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Brenda Parker

Carmichael, CA United States
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Good Things Come to Those Who Wait (and Listen)

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-27-16

Ms. Vince has given us a beautifully written if somewhat unconventional love story that has the reader rooting for the main characters to overcome obstacles of war, separation of continents, and miscommunication, just to name a few. It is an emotional journey with Luke, a lonely but dedicated Army Lieutenant with no family ties and warm and compassionate Rowan whose attractive husband began checking out of his marriage when Rowan left her career as an accountant to become a successful romance author. He's a man too weak to share life with a successful woman.

The book is beautifully narrated by Elizabeth Siedt who brings the characters to life and stays out of the way of the story. I was only disapointed at the end because like most good books, I just didn't want it to end. Thank goodness, its part of a series!

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Heart-tugging Historical Fiction

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-26-16

The story begins just months prior to the day in World War II era England. It highlights the experience of both British citizens and American GIs during the war, family relationships, racial experiences, interracial relationships, bi racial children, discrimination and the changing times. It follows one individual or family through four generations. Whether because of or despite all these serious matters the story is compelling and both heart rending and heartwarming at turns. Helping the novel deliver on all this promise is the superb narration of Heather Wilde.