Like a Reunion: Before We Say I Do by Emerald Barnes



About Before We Say I Do (from Amazon):

Following the best-selling first book of the series, Entertaining Angels, comes Before We Say I Do, An Entertaining Angels Short Story. Chase Sanders and Madison Andrews are about to declare their love for one another in the most sacred of ways. Everything has been going perfectly, especially when an old friend returns to town to stand by Chase’s side on their big day. But is Zach there to see their union, or was he sent by God on another mission? Chase has lived perfectly fine without his father around, but now that his father is divorcing again, his dad is seeking forgiveness. Chase can’t look at his father, let alone forgive him. Chase must learn to let go of the past before the demon that haunts him ruins his wedding.

About Emerald Barnes (from Amazon):

Emerald Barnes graduated with a B.A. in English with an emphasis on Creative Writing at Mississippi University for Women. She resides in a small town in Mississippi and has the accent to prove it. She’s an auntie to three beautiful nieces and two handsome nephews. She’s a Whovian, a little bit of a nerd, a reader, a writer, and a family-oriented person. God is number one in her life, and she thanks Him continuously for His love and favor. She blogs on WordPress and Blogspot and you can connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

My Review: I give Before We Say I Do by Emerald Barnes 5 out of 5 stars. Before We Say I Do is a sweet reunion of the Entertaining Angels characters. It was great to meet up with everyone again and see what they’re doing with their lives. I really appreciate how Emerald Barnes gets to the heart of the issues she confronts – there is an enemy trying to keep us from walking in the fullness God has for us. While Entertaining Angels mostly focuses on Mads’ struggle with worth, Before We Say I Do addresses Chase’s struggle to forgive his father, who abandoned him many years ago, before he brings that burden into his marriage. It’s short and sweet – only took me about an hour to read, and if you enjoyed Entertaining Angels, you won’t want to miss Before We Say I Do.


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