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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Book Review and Giveaway -Grace in the Mountain Trail Author: Misty M. Beller --- ON Tour with Celebrate Lit


About the Book

Book: Grace in the Mountain Trail

Author: Misty M. Beller

Genre: Christian Historical Romance

Release date: July 12, 2022

This epic journey is her last hope to find her lost brother—the only family she has left.

When Lola Carson’s father died, his last words spoke of a half-brother she’d never known about. And now, to claim her own inheritance and come to terms with her father’s secret life, she must find this mysterious man—whose last known whereabouts are somewhere west of the wild Rocky Mountains. After hiring family friends to accompany her on the trek, she sets out for a wilderness few white women have ever seen. She doesn’t expect the majestic peaks to captivate her so, nor the half-dead brave they find on one of the slopes.

White Owl left his village and his broken heart behind when he set out for a fresh start. His newfound faith is the one anchor in his life. He’s desperate to learn more about the God he’s committed to follow and become an interpreter for the missionaries who led him to faith. But he barely starts his journey when a hunting accident nearly kills him. The woman who discovers him in the midst of his fevered delirium seems to be a gift from above.

But the more White Owl learns about Lola’s companions and her dangerous quest, the more he realizes his own calling is clear—to take her safely to her brother. The question is, will he have to sacrifice more than his heart to accomplish that goal?

From a USA Today bestselling author comes another epic journey through breathless landscapes and adventure so intense, lives will never be the same.


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About the Author

Misty M. Beller is a USA Today bestselling author of romantic mountain stories, set on the 1800s frontier and woven with the truth of God’s love.

Raised on a farm and surrounded by family, Misty developed her love for horses, history, and adventure. These days, her husband and children provide fresh adventure every day, keeping her both grounded and crazy.

Misty’s passion is to create inspiring Christian fiction infused with the grandeur of the mountains, writing historical romance that displays God’s abundant love through the twists and turns in the lives of her characters.

Sharing her stories with readers is a dream come true for Misty. She writes from her country home in South Carolina and escapes to the mountains any chance she gets.


More from Misty

Is this the book for you?

With so many books out there, it’s sometimes hard to know if a new book will be the right fit for you or not. I thought it might be fun to share some highlights that may help you know if you’d like to read Grace on the Mountain Trail. 


If you…

  • Love adventure and don’t mind being snowed in (at least in your imagination as you sit snuggled in your comfortable house).
  • Fall for Native American heroes who are, yes, strong and capable, but also searching for a fresh start and eager to grow in their fledgling faith.
  • Find unusual and remote settings fascinating, especially the Rocky Mountains!
  • Enjoy historical detail and are eager to live vicariously in the early 1800s Montana frontier.


What to expect from Grace on the Mountain Trail?

  • Emotion-rich sweet romance.
  • Native American heroes who know how to be both tough and gentle.
  • The grandeur of the Montana Rockies.
  • Tough heroines who do what needs to be done.
  • Adventure that will keep you turning pages.
  • A peek at one of our favorite characters from earlier in the series!


If Grace on the Mountain Trail sounds like the right fit for you, I pray you love Lola and White Owl’s story!



My Thoughts

Grace in the Mountain Trail is a Christian Historical Romance that is written by one of my favorite authors, Misty M. Beller. This is book 8 in the Call of the Rockies series. I have not read all the books, but have read the majority of them. They can be read as stand alone books. 

One of the things that I love about this author, is her ability to transport us back in time. I have learned so much through her books about what life was like for those living in the early 1800's. This time we find ourselves in 1831. We see Lola who is on a mission to find a brother she knew nothing about. Her father told her about him on his death bed - and it became a stipulation for her to claim her inheritance to locate him. She enlists help from her father's friend, Mr. VanBuren and his son to guide her across the Rocky Mountains. 

White Owl has a new sense of faith. He is found by Lola and her party on the mountain, suffering from a very infected leg. Now this was a time where there was a lot of tension between Native Americans and those pushing west. Will, Mr. Van Buren's son does not trust White Owl and White Owl does not trust Will. Lola, with her heart to help people helps nurse him back to health and asks that he accompany them on the journey. White Owl thinks he knows where her brother is - and is willing to take her. 

These two characters are so different that it made sense for them to have chemistry. Lola does not have much faith in God anymore, while White Owl is very strong in his newfound faith. I loved all the descriptions of hte mountain scenery. I always appreciate books that I can learn from - and you forget how those in this time period had a lot of struggles that we do not today. 

The book is well written, it may be my favorite one in the series yet. The characters are well developed and you feel like you get to know them during the book. I cannot wait until the next book comes out. 

Thank you to the Author, Publisher and Celebrate Lit for allowing me to read a copy of this book - all thoughts are my own. 

Blog Stops

Texas Book-aholic, August 1

Mary Hake, August 1

Inklings and notions, August 2

Happily Managing a Household of Boys, August 2

Library Lady’s Kid Lit, August 3

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, August 3

Jeanette’s Thoughts, August 4

The Book Club Network, August 4

Babbling Becky L’s Book Impressions, August 5

Cover Lover Book Review, August 5

Betti Mace, August 6

Abba’s Prayer Warrior Princess, August 6

Locks, Hooks and Books, August 7

Writing From the Heart Land, August 8

deb’s Book Review, August 8

Ashley’s Clean Book Reviews, August 9

For Him and My Family, August 9

Connie’s History Classroom, August 10

Lilys’ Book Reviews, August 10

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, August 11

Holly’s Book Corner, August 11

Blossoms and Blessings, August 12

Life, Love, Writing, August 12

Pause for Tales, August 13

Splashes of Joy, August 14

Sylvan Musings, August 14


To celebrate her tour, Misty is giving away the grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.


  1. So glad you enjoyed the book and hope your readers do, too! Thanks for sharing!

  2. This sounds like a book I would enjoy

  3. I think I'll enjoy reading about Lola's travels and her developing relationship with White Owl.

  4. Connie, Thank you for sharing your excellent review. Misty Beller is an exceptional author.

  5. Sounds like a great book to escape into. And educational too :) ?! Thanks for sharing about it :) !