Monday, July 1, 2013

Book Review and a Giveaway: Hidden in the Heart by Roseanne Wilkins

Back Cover Blurb
Cathee is an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has suffered from severe post traumatic stress disorder for several years. During a vacation with her four year old daughter to Topeka, Kansas, she meets Garrett, a widowed therapist. He hopes Cathee will let him help her work through her issues, but her past has come back to haunt her.

My Review
This book deals with a very sensitive issue--raising a child after date rape. What really worked for me is I thought the author handled such a delicate subject very well, especially in the LDS context. I found the little girl in the story charming, and appreciated the slow pace at which Garrett and Cathee's relationship unfolded.

Hidden in the Heart is told from an omniscient point of view, which really allowed both Cathee and Garrett's feelings and opinions to shine through. I appreciated how clean the content of the book was, especially when dealing with an issue as graphic as date rape. As a bonus, I learned quite a bit about Kansas state history along the way. Readers of LDS fiction will enjoy Cathee and Garrett's story. 

Roseanne and Audible were kind enough to donate a FREE copy of the Audible audiobook to one lucky winner! Enter below for your chance to win. 


1 comment: said...

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