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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Winter in Full Bloom

About the book:
Embark on a flight with Lily as she faces her secret fear and lands in the precise spot that God intended all along.

Lily's life changes in a heartbeat when a fiery confrontation with her mother uncovers a mystery about her totally dysfunctional family, sending Lily on a panicky flight around the world to get answers. But she gets more than she expected in Melbourne when a serendipitous meeting sparks a friendship with a man who is more than just another brazen Aussie. She discovers he might hold the key to her past. Lily hopes her homecoming will lead to a long-awaited reconciliation with her mother; then again, it might just crush the one dream she no longer imagined possible-the chance to fall in love again.

A novel about faith, family and forgiveness. I enjoyed it, but it's not one I absolutely loved. I do love stories about sisters though. I'm not sure how plausible it was that almost as soon as Lily lands in Melbourne, she meets a man who knows who her sister is.  However, the novel has lovely prose and beautiful descriptions of Australia, a place I have always wanted to visit.

Thanks to Litfuse Publicity for the opportunity to review this book.  You can learn more about Anita Higman here.  You can purchase your own copy here.  You can see other reviews and tour stops here.

Read 8/13

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3/5 Stars

1 comment:

  1. Australia is a setting I haven't encountered much in my reading. Several reviews have said the descriptions of Australia in this book were really good.

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