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The Guy I’m Not Dating by Trish Perry

4 stars


Trish Perry has written a delightful, contemporary story about life, love and trying to do it right!
Kara has sworn off dating after her last relationship went south when her boyfriend’s true colours were revealed. Gabe is making a fresh start with a new city and business venture. Their humourous first encounter is filled with embarrassment and attraction and you can’t wait to see where it will lead. Gabe is intrigued by Kara and her dating philosophy. Kara is regretting her philosophy as soon as she claps eyes on Gabe!
A road trip with three wayward teenagers, …

A Seahorse in the Thames by Susan Meissner

5 stars


Susan Meissner has written an intriguing and inspiring story that was impossible to put down. Alexa Poole has spent a good part of her life finding meaning in supporting her older sister, Rebecca who has an aquired brain injury, resulting from a car accident.
The Poole family has been torn apart following the accident, emotionally and physically, dividing the family. When Rebecca goes missing from her residential centre, Alexa’s search for her uncovers more than she ever imagined of past hurts, personal frailty and rediscovered hope. As the mystery of Rebecca’s disappearance unfolds so does Alexa’s budding

Ten Thousand Charms by Allison Pittman

4 stars


Allison Pittman’s debut novel TEN THOUSAND CHARMS tells an old tale but she infuses it with joy, hope and the power of God’s forgiveness.
Penniless and awaiting the birth of her first child, Gloria seeks refuge with an old friend, Jewell, the proprietor of a fancy house in Wyoming Territory. Jewell takes pity on Gloria and allows her to stay in a small cottage, where she brings a son into the world, and befriends Jewell’s girls and hears their own stories of heartache.
Nearby, John William McGregan mourns the loss of his devout wife and despairs about

Seventy Times Se7en by Brandt Dodson

4 stars


Not many authors can strike the balance between a gritty tale of suspense with sensitive and interesting character development. Brandt Dodson has succeeded in both!
Colton Parker has become a private investigator after losing his job with the FBI in controversial circumstances. Recently widowed and attempting, with little success, to reconnect with his troubled teenage daughter, he struggles with his own sense of loss and guilt.
This sequel to Original Sin delves more deeply into the struggles of this flawed and thoroughly likeable man. As he deals with his personal issues, Colton must also solve the mystery

The Cubicle Next Door by Siri Mitchell

5 stars


Siri Mitchell has crafted another beautiful story, as unique as it is
thoughtprovoking , interspersed with humour, delightful characters and the anticipation and heartache that characterises an attraction between and man and a woman.
Jackie Pert Harrision, a civilian working at the US Air Force Academy, has created a life for herself which is predictable and safe, protecting her emotions from the hurt of her mother’s desertion. Jackie’s security is disrupted when her office is divided forcing her to share with Lt. Col. Joseph Gallagher, a new Academy lecturer. In order to vent her frustrations with this …

Mary Magdalene by Angela Hunt

4 1/2 stars


The release of Angela Hunt’s latest Biblical novel, Magdalene, is more than timely as the allegations concerning Miryam (Mary) Magdalene’s relationship to Jesus as proposed by Dan Brown’s, The DaVinci Code has confused and misirected many people. Angela Hunt has previously authored some exceptional novels surrounding the Biblical accounts of Joseph and his brothers and with Magdalene she has again triumphed by bringing Mary’s story to life with thorough research and sensitive extrapolation.

The opening chapter finds Miryam in Rome, preparing to tell her life story to her judge, Flavius Gemellus, a requirement imposed on all …