Thunderous Applause

I am super blessed to be a part of the LitFuse flock of bloggers.

Through LitFuse I get to check out the latest books from a variety of publishers, which really works for me because I absolutely LOVE to read! Books are such a passion and when there is a book that teaches me a lesson along the way, I fall in love with literature all over again.

This week I am participating in the Blog Tour for the newest novel by Susan May Warren. Sons of Thunder is actually the first in a collection of books Susan is writing which will be called the Brothers in Arms Collection.

Sons of Thunder is a wonderfully written romantic and suspenseful book. Set in the early 1900’s, it tells the story of 2 brothers who flee Greece for America. They are thrown into the American ways all the while trying to keep some sense of who they are. Added into the mix is a love interest who is torn between the two. Susan transports you from a fishing village in Greece to the mob war ridden streets of Chicago onto the World War II battlefields of Europe. Sons of Thunder is really the 3 separate stories of Brothers Markos and Dino and Sofia, the girl who has won their hearts.

Honestly though the thing that touched me the most about this book was the message. In every hurt, God heals and repairs. Through Him our regrets, transgressions, and emotional wounds will be wiped clean and cured. I think this is something that is easy for us to forget. Many of us have a hard time leaving a past behind when it is just that. The past. We must buckle down look toward the future and what we will do with our lives then.

Along with this review I’m happy to pass on some great contests that Susan and LitFuse are offering.

Susan recognizes that all of us have a story. Were your great-grandparents ‘fresh off the boat’? Was your great uncle a war hero? Did your grandmother make unbelievable sacrifices to help or protect the family? Did your father harbor a family secret until his death? Are you related to someone famous? Do you have a family treasure? Whatever it is that is unique in your family history – share it with us. Visit the Brothers in Arms website, click the SHARE button on the right sidebar. Enter your story in the form at the bottom of the page. If you have a photo to go along with your story email it to [email protected]

One grand prize winner will win a Memory Prize package containing a gift certificate to create your own hard cover photo book, a 6 month membership to Netflix (to satisfy that flick fix!) and a signed copy of Sons of Thunder!

5 runners up will also win signed copies of Sons of Thunder!

The other great thing is your story will be featured on the website!

You can also be entered to win a copy of Sons of Thunder by helping spread the word during the blog tour!

TWEET THIS:(must use hashtag #SonsofThunder to be entered – no limit on entries! Tweet away!)

Please RT! @susanmaywarren launches new Romantic Suspense #SonsofThunder. Share your story 2 win a fab prize pack!


  1. Kerry Wali says:

    I follow you, and I tweeted !

    I also shared some of my family history on the page. Thanks for the chance ! 🙂

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