Waiting on Wednesday: Out of the Ruins

April 23, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. Each week offers the opportunity to spotlight an up-and-coming release that you are anticipation.

Waiting On:
Title: Out of the Ruins
Author: Karen Barnett
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: May 6th, 2014

From GoodReads
While her sister lies on her deathbed, Abby Fischer prays for a miracle. What Abby doesn’t expect, however, is for God’s answer to come in the form of the handsome Dr. Robert King, whose experimental treatment is risky at best.

As they work together toward a cure, Abby’s feelings for Robert become hopelessly entangled. Separated by the tragedy of the mighty San Francisco earthquake, their relationship suddenly takes a back seat to survival. With fires raging throughout the city, Abby fears for her life as she flees alone through burning streets. Where is God now? Will Robert find Abby, even as the world burns around them? Or has their love fallen with the ruins of the city?
Why I'm Waiting:
I love reading historical novels that are set around a major event and this is one even I haven't seen much in novels. I'm looking forward to see how this story will play out.

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. I don't read too much historical fiction, but this one sounds pretty interesting. Good choice!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  2. Great pick. I'm definitely curious about this one, Kate. :)

  3. Thanks for featuring Out of the Ruins on your Waiting on Wednesday feature. :) I'm eager for it to release, too! This story is very close to my heart. I hope you enjoy it.

  4. This sounds really cool!


  5. Sandy, Thank you! It's always fun when something pops for the story.

  6. Rissi, Thanks! It seems like it will be a fun book. :-)

  7. Hi Karen, I'm happy to spotlight Out of the Ruins. It sounds like a fantastic historical fiction read. I can imagine! I hope you have a wonderful release day! Thank you for stopping by! :-)

  8. Katelynn, I completely agree! The story sounds great.


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