Today's Shadows - Becky Melby Title: Today's Shadow

Series: Lost Sanctuary (Book 3)

Author: Rebecca Melby

Genre: Romance

Follow grad student Heather Conrad into a forgotten past as her house-sitting venture goes awry. Last minute changes leave Heather in charge of her former boss’s lakeside Victorian mansion and six-year-old daughter. But the surprises have just begun. Soon startling discoveries convince Heather that something just isn’t right around the house. . . . When she stumbles on a hidden stairway, the past juts into the present—altering the course of Heather’s own future.

Becky Melby does a wonderful job blending the past and present seamlessly inspirational novel. The characters are real, sensitive and well-rounded. She has managed to merge historical from 1911/1912 with the present and also includes the adventures of "Magdelena Mouse" as the storyteller of the difficulty of women and children working in factories on the verge of women securing the right to vote. This is book 3 in Melby's Lost Sanctuary series

Grade C

Review by: Helen