The Memoir of Johnny Devine by Camille Eide
Genre: inspirational historical romance
Publisher: Ashberry Lane
Date: December 1, 2015
Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon
Fiction Addict Scorecard: A
Hollywood, glamour, fame, and misery. When Eliza and John meet, they have no idea how much they will end up needing each other.
I LOVE the setting that Camille Eide has chosen for this novel. Post WWII in California, with a Hollywood star, the “”Red Scare””, and a woman pushing toward her dream even if it doesn’t fit the mold people expect.
I instantly fell in love with the main characters of this book. Eliza with her forthright attitude and determination to give a voice to those who have none. John with his brooding nature and all encompassing charm. And we can’t forget Millie, she is definitely one of my very favorite secondary characters of ALL time! Her compassion and heart for Jesus and for John is so very tender and precious.
Filled with redemption, romance, heartache, and forgiveness, this book has truly “”You have bewitched me, body and soul.”” With the turmoils of the times, fear of communist spies in America, distrust and hidden pasts, can Eliza trust anyone? Will her life be torn apart just as she begins to feel safe? Find out for yourself when you read The Memoir of Johnny Devine.