Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Seven Trilogy by Sara Davison

Seven Trilogy blog tour

Welcome to the blog tour and giveaway for The Seven Trilogy, romantic suspense novels by Sara Davison, hosted by JustRead tours!


The End Begins - final
cover Title: The End Begins (Seven Trilogy #1)  
Author: Sara Davison  
Publisher: Ashberry Lane/WhiteFire Publishing
Genre: Romantic Suspense

One of them is a prisoner and one of them is free. The same one.

Bookstore owner Meryn O’Reilly and Army Captain Jesse Christensen are on opposite sides of a battle. When martial law is declared, Jesse and his platoon are sent to Meryn’s city to keep an eye on the Christians and make sure they are not stepping outside of the confines of the law.

Fiery and quick-tempered, Meryn chafes under the curfew and other restrictions to her freedom. Jesse is equally amused, intrigued, and terrified by her spirit, knowing she could find herself in prison if she shows defiance to the wrong soldier.

His worst fears are realized when she commits a crime he cannot protect her from. Now they both face an uncertain future, and the very real threat of losing everything, including their lives. With time running out, Jesse works feverishly to convince the authorities to show leniency to Meryn. And to convince her that love can overcome any barrier that lies between them.  

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The Darkness Deepens 1
(1) Title: The Darkness Deepens (Seven Trilogy #2)  
Author: Sara Davison  
Publisher: Ashberry Lane/WhiteFire Publishing
Genre: Romantic Suspense

(formerly The Dragon Roars)

Their Secrets Protect Them … But Secrets are Hard to Keep

No one in the army can find out that Captain Jesse Christensen has become a believer. He and bookstore owner Meryn O’Reilly are forced to meet in secret, facing imprisonment or worse if they are found together. Their relationship deepens, but so does Lieutenant Gallagher’s hatred for the Christians in their city. As Gallagher’s power grows, it becomes clear that his connections go much further up the chain of command than anyone realized, putting all believers, especially Jesse, in extreme danger.

Meryn wants to give her heart to Jesse fully, but her past holds her back. Although circumstances conspire to keep her silent, she needs to tell him her secret. When he finds out what she has been keeping from him, nothing will stand between them anymore.

Or nothing will ever be the same.  

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The Morning Star Rises
flaming books LA Title: The Morning Star Rises (Seven Trilogy #3)  
Author: Sara Davison  
Publisher: Ashberry Lane/WhiteFire Publishing  
Genre: Romantic Suspense

In the Midst of all the Fear and Confusion, Only One Thing is Clear … This Isn’t Over Yet

Jesse Christensen is out of the army, but the real battle has just begun. Major Gallagher has taken over the city and his oppression of believers has intensified. But is Gallagher acting in a professional capacity, or is he carrying out a personal vendetta?

Meryn O’Reilly faces a dark and uncertain future after shocking revelations devastate her life. She is determined to follow God’s call, but her plans could cost her everything. She and Jesse struggle to surrender fully to a God who is always in control, even when circumstances suggest otherwise.

With the world descending into chaos around them, Meryn and Jesse face the greatest barrier to their love yet—a barrier that may prove too strong to breach.  

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Sara Davison is the author of the romantic suspense novels The Watcher and The Seven Trilogy. She has been a finalist for eight national writing awards, including the Word Award for Best New Canadian Christian author, a Carol, and two Daphne du Maurier Awards, and is a Word and Cascade Award winner. Sara has a degree in English Literature and currently resides in Ontario, Canada with her husband Michael and their three children, all of whom she (literally) looks up to.

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the seven trilogy blog tour giveaway


(1) winner will receive:

  • a set of all 3 books in The Seven Trilogy (US/CAN only)

  • $25 Amazon gift card

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    My Review:

    These books are a marathon read – by that I mean plan out enough time that you can read through all three in a short space of time.  You will not want to put them down once you start.  This series begins in 2053 with a terrorist attack attributed to The Horsemen, allegedly a Christian terrorist group.  The story takes place in Canada but the distrust of Christians extends to the USA and most other countries.  In Canada, widespread panic has led to martial law being declared and citizens’ rights being bypassed.  A curfew has been declared for all Christians and their Bibles confiscated.   Capt. Jesse Christensen is a soldier who has been tasked with enforcing the new laws in the small town of Kingston where his military base is located.  Meryn O’Reilly is a local Christian and bookstore owner that is annoyed by the new restrictions and both fascinated and annoyed by the Captain.  As the oppression continues, other terrorist attacks occur and other oppressive rules are put in place.  As Meryn, her siblings and friends and church family deal with these situations, two things occur.  Some marginal Christians deny the faith so that they can be relived of the rules and some people that were not practicing Christians are intrigued by the situation and seek out more information for themselves and some become Christians.  Meanwhile, another soldier at the base, Lt. Gallagher, seems to have a grudge against all Christians and also a vendetta for Capt. Christensen.  As he gains more power and gets promoted, life for all of the Christians and for some of the soldiers like Jesse and his friends, life becomes dangerous until finally some of the illegal happenings are dealt with and the real culprits ferreted out.  Sadly, the general feeling about Christians is still prevalent in the country and in the world so while much of the oppression is over at the end of the story, the climate is still not good for Christians.

    I was impressed by how this was all presented and it looks like a legitimate prediction for the future for Christians if the current climate continues.  It would do us all a service if we were to read and heed and start praying now.   The people in this story are the approximate ages my grandchildren and great grandchild will be at that time.  I loved the author’s handling of the real internal conflicts and musings of the characters and the accurate portrayal of Christian thought and feelings.  I would definitely read another book or series by this author and look forward to any new books she comes out with in the future.

    I received a complimentary copy of these books and a positive review is not required.


    1. Great post and I appreciate getting to find out about another great book. Thanks for all you do and for the hard work you put into this. Greatly appreciated!

    2. Wonderful review! I'm looking forward to this series!

    3. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on the books!

    4. This is a new author for me. I love finding unique Christian books that have a dystopian theme!

    5. Thank you for the wonderful review on The Seven Trilogy by Sara Davison and for being part of the blog tour by JustRead tours.

      Sounds like a fantastic series and one that I would greatly love to have the opportunity to read.
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    6. All of these book sounds really great.

    7. These sound SOOOO GOOOD!!!! I cannot wait to read them!!!

    8. Great review. This series sound so intriguing. Thanks for the chance.

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    9. Thanks for being a part of this tour and for your great review!