wait with patience for such a book After reading Irelandland of ...

  3. Heidi Robbins (Heidi Reads...) says:

    Such an evocative telling of three different yet connected stories I have to admit I struggled with the triple storyline in the first book The Lost Castle, but with this one I found the setting of Ireland so compelling and loved the history I discovered among its pages I don t remember learning about Ireland s struggle for freedom in school, and I am especially grateful to the author for bringing it to life in such a meaningful way It made me want to learn evenand follow up with my own Such an evocative telling of three different yet connected stories I have to admit I struggled with the triple storyline in the first book The Lost Castle, but with this one I found the setting of Ireland so compelling and loved the history I discovered among its pages I don t remember learning about Ireland s struggle for freedom in school, and I am especially grateful to the author for bringing it to life in such a meaningful way It made me want to learn evenand follow up with my own research a definite sign for me of an amazing book While I didn t feel connected to the characters emotions in the way that I feel them as well, they were so interesting and I was filled with compassion as I read of their struggles and strength amid adversity This isn t a book you want to read in spurts I did better reading it in longer sittings so I co...

  4. Melissa Tagg says:

    Once again, Kristy Cambron amazes me with her ability to weave together not two, but three storylines in three separate time periods And it s not only that she s done the research or found a way to tie each story togetherbut she s made all three compelling and interesting Throw in her usual beautiful writing andjustwow.I d be hard pressed to pick a favorite from the three heroines and their journeys, but ...

  5. Elizabeth Dragina says:

    Oh my poor heart These couples will hold such a dear spot in my memories Everything about this series is just so unique and perfectly overflowing with history And just like The Lost Castle this one destroyed my tattered emotions I just can t keep everything together when reading Kristy Cambron She is one of thee best historical fiction authors that I ve read The history and culture just floods every page, but the way the story is told makes it so interesting I just love her style so Oh my poor heart These couples will hold such a dear spot in my memories Everything about t...

  6. Deanne Patterson says:

    Set in Ireland over three time periods revolving around three generations of women and their devotion to the castle As much as I wanted to I did not enjoy the story even though I read the first book in the series and enjoyed it much better This did have a l...

  7. Julie Carpenter says:

    A couple years ago I had seen a couple books by Kristy Cambron popping up different places I was intrigued by the covers and seeing that some of my friends on Goodreads had read or were reading them, made me evenintrigued When the first book read my review for The Lost Castle here in this series showed up on NetGalley, I thought to myself, why not take a chance and see I was completely pulled into the story from the very beginning and couldn t set the book down Then when I came to A couple years ago I had seen a couple books by Kristy Cambron popping up different places I was intrigued by the covers and seeing that some of my friends on Goodreads had read or were reading them, made me evenintrigued When the first book read my review for The Lost Castle here in this series showed up on NetGalley, I thought to myself, why not take a chance and see I was completely pulled into the story from the very beginning and couldn t set the book down Then when I came to the end and found out there was going to be a second book in the series, I was ecstatic I d been watching for any signs of it being available, and once again it came available fo...

  8. Staci says:

    Loved the imagery of Ireland in this novel It sounds lovely.All three story lines have the commonality of the struggle for Irish independence and a castle Each story line was engaging although I enjoyed the current day and WWI time periods the most.My gratit...

  9. Melanie says:

    Castle on the Rise is the second book in the Lost Castle series I m sad to say that I didn t enjoy this one as much as the first book, The Lost Castle I don t know if was the book or just my reading mood, but I had a hard time following all three timelines I also wasn t fond of a few things that happened in the book.I did like the setting It was nice to read a book about Ireland, even if the storyline wasn t a happy one at times All in all, I liked Castle on the Rise but didn t love it Castle on the Rise is the second book in the Lost Castle series I m sad to say that I didn t enjoy this one as much as the first book, The Lost Castle I don t know if was the book or just my reading mood, but I had a hard time following all three timelines I also wasn t fond of a few things that happened in the book.I did like the setting It was nice to read a book about Ireland, even if the storyline wasn t a happy one at times All in all, I liked Castle on the Rise but didn t love it Disclosure of Material Connection I received one orof the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention review it on my blog I was not required to give a positive review, only my honest opinion which I ve done All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own and I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers I am disclosing this in accordance with t...

  10. Chautona Havig says:

    I thought I d share the best and worst parts of the book, and since three things are equally divided between best and worst, that ll make it easy First, there s the description.Kristy Cambron knows how to paint a vivid picture with words and, much to my delight, without extraneous words Most of the time While there were a few places where I felt like the description slipped a little too close to overdone, for the most part, it couldn t have beenperfect.This book spans three centuries I thought I d share the best and worst parts of the book, and since three things are equally divided between best and worst, that ll make it easy First, there s the description.Kristy Cambron knows how to paint a vivid picture with words and, much to my delight, without extraneous words Most of the time While there were a few places where I felt like the description slipped a little too close to overdone, for the most part, it couldn t have beenp...

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