In Perfect Time by Sarah Sundin

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In Perfect Time by Sarah Sundin


In Perfect Time
by Sarah Sundin is book three in the Nightingale series. Each book is a stand alone book. The series is set in WWII and is about flight nurses and the men serving in the war. I have enjoyed this series. You can see my reviews of the first two books of the series here and here.

In Perfect Time by Sarah Sundin

I enjoyed the adventure and intrigue of Lt. Roger Cooper’s flights in this particular novel. It kept me wanting to turn the pages. A couple of flights are based on true WWII flights, which my husband found hard to believe when I relayed information to him. He’s a skeptic though and a war buff so he likes the facts and the flights were pretty amazing feats so that’s why he was a doubter at first.

There is a definite Christian theme in this book, as there are in most of the books I read. This particular book’s theme centered on the fact that God loves sinners no matter what they have done. We are all redeemable and do not need to earn forgiveness but to accept it as the gift it is.

In Perfect Time provided me with the back stories of a couple of characters featured in the first two books. It was nice to finally learn more about them and what made them tick, as well as the follow-up story of some of the other characters.

I even enjoyed the romantic side of the book this time. It was realistic, romantic, humorous and heart-breaking all rolled into one.

There was an underlying theme of parents who do not display confidence in their children’s talents and abilities. For me this was sad to read about, it made me feel sorry for the characters and question if I am expressing my belief in my children so they know that I truly believe in them and what they are capable of doing with their lives. The characters in this book only learned in adulthood what should have been impressed on them in childhood – you are talented, you are worthy, you are capable and you can do anything you put your mind to. Every parent should instill self-belief into their children, especially if the child does not have it in themselves. What a responsibility we have as parents!

I give In Perfect Time two thumbs up and recommend it to all history lovers and romantics.

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12 comments

  1. Ty says:

    This definitely sounds like a really good read! I love books that tend to be realistic and romantic.

  2. I love a great book! Thanks for review, I’ll be checking this one out!

  3. Jenn says:

    Sounds like a great book, thank you for the review.

  4. Tammy says:

    I haven’t heard of this series before. I will have to look into it. I’m traveling a lot in September and should have a good amount of time on airplanes to read ;)

  5. HilLesha says:

    This sounds like it’s a wonderful read!

  6. This sounds like a really good book. Thanks for telling us about it. I am always on the hunt for a good book. However, like you it may be a bit heart wrenching to read.

  7. Liz Mays says:

    It’s funny I’m reading this because my mom was just mentioning that she had pulled out a bunch of her books to re-read! She just told me this tonight.

  8. Colleen says:

    I love my books to have a romantic side as well.

  9. Sounds like this was a real treasure to read. Though it’s standalone, the author really seems to cater to the current audience with the backstories of previous characters and adding in some new elements!

  10. Angela says:

    This sounds like a good book. I’ll have to find some time to read it soon.

  11. Sarah Sundin says:

    Theresa – thank you so much for the wonderful review! I’m glad you enjoyed the story! I could barely believe the flight stories either – until I saw them confirmed! I actually had to leave out some of the elements that happened in real life because they wouldn’t have been believable in fiction :)

  12. Sounds like a great read. I’ll have to check it out. Thanks for the review.

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