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Jonas and Olivia Fourteen year old Olivia Wilkerson is left desolate and grieving when her patriot father passes away Directed by his will to be placed in the care of an old friend, Olivia is forced to venture away from all she s ever known to make her new life among people who are strangers to herUnaware of the new responsibility about to be thrust on him, Jonas Carmichael lives the life of a reclusive in an attempt to ignore the painful memories of the past His heart has grown hard and bitter over the past thirty years of solitude, and his hatred towards people has only multipliedSuddenly burdened with Olivia, Jonas s only burning desire is to shove the girl off on somebody else But Olivia, still suffering from her loss, is only looking for someone to love her as her father did and soon realizes that there is to Jonas than meets the eyeWith the Revolutionary War pressing closer around Jonas s secluded bubble of safety and threatening to burst it at any moment, Jonas discovers that there are choices to be made choices that will not only affect himself but those around him as well


About the Author: Victoria Minks

Victoria Minks grew up as a third culture kid, enjoying the life of a foreigner in four different locations in Japan and traveling all across the United States twice with her family This has instilled in her a love of travel and adventure, and while she is currently attending college in the northern woods of Michigan, she is eagerly anticipating her next adventure and location in life An avid bookworm ever since she can remember, she has cultivated a desire for telling stories since a young age, and still has hoards of old manuscripts from her first 15 years of life that she s too embarrassed to show anybody but too sentimental to throw out These papers hidden in attic boxes are a timeline of her growth in the area of writing through the years and proof of the passion for books that she has nurtured When she was sixteen she began the first novel she decided was going to get published, whatever the cost Since then she has written multiple books, all in various stages of the process to publication A self taught Jack of all trades, she takes pleasure in learning how to web design, format books, create book covers, edit, market, budget, and finance everything She believes that life is a gift from God and is filled with beauty and whimsy She is determined to live it fully for His honor and glory, through whatever means she has available to her whether through writing, entrepreneurship, travel, orShe has a heart for children, music, and ministry, as well as an affinity for drinking an excessive amount of coffee, throwing glitter into the air, singing in cars, and studying whatever random new topic catches her fancy.



10 thoughts on “Jonas and Olivia

  1. Faith Faith says:

    Jonas Olivia is a charming tale full of life changes, sweet moments, and all around whimsical beauty With a touch of mystery and intrigue, it certainly kept me flipping the pages Set during the American Revolution, this is a must read for lovers of historical fiction with sweet storylines The central theme to the story is this message that our Lord is the best Father we can ever have Though our beloved earthly father s will try their best, give their all, they can t really add up by compar J


  2. Sarah Grace Grzy Sarah Grace Grzy says:

    What a sweet story Initially, I found this a bit hard to get into, but I kept reading, and before long, I couldn t put it down The characters were so fascinating sweet, tender hearted Olivia grumpy, harsh, and sometimes just downright cruel Jonas Ishmael my favorite character.


  3. Lindsey (Books for Christian Girls) Lindsey (Books for Christian Girls) says:

    About this bookFourteen year old Olivia Wilkerson is left desolate and grieving when her patriot father passes away Directed by his will to be placed in the care of an old friend, Olivia is forced to venture away from all she s ever known to make her new life among people who are strangers to her Unaware of the new responsibility about to be thrust on him, Jonas Carmichael lives the life of a reclusive in an attempt to ignore the painful memories of the past His heart has grown hard and bi About this book


  4. Allison Tebo Allison Tebo says:

    Utterly darling A delightful read I actually found myself tearing upthan once this author writes with such incredible heart The characters are so good and I especially had a soft spot for Ishmael Oh he is such an amazing little boy and so incredibly sweet The relationship between Jonas and Olivia was amazing Jonas was so lovable despite his impossible nature and Olivia was so dauntless I love the Revolutionary War as a time setting but this genre has been so overdone es Utterly darling A delightful read I actual


  5. Olivia Olivia says:

    What a unique story Every character is different and while it didn t always feel like the 1770slike the 1800s , I loved the setting I can t really decide who my favorite character is There s Ishmael who can t talk, but can hear there s Olivia yay for characters who have my name who always tries to keep positive and then there s Jonas who s gruffness isn t as deep as he pretends it to be There are many minor characters that are fun and add interest to the story.This is a perfect What a unique story Every character is di


  6. Hannah Hannah says:

    Wow, what a fun, sweet story While there were a few things that didn t add up with the musical stuff view spoiler a piano would have been referred to as pianoforte still, and historic gut strings on a violin would have crumbled to nothingness in thirty years of disuse hide spoiler and a few oopses in formatting, I m breaking all my rules of perfection on this one and giving it all five stars because Jonas and Olivia were just so special Read it as soon as you can Wow, what a fun, sweet story While there were a few things that


  7. Amanda Tero Amanda Tero says:

    What happens when a bitter old man has a serious minded, talkative little girl thrown into his life What would break sooner Her happiness, or his crustiness Jonas and Olivia was a super sweet story The writing will probably be best enjoyed by younger teens, but I liked it Olivia made me think of Pollyanna, seeing the good in everything and practically portrayed as a perfect child In some ways she seemed younger than fourteen, but she was still a delightful character Jonas and Ishmael were What happens when a bitter old man has a ser


  8. Andrea Cox Andrea Cox says:

    This sweet story was charming and a delight My favorite aspect was the fun, quirky characters They pulled me in right away and kept me intrigued throughout The surprises along the journey were unique and unpredictable I really enjoyed this story There is plenty of room for growth with this author, and I m interested to see how her storytelling skills sharpen and strengthen with time.Rating 4 starsReason s Lack of quality copyediting and or proofreading, lead had an odd obsession with her This sweet story was charming and a delight My favor


  9. Sarah Sarah says:

    Age Appropriate For All AgesBest for Ages 10 20I ve been really happy to have Kindle Unlimited I ve been able to read so many books that have been sitting on my to read list for so long This book was one that was recommended to me quite a bit a few years ago I can see why.This book has a very sweet feeling about the whole thing It isn t a romance, it isn t preachy, and it isn t lacking in interesting things going on It had a Heidi feel about it as Olivia is such a dear young girl and Jon Age Appropriate For All AgesBest for Ages 10 20I ve been re


  10. Lisa Lisa says:

    Jonas and Olivia is on the surface a simple story about orphaned hearts healing together through a special faith and unconditional love There is angst, natural grief and a fair amount of grumping from each of the principal characters as they adjust to their changing lifestyle for Jonas it s a thirty year wake up for Ishmael, the silent servant, it s a journey of several years, and for Olivia, the catalyst character, it s a mere few days A lot can happen in a fortnight.Minks shares the theme Jonas and Olivia is on the surface a simple story about orphane


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