A Twist of Faith by Pepper Basham | Review

A Twist of Faith by Pepper Basham

A witty, sweet romance with memorable, honest characters

Love does not have an accent … 

Dr. Adelina Roseland has worked ten years in research as an accent reduction specialist to attain her dream job. But a secret wager to transform Appalachian cattle farmer Reese Mitchell into corporate material challenges Adelina in ways she never expected, threatening her new position.

For one, Adelina didn’t plan for the faith and friction of Reese, or the unexpected influence of his chaotic family. Now, drawn into a culture she’d tried to forget, 

Adelina finds the warmth of family, the hope of faith, and the joy of love melting away the deep wounds of her past.

But when Reese discovers that he’s a pawn in her climb up the academic ladder, will he forgive Adelina s deceit or will their miscommunication end in two broken lives? ​​


9933641Book Details:
  A Twist of Faith

Author: Pepper Basham
Genre: Fiction | Romance | Contemporary
Publisher:  Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas
Published: April 6, 2016
Pages: 306 pages
ISBN: 1941103883
Source: Publisher

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FTC Disclaimer: I received an ARC from the publisher via Singing Librarian Book Tours in exchange for a fair and honest review. Opinions expressed are mine.


My TakeIt’s an age-old story. Boy meets girl, and it’s either love or war. In the case of Pepper Basham’s new book, A Twist of Faith, it’s man meets woman and although there is a mutual attraction, so many other things keep getting in the way.

Adelina Roseland, Ph.D. (aka Dee) is new to Ransom, Virginia, tucked away in the Appalachian Mountains. As an accent reduction specialist, Dee is new to the faculty in the speech department at a nearby university. Her goal in life is to land her dream job.

Dee’s emotions from childhood forward are locked tight within her, so tight she’s unable to understand them herself. But one thing is for sure–no one is every going to hurt again.

Along comes Reese Mitchell. Rugged and good-looking, tall and lean, tanned, helpful by nature, and speaking with the worst accent Dee can remember hearing. Dee’s supervisor only makes the attraction between the two worse by waging a bet with Dee. If she can take Reese and turn him into a professional speaking fellow, her supervisor will allow her to present her research at a conference. All Dee can think of is the possibility of this landing her that dream job!

What Dee didn’t count on was Reese’s loving and gracious family members, his two adorable motherless children, the reconnection she makes with the church and God, the sense of home she feels, and more importantly, the sensation that her heart is opening to many things.

AND Reese didn’t count on being the object of a lucrative wager between Dee and her supervisor. Here is where the war begins…but I can’t share anymore. I’ve laid out the background for you.

Please pick up a copy of Pepper’s book (pssst, it goes on sale today!) and finish reading it for yourself. I think you’ll enjoy it.



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Author Pepper Basham

Pepper Basham is an award-winning author who writes romance peppered with grace and humor. She currently resides in the lovely mountains of Asheville, NC where she is the mom of 5 great kids, speech-pathologist to about fifty more, lover of chocolate, jazz, and Jesus, and proud AlleyCat over at a group writing blog, The Writer’s Alley. Her debut historical romance novel, The Thorn Bearer, released in May 2015, with the second arriving in February 2016. Her first contemporary romance debuts in April 2016.


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