I really wanted to like this book. I have read many of Tracie's titles and have enjoyed most of them, so I cracked this cover with expectation. Chasing the Sun held a lot of promise but didn't fully deliver. The story line was good and well thought out which kept me turning the page, but I failed to connect with the characters on an emotional level. This may be due to the fact that neither the hero nor the heroine had a strong enough motive/desire.
     The dialogue lacked to the point where it was just unbelievable. For instance, if you were to read the story out loud, you would find the conversation awkward in both what they were saying and how. I found this more true with William's lines. I don't know a man on the planet who would advertise that he was a 'crippled,' yet William did this on numerous occasions throughout. It also felt like William and Hannah didn't have enough conversation to truly fall in love, but maybe that will come out in the sequel.

     I usually find Tracie's books to have a depth of research that effortlessly jumps off the page. This story felt like someone else did the research and the author tried to plug it in. This was especially true halfway through where the middle muddle needed to be 'propped up.' The last third of the book saved the day, however. The story had a great ending. I definitely wouldn't read this title again, but it is worth picking up if you have some time and would like a quick read.

Have you read this book? Did you love it, like it, or hate it? I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments!

Disclaimer: This book was reviewed for Bethany House Publishers. A review copy of this title was supplied free of charge through the Bethany House Book Reviewers Program. This review was my own opinion and not compensated by Bethany House Publishers. 

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