Monday, October 31, 2022

Scars by Linda K. Rodante Review with Giveaway


Welcome to the Blog + Review Blitz for SCARS by Linda K. Rodante, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


Title: SCARS 
Series: Spiritual Warfare #4 
Author: Linda K. Rodante 
Publisher: independently published 
Release Date: September 2022 
Genre: Contemporary Christian Romantic Suspense

He tried to leave the past behind, but it won’t leave him…

Ex-gang member Garrett Lovett is a new creature in Christ. At least, he’s trying to be. He’s got a wholesome routine, a place on the IronWorks football team, and a pretty woman he wants to know better. But when the old gang resurfaces with the ultimatum to re-up or face consequences, Garrett has tough decisions to make. These guys know how to get to him—his addictions, his fears. When things get life-threatening, Garrett must decide if this God he’s heard about is real or not.

And if so, can he rescue Garrett and those he loves before it’s too late?

PURCHASE LINKS*: Goodreads | Amazon


Linda K. Rodante is a Florida transplant now living in Tennessee. She loves sweet tea, apple butter, and both the mountains and the oceans. Her work with crisis pregnancy centers and anti-trafficking groups gave her a heart for women struggling in today’s society, while still respecting the role God has given men.

She writes Christian romantic suspense novels. Her books wrap sweet romance in real-life issues women face today with an edge of mystery and suspense. She desires to entertain and encourage women in their walk with the Lord. Her books can be found on Amazon She’s a past finalist of ACFW's Genesis contest and a member of Word Weavers International.

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My Thoughts

I didn't realize that this was the fourth book in the series when I signed up. I clearly wasn't paying attention. I wish I would've read the other three books in the series so I could've had more connection with the characters. 

The story centered around a church ministry focusing on ex-gang members, addicts, and alcoholics. I really liked that Ms. Rodante used that as her premise. It also gave way to showing the darkness of spiritual warfare throughout the book. Which she portrayed very well. It makes you stop and look at what's going on in our world today. 

I was married to an alcoholic and I know firsthand the demon that exists within a bottle of booze.

Linda K. Rodante is a new author for me and I enjoy reading books with spiritual warfare in them so I definitely will be adding her books to my list.

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book via the publisher in association with Just Read Publicity tours. I was not required to write a review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.


(1) winner will receive a signed copy of WARRIOR (Spiritual Warfare Series #1) and $25 Amazon Gift Card!

Full tour schedule linked below. The giveaway begins at midnight October 26, 2022 and will last through 11:59 PM EST on November 2, 2022. Winner will be notified within 2 weeks of close of the giveaway and given 48 hours to respond or risk forfeiture of prize. US only. Void where prohibited by law or logistics.

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Linda Rodante said...

Thank you for your review of SCARS! I loved being on the JustRead Tours!

Andi said...

Hi, Linda!

I am so glad you like my review. Reading the first three is on my New Year's book list!

Thank you for stopping by!

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