agrees to help chaperone her daughter Annie's youth church group
on a trip to Mexico. She finds that she may need a keeper herself
when she meets the father of one of Annie's teenage friends. Blaine
Madison is the stuff dreams are made of-which meant way out of her
league. "Miz C," as Annie's friends call her, knows she
has nothing to offer a man, and what man in his right mind would
want a forty something klutz anyway? Nothing on earth can change
that fact-only God.
at having to substitute in his mother's place on a church trip goes
down a notch when he meets the much-lauded Miz C. His daughter Karen
has sung her praises for a long time, but she failed to mention
that the single mother-Sunday School and Day-care owner is attractive
as a newly-minted penny. Now, the time he planned to steal for business
is taken up by making sure the lovely Miz C doesn't hurt herself.
Blaine seem to be thrown together and drawn to one another as the
tour takes them through several cities and villages in Mexico. Caroline
begins to dream of fairy tale endings when Blaine takes her in his
arms for a dance, but when he catches her with green goop on her
face and rollers in her hair, she is sure her Prince Charming is
going to run for the hills.
that he is falling in love, but his heart is afraid to hope. His
first wife died in a car accident and he blamed God for her death.
Now, he finds that praying to God is a lot easier to do when there
is someone to guide you. Caroline's faith in a power that guides
the stars rubs off on him, and Blaine begins to believe that all
could be right in his world.
Ms. Windsor captures
the inspiration that carries her characters throughout book one
of the Moonstruck Series. She has created a hero, heroine and a
set of sometimes-humorous circumstances that are true to life. Add
in a bit of mystery and danger and you have a perfect mix for a
romance. Add the loving kindness of a forgiving Lord and you have
a promise for eternity.