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What Do George Clooney, Matt Damen & Cara Putman Have in Common? Monuments Men!!!

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“The Monuments Men” starring George Clooney, Matt Damen & Cate Blanchett
is releasing in theaters next month, find out how you can WIN FREE TICKETS, A VINTAGE CAMERA AND MORE
from author Cara Putman as she celebrates her new release…

A Story of Monuments Men

***Special thanks to the publisher via LitFuse for sending me a review copy.***


Cara C. Putman graduated high school at 16, college at 20, and completed her law degree at 27. The best-selling author of more than a dozen books, Cara is active in women’s ministry at her church, teaches graduate courses at Purdue University, practices law, and is a homeschooling mom. She lives with her husband and 4 children in Indiana.
Find out more about Cara at



She found peace in a time of war.

Desperate to save her dying mother, an American woman accepts her newspaper’s assignment to travel to Italy where she takes photographs dangerously close to the front lines during World War II. But Rachel’s real motive in this journey is to find the father she never knew, an artist she hopes can offer the comfort and support both she and her mother need to survive at such a desperate time.

In her quest, Rachel becomes involved with what will become the Monuments Men effort to save great monuments and works of art from the Third Reich. Soon enough she will find more than she ever imagined—in war, in love, and in God.





I love this cover, it has a very vintage, photographic feel…perfect for this story.
I noticed the “Ill Be Seeing You in Italy” cover- this could mean more in a series….yay!
Also included is an Author’s Note (with details into the background of the story), and Discussion Questions- great for a book group read!

Rachel and Scott are strangers thrown together in a very volatile and violent situation. I can’t imagine being in their shoes.
They both struggle with abandonment and pain from the past, like two ships in the night- searching for the light.
They are both on very different missions and I enjoyed how this added to the drama of the story.

So rich in history and romance, danger and adventure! I could not put it down.
The author has put heart, soul & research into this novel- and it shows!!!
From the moment Rachel and Scott first meet, I was with them every step of the glorious journey.
Would they find what they were looking for???

We are priceless to God! He will trek through hell and back to make us His.
Shadowed By Grace is a glorious reminder of this.




One winner will receive:

A Polaroid Instant Camera
A beautiful antique AFGRA camera (learn more here)
Movie passes to see The Monuments Men movie (with George Clooney and Matt Damon)
Shadowed By Grace by Cara Putman

*******ENTER HERE*******

But hurry, the giveaway ends on February 8th.
Winner will be announced February 10th on Cara’s blog.


2 thoughts on “What Do George Clooney, Matt Damen & Cara Putman Have in Common? Monuments Men!!!

  1. Thanks so much for reading Shadowed by Grace. I love that you got the faith element. God has reminded me numerous times over the last few months that there is no place His grace can’t reach.

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