"Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning!"
I loved how Charlotte Waverly was tied into the story just a bit - enough to connect the stories and the dates in your mind, but not enough for Charlotte to start taking over as heroine. ;)
Liberty was really great! I loved how she was able to find joy in sorrow and pull through tough times, by God's grace. The different scripture references were all really encouraging and I found myself looking at different Bible verses in new ways, and understanding them better.
Silas was a nice hero; I don't usually like stories where the hero is all depressed about his past and feels like he's so worthless, etc. But Jocelyn was able to get Silas' character and past struggles through in a way that wasn't pitiful or repetitive.
There were a few paragraphs of his where he was talking about selfless love versus selfish love- and it was really neat! I loved how it was explained.
I really liked Dr. Stephens character! He was just as encouraging to me as to all the soldiers he treated!
Ok - *minor spoiler* - I haven't really ever read a book where a character was mentally crazy... Mrs. Green got Myrtle's condition across really well! haha
Bella and Amelia both had really unique and intricate characters and I really enjoyed how both of their stories ended!
Overall this was a very enjoyable and and unique story, however it IS a war story so there is sadness. ;)
(Note: there was one scene where the doctor has Liberty hold the lantern for him while he does an amputation- though it wasn't even really gory, hearing about it may make some uncomfortable, I don't know. ;))
*I received a copy of this book from the publisher for the purpose of this review.*