Ellis Eton may be about broke, but at least her life doesn't lack for excitement. As the semester at Radcliffe College comes to an end, she's managed to write, direct and act in her own play while planning her Hollywood career and avoiding the attentions of Griff Phillips. When she agrees to fill in for her friend, Janie, as a telephone operator, Ellis jumps at the chance to play the roll of someone else. However, Ellis' plans begin to unravel as she finds Janie's job is more complex than simply assuming a role. When Ellis accidentally overhears a plan to hurt Griff, it's up to her to make sure he stays safe. Keeping him safe is more difficult than expected and puts her together with him more than she should be. Will she be able to save his life and keep their relationship platonic? Read more in Love Comes Calling by Siri Mitchell.
Love Comes Calling
by Siri Mitchell is a stand-alone novel set in the Roaring Twenties.
Prohibition, a big issue during that time period, was a significant
part of the book. I thought Love Comes Calling
excelled in dealing
with the dilemma of attempting to legislate morality through the
characters' dialogues, actions and consequences. I would have liked
more romance in this book. It seemed that while Ellis and Griff's
relationship did progress, it didn't really deepen until perhaps the
final scene. I liked the character development. Ellis seems to be an
air-head in the beginning, but develops into a very likeable,
well-intentioned, somewhat distracted heroine. Though categorized as
a Christian romance, there are only a few references to God and one
reading of Scripture. Some people like this while others prefer more
spiritual development. For me, the spiritual content was a bit too
light. I think it could be categorized as clean, secular fiction.
In conclusion, Love
Comes Calling by Siri
Mitchell was a quick, enjoyable read. I recommend it to fiction
readers who are looking for a little humor and a sweet story.
Read an excerpt from Love Comes Calling on the publisher's website.
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