Because You're Mine
Alanna has been plagued by tragedy. So it should come as no surprise that in the beauty that surrounds Charleston, all is not as it seems.

When her husband is killed by a car bomb while their band is on tour in Charleston, Alanna doesn’t know where to turn. Her father-in-law is threatening to take custody of the baby she carries, but the one thing she knows for sure is that she can’t lose the last piece of Liam she has left.

Their manager offers her a marriage of convenience to gain her U.S. citizenship and allow her to escape her father-in-law’s control. It seems like the perfect solution . . . but her doubts begin almost as soon as she arrives at Barry’s family home, a decaying mansion surrounded by swamp.

To make matters worse, Liam’s best friend survived the car bomb. She’s never really liked Jesse and now she can’t seem to get away from him. When he takes Liam’s place in their band, it’s almost more than she can bear.

But then things start happening. Things that could easily cost Alanna her life—or the life of her unborn child. Are they merely coincidences? Or is there something much more sinister at work?

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  • Diana
    Feb 3, 2017


    In the descriptive prose she is so well known for, Colleen Coble writes a chilling tale of an old, decaying plantation that whispers of secrets—set amongst the backdrop of waving seagrass and the salty ocean scents of Charleston, South Carolina. The beautiful, red-headed Irish her...

  • Hannah
    Feb 3, 2017


    Eeeekkk! So Gothic, but in a modern era. Banshees and haunted mansions and a guy who has an alligator for a pet?? Oh my!I loved the parts about the Ceol music group, Irish heritage, and I loved Alanna as the main character.I didn't see the need for the talk about the possibility of an ...

  • Marlene
    Feb 3, 2017


    Fans of contemporary Christian suspense will really like this book, I think. In general, I do not prefer contemporary or suspense novels, but I always enjoy whatever Colleen Coble writes. This book was … quite … suspenseful for my tastes. I’m generally patient about gett...

  • Melissa
    Feb 3, 2017


    You know when you watch a drama like Braveheart or Steal-magnolias and it is high quality, film , acting, wardrobe and cinematography? Then you turn on the lifetime channel and they have a show like steal magnolias that has a daughter that dies and the acting is over done, the music is...

  • Courtney Clark
    Feb 2, 2017

    Courtney Clark

    Review to come. ...

  • Lisa Johnson
    Feb 2, 2017

    Lisa Johnson

    Title: Because You’re Mine Author: Colleen CoblePages: 336Year: 2017Publisher: Thomas NelsonMy rating is 5 out of 5 stars.I just finished the book and my heart rate is still up! Early on, I thought I had pretty much figured out what was happening; yet, the author kept the peddle o...

  • Laura
    Feb 2, 2017


    First, the disclaimer. "I was provided a free copy of this book. All opinions are my own." That done, websites say this is a reprint but I can't find any mention of when it was originally published or under what title. It reads like a much earlier Colleen Coble novel, not her more rece...

  • Kristina
    Jan 25, 2017


    Because You’re Mine is the latest novel by Colleen Coble. Alanna Connolly is a singer and fiddle player in the band Ceol. Alanna created the Celtic band that includes Fiona, Ciara, Ena. Alanna’s husband, Liam plays percussion instruments for Ceol. After a performance in Charl...

  • Lorraine Montgomery
    Jan 24, 2017

    Lorraine Montgomery

    This is the latest Colleen Coble novel, Because You're Mine . The setting is mostly Charleston, South Carolina and features a Celtic band/singing group called Ceol, named after a sixth century king of Wessex in Britain. The band organizer/lead singer is an Irish beauty named Alanna Co...

  • Heidi
    Jan 22, 2017


    I was invited by the publisher via NetGalley to read a complimentary copy of this book, so I took the opportunity to revisit Colleen Coble's work, since it's been a while. The musicians, the unique cast of characters, the setting, and references to a particular Irish people group provi...