To Honor and Trust Book Review

Living a life as a tutor with an aristocratic family is easy. Callie is treated as one of the family. She gets to socialize with the highest circles even though her parents are poor missionaries far away in Africa. But Callie is torn. What will she do with her life when the kids are off to boarding school and no longer require her teaching. Wesley is a wealthy son who is expected to follow in the family business and make more money. But Wesley longs to do something meaningful with his life. To Honor and Trust (Bridal Veil Island) is a book that takes family expectations and social etiquette and turns it upside down.

To Honor and Trust

Can Wesley pull off the ruse of being a golf instructor instead of the wealthy guest? Will Callie be able to find God’s will for her life? How can the two find the right path for their lives? And with suspicious activity on the island, fingers being pointed and questions asked, Callie and Wesley have alot to work through.

To Honor and Trust is a relaxing story that takes you from point a to point with b with an intriguing but pretty straight line. There are not a lot of surprises, but it is well written and enjoyable.

About the Book

Callie DeBoyer is unsettled as she arrives at Bridal Veil Island with the Bridgeport family. She’s just received a letter from her parents, missionaries in coastal Africa, stating they are in dire need of more personnel. Should Callie give up her governess job and join her parents in their important work? Is God calling her to the mission field, or does she just want to escape the emotional scars of being jilted by her former beau?

When she enrolls young Thomas Bridgeport in golf lessons, Callie meets Wesley Townsend, who urges Callie to take lessons, as well. During their time at the golf course, Callie comes to care for Wesley–until she discovers hidden secrets about his past.

Then expensive jewels go missing from various homes on the island, and suspicion is aimed in Callie’s direction. As the investigation continues, Callie wonders if she should escape it all by going to Africa. After the secrets he kept about his past, will Wesley ever be a man she can honor and trust for the rest of her life?

About the Author

Tracie Peterson is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than 80 novels. She and her family live in Belgrade, Montana. Learn more at

Judith Miller is an award-winning author whose avid research and love for history are reflected in her bestselling novels. When time permits, Judy enjoys traveling, visiting historical settings, and scrapbooking the photographs from her travel expeditions. She makes her home in Topeka, Kansas.

Read the first chapter here.

You can buy To Honor and Trust (Bridal Veil Island) or request it at your local library.

I received a copy of this book from Bethany House Publishers for the purpose of this review. I was not required to write a positive review.

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