In the Midst of the Flames by JP Robinson

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐/5


Synopsis:

As the fires of the Great War rage across the European continent, the Steele family is caught in the midst of the inferno.

Estranged from his wife Malcolm wonders if he can ever find forgiveness for his betrayal as he begins the long journey home.

Leila desperately searches for a way to escape her past life as a spy—and the German agent who has been sent to kill her—as she struggles to prove her innocence.

Determined to save his family, Thomas risks everything in a high-stakes political gamble, bringing Britain to the brink of obliteration, as spymaster Robert Hughes plots his downfall.

Will everything be reduced to ashes?Or does God still walk with those who, through faith, step out into the midst of the flames?


Review:

This book had several stories- I believe 4 – and it jumped back and forth between them. This is ok in theory except the reader had no idea how these stories connected until at least half-way to two-thirds through the book (unless I missed it earlier). Because of this the book seemed very fragmented and choppy. Once the stories all came together and everything made sense then it was a really good book but it took a long time to get there.

There were a few of the story lines that I really did enjoy. Where Will stayed with Burkhard’s family was beautifully written. That part alone could’ve been a short story.

I gave In the Midst ⭐⭐⭐/5 because of the hard to follow storylines. There were several times I was going to give up on the book but I pushed through and in the end I’m glad I did.

A special thank you to JP Robinson for a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review..

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