Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Splitting Harriet Review

Once upon a time, I was a rebel. And I have the tattoo to prove it.

Then there was the spiked hair–the shade of which changed monthly–“colorful” language that can’t be found in your everyday sixteen-count crayon box, a pack-a-day habit, less-than-modest wardrobe, and an obsession with guitar-trashing, drum-bashing music.

Did I mention I’m also a preacher’s kid? That’s right. And like the prodigal son after whom I modeled myself, I finally saw the error of my ways and returned to the fold.

Today my life is all about “lead me not into temptation.” When I’m not serving as Women’s Ministry Director at my father’s church, I’m working at Gloria’s Morning Café. I even have worthy goals, like saving enough money to buy the café, keep my Jelly Belly habit under control, and to never again hurt the people I love. No more parties. No more unsavory activities. And no more motorcycles! You’d think I was finally on the right track.

But since my dad’s replacement hired a hotshot church consultant to revive our “dying” church, things aren’t working out as planned. And now this “consultant” says I’m in need of a little reviving myself. Just who does this Maddox McCray think he is anyway? With his curly hair that could use a good clipping, tattoo that he makes no attempt to hide, and black leather pants, the man is downright dangerous. In fact, all that’s missing is a motorcycle. Or so I thought… But if he thinks he’s going to take me for a ride on that 1298cc machine of his, he can think again. Harriet Bisset is a reformed woman, and she’s going to stay that way. Even if it kills me!
I absolutely adored this story. A story of Love, Forgiveness, and Grace. This story as about Harriet, a prodigal daughter. Who goes from a rebellious motorcycle riding, tattoo loving, to a reformed Christian woman running from her past. Along the way she gets torn between to guys, Stephano and the the swoon worthy character, Maddox McCray. If you want a cute, and quirky read pick up *Splitting Harriet.*


  1. I loved this book too! I didn't know how Tamara Leigh could turn church politics into a good book, but she did.

  2. Sounds really cute. Have heard many wonderful compliments accredited to this author so someday I will have to add her to my list to try. :)

    Thanks Alyssa!

  3. Your welcome girl! Definitely check her out! :)


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